Leif E. Pedersen is a seasoned software industry executive with more than 35 years of experience delivering software solutions across multiple industries and a proven track record of delivering high value customer-driven innovative software solutions. Mr. Pedersen was most recently senior operating partner at SymphonyAI responsible for portfolio companies across life sciences, healthcare, industrial, and defense industries.
Previously, Mr. Pedersen was chief executive officer of BIOVIA at Dassault Systèmes, a scientific software brand providing solutions for life and material sciences industries. Before joining BIOVIA, Mr. Pedersen served as executive vice president at Innovative Interfaces; senior vice president at Accelrys Software, Inc.; and vice president at Siemens Corporation. Mr. Pedersen has also held executive leadership positions with Vignette Corporation, Novell Inc., CA Technologies, and Oracle Corporation.