Brian Frank is Sr. Product Line Manager for Simulation and Analysis solutions at Autodesk. After completing a Bachelor of Architecture from the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech in 1998, he served as project architect with firms in the Baltimore and New York metropolitan markets, serving residential, commercial, and institutional clients. Prior to joining Autodesk he served as senior project engineer at a façade systems company in New York. There he was responsible for the design, manufacturing, and installation of highrise and skyscraper exterior envelope systems. Having held various roles within Autodesk since joining in 2008, Brian now focuses on development of simulation products and technologies for engineers and architects.