Ron Locklin

Ron Locklin

Director, Forge Strategy and Marketing

As the global lead for Autodesk’s Sustainability Platform, Ron Locklin is responsible for the global strategy for Autodesk’s Sustainability Platform efforts. This includes setting strategic direction, partner programs, proofs of concept, and technical enablement.

Ron has deep global experience in product management, product and industry marketing in engineering/design software (PLM, CAD, IoT, technical computing) and enterprise software (BPM, content management).

Ron joined Autodesk in 2012 and was responsible for the “go to market” function for Autodesk’s enterprise solutions business in manufacturing globally through December 2016. This role included product/technical marketing, pricing, packaging, channel strategy, business expansion, and sales enablement. He was the Forge (Autodesk platform) global business leader from 2017 through 2021.

Prior to Autodesk, Ron led Marketing at Dassault Systemes/Enovia, and Worldwide Alliances at PTC. He was also at The MathWorks for 5 years, where he bootstrapped and built the industry marketing function. He was also an adjunct professor at Boston University for 18 years.

Ron holds a BA from Colgate University and MBA from Tuck at Dartmouth. He lives west of Boston with his wife Lisa and two sons.




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