Brian Ekins

Principal Developer Consultant, Autodesk

Brian Ekins began working in the CAD industry in the early 1980’s and has worked in various positions, including CAD administrator, applications engineer, instructor, CAD API designer, and consultant.

As an applications engineer he specialized in modeling complex forms (boat hulls, jewelry, shoes, etc.) and customizing the software to better fit the customer’s requirements.  He moved into API design where he designed the programming interface for Solid Edge and has worked for Autodesk since 1998 where he is the designer of the programming interface for Inventor and is now focusing on Fusion 360.

Brian also uses the software and writes programs to design and build furniture at home.