The Vice President PLM and Data Management, will be a strategic leader in Autodesk's Design, Lifecycle, and Simulation (DLS) division, and will be charged with the definition, development, and delivery of Autodesk's PLM 360 solution, a cloud-based, product lifecycle management solution for managing product information and processes more efficiently and effectively contributing to better product design, faster delivery of products to market and improved profitability. This is the first cloud-based PLM solution focused on business applications beyond engineering and bill of material management.
This solution represents the future of Autodesk: easy to use web-based interfaces and mobile apps that allow customers to design and collaborate no matter where they are what device they are using.
As a global leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, Autodesk helps people imagine, design, and create a better world. Autodesk accelerates better design through an unparalleled depth of experience and a broad portfolio of software to give customers the power to solve their design, business, and environmental challenges. In addition to designers, architects, engineers, and media and entertainment professionals, Autodesk helps students, educators, and casual creators unlock their creative ideas through user-friendly applications
Vice President PLM and Data Management
San Francisco, CA; or Lake Oswego, OR
Define, develop, and deliver on the Autodesk PLM 360 solution, and provide leadership for future solutions and product management
Direct the product roadmap and oversee the entire product line lifecycle from concept, through strategic planning, to tactical activities, providing guidance to Engineering, Product Management, and User Experience
Oversee priorities of the Development organization, and drive the solution set across the organization
Be the internal and external evangelist for the product line. Develop, drive, and own accountability for the business strategy and the plan for delivering the product line to market
Act as the communication bridge between the product line group, DLS division, and Marketing
Work with Sales to develop a model to successfully sell product through the appropriate sales channels. Liaise with senior sales staff to gather product data, measure effectiveness, and determine profitability
Contribute to the creation of sales tools for partners, resellers and Sales
Coordinate publication and dissemination of customer success stories for DLS division
Manage a global team of Product Managers, Software Engineers, QA Engineers, User Experience Designers, and Program Managers, in multiple geos
Maintain relationships with customers, Sales, Marketing, industry analysts, and media
BA/BS in engineering or related field. MBA preferred.
Minimum 15+ years work experience, recent experience in web-based solutions
Demonstrated product knowledge and leadership. Played a senior leadership role on policies, strategy and best practices, as well as having led complex product changes, enhancements and product direction
Experience in cloud-based services in an enterprise environment
Ability to discuss industry and marketplace trends and directions, and cite relevant case studies
Knowledge of, and experience with, all major product management functions, issues, and considerations, such as engineering, user experience, and QA.
A market-centric perspective of product, and an understanding of what drives customer purchase. This includes knowledge of how social media powers product adoption
In-depth knowledge of the full spectrum of cloud-based solutions product groups, flagship products, their performance, and relative market share. Ability to discuss product strategies and directions relative to the competitive landscape
Adept at building opportunities and business cases for enterprise-level, high-impact projects with significant expenditures, and presenting justification to executive management
Ability to analyze, collect multiple alternatives from stakeholders, and employ superb critical thinking in arriving at decisions
Expert at discussing issues and challenges, relevant trends, market changes, and key players with regards to cloud-based solutions
Demonstrated leadership and ability to influence at all levels of the organization, gaining acceptance of ideas from senior executives
Promote new trends and changing demands as opportunities for the organization
Adapt well and thrive in an unstructured, ambiguous environment
Americas-United States-California-San Francisco
Autodesk - 9 months ago
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