Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Customer Excellence
A simulation industry expert, Walt Hearn leads Ansys’ global sales and customer excellence teams. Walt began at Ansys in 2007, starting as an account manager and quickly grew his responsibilities in sales management. From 2019 to 2022, he led Ansys’ largest and fastest-growing region, the Americas. Walt has led all of the company's go-to-market segments, from our channel partners to territory accounts to our largest enterprise customers. He has personally overseen some of the largest contracts in company history and has led the modernization of our vertical strategy.