Date and Time: January 23rd, 2015  @ 12pm – 2pm

Location:  Autodesk’s Pier 9 – The 3-D Printing Work Space and Museum

Table Topic:  The Future of Making Things

Guest speaker: Brian Mathews, CTO, Autodesk

 As Autodesk vice president of reality capture, Brian Mathews heads the development of technology to enable designers, engineers, and digital artists to incorporate the physical world into digital models and simulations.  The growing reality capture market is being driven by advances in 3D laser scanning, augmented reality, photogrammetry, computer vision, reverse engineering, and a variety of other world-sampling sensor techniques. Previously, Mathews was vice president of Autodesk Labs, an organization charged with developing and sharing new technology prototypes with a vibrant community of design-technology early-adopters.  He also held Software Architecture and Engineering Management positions for design collaboration solutions, data publishing, and the computer graphics engines used in AutoCAD, 3D Studio MAX, and multiple CAD viewers. Prior to Autodesk, Mathews was the chief architect at, the largest online collaboration tool for the construction industry, and held technical positions at Sun Microsystems and Ithaca Software.  Brian has a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and holds a variety of patents covering data compression, computer graphics, software as a service, printing, and design collaboration.

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Confirmed Guests:

Brice Achkir, Cisco Distinguished Engineer,  Cisco Systems inc

Brandon Barnett, Director of Business Innovation, Intel

Michael Bell, VP and General Manager of New Devices at Intel

Amanda Chiu, Vice President, Fidelity Investments

Paul Hofmann, CTO, Space-Time Insight

Robert Locke, VP & Managing Director, Tyco Ventures

Arnie Lund, Experience Technology Leader, GE Global Research

Omkaram (Om) Nalamasu, CTO, Applied Materials

Jay Nath, Chief Innovation Officer, City of San Francisco

Redg Snodgrass, CEO, Wearable World

Chris Vein, Chief Innovation Officer, World Bank

James WallVice Chair at Financial Executives Research Foundation

Kristina Susac, Table Host, Berkeley-Haas

Solomon Darwin, Table Chair, Berkeley Haas