Nov 28, 2018
Minette Norman serves as Vice President of Engineering
Practice at Autodesk and is responsible for a collaborative culture
and state-of-the-art engineering practices. Minette spearheaded
“radical collaboration” – initiatives that recognize engineers who
contribute to one another’s code, designs, and tests. Previously,
she gained international attention by transforming Autodesk’s
localization team through best-in-class automation and machine
Before joining Autodesk, she held a variety of technical
communication and management positions at companies including
Symantec and Adobe. Named in 2017 as one of the “Most Influential
Women in Bay Area Business” by the San Francisco Business
Times and in 2018 as one of the YWCA Silicon Valley’s “Tribute
to Women” Honorees, Minette is a recognized industry expert with a
Minette has a broad approach to community service, working
with local, national and international non-profit organizations.
She serves on the Board of Directors of D-Rev, a non-profit devoted
to developing medical technologies for impoverished and vulnerable
populations worldwide. Minette also works with GirlsWhoCode and
YesWeCode, national organizations that help under-represented
populations succeed in the technology sector.
Minette holds degrees in Drama and French from Tufts
University and studied at the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris.