Gary Lang

Gary Lang

Vice President of Engineering, Autodesk, Infrastructure Solutions Division

Gary Lang first joined Autodesk as a programmer in 1989. After serving in a variety of roles including director of internet technology, he left in 1996 to co-found a management consulting firm that focused on strategic consulting, product development, and business development.

As a principal of the firm, Lang consulted with numerous technology companies including Intuit, Iomega, Giftcertificates.com, Thomson Financial Services, and General Magic, helping to manage and fine tune their engineering and product development organizations. During this time Lang also managed the start up of three companies as vice president of engineering.

In 2003, Lang rejoined Autodesk in his current role in which he leads the engineering, quality assurance, technical publications, and product design teams for the Infrastructure Solutions Division.

Most recently, Lang became a driving force behind Autodesk’s first open source product offering, MapGuide Open Source, and he is a founder and board member of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation.

Lang has a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

  • Session: "Opening" the Possibilities: API's and Open Source Code
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