Marc Young is the Managing Partner of xLM Solutions, which he founded in 2006. He is a renowned expert in all aspects of enterprise software, especially PLM, PDM and CAD. For more than 20 years he has designed, integrated and expedited technology solutions for manufacturers looking to improve their business processes. In fact, he has developed tools and methodologies for data migration and PLM/PDM integration projects. Working on migration solutions, he has in-depth experience with major systems including EOVIA SmarTeam, ENOVIA, 3DEXPERIENCE, SOLIDWORKS PDM, Aras, Autodesk Vault, DBWorks, SharePoint, flat files and more.
Whether working on a complete migration to or helping companies to streamline their business process around PLM. Marc brings strategic knowledge and expertise to every project. He has customized PLM and PDM solutions to meet the needs of large to small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises across a wide variety of verticals.
Marc earned his MBA degree from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s degree in electronics and electrical engineering from Michigan State University. He is an active blog writer and when not working, Marc enjoys spending time with his family, working out, reading about the latest technologies, and travel. He’s particularly excited about working with local schools and robotics competitions, including sponsoring FIRST robotics program at his son’s middle school.
Marc enjoys meeting with clients, learning new technologies and coming up with creative solutions. He considers himself both a technical expert as well as a big picture person who enjoys making PLM work as part of an overall enterprise strategy.