CADDManager on May 15th, 2008

How many of these do you remember?

1982
Autodesk founded
AutoCAD introduced and shipped

1985
Autodesk goes public; IPO of 1.6 million shares at $11.00 per share

1989
John Walker, founder, relinquishes management to Alvar Green

1992
Carol Bartz named Chairman, President and CEO

1993
Autodesk acquires Woodbourne

1994
Autodesk ships 1,000,000th copy of AutoCAD

1997
Autodesk acquires Softdesk

1998
Autodesk delivers multiple products for vertical market segments
Autodesk acquires Genius CAD Software

1999
Autodesk acquires Discreet Logic
Autodesk launches Autodesk Inventor for feature-based solid modeling

2001
Autodesk launches Location Services
Autodesk acquires Buzzsaw.com
Autodesk launches Subscription
Autodesk acquires Media 100
Autodesk acquires Gentry Systems

2002
Autodesk acquires Revit Technology
Autodesk acquires CAiCE Software

2003
Autodesk acquires truEInnovations, Inc.
Autodesk acquires Linius Technologies
Autodesk acquires VIA Development

2004
Autodesk acquires MechSoft Technology
Autodesk acquires Unreal Pictures

2005
Autodesk acquires COMPASS
Autodesk exceeds $1 billion dollars in revenue
Autodesk acquires Colorfront Ltd.
Autodesk acquires c-plan
Autodesk acquires Solid Dynamics
Autodesk acquires Engineering Intent

2006
Autodesk acquires Alias
Carl Bass named President and CEO
Autodesk acquires Constructware

2007
Autodesk Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Autodesk Acquires NavisWorks
Autodesk Acquires Opticore AB
Autodesk Acquires PlassoTech
Autodesk Acquires SkyMatter
Autodesk Acquires Hanna Strategies
Autodesk Announces One Millionth 3D User

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