Mary Hope McQuiston

Keynote Session
Thursday, May 25, 2017 | 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Mary Hope (“MH”) McQuiston leads global business strategy for Autodesk Education Experiences. Autodesk provides content, curriculum, and free software to students and educators worldwide to inspire and create the next generation of designers and innovators.

McQuiston has been at Autodesk since 2004, most recently leading business, marketing and operations for the Autodesk Forge platform. Previously, McQuiston was a founding member of Autodesk’s consumer and 3D printing business. Before Autodesk, McQuiston held various leadership roles at SaaS-based healthcare supply chain management and industrial marketplace companies. She started her career in Boston at SilverPlatter Information, a CD-ROM publishing company.

McQuiston is passionate about making Autodesk’s powerful design and making technology accessible to kids, makers, hackers, start-ups and developers everywhere. She lives in Marin, CA, where she and her husband are being raised by their two kids, Jack and Eliza, and Bonnie, their wise Weimaraner. McQuiston gets riled up about education, girl power, the San Francisco Giants and her hometown of Philadelphia. McQuiston received a BA in History from Connecticut College.