Our Leadership

Ian Boulton

Director of Engineering & Solutions

Ian is responsible for technical excellence across all projects and programs.  He leads engineering, architecture and software development activities for customer projects and programs.  Due to his strong sales background, Ian also helps lead SIE’s strategy and execution of business development activities resulting in step function Defense Business System (DBS) and Weapon System business unit growth, positioning SIE software products for Software as a Service (SaaS) deployment and licensing.  

Before joining SIE, Ian was responsible for driving global revenue growth for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) at PTC and ensuring that Aerospace & Defense industry requirements made their way into the PLM and associated solution roadmaps. During his time at PTC, Ian focused on helping customers drive digital transformation throughout their organization, working with clients such as the US Navy, US Army, Lockheed Martin, and Raytheon.

Ian is a former military maintainer who served in the UK Royal Air Force and then joined BAE SYSTEMS as an instructor in Electronic Warfare. He entered software development in 2002 where he was instrumental in leading a startup company called Logistics Business Systems (LBS) as a product manager. LBS was one of the first commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) defense logistics software companies that offered compliance with the ASD “S Series” suite of integrated defense standards. LBS was subsequently acquired by PTC.