Join Autodesk CEO Carl Bass and CTO Jeff Kowalski as they present the trends and forces shaping the future of making things. Carl will talk about new ways to communicate and even collaborate with our computers, which are blurring the lines between the digital and physical worlds. Jeff will explore how weêre bringing life to design through robust design taxonomies, generative design, and our emerging power to create things that can sense, respond, and collaborate.
President and CEO Autodesk, Inc. Carl co-founded Ithaca Software, which was acquired by Autodesk in 1993. He serves on the Board of Directors of Autodesk, E2open, the Art Center College of Design, and the Rocky Mountain Institute. He is a member of the Executive Advisory Boards of Cornell Computing and Information Science and the UC Berkeley School of Information.
Chief Technology Officer and SVP, Autodesk Prior to being named CTO in 2006, Jeff served as Senior Director of Autodesk Worldwide Subscription Programs, and directed product development within the Autodesk Collaboration Services Division. Jeff holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and a master's degree in computer science, both from Cornell University.
Founder, Project H Emily Pilloton is the founder of Project H, a nonprofit design firm that uses the power of creativity, design, and hands-on building to transform communities and improve K-12 public education. She is the author of Design Revolution: 100 Products That Empower People.