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Debbie Clifford

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Debbie Clifford is chief financial officer at Autodesk, where she is responsible for all aspects of finance including accounting, tax and treasury, procurement, operations, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, and corporate development.

Debbie was previously the chief financial officer at SurveyMonkey. She joined SurveyMonkey shortly after its initial public offering and successfully scaled the finance function as the company experienced high growth and matured as a public company. Before SurveyMonkey, Debbie spent 13 years in various financial leadership roles at Autodesk and was an instrumental player in the company’s transition from a perpetual to subscription business model. Prior to Autodesk, she held positions at Virage, Inc. and Ernst & Young.

Debbie serves on the board of Harmonic, a video technology and services company. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Debbie is a certified public accountant (inactive) in the state of California.