Retired admiral joins 3-D tech company

J. Clarke Orzalli brings his engineering, maintenance experience to new role

Dassault Systèmes has named Rear Admiral J. Clarke Orzalli senior business development executive in its federal business group, where he will support strategic business development and planning.

He will also lead the effort to promote the hiring and support of wounded warriors and other veterans from within, the company said.

“Having served in various engineering, maintenance and weapons leadership roles, I am convinced that there are many areas of government – both military and civilian – where DS’ 3D technology can save time, money and resources and I’m excited to be part of the team that will help make that happen,” Orzalli said.

Before Dassault, Orzalli held a number of Navy leadership assignments.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, a master’s in systems engineering from Golden Gate University, and a naval engineer and master’s of materials science and engineering degres from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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