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Carl Bass, CEO of Auto Desk, lecture for ME137/237

Carl Bass
June 1, 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:20pm
416 Escondido Mall, Building 550, Room 200

Open to the public

The teaching team of ME 137/237 would like to extend an open invitation to the Stanford community to attend our last guest lecture of the quarter.

We are honored to have Carl Bass, CEO of AutoDesk, as our final speaker. Class will begin promptly at 12:30pm, and end at 1:20pm on June 1, 2016. It is held in Rm 200 on the second floor of Building 550, home of the Peterson Lab and Stanford's Design Division of Mechanical Engineering. (Please be courteous to the classes before and after us in Rm. 200)

About Carl Bass

Carl Bass is president and chief executive officer of Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software. Bass co-founded Ithaca Software, which was acquired by Autodesk in 1993. Since joining the company, he has held several executive positions including chief technology officer and chief operations officer. Bass serves on the boards of directors of Autodesk and HP Inc.; on the board of trustees of the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Art Center College of Design, and California College of the Arts; and on the advisory boards of Cornell Computing and Information Science, UC Berkeley School of Information, and UC Berkeley College of Engineering.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Cornell University. Bass is a maker and spends his spare time building things — from chairs and tables to boats, and most recently, an electric go-kart.