Autodesk

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Autodesk
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Sector Data
Industrial Software & Services
Business type Public
Year Founded January 30, 1982
Founder(s) John Walker
Dan Drake
City, State Mill Valley, CA
Country United States
Region Served Worldwide
Executives Crawford Beveridge
Andrew Anagnost
Revenue $3,270 million€ 2,877.6 <br />£ 2,419.8 <br />CA$ 4,152.9 <br />CNY 20,699.1 <br />KRW 4,007.222 <br />
Number of employees 10,300
Sponsorship Level Sponsor
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Autodesk, Inc. is an American multinational software corporation that makes software products and services for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, education, and entertainment industries.

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The company was founded in 1982 by John Walker, who was a coauthor of the first versions of AutoCAD. AutoCAD, which is the company's flagship computer-aided design (CAD) software and Revit software are primarily used by architects, engineers, and structural designers to design, draft, and model buildings and other structures. Autodesk software has been used in many fields, and on projects from the One World Trade Center to Tesla electric cars.

Autodesk became best known for AutoCAD, but now develops a broad range of software for design, engineering, and entertainment—and a line of software for consumers. The manufacturing industry uses Autodesk's digital prototyping software—including Autodesk Inventor, Fusion 360, and the Autodesk Product Design Suite—to visualize, simulate, and analyze real-world performance using a digital model in the design process. The company's Revit line of software for building information modeling is designed to let users explore the planning, construction, and management of a building virtually before it is built.

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