Primary Role
Director Strategic Initiatives at Autodesk

Person Details


Jonathan Knowles is a senior advisor to the CEO and CTO at Autodesk providing thought leadership and insight on the intersection of emerging technology and social trends, the impact of discontinuous innovation, and beyond the horizon technologies.

Prior to joining Autodesk, Knowles held senior strategy, marketing, and product management positions at Adobe and Apple.

Knowles is regularly invited to deliver advisory briefings to Fortune Global 500 senior executives, government leaders, and tier-one academics around the world concerning the future of technology and its societal implications. As a primary spokesperson for Autodesk, Knowles is a popular speaker at enterprise, government, education, press, and analyst events focusing on making the complex understandable. He has also been a featured speaker at conferences throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.

Experience (3)

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    Director Strategic Initiatives
    Feb, 2005
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    Adobe Systems

    Senior Technology Strategist, Worldwide Evangelist
    2001 - Jan, 2005
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    Quicktime Product Manager
    1998 - Jan, 1991

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