A member of the CEO executive staff Amar is responsible for all aspects of Autodeskís groundbreaking AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT products the AutoCAD platform Geospatial solutions Plant solutions Extended Design solutions Content and Search solutions Global Engineering and Autodesk Labs.
Amar has held several executive positions within Autodesk since joining the company in 1987 most recently as the Vice President of Autodesk Collaboration Solutions. In that role Amar was responsible for the strategic growth general management and daily operations of Autodeskís collaboration offerings including Autodesk Buzzsaw Autodesk Constructware - the company's on-demand web-based collaboration project management services - and Autodesk Design Review used for distributing and reviewing design information. Under his leadership sales of collaboration solutions grew by a factor of 11 over 4 years.
Prior to Autodesk Amar was the co-founder and VP of Marketing of RedSpark Inc a startup focused on building a collaborative product development system for the discrete manufacturing industry.
Amar holds a masterís of science degree in mechanical engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and bachelorís degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Bombay.