Christine Goodman is well known for her ability to joyfully juggle many things...family, career, friends, and life. She is currently Director, Strategic Events for Ansys and responsible for designing, implementing, and delivering ROI for global executive event programs. This includes reinforcing our core values and reputation for thought leadership and innovation in exhibit and event strategy, designing an environment for exclusive and productive customer, media and partner interactions and project managing all aspects of executive events across a highly matrixed, global organization. She was most recently employed by Siemens Corp as a senior event manager executing CEO level customer facing events, internal meetings, and board level symposiums across the globe.
Christine is certified by Meeting Planners International and the Kelly School of Business as a Meeting Manager (CMM.) She is also certified by the Convention Industry Council as Meeting Professional (CMP.) A graduate of the prestigious Nicholson school of Communications at the University of Central Florida, she honed her meeting and event planning skills working for award winning destination management companies in Orlando and Naples. She gained valuable international experience as a meeting planner for the pharmaceutical and insurance industries. For fifteen years she crisscrossed the globe handling meetings in amazing locales including Rome, Paris, Monaco, Hawaii, and Bermuda. Seeing a consumer need for realistic, independent meeting and transportation logistics planning she started her own company in 2005. In an effort to balance her career and family, she was thrilled to accept a position with Siemens in 2007.
Christine's personal expertise lies in creating a warm comfortable environment where associates have the opportunity to focus on the business at hand. She combines her networking, relationship building skills and hospitality knowledge to create unique, successful meetings. Her warm, down to earth approach helps her connect with colleagues and customers and create well run, highly organized events with strategic impact.