Monday August 3, 2020

Autodesk finds room to manoeuvre in the new Covid-19 space

Nicolas Mangon, the company’s vice-president, is adapting the influential software giant’s offering to suit the new needs created by crisis

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

7th June, 2020
Nicolas Mangon, vice-president of Autodesk: ‘We do more work than we used to. We have more time without commuting.’

The accent is undeniably French, but Nicolas Mangon is a Bostonian now. Originally from Toulouse, the Autodesk vice-president has been in the US city for over 17 years. He’s a big fan of the Boston Celtics, though he still has a soft spot for Toulouse Rugby.

The influence of Autodesk is all around you, even if you don’t realise it. If you are sitting in a chair, for example, it was probably designed using...

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