GarageGeeks and Yossi Vardi hosting Carl Bass, Autodesk CEO

October 22nd, 2010


in our series “meet the Industry leaders”, the GarageGeeks and Yossi Vardi invite you to a special garage event, to meet:

Carl Bass, Autodesk, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Carl Bass is president and chief executive officer of Autodesk, Inc.  Autodesk products serve the manufacturing, building, infrastructure, and media and entertainment industries.
Formerly he was Autodesk’s chief operating officer, responsible for worldwide sales, marketing, and product development.  Earlier roles included chief strategy officer and executive vice president of emerging business, looking broadly across the entire Autodesk organization at strategy and growth opportunities.

He also served as chief technology officer (CTO) and vice president of the AECAD group, responsible for the design and development of AutoCAD and AEC products.  When Autodesk spun off its Buzzsaw division as a separate start-up, Bass left to be its chairman, CEO and president. He returned to Autodesk when Buzzsaw was acquired by the company.

Bass co-founded Ithaca Software, the developers of HOOPS, which was acquired by Autodesk in 1993.
Bass serves on the Board of Directors of Autodesk, McAfee, and iRise and is a member of the Executive Advisory Boards of Cornell Computing and Information Science and FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science & Technology).  He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Cornell University.

The event will take place on:
Tuesday, November 2,  20:30 at GarageGeeks HQ, HaPeled 40, Holon

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* GarageGeeks is sponsored by Carmel Ventures and Giza VC

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