., (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced the appointment of Tom Georgens, chief executive officer, president and director of NetApp, Inc., to its Board of Directors, effective March 21, 2013.
“We are pleased to welcome Tom Georgens to the Autodesk Board,” said Carl Bass, Autodesk president and chief executive officer. “Tom brings a wealth of experience and perspective in working with established technology companies that will serve the best interests of the company and our shareholders.”
Georgens has served as chief executive officer and president of NetApp since August 2009, and has been a member of its board of directors since March 2008. In other roles at NetApp, he served as executive vice president and general manager of enterprise storage systems, executive vice president of product operations and chief operating officer. Before joining NetApp, Mr. Georgens served LSI Corporation and its subsidiaries, in various capacities, including as chief executive officer of Engenio and executive vice president of LSI Logic. Prior to this, Mr. Georgens spent 11 years at EMC Corporation in a variety of engineering and marketing roles. Mr. Georgens received B.S. and M.Eng. degrees in computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Babson College.
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