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In Good Company: From flying cars to supersonic travel, Dassault Systemes is in the game

Software firm CEO says Internet of Experiences is the next big thing amid Industrial Renaissance

When you are with the chief executive of the software company that helped design the Boeing 787 Dreamliner - considered a breakthrough product in industrial engineering for its use of 3D and computer simulation - a lot of the conversation, naturally, drifts towards the future of transportation.

Mr Bernard Charles, vice-chairman and CEO of Dassault Systemes (DS), has been with the firm since it was hived off from the Dassault Group in 1981, which was when the parent company became aware that the band of 15 engineers that had seeded DS were on to something significant in the field of computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 12, 2018, with the headline 'From flying cars to supersonic travel, Dassault Systemes is in the game'. Print Edition | Subscribe