James R. Scapa

Founder, Chairman & CEO

James R. Scapa brings more than 35 years of engineering experience to his dual role of Chairman and CEO of Altair Engineering, Inc., a title he has held since the company's inception.

In 1985, Mr. Scapa and two partners founded a small consulting activity in the new field of computer-aided-engineering. Today, the company employs over 2,000 empl...

Roles at Altair

  • Founder, Chairman & CEO

    Current role

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