R. Scott Herren is the chief financial officer and senior vice president at Autodesk, the company that makes software for people who make things. Herren is responsible for Autodesk’s global financial strategy including operations, corporate development, financial systems, tax and treasury as well as the company’s procurement organizations. While at Autodesk, Herren has orchestrated Autodesk’s business-model transformation – shifting from selling perpetual licenses to selling subscriptions.
He graduated from Columbia University with an MBA degree. He is also a graduate of Columbia University. Georgia Institute of Technology with BACHELOR'S DEGREE.
From 2011 to 2014, he worked at Citrix Systems Inc. as Senior VP:Finance. He then joined Cisco Systems Inc. as Exec VP/CFO and Autodesk as Senior VP/CFO.