Sometimes the smartest, most innovative thinkers make fantastically wrong predictions. In 1878, electrical engineer Sir William Preece said the telephone would never put “messenger boys” out of business. Continue »
As Chief Technology Officer at Autodesk, Jeff Kowalski (https://redshift.autodesk.com/author/jkowalski) is responsible for shaping the company's long-term technology vision and driving innovation by exploring big ideas. A seasoned entrepreneur, he has earned a reputation for facilitating a rich diversity of technical, business, and entrepreneurial ideas from diverse sources, including engineers, technologists, marketers, policy experts, and others. Kowalski holds a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and a Master's degree in computer science, both from Cornell University. When not CTO-ing, Jeff enjoys playing music and spending time with his family in Berkeley, Calif.