Adaptive Corporation Management Team

Management Team


Eric Doubell



Eric Doubell is CEO of Adaptive Corporation. His duties include managing client and vendor relationships, strategic planning, contracts and negotiation, and administration and management. With more than 25 years of experience, Eric has worked as a software developer and engineer, an independent consultant, DBA, MIS manager, business systems manager and as a consulting manager in the medical, security, manufacturing, financial, legal, and consulting industries.

Eric holds degrees in Economics and Computer Science from Denison University and Finance and Computer Management Masters in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Business.


Margie Ator

CFO/VP Operations


Margie Ator is CFO/ VP Operations of Adaptive Corporation. She is responsible for all aspects of Finance, Operations and Administration. Margie has over 37 yrs experience, and has worked as a Financial Analyst, Controller, Customer Account Manager and Pricing Director in various size companies from Fortune 500 to start ups.

Margie holds a BS Finance degree from the Ohio State University.


Wayne Tanner

Chief Operating Officer


Wayne is the Chief Operating Officer at Adaptive Corporation and is responsible for growing sales and services for the PLM, Additive Manufacturing, Simulation and Metrology lines of business. Prior to Adaptive, Wayne led Leading Edge Engineering, a Simulation Services consultancy before Adaptive acquired the company in 2015. With more than 20 years of experience in Simulation, Wayne’s expertise spans Load Development, Weld Fatigue, Dynamics and Optimization. He works with Adaptive customers to solve complex product development challenges such as warranty/failure problems, optimized designs for improved performance (cost, weight, life, etc.), and defining accurate simulation processes and techniques to develop confidence in consistent simulation results.

Wayne holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from Illinois State University.


Juliann Grant

Vice President, Marketing


Juliann Grant is the Vice President of Marketing for Adaptive Corporation. She is responsible for all aspects of marketing including branding, digital and off line marketing, field marketing and more. She has more than 25 years experience developing marketing strategies for high technology and industrial companies that build consumer demand, revenue streams, and customer communities. She has a talent for positively impacting product direction, accurately assessing market challenges, and aligning products and services to meet buyer needs. She is a recognized speaker and author on B2B marketing strategies and tactics including integrated marketing, online marketing and social media.

Juliann holds an BS in Marketing from Merrimack College.


Jon Gable

PLM Line of Business Leader


Jon Gable, has been working in the PLM industry for over 20 years with companies of all manufacturing types and industries as both an implementation consultant and product strategist.  He has spent the majority of his career with MatrixOne and ENOVIA and has been deeply involved in the transformation of PLM to a business platform managing all aspects of a company’s product development processes.

Jon has a B.S. Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University and a M.S. Engineering Management from the University of Michigan.


Frank Thomas

Metrology Line of Business Leader


Frank Thomas has worked in the Engineering, Metrology and Additive Manufacturing industry for over 20 years with a variety of manufacturing companies and industries as both an implementation consultant and product specialist.  Over the past 10 years he has been focused on connecting Engineering and Manufacturing, specifically around Quality and now Additive Manufacturing.  His goal is to help companies better connect the “virtual” to the “physical”, thereby improving their time to market and reducing cost.

Frank has a BSEE from Ohio University.  Frank serves as a career counselor for his local community to expose young people to Engineering and the opportunities in Additive Manufacturing.


Tim Weatherford

Business Manager for 3D Printing Line


Tim Weatherford is a seasoned executive, having spent more than 20 years in the product-life-cycle management and additive manufacturing industries.  Tim has been at the forefront of the shift to additive manufacturing and operated an independent consulting company focused on adopting 3D-printing technologies, providing sales and support for AutoDesk, PTC, Oracle and additive manufacturing systems from HP 3D, Shining 3D and DesktopMetal.  He specializes in Lean Product Development, CAD/CAM, PLM and collaboration tools. At Adaptive, Tim’s role will focus on driving the 3D printing line of business, which is centered on the Markforged 3D Industrial carbon fiber and metal printer lines.  Tim holds a degree from Indiana University – Purdue.

Cynde Murphy

Technical Services Director


Cynde Murphy is a seasoned engineering leader having spent more than 25 years in industry and consulting, specializing in simulation, test and product development working for companies like Senior Flexonics, Harley Davidson, DRS Technologies, and most recently Adaptive Corporation. She has expertise in structural analysis, dynamic analysis, load recovery and test correlation, with efficiencies in software such as SIMULIA/Abaqus, feSafe and True-Load. She supports Adaptive Corp. in technical services, mentoring and customer support.

Cynde holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University and a MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Wisconsin.