grimgjonnes

About grimgjonnes

I am General Manager of Crisp Ideas, an advisory firm serving technology companies in the areas of sales, business development, strategy and funding. I have previously held senior positions with a number of leading technology companies and premier consulting firms, including with McKinsey. I spent the early years of my professional career as research scientist in the area of artificial intelligence. Educationally, I hold a Dr. Ing. degree from NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, and a M.Sc. in Management degree from Sloan School, MIT, Boston, US.

34th CADFEM ANSYS Simulation Conference: trip report and reflections on the innovation processes of smaller German CAE software companies and on remote visualization

Grim Gjønnes, Head of Sales & Marketing, Ceetron AS. I am just back from CADFEM’s 34th Fachkonferenz zur numerischen Simulation in der Produktentwicklung.  The event took place in Nürnberg during October 5-7, 2016.  It was a wonderful event for any engineer with interest in FEA, CFD, or DEM: 700-800 CAE professionals in dark [...]

By | 2017-06-02T16:24:52+00:00 October 17th, 2016|3D visualization|1 Comment

Interview with Ceetron CTO Fredrik Viken about Ceetron’s upcoming release of their SDK for 3D visualization for cloud-based CAE applications

By Grim Gjønnes*, Crisp Ideas AS The cloudification of CAE applications is picking up speed. Established vendors like ANSYS, Autodesk and Dassault Systèmes Simulia, as well as newcomers such as Onshape, SimSolid and FIDESYS have recently announced new cloud-based offerings, or cloud-based extensions of their existing offerings. Last year Ceetron, the market leader in 3D [...]

By | 2017-06-02T16:42:17+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Cloud|0 Comments

Security architectures for cloud-based CAE and SPDM offerings, an interview with Ceetron’s CTO Fredrik Viken

Fredrik Viken. CTO Ceetron The benefits of CAE in the cloud appear clear (see the blog post https://blog.ceetron.com/2015/12/14/cae-in-the-cloud/  for an overview, from a Ceetron perspective). Ceetron is committed to a strategy of making 3D visualization in the cloud as efficient and immersive as it is on any desktop. Major CAE tool vendors like [...]

By | 2017-06-02T17:00:53+00:00 March 20th, 2016|3D visualization|0 Comments

The future of visualization solutions for HPC and HPC-based visualization, in CAE space

Over the last few weeks, I have been involved in discussion with various external parties about Ceetron’s visualization solutions and how they can be applied in the HPC world.  I thought it could be interesting to explore this issue in more depth, with some assistance from my colleague Andres Rodriguez-Villa. Ceetron has for many years [...]

By | 2017-06-02T16:58:30+00:00 October 15th, 2015|3D visualization|0 Comments

Data exchange format standardization in the CAE market, and the case for standardization on VTFx

Grim Gjønnes, Dr. Ing., General Manager Crisp Ideas (DISCLOSURE: While an employee of Crisp Ideas AS, Oslo, Norway and adviser in the areas of business development and strategy to technology companies, I have and have had engagements with Ceetron AS, the owner of the VTFx data exchange format.) The VTFx data exchange format has a long [...]

By | 2017-06-02T16:58:59+00:00 September 17th, 2015|3D visualization|0 Comments