William Goodson to lead fed sales at Autodesk

William Goodson has joined Autodesk as vice president of sales for Autodesk Government, a unit of the company that has served federal, state and local government agencies for more than 24 years.

Autodesk is a provider of building information modeling, an emerging technology that involves creating a structure as a 3-D virtual model and linking it with data.

Goodson will be responsible for boosting Autodesk’s presence in the government market and managing the business in critical federal sectors, including defense, homeland security and civilian agencies. He will also be responsible for expanding Autodesk’s partnerships that support the federal government.

Goodson brings more than 20 years’ experience in public-sector sales and management.

Most recently, he was vice president of worldwide sales at Razorsight. Before that, he was managing director of North America and Canadian public-sector sales at Adobe, where he was responsible for building an enterprise sales organization.

He was also vice president of federal sales at PeopleSoft.

About the Author

David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

Featured

  • Defense
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) reveal concept renderings for the Next NGA West (N2W) campus from the design-build team McCarthy HITT winning proposal. The entirety of the campus is anticipated to be operational in 2025.

    How NGA is tackling interoperability challenges

    Mark Munsell, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s CTO, talks about talent shortages and how the agency is working to get more unclassified data.

  • Veterans Affairs
    Veterans Affairs CIO Jim Gfrerer speaks at an Oct. 10 FCW event (Photo credit: Troy K. Schneider)

    VA's pivot to agile

    With 10 months on the job, Veterans Affairs CIO Jim Gfrerer is pushing his organization toward a culture of constant delivery.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.