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Carl Bass Appointed to Oqton Board of Directors


Former Autodesk CEO joins the board as an independent director of

an autonomous manufacturing platform provider, today announced the
appointment of Carl Bass to its board of directors. A seasoned
technology icon and former CEO of Autodesk, Bass will serve as an
independent director of the company.

"I've known Carl for many years and value his insight and
forthrightness," said Samir Hanna, CEO and co-founder of Oqton. "Carl
has an incredible track record of building strong companies through the
pursuit of new ideas. That combined with his talent for identifying and
fostering innovative technologies make him a great fit for Oqton. I'm
thrilled to have him as a board member and advisor of Oqton."

"Creating truly intelligent manufacturing is going to require people who
are willing to approach the problem differently," Bass said. "The
breadth of talent on the Oqton team is a powerful and unique
combination. I couldn't be more excited to be a part of realizing this

Bass co-founded Ithaca software, which was acquired by Autodesk in 1993.
During his 24-year tenure at Autodesk, he served in key roles across the
organization, including CEO from 2006 to 2017. He currently sits on the
board of directors for multiple technology companies and continues to
explore new concepts in advanced manufacturing at his workshop in
Berkeley, CA.

About Oqton

Oqton is a global startup solving today's manufacturing challenges
with an AI-powered factory operating system. Oqton FactoryOS is a
cloud-based platform that links data across the manufacturing ecosystem
– from design to production to logistics – and uses it to understand,
optimize and drive these highly interdependent but traditionally siloed
processes. The Oqton vision is to enable manufacturers to operate agile
factories that manage complex product mixes with lower inventory and a
simplified supply chain, all in an open cloud platform. Learn more at
and connect with Oqton on

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