As Autodesk's Chief Financial Officer, Al Castino oversees the departments of Finance, Purchasing, Information Technology, Business Development and Investor Relations.
Prior to joining Autodesk, Castino was CFO for Virage, Inc., a leading provider of video and rich media communication software, where he led the company to a successful initial public offering. Castino also held the position of Senior Vice President and CFO for PeopleSoft, where he developed and managed the company's financial and administrative infrastructure.
Other previous experience includes a role as controller for Chiron Corporation, where he integrated the finance and administration functions across a large and diverse set of businesses for the $1.1 billion company. He also worked at Sun Microsystems for eight years in a series of key domestic and international finance assignments, and at Hewlett-Packard Company for seven years, where he held various divisional finance management positions. In May 2007, Castino joined the Board of Directors of Synopsys, Inc.
Castino holds a CPA from the state of California, an MBA from Stanford University, and a BA from Holy Cross College.