Autodesk, Director of Business Development
Hilde Sevens has 15+ years of experience in online, mobile and desktop software in multiple industries,
including consumer, manufacturing and collaboration. Hilde works for Autodesk, Inc. a world leader in
design innovation technology and in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software.
In her current role of Director of Business and Development for the Consumer Group she defines and
executes Autodesk’s Consumer Group partner strategy, including partnerships with e-tailers, content
providers, communities and fabrication companies. Autodesk’s Consumer software such as Sketchbook,
Pixlr, Instructables and Homestyler reach more than 60 million users in the areas of digital art, personal
fabrication and home improvement.
Formerly Hilde led Product Management of Autodesk’s manufacturing suites of products. Earlier roles
included Business Unit Manager of Factory solutions and Product Management of Computer Integrated
Manufacturing solutions at Autodesk.
Before joining Autodesk, Hilde worked at Siemens PLM Software for 7 years, where she mostly focused
on the area of Knowledge Driven Automation with responsibility for Tooling Process Wizards. Prior to
joining Siemens PLM, Hilde worked as Technical Project Leader/Designer at an automotive supplier and
as Project Leader in an injection molding company.
Hilde grew up in Belgium and holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Design.