Learn about what’s driving Autodesk’s product and platform innovation, and how we’re moving our technology to be ever more cloud-centric. Senior Vice President Chris Bradshaw will kick things off and will be joined by Autodesk product experts, Stephen Hooper and Sarah Hodges, representing manufacturing and AEC. This is your chance to get a firsthand look at what’s new in Fusion 360, BIM 360, Shotgun and Forge.
As acting head of Product Development and Vice President of Cloud Products at Autodesk, Scott Reese is responsible for managing all aspects of product development for Autodesk cloud products, platforms, infrastructure, and operations. Key products include BIM360 for the construction industry, Fusion360 for the manufacturing industry, and the Autodesk Forge cloud platform for the 3rd party developer ecosystem.<br/><br/>Since joining Autodesk in 2003, Mr. Reese has also held the positions of Senior Director for Simulation; Senior Director of the Autodesk Digital Factory team; and Product Line Manager for AutoCAD Electrical and AutoCAD Mechanical. He joined Autodesk in March 2003 with the acquisition of VIA Development Corporation where he served as Vice President. <br/><br/>Scott Reese holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science as well as a Masters Degree in Business Administration.
Based in San Francisco, California, Hooper is responsible for all aspects of go-to-market and the continued commercial growth of the manufacturing business, partnering closely with sales and product development to define strategic direction and investment priorities. <br/><br/>Stephen originally qualified as a Mechanical Engineer in the UK. Hooper joined Autodesk 16 years ago after spending time working for a UK-based industrial machinery manufacturer. He has since occupied a variety of leadership roles across sales, marketing and product development. His diverse experience within design and product development drives Stephen’s passion for the manufacturing business. He relishes the opportunity to work with high profile customers and partners to continue to develop the company’s leadership in this critical industry sector.
Sarah Hodges is director, construction business line at Autodesk, Inc. During her time at Autodesk, Hodges has held various roles across the industry strategy and marketing team to help bring the Autodesk Building Information Modeling (BIM) portfolio to the marketplace across the education and commercial sectors. Over the past decade, Hodges has broadened her experiences across the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry by leading teams across all segments and through spending time with customers across the globe to understand their challenges and requirements. Currently Hodges is focused on the construction industry to understand and implement disruptive technological innovations such as mobile and cloud that are radically changing how projects are constructed and delivered. Prior to Autodesk, Hodges spent time in the media and entertainment industry bringing to market and promotingB2B technologies to drive efficiencies in the post production process. Hodges holds a Bachelor of Science Business Administration with a focus on marketing and management from Northeastern University.