Stephanie Buckner

COO at Altair

As chief operating officer, Stephanie Buckner is responsible for Altair's corporate development efforts and field operations, sales, and technical support globally. Previously she served as senior vice president of corporate development where she was responsible for building strategic partnerships across Altair’s entire ecosystem including software, hardware, cloud, the Altair Partner Alliance, and with customers.

Earlier in her career, Buckner held senior management roles at Altair including director of strategic alliances where she surpassed aggressive new partner enrollment goals and was responsible for scouting, selling, onboarding, and managing relationships with third-party B2B software providers. Additionally, during her time at Altair, she also was the co-founder and chief executive officer of WEYV, a multi-content platform built on Altair’s patented digital content licensing model.

Prior to joining Altair, Buckner held analyst roles at Cisco Systems and American Express.

Buckner earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial and operations engineering from University of Michigan.


Previous companies

American Express logo
Cisco logo


  • COO

    January, 2022 - present

  • SVP, Customer Engagement & Corporate Development

    January, 2021

  • Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

    January, 2019

View in org chart