Doug Cheney is a CAD Validation Specialist at ITI. Doug earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University after attending the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). His career focus has always been CAD interoperability, starting with his Masters thesis on Multi-CAD Application Development. At Ford Powertrain he initiated CAD model quality research and led the PDES, Inc. STEP translator testing forum, now called the CAX Implementors Forum.
Doug has been a key contributor to CAD interoperability projects for most of ITI's major customers in addition to organizations such as 3D PDF Consortium, JT Implementor Forum, PDES, Inc., ProSTEP, and JAMA.
Doug has been the driving force behind CADIQ since joining ITI in 1996.