Debbie is one of the leading experts in materials information technology and its application to customer needs. A graduate of University of California, Irvine with background in chemistry and advanced composites, Debbie has specialized in Materials Information Technology for over twenty years. She has supported all aspects of the software development lifecycle from product specification to implementation, and actively participated in industry Standards initiatives concerned with materials information. Her experience of the materials and simulation requirements of a broad range of companies and industry sectors will be particularly relevant to the implementation of Granta’s MI:Materials Gateway technology for integration of materials data with CAD, CAE and PLM. Debbie has previously held positions in Product Management, Software Design, and Services at MSC Software.