Carl Bass is president and chief executive officer of Autodesk, Inc. Formerly he was Autodesk's chief operating officer, responsible for worldwide sales, marketing and product development. Earlier roles included CTO and EVP of product development.
In 1981, Mr. Bass co-founded Flying Moose Systems and Graphics Ltd., which became Ithaca Software in 1986. He served as chief technology officer and CEO. Mr. Bass joined Autodesk when the company acquired Ithaca Software, the developers of HOOPS, in 1993.
When Autodesk spun off its Buzzsaw division in 1999 as a separate start-up, Mr. Bass left to be its CEO and president. He returned to Autodesk when the company acquired Buzzsaw in 2001.
Mr. Bass serves on the Board of Directors of Autodesk and e2Open. He also serves on the Board of Trustees at the Art Center College of Design. Mr. Bass previously served on the board of McAfee and iRise. He is a member of... See More