Diana Colella

Desautels Global Expert; Senior Vice President, Media & Entertainment (M&E) vertical solutions group at Autodesk
Diana Colella



Diana Colella, Senior Vice President, Media and Entertainment (M&E) vertical solutions group at Autodesk, is responsible for overseeing their collection of tools used in both film and television production and videogame development. She is also responsible for increasing the visibility and strategic focus of their M&E efforts, and leading their growth in the industry.

Diana has been with Autodesk for over 20 years in various roles. During that time, she has been responsible for business strategy and marketing, 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.

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