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Chris Bradshaw

Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President, Reputation, Consumer & Education and Media & Entertainment

Chris Bradshaw is Autodesk Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President for Reputation, Consumer and Education and Media & Entertainment where he leads an organization focused on enhancing the company’s reputation and future business. Bradshaw’s expertise in national and international brand management and product marketing is built on his experience setting strategy and driving growth in several Autodesk industry divisions, as well as managing and launching numerous versions of industry-leading AutoCAD® and AutoCAD® LT software.

Bradshaw has held several leadership positions at Autodesk, including Chief Marketing Officer, and over time has been responsible for the growth of the company’s infrastructure solutions; its architecture, engineering and construction solutions; and the Buzzsaw collaboration service. During his tenure, annual revenue for civil engineering and geospatial solutions grew in excess of US$200 million.

Prior to joining Autodesk, Bradshaw was manager for flight software development for the United States Air Force, where he guided the development, testing, and integration of on-board computer systems for two national space programs.

Bradshaw served on the board of directors for the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an international standards organization that is leading the development of standards for geospatial and location-based services. He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University.