R. Scott Herren is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Autodesk, Inc. He is responsible for Autodesk’s global finance, information technology and procurement organizations. Prior to joining Autodesk in November 2014, Herren was senior vice president of finance at Citrix Systems where he led the company’s finance, accounting, tax, treasury, investor relations, real estate and facilities teams.
During his 14 years at Citrix, Herren held a variety of leadership roles including vice president and managing director for EMEA and vice president and general manager of the company’s virtualization systems group. Before joining Citrix in 2000, Herren spent 16 years in senior strategy and financial positions at FedEx and IBM. Herren serves on the board of directors of Proofpoint, Inc., and also serves as a member of Proofpoint’s audit committee.
Herren holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Columbia University.