Carl Bass is president and chief executive officer of Autodesk, Inc. Autodesk is the leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software.
Formerly he was AutodeskÍs chief operating officer, responsible for worldwide sales, marketing, and product development. Earlier roles included CTO and EVP of product development.
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, E2open, the Art Center College of Design, and the Rocky Mountain Institute. He is also a member of the Executive Advisory Boards of Cornell Computing and Information Science and UC Berkeley School of Information. He holds a bachelorÍs degree in mathematics from Cornell University.