Jim Quanci
Senior Director, Autodesk Forge Partner Development

With more than 25 years of engineering and design experience, Jim Quanci has spent the past 20 years developing relationships for Autodesk with leading technology partners around the world.  He oversees an international network of over 4000 software partners – third-parties who customize, complement and extend Autodesk Cloud, Mobile and Desktop technologies.

Along with founding the “Autodesk Developer Network”, and current worldwide responsibility for software partnerships at Autodesk, Jim has experience partnering worldwide including stints directly managing partners in the Americas and Asia. Prior to Autodesk, Jim worked at Sun Microsystems and General Electric.  With a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA in International Marketing, Jim is a frequent presenter and consultant to leading design and engineering software firms on software development technologies applied to design and engineering.