Richard Yen

Senior Vice-President, Global Industry Verticals and Sales Enablement Team


With over 32 years at Altair, Mr. Yen currently leads the Industry Verticals and Sales Enablement Team in Altair. The Team is responsible for identifying the major trends, challenges and requirements of various industries globally, formulating go-to-market strategy, and enabling sales by aligning Altair’s technologies to maximize opportunity and deliver unique values to the customers.

Mr. Yen has held various leadership roles within Altair, including product management of Altair’s flagship modeling and visualization software, engineering consulting operations, marketing and business development. His diverse assignments include global centers of excellence and overseas business expansion in Japan, Greater China, Asia-Pacific and European regions. Mr. Yen earned his master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1988.