Board Member at Box
Bass spent 24 years at Autodesk, where he held a series of executive positions including chief technology officer and chief operations officer. From 2006 until 2017, he served as CEO. Prior to joining Autodesk, Bass co-founded Ithaca Software, which was acquired by Autodesk in 1993. He then co-founded Buzzsaw which was acquired by Autodesk in 2001. Bass serves on the boards of directors of leading technology companies across multiple sectors, including Zendesk, Built Robotics, Planet Labs, and Zoox. He also serves on the board of trustees of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and California College of the Arts; and on the advisory boards of Cornell Computing and Information Science, UC Berkeley School of Information and UC Berkeley College of Engineering. Bass holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Cornell University.