Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Dagg James

(Last) (First) (Middle)

TROY MI 48083

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Altair Engineering Inc. [ ALTR ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
See Remarks
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (right to buy) (1) 12/01/2036 Class A Common Stock 737,552 0.00(4) D
Stock Option (right to buy) (2) 05/17/2026 Class A Common Stock 3,804 3.64 D
Stock Option (right to buy) (3) 06/09/2027 Class A Common Stock 19,280 5.18 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The options vested upon grant. The option is currently fully vested.
2. The options vest in 4 equal annual installments commencing May 17, 2017.
3. The options vest in 4 equal annual installments commencing June 9, 2018.
4. The option exercise price is $0.000025.
Chief Technical Officer, Modeling/Visualization Exhibit List Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney
/s/ James P. Dagg 10/31/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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                                   POWER OF ATTORNEY

        Known by all those present, that James P. Dagg hereby constitutes and
appoints each of Raoul K. Maitra, Steven  M. Rivkin,  and Brian Gayle as his
true and lawful attorneys-in-fact with respect to Altair Engineering  Inc. to:

        (1) prepare, execute in the undersigned's name and on the undersigned's
        behalf, and submit to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the
        "SEC") a Form ID, including amendments thereto, and any other documents
        necessary or appropriate to obtain codes and passwords enabling the
        undersigned to make electronic filings with the SEC of reports required
        by Section 13 and 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or any
        rule or regulation of the SEC;

        (2) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned Schedules 13D and 13G,
        and Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Sections 13 and 16(a) of the
        Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;

        (3) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned
        which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such
        Schedules 13D or 13G, and Forms 3, 4, and 5, complete and execute any
        amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file such form with the SEC
        and any stock exchange or similar authority; and

        (4) take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the
        foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of
        benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the
        undersigned, including without limitation the execution and filing of a
        Form 4 with respect to a transaction which may be reported on a Form 5,
        it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact
        on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be
        in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such
        attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney in fact's discretion.

        The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power
and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever
requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights
and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the
undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of
substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such
attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's designated substitute or
substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of
Attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges
that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request
of the undersigned, are not assuming any of the undersigned's responsibilities
to comply with Sections 13 and 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended, and the rules thereunder.

        This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until
revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the each foregoing

        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to
be executed as of this 20 day of OCT, 2017.

                                        /s/ James P. Dagg
                                        Name: James P. Dagg

Sworn and subscribed before me on October 20, 2017 by James P. Dagg.

/s/ Stephanie M. Roehrig
Stephanie M. Roehrig, Notary Public
Oakland County, Michigan
My Commission Expires: October 4, 2021
Acting in Oakland County