Thomas White is a Software Development Manager and leads the Research Transfer team at Autodesk. He is responsible for converting successful research outcomes into production-quality components and supporting their integration into products. Thomas has also worked on other projects at Autodesk, including SketchBook Mobile, SketchBook Pro, Maya and PortfolioWall.
With over 20 years of experience in software development, Thomas’s areas of expertise include agile development methods; application, component and API design; desktop, mobile and (full-stack) web development; iOS, macOS, Linux and Windows platforms.
Thomas received a Bachelor of Mathematics in Honours Computer Science from the University of Waterloo in 1994. Previous to joining Autodesk (then Alias) in 2000, he was a Senior Software Developer at Gavel & Gown Software, and as a student worked at Comnetix Computer Systems, Apple Canada, OISE and Science North.
Thomas lives in Burlington, Ontario with his partner Julia and their two cats. He is an avid runner and is always training for the next marathon or ultra trail marathon. He also enjoys cycling, paddle boarding, photography, travelling and hiking on the Bruce Trail.
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