What’s Next? Info Session Series with Autodesk

August 5th, 12:30pm (ET). Click here to register.

Join MIT IDEAS for the What’s Next? Info Session series. Through this series, you’ll have opportunities to connect with leaders at organization that are committed  to supporting the efforts of social entrepreneurs and innovators.

Autodesk Foundation is the first foundation to focus corporate philanthropy on design that addresses environmental, social, health, and education challenges.

Ryan Macpherson is a Portfolio and Investment Manager at Autodesk Foundation, the corporate foundation of Autodesk, Inc. In his role, Ryan leads Autodesk’s impact investments into early-stage, world class technologies addressing society’s most pressing global challenges. Ryan is passionate about developing new financing mechanisms and incentive structures to support the commercialization of science and engineering-based breakthroughs. He has done so throughout his career by leading investment operations at PRIME Coalition, directing the 2016 MIT Clean Energy Prize, and establishing new technology transition programs within the Department of Defense and General Services Administration. Ryan holds a Master of Business Administration from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Bachelor of Science with high distinction in Civil Engineering from the University of Virginia.

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