Joe Lachoff joined Autodesk in February 2008, working on shared components and cloud apps for customers of the company's professional products. In April 2014 he moved to the Bio/Nano team within Autodesk Research, where he designs software tools for people working in synthetic biology, including an open source CAD/CAM tool for researchers working with very large scale genetic sequences, Genome Designer, a visual protocol development tool for simplifying lab automation, Wet Lab Accelerator, and a scalable e-commerce experience for prospective customers of the group's early experimental science platform, Project Cyborg.
Before Autodesk Joe was an interaction designer, design manager, and design agency co-founder at various tech companies around the San Francisco Bay Area, (for details see, www.linkedin.com/in/jlachoff). He received a bachelor's degree in design from UCLA in 1989.
A native Californian, Joe lives in Oakland with his wife and two sons. He enjoys amateur photography, architecture, and all things motorcycle-related.
San Francisco, CA 94111