Amar Hanspal is the CEO at Bright Machines, a company that is transforming factories around the world by delivering intelligent, software-defined manufacturing. Previously, Amar served as Autodesk’s co-CEO and chief product officer, where he oversaw the company’s software portfolio including its manufacturing and construction applications. At Autodesk, he led the company’s transition into the cloud and enabled its 12 million customers to access their designs on any device. In addition to Bright Machine’s board, Amar sits on the board of eSilicon Corporation and advises early stage venture companies. He holds a master’s in mechanical engineering from State University New York.