In response to the growing demand for its CAD/CAM input and output devices, Roland DGA Corporation has added Glenn Kennedy as channel sales manager of 3D products. Kennedy will manage Roland's 3D milling and scanning dealer network and help expand industry partnerships throughout North America.

Kennedy is an industry veteran with an extensive background in CAD sales, channel development and design visualization software in the manufacturing industry. Previously, he managed the North American dealer channel for Actify - a visualization software developer with customers and reseller partners in more than 45 countries around the world. Kennedy has also worked as a product designer in the SolidWorks reseller channel for more than five years.

Kennedy received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design from San Jose State University in 1992. He spent his final semester as an exchange student at the design school in Darmstadt, Germany. Kennedy currently lives near Denver with his wife and two young children. He enjoys snow skiing in the winter and exploring Colorado's four-wheel-drive roads in the summer.

Source: Roland DGA, Dec. 9, 2004