About CCE

ABOUT CCE

CCE is a Michigan corporation in business since 1989. Our offices are located in Farmington Hills, Michigan and Fort Lee, New Jersey, as well as a state-of-the-art engineering development center in Chennai, India. CCE's focus is in CAD interoperability software and engineering services. The CCE group currently employs over 225 software and design professionals.

EXECUTIVE TEAM
Kumar Rajan, CEO
Kumar Rajan, CEO
Kumar Rajan founded Cimsoftek in 1992 before merging the operations with Compunix, Inc. to form CCE in 2000. Before founding Cimsoftek, Kumar was the Director of Software Development at the U.S. unit of Dassault Systems, one of the leading providers of CAD/CAM/CAE products. He was one of the earliest developers of CATIA, working at the Paris headquarters of Dassault Systems. Kumar assisted with merging the combined strengths of Cimsoftek and Compunix in CAD data interoperability to develop and market products and technologies used by a number of leading corporations and independent software vendors (ISVs) worldwide. Today, he plays the dual role as CEO and CTO, setting the strategy for software development at CCE. Kumar received his dual Masters degrees in Computer Science and in Chemical Engineering, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), in Troy, NY, and Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from the University of Madras, India.
Vinay Wagle, Vice President - Sales & Marketing
Vinay Wagle, Vice President - Sales & Marketing
Vinay Wagle founded Compunix in 1989, which was merged with Cimsoftek to create CCE in 2000. As VP of Sales & Marketing at CCE, Vinay provides leadership to the sales & marketing team. Prior to Compunix and CCE, he worked at Chrysler, an automotive OEM. Vinay has a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mysore, India.
S.N. Kishore, Vice President - India Operations
S.N. Kishore, Vice President - India Operations
Kishore has more than 20 years of experience in Engineering Services and Software Development. Prior to joining CCE, he was leading the software development efforts at Alstom and GE. Now, Kishore plays a key role in the functioning of CCE's two groups in India: Engineering Services, and Software Development. In 1998, S.N. Kishore was instrumental in setting up the Indian operations of CCE and for the past 15 + years, he has been responsible for its growth. Kishore holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Bangalore University, India.
Kiran Kumar B, Director - Software Division
Kiran Kumar B, Director - Software Division
Kiran Kumar was one of the first employees of CCE's facility at Chennai, India and has been with the company since early 1998. A seasoned CAD software professional, he sets the overall direction of all software development activities in the company and manages a large team of highly experienced engineering software developers. With extensive knowledge of multiple CAD software and Geometry kernels, he has been instrumental in the design and development of all of CCE's CAD interoperability products. Kiran has a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati and a Master's degree in Computer Integrated Manufacturing from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
Les Jones, Director of Global Engineering
Les Jones, Director of Global Engineering
Les Jones is an accomplished executive, with over 20 years of business management, engineering, and manufacturing experience. Prior to joining the CCE team, Jones was President and COO of Stellar Engineering (a large tier-1 provider for major OEM's). Before taking on the role of President, he managed numerous engineering groups for the organization and served as its Director of IT for several years. Les holds a B.S. Degree in Industrial Manufacturing Technology from Eastern Michigan University.