Autodesk, Inc. is a design software and services company, offering customers productive business solutions through technology products and services. The Company's segments include Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), Platform Solutions and Emerging Business (PSEB), Manufacturing (MFG), and Media and Entertainment (M&E). The Company serves customers in the architecture, engineering and construction; product design and manufacturing; and digital media and entertainment industries. The Company's product development and manufacturing software provides manufacturers in automotive, transportation, industrial machinery, consumer products and building products with digital engineering solutions.
Company Growth (employees)
San Rafael, US
Size (employees)
9,500 (est)+6%
Autodesk was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Rafael, US

Key People at Autodesk

Andrew Anagnost

Andrew Anagnost

President and Chief Executive Officer
R. Scott Herren

R. Scott Herren

Jeff Kowalski

Jeff Kowalski

Jan Becker

Jan Becker

Moonhie Chin

Moonhie Chin

SVP, Global Customer Support and Operations
Steve Blum

Steve Blum

SVP of Worldwide Sales & Services
Pascal W. Di Fronzo

Pascal W. Di Fronzo

SVP, General Counsel & Secretary
Chris Bradshaw

Chris Bradshaw

CMO & SVP, Media & Entertainment and Reputation, Consumer & Education

Autodesk Office Locations

Autodesk has offices in San Rafael, Singapore, Melbourne, Hyderabad and in 42 other locations
San Rafael, US (HQ)
111 McInnis Pkwy, CA 94903, USA
Singapore, SG
3 Fusionopolis Way, #10-21 Symbiosis
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Autodesk Data and Metrics

Autodesk Financial Metrics

Autodesk's revenue was reported to be $485.7 m in Q1, 2018

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

485.7 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

407.5 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %


Net income (Q1, 2018)

(129.6 m)

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

(119.6 m)

Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

24.6 b

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

1.3 b
Autodesk's current market capitalization is $24.6 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


2.3 b2.5 b2.5 b2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

274.3 m342.1 m370.7 m341.9 m

Gross profit

2 b2.2 b2.1 b1.7 b
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


637.1 m618 m646.5 m609.5 m599.8 m511.9 m550.7 m489.6 m485.7 m

Cost of goods sold

87.9 m86 m91.8 m93 m91 m92.5 m85.1 m81.5 m78.2 m

Gross profit

549.2 m532 m554.7 m516.5 m508.8 m419.4 m465.6 m408.1 m407.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


1.9 b1.4 b1.4 b1.2 b

Accounts Receivable

423.7 m458.9 m653.6 m452.3 m


87.4 m100.9 m88.6 m108.4 m

Current Assets

2.8 b2.7 b3 b2.5 b
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b1.5 b1.3 b1.2 b1.5 b1.4 b1.3 b

Accounts Receivable

365.3 m375.7 m316 m394.1 m362.3 m256.4 m306.9 m259.8 m231.5 m

Current Assets

2.5 b2.5 b2.3 b2.9 b2.7 b2.6 b2.5 b2.3 b2.1 b


1.4 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

228.8 m81.8 m(330.5 m)(582.1 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

128.9 m39.8 m33.2 m31.8 m

Accounts Receivable

72.3 m(17 m)(200 m)201.5 m


(20 m)6.8 m(2.8 m)(14 m)
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

31.3 m10.7 m19.1 m(235.5 m)(43.8 m)(173 m)(98.2 m)(142.8 m)(129.6 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

10.1 m9.5 m8.9 m8.2 m8.1 m7.9 m7.8 m6.8 m5.7 m

Accounts Receivable

394.1 m362.3 m256.4 m306.9 m259.8 m231.5 m

Accounts Payable

90.8 m104.6 m107.2 m110.3 m102.8 m93.4 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

8.7 x
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Autodesk Operating Metrics

Autodesk's Backlog was reported to be $38.1 m in . Autodesk's Subscriptions was reported to be 3.3 m in
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2015FY, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016FY, 2017


$19.7 m$32 m$26.3 m$21.1 m$40.4 m$32.2 m$39.8 m$37.9 m$31.4 m$7.1 m$38.1 m


1.94 m2.01 m2.13 m2.23 m2.33 m2.71 m2.39 m2.82 m2.47 m2.95 m2.58 m3.11 m3.29 m

Distribution Centers

2.2 k2 k1.7 k
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Autodesk Market Value History

Autodesk Revenue Breakdown

Autodesk Median Salaries

Source: 479 public H-1B filings from Autodesk

Traffic Overview of Autodesk

Autodesk Online and Social Media Presence

Autodesk News and Updates

Facebook, Autodesk partner with a design organization geared toward underserved kids

 Facebook and Autodesk have partnered with nonprofit organization Inneract Project, which is geared toward bringing design to young people in underserved communities through free, hands-on classes and mentorship. Read More

Autodesk Generative Design takes in constraints and makes its own 3D models

 It’s easy to see machine learning as a creativity-killing, bubble-inducing agent invading our Facebook News Feeds and dumbing-down our Netflix habits. But increasingly, machine learning is finding a home helping humans break their own internal biases to enhance rather than subjugate creativity. Aut…

Autodesk and Stanley Black & Decker use algorithms to design new tool for electricians

Stanley Black & Decker has enlisted an algorithm’s help to redesign a tool for electricians, marking a big shift from relying on humans to do the job. For the past several months, the industrial and household tool giant has been experimenting with cutting-edge technologies to produce the tool, w…

Autodesk VP of design on why DEOs make for better CEOs

 Maria Giudice is the VP of design at Autodesk. In our 18th episode, she shares how artists can become CEOs, explains what a design executive officer (DEO) is and discusses the skills designers can develop today to help them become the leaders of the future. Giudice explains the stark contrasts betw…

Carl Bass on his surprising Autodesk exit — and what’s next

 Carl Bass is sitting at his desk at Autodesk today, but he’s no longer CEO of the publicly traded design software company. He stepped down earlier this week in a move that some associated — wrongly, notes Bass — with an interview Bass granted to the outlet Pando, wherein he disparaged President Don…

Autodesk CEO and president Carl Bass steps down, makes way for 2 interim co-CEOs

Design-focused software firm Autodesk has announced that CEO and president Carl Bass is stepping down effective tomorrow (February 8). No immediate replacement has been appointed, but Autodesk says it has “formed an Interim Office of the Chief Executive,” which will lead operations until a replaceme…
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