John Judkins – Technical Director for Mentor Graphics’ Integrated Electrical Systems Division – leads the Engineering for Manufacture (EFM) team. This group focuses on software solutions for wire harness product engineering and manufacturing.
John’s career in the electrical wiring systems domain spans over 25 years, beginning in software development with a UK-based automotive wire harness Tier 1. He became IS Systems Development manager before leaving to become a co-founder of Harness Software Limited (HSL), where he developed the original blueprint for Capital H software. HSL was acquired by Mentor Graphics in 2000.
John is one of the founding members of IESD and is a key contributor to the Capital vision and architecture.