Press Release 10/18/2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     3D PDF Consortium names David Opsahl as Interim Executive Director Former Chief Executive Officer of Actify, Inc. brings industry expertise in creating business consortium to promote the exchange of 3D information     Portland, OR, October 18, 2011 – Today the 3D PDF Consortium announced that David Opsahl, the former CEO of Actify, Inc., would become its Interim Director. Dave Opsahl is a 25+-year high tech industry veteran and thought leader with extensive experience in visualization and collaboration in the CAD/CAM/PLM/SCM markets.   Greg Baker, President of Tetra 4D, a founding member of the Consortium explained, “I’m glad to have Dave at the helm of the 3D PDF Consortium during this crucial start-up phase.  With his expertise as CEO of one of the top viewing companies in the CAD industry, Dave has the expertise required to work with software vendors and large enterprise companies who all share a vested interest in seeing 3D PDF continue to progress as an international standard for the exchange, archival, and retrieval of 3D data.”   The 3D PDF Consortium is a group of end-users, software vendors, systems integrators, developer and software toolkit providers whose charter mission is to encourage the continued development and adoption of 3D PDF as a truly open standard for visualization, collaboration, data exchange and the long-term archiving of engineering data.   “The formation of the 3D PDF Consortium is a major step towards informing the marketplace about the applicability of value of 3D PDF as a solution for the secure exchange of 3D data and 3D-based documentation, and will serve as the focal point...