Phil Sluder, BSME, is CEO of TriAxial Design and Analysis.  He is a recognized leader in the worldwide SolidWorks community.  His 38 years of commercial and military product experience includes 3,000 hours of instruction and over 25,000 hours of seat time. He is a Certified SolidWorks Expert (CSWE) and a participant in the SolidWorks User Group Network committee. He has expertise in complex design, surface modeling, industrial design, and technical analysis. He has testified in court as an Expert Witness on the functionality, capabilities, and technical aspects of SolidWorks. Phil is the primary customer interface and runs the business operations. 


James Woodward, BSME, has totaled approximately 15,000 hours of SolidWorks seat time in the course of 12 years of design work.  He has worked in multiple facets of concept design; from prototyping through finalization, from military applications to biomedical devices.  He works directly with both clients and fabricators to streamline or develop designs for efficiency and cost savings. James is a Certified Solidworks Professional (CSWP).





Keith Frankie, BSME, UC Berkeley, enjoys finding solutions to engineering problems.  From idea to completed project, SolidWorks is his tool of choice to aid in conceptualization, analysis, detailed design, and documentation. He is a Certified Solidworks Expert (CSWE) with additional certifications in Simulation, Advanced Sheet Metal, Advanced Drawing Tools, Mold Tools, Surfacing, and Advanced Weldments.  In his 14 year career as a mechanical engineer he has worked on a wide variety of projects in both the commercial and defense sectors.  He is active in the leadership of the San Diego chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).



Dana Taylor has over 13 years of product design experience including skid mounted process equipment, piping skids, and plant interconnecting piping systems per ASME codes.  He has developed PFDs, P&IDs, and plant designs utilizing SolidWorks and AutoCAD. Dana has over 8000 hours of SolidWorks seat time. His experience ranges from large industrial capital equipment to biomedical devices to packaged electronic systems for consumer and military applications. Dana is a Certified Solidworks Professional (CSWP).