Women in Engineering Series: Maryline
As part of our Women in Engineering series to celebrate National Women in Engineering Day, we’re finding out more about some of the inspiring women we’re surrounded by…
Maryline – Technical Sales Specialist
Job Title: Technical Sales Specialist for SOLIDWORKS
Company Name: DASSAULT SYSTEMES
After completing a technical degree in Industrial Product Design, I spent 4 years in the health industry as a method technician.
Then I joined the SOLIDWORKS channel, where I have had the chance to meet the DriveWorks Team by the way! I held the position of training specialist and then applications engineer before joining the SOLIDWORKS team.
“Engineering is fascinating. If you are interested in it, go ahead and never give up!”
“The most important thing is having fun!”
Involvement in Engineering
As a technical sales specialist, I have 2 main missions:
- Technical channel management
- Pre-sales activities
The first one consists in informing, training, certifying and helping our resellers with SOLIDWORKS solutions.
The second one is to provide the best solution and advice to prospects and customers. This part is very interesting because it allows me to meet a lot of different people in different industries.
Qualifications & Recognition
I have received 3 internal awards at the last SOLIDWORKS World for my work.
I am certified in DriveWorks Solo and DriveWorks Pro making me a Certified DriveWorks Professional (CDWP) and I have 15 SOLIDWORKS certifications.
Where Did Your Initial Interest in Engineering Come From?
I found my way in life very early on. When I was young, I was always creating things and I was full of idea. I always wanted to know and understand how things work. So choosing engineering was obvious for me.
What Advice Would You Give to Young Women Interested in Engineering?
Engineering is fascinating. If you are interested in it, go ahead and never give up!
The most important thing is having fun!
If You Weren’t an Engineer What Would You Be?
Hum… probably something related with food and travelling… 🙂