Diana Colella

Title: 
Desautels Global Expert; VP of Business Strategy & Marketing at Autodesk
Degree(s): 

EMBA’11

Biography: 

Diana Colella, VP of Business Strategy and Marketing at Autodesk, is responsible for the driving the business results and marketing strategy for the AutoCAD and Media & Entertainment business.

Diana has been with Autodesk for over 20 years in various roles. During that time, she has been responsible for product management, product design, worldwide support and services, sales and operations. Prior to Autodesk she worked at KPMG.

She has over 20 years of software industry experience with extensive knowledge of go-to-market and industry strategies for the media & entertainment sector. She is responsible for $1b in ARR and has successfully transformed product lines from a perpetual to a subscription business. She is a change agent that has driven many transformations in the organization that push the boundaries beyond status quo.

She is passionate about the development of female executives and is the executive sponsor of the Autodesk Women à Montreal which empowers women at all levels of Autodesk to achieve their full potential.

Diana holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting, is a CPA and obtained her MBA at McGill/HEC University.

Specialization by geographical area: 
Montreal
Group: 
Desautels Global Experts
Stream: 
Marketing
Strategy