Sr. Business Line Executive
Digital Simulation Products
John has over 28 years’ experience in Computer-Aided engineering. Prior to joining Autodesk, John held management positions at both Moldflow Corp, and ANSYS Inc., where he was responsible for the development of Enterprise Licensing, managing global accounts, and as Director of the worldwide network of ANSYS support distributors.
John holds a B.S and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Union University. He is a founding member and current President of the Technology Network Alliance – an international consortium of CAE Experts.
Mr. Twerdok is also the father of 4 daughters, two of which have graduated from Penn State University. For the past two years at Autodesk, he has sponsored an internship for a Penn State architectural student whose outstanding work in simulation of building models has been highlighted at both Autodesk University, and in Design News magazine.