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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Crawford Beveridge

69 2009 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Richard Herren

54 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Pascal Di Fronzo

51 2007 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Steven Blum

51 2011 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Services

Jan Becker

63 2000 Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Corporate Real Estate

Andrew Anagnost

51 2012 Senior Vice President - Industry Strategy and Marketing

Amarpreet Hanspal

52 2015 Senior Vice President - Autodesk Product Group

Carl Bass

58 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeffrey Clarke

54 2016 Independent Director

Scott Ferguson

2016 Independent Director

Thomas Georgens

56 2013 Independent Director

Richard Hill

64 2016 Independent Director

Mary McDowell

52 2010 Independent Director

Lorrie Norrington

56 2011 Independent Director

Elizabeth Rafael

55 2013 Independent Director

Stacy Smith

53 2011 Independent Director

Steven West

60 2007 Independent Director

John Clancy

Investor Relations Program Specialist

Biographies

Name Description

Crawford Beveridge

Mr. Crawford W. Beveridge is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Autodesk, Inc. From April 2006 until January 2010, Mr. Beveridge served as Executive Vice President and Chairman EMEA, APAC and the Americas of Sun Microsystems, Inc. From March 1985 to December 1990 and from March 2000 to April 2006, Mr. Beveridge held other positions at Sun Microsystems, including Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. From January 1991 to March 2000, Mr. Beveridge served as the Chief Executive Officer of Scottish Enterprise. Before joining Sun Microsystems in 1985, he held HR management positions in the United States and Europe with Hewlett-Packard, Digital Equipment Corporation and Analog Devices Inc. Mr. Beveridge has served as a non-executive board member of iomart Group plc since September 2011.

Richard Herren

Mr. Richard Scott Herren is Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Autodesk Inc., effective November 1, 2014. Herren, joined Autodesk in November 2014 and serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Autodesk, Mr. Herren was the Senior Vice President of Finance for Citrix Systems, Inc. from September 2011 to October 2014 where he led the company’s finance, accounting, tax, treasury, investor relations, real estate, and facilities teams. From March 2000 to September 2011, Mr. Herren held a variety of leadership positions at Citrix including Vice President and Managing Director for EMEA and Vice President and General Manager of the Virtualization Systems Group. Prior to Citrix, Mr. Herren served at FedEx Corporation as Vice President, Financial Planning. Prior to FedEx, he spent 13 years at International Business Machines Corporation in senior financial positions.

Pascal Di Fronzo

Mr. Pascal W. Di Fronzo is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Autodesk, Inc., since March 2007. He joined Autodesk in June 1998 and has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since March 2007. From March 2006 to March 2007, Mr. Di Fronzo served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, and served as Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary from March 2005 through March 2006. Previously, Mr. Di Fronzo served in other business and legal capacities in our Legal Department. Prior to joining Autodesk, he advised high technology and emerging growth companies on business and intellectual property transactions and litigation while in private practice.

Steven Blum

Mr. Steven M. Blum is Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Services of Autodesk, Inc., since February 2011. He joined Autodesk in January 2003 and has served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Services since February 2011. From January 2003 to February 2011, he served as Senior Vice President of Americas Sales. Prior to this position, Blum was Executive Vice President of Sales and Account Management for Parago, Inc. Blum also held positions at Mentor Graphics, most recently serving as Vice President of America's sales. Before joining Mentor Graphics, he held engineering and sales positions at NCR Corporation and Advanced Micro Devices.

Jan Becker

Ms. Jan Becker is Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Corporate Real Estate of Autodesk, Inc., since June 2000. She joined Autodesk in September 1992 and has served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Real Estate since June 2000. Ms. Becker previously served in other capacities in the Human Resources Department at Autodesk. Prior to joining Autodesk, Ms. Becker held a variety of senior management positions at Sun Microsystems. Prior to Sun Microsystems, Ms. Becker worked both domestically and internationally at a number of high-tech organizations, including Activision, Digital Equipment Corporation, and Hewlett-Packard Company.

Andrew Anagnost

Dr. Andrew Anagnost is Senior Vice President - Industry Strategy and Marketing of the Company. He joined Autodesk in September 1997 and has served as our Senior Vice President, Industry Strategy & Marketing since March 2012. From December 2009 to March 2012, Dr. Anagnost was Vice President, Product Suites and Web Services. Prior to this position, Dr. Anagnost served as Vice President of CAD/CAE products for the manufacturing division from March 2007 to December 2009. Previously, Dr. Anagnost held other senior management positions at Autodesk. Prior to joining Autodesk, Dr. Anagnost held various engineering, sales, marketing and product management positions at Lockheed Aeronautical Systems Company and EXA Corporation. He also served as an NRC post-doctoral fellow at NASA Ames Research Center.

Amarpreet Hanspal

Mr. Amarpreet Hanspal is Senior Vice President - Autodesk Product Group of Autodesk Inc. He joined Autodesk in June 1987 and has served as our Senior Vice President, Autodesk Product Group since November 2015. From February 2012 to November 2015, Mr. Hanspal served as Senior Vice President, Information Modeling & Platform Product Group. Prior to this position, Mr. Hanspal served as Senior Vice President, Platform Solutions and Emerging Business from January 2007 to February 2012 and as Vice President of Autodesk Collaboration Solutions from January 2003 to January 2007. Previously, Mr. Hanspal held other executive and non-executive positions at Autodesk.

Carl Bass

Mr. Carl Bass is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Autodesk, Inc., effective November 1, 2014. Mr. Bass joined Autodesk in September 1993 and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2006. Mr. Bass served as Interim Chief Financial Officer from August 2014 to November 2014 and August 2008 to April 2009. From June 2004 to April 2006, Mr. Bass served as Chief Operating Officer. From February 2002 to June 2004, Mr. Bass served as Senior Executive Vice President, Design Solutions Group. From August 2001 to February 2002, Mr. Bass served as Executive Vice President, Emerging Business and Chief Strategy Officer. From June 1999 to July 2001, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Buzzsaw.com, Inc., a spin-off from Autodesk. Mr. Bass has also held other executive positions within Autodesk. Mr. Bass served on the boards of directors of McAfee, Inc. from January 2008 until it was acquired by Intel Corporation in February 2011 and E2open, Inc. from July 2011 until it was acquired by Insight Venture Partners in April 2014. Mr. Bass has served on the boards of directors of Autodesk, Inc. since January 2006, HP, Inc. since November 2015 and Zendesk, Inc. since February 2016.

Jeffrey Clarke

Mr. Jeffrey J. Clarke is Independent Director of the Company. Jeff Clarke is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Kodak. Prior to joining Kodak, Jeff was a Managing Partner of Augusta Columbia Capital (ACC), a private investment firm he co-founded in 2012. From 2012 to 2014, he was the Chairman of Travelport, Inc., a private, travel technology firm, where he served as CEO from 2006 to 2011, after leading its sale from Cendant Corporation to the Blackstone Group for $4.3 billion in 2006. Prior to that, Jeff was the Chief Operating Officer of CA, Inc., an enterprise software company, Executive Vice President of Global Operations at HP, and Chief Financial Officer of Compaq Computer. Jeff has served on the Board of Directors of Red Hat, Inc. since 2008, and also served as a director of the Compuware Corporation from 2013 to 2014. He served as Chairman of Orbitz Worldwide, a global online travel agency, from 2007 to 2014. Jeff earned an MBA from Northeastern University, where he serves as a Trustee. He holds a B.A. in Economics from SUNY Geneseo.

Scott Ferguson

Mr. Scott Ferguson is Independent Director of the Company. Scott Ferguson is the Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager of Sachem Head. Prior to founding Sachem Head, he spent nine years as a Partner at Pershing Square Capital Management, where he joined as the firm’s first investment professional. Prior to Pershing Square, Scott earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 2003 and worked at American Industrial Partners and McKinsey & Company. Scott graduated from Stanford University with an A.B. in Public Policy in 1996. Scott serves on the Leadership Council of the Robin Hood Foundation, and the Boards of the Henry Street Settlement and Episcopal Charities, two social service agencies based in New York.

Thomas Georgens

Mr. Thomas Georgens is Independent Director of Autodesk, Inc., effective March 21, 2013. Mr. Georgens has served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of NetApp, Inc., a provider of data management solutions, since August 2009, and as a member of its board of directors since March 2008. Mr. Georgens joined NetApp in October 2005 as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Storage Systems. He served as Executive Vice President of Product Operations from January 2007 through February 2008, and as President and Chief Operating Officer from February 2008 to August 2009. From 1996 to 2005, Mr. Georgens served in various roles at LSI Corporation, an electronics design company, and its subsidiaries, including as Chief Executive Officer of Engenio, President of LSI Logic Storage Systems, and Executive Vice President of LSI Logic. Prior to LSI, Mr. Georgens spent 11 years at EMC Corporation, a computer storage and data management company, in a variety of engineering and marketing positions. Mr. Georgens has been a member of the boards of directors of NetApp since March 2008 and Electronics for Imaging since April 2008.

Richard Hill

Mr. Richard S. Hill is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tessera Technologies, Inc. and as a member of the Boards of Directors of Arrow Electronics, Inc., and Cabot Microelectronics Corporation. He served as Tessera’s Interim Chief Executive Officer from April 2013 until May 2013. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Novellus Systems Inc., until its acquisition for more than $3 billion by Lam Research Corporation in June 2012. During his nearly 20 years leading Novellus Systems, Rick grew annual revenues from approximately $100 million to over $1 billion. Before joining Novellus in 1993, Rick spent 12 years with Tektronix Corporation and also worked in a variety of engineering and management positions with General Electric, Motorola and Hughes Aircraft Company. He received a B.S. in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois in Chicago and an M.B.A. from Syracuse University.

Mary McDowell

Ms. Mary T. McDowell is Independent Director of Autodesk, Inc., since March 2010. Ms. McDowell served as Executive Vice President in charge of Nokia's Mobile Phones unit from July 2010 to July 2012. Previously, Ms. McDowell served as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer of Nokia Corporation from January 2008 to July 2010, and as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Solutions of Nokia from January 2004 to December 2007. Prior to joining Nokia in 2004, Ms. McDowell spent 17 years in various executive, managerial and other positions at Compaq Computer Corporation and Hewlett-Packard Company, including serving as Senior Vice President, Industry-Standard Servers of Hewlett-Packard. Ms. McDowell has served as a director of UBM plc since August 2014 and Bazaarvoice, Inc. since December 2014. Ms. McDowell previously served as a director of NAVTEQ Corporation from July 2008 until July 2010.

Lorrie Norrington

Ms. Lorrie M. Norrington is Independent Director of Autodesk, Inc., since March 2011. Ms. Norrington has over 30 years of operating experience in technology, software, and internet businesses. Ms. Norrington currently serves as an adviser and in an Operating Partner capacity for Lead Edge Capital. Lead Edge is a growth equity firm that partners with world-class entrepreneurs and exceptional technology businesses. Ms. Norrington served as President of eBay Marketplaces from July 2008 to September 2010. Previously, she served in a number of senior management roles at eBay from July 2006 until June 2008. Prior to joining eBay, Ms. Norrington served from June 2005 to July 2006 as President and CEO of Shopping.com, Inc., an online shopping comparison site. Prior to joining Shopping.com, Ms. Norrington served from August 2001 to January 2005, initially as Executive Vice President of small business, and later in the office of the CEO, at Intuit Inc., a business and financial management software company. Prior to joining Intuit, Ms. Norrington served in a variety of executive positions at General Electric Corporation over a twenty-year period, working in a broad range of industries and businesses. Ms. Norrington has served on the boards of directors of DIRECTV since February 2011 and HubSpot since September 2013. Previously, she served on the boards of directors of Lucasfilm, from June 2011 until it was acquired by Disney in December 2012; McAfee, Inc. from December 2009 until it was acquired by Intel in February 2011; and Shopping.com from November 2004 until it was acquired by eBay in August 2005.

Elizabeth Rafael

Ms. Elizabeth S. Rafael has been appointed as Independent Director of Autodesk, Inc., effective September 19, 2013. Ms. Rafael has over 30 years of executive financial experience in the technology industry. Ms. Rafael served as Principal Accounting Officer of Apple Inc. from January 2008 to October 2012, and as its Vice President and Corporate Controller from August 2007 until October 2012. From April 2002 to September 2006, Ms. Rafael served as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of Cisco Systems, Inc., and held the position of Vice President, Corporate Finance for Cisco Systems from September 2006 to August 2007. From December 2000 to April 2002, Ms. Rafael was the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer of Aspect Communications, Inc., a provider of customer relationship portals. From April 2000 to November 2000, Ms. Rafael was Senior Vice-President and CFO of Escalate, Inc., an enterprise e-commerce application service provider. From 1994 to 2000, Ms. Rafael held a number of senior positions at Silicon Graphics International Corp. (“SGI”), culminating her career at SGI as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to SGI, Ms. Rafael held senior management positions in finance with Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Apple Computers. Ms. Rafael began her career with Arthur Young & Company. Ms. Rafael has served on the board of directors of Echelon Corporation since November 2005 and GoDaddy Inc. since May 2014, and previously served on the board of directors of PalmSource, Inc.

Stacy Smith

Mr. Stacy J. Smith is Independent Director of Autodesk, Inc. Mr. Smith has served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intel Corporation since January 2010. Mr. Smith joined Intel in 1988; became Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 2002; was appointed Vice President, Finance and Enterprise Services, and Chief Information Officer in May 2004; was appointed Vice President, Assistant Chief Financial Officer in March 2006; and in October 2007 was appointed Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Smith has served as a director of Virgin America since February 2014, and previously served as a director of Gevo, Inc. from June 2010 to June 2014.

Steven West

Mr. Steven M. West is Independent Director of Autodesk, Inc., since September 2007. Mr. West is a founder and partner of Emerging Company Partners, LLC, a technology consulting firm formed in January 2004. Mr. West served as Chief Operating Officer of nCUBE Corporation, a provider of on-demand media systems, from December 2001 to July 2003. Prior to joining nCUBE, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Entera, Inc. from September 1999 until it was acquired in January 2001. From June 1996 to September 1999, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Hitachi Data Systems. Prior to that, Mr. West was president of the Infotainment Business Unit at Electronic Data Systems Corporation from November 1984 to June 1996. Mr. West has served as a director of Cisco Systems, Inc. since April 1996.

John Clancy

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