Jeff is responsible for shaping 3D design and engineering software leader Autodesk's long-term technology vision, as well as driving innovation across the company. He and his team focus on research and development and strategy, turning emerging technologies into products and approaches that can help Autodesk’s customers.
A seasoned entrepreneur, Jeff has started several businesses, and joined Autodesk in an acquisition in 1993. He has held a number of roles at Autodesk, and became CTO in 2006. Jeff earned a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and a Master's in computer science, at Cornell University.
When not CTO-ing, Jeff enjoys playing guitar and piano, hiking with his kids and exploring the myriad of cuisines available in his hometown Berkeley, Calif.