Jonathan Knowles is a senior advisor to the CEO and CTO at Autodesk providing thought leadership and insight on the intersection of emerging technology and social trends, the impact of discontinuous innovation, and beyond the horizon technologies.
Knowles is a former faculty member of the Claremont Colleges, a lifelong learner from the University of California, Harvard, and Cornell, a regular participant at TED, and a burner.
Knowles is regularly invited to deliver advisory briefings to Fortune Global 500 senior executives, government leaders, and tier-one academics around the world concerning the future of technology and its societal implications. Knowles is a popular speaker at enterprise, government, education, press, and analyst events focusing on making the complex understandable. He has been a featured speaker at conferences throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.
Prior to joining Autodesk, Knowles held senior strategy and management positions at Adobe and Apple.