Pradeep Nair

Managing Director, Autodesk – India & SAARC

Pradeep Nair is the Managing Director for Autodesk India and SAARC operations. Mr. Nair is responsible for the overall strategy and growth of Autodesk’s business across India and SAARC region, covering all of the company’s industries, product segments and strategic partnerships.

Mr. Nair has proven experience in leading and managing sales, channels, marketing and technical teams, driving double-digit growth and ensuring consistent client satisfaction. He relishes the challenge of building organizational capability, driving sustained high-performance and simplifying complexity in India – easily amongst the world's most competitive technology markets.

Prior to joining Autodesk, Mr. Nair worked at IBM Software Group (SWG), where he was heading IBM’s software business for India and South Asia as the Director of SWG. He also led IBM's Developer Relations and Academic Initiatives that drove mass-market adoption of IBM technology among India's significant developer and student communities.

Mr. Nair is an engineer from the University of Bombay and an alumnus of IIM Calcutta.