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Joe Speicher

Executive Director, Autodesk Foundation


Joe Speicher is the Executive Director of the Autodesk Foundation. Under his leadership, the Foundation is supporting the most impactful people and organizations using design to create a better world. Prior to joining Autodesk, Speicher was on the founding team of Living Goods, where he spent six years leading operations for the global health organization. Living Goods is a social business that realized a 25% reduction in under 5 mortality through the sales and distribution of critical health products in East Africa. He began his career in the banking and finance sector, working with Deutsche Bank and Cambridge Associates. He then spent three years in the Peace Corps in the Philippines and has worked as a consultant for the Economist Intelligence Unit, the World Bank and He earned a Masters degree in Development Economics from Columbia University and holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Washington and Lee University.