Brian M. Frank is Sr. Product Line Manager for Simulation and Analysis solutions at Autodesk. After completing a Bachelor of Architecture from the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech in 1998, he served as project architect with firms in the Baltimore and New York metropolitan markets, serving residential, commercial, and institutional clients. Prior to joining Autodesk he served as senior project engineer at a facade systems company in New York. Having held various roles within Autodesk since joining in 2008, Brian leads the product management teams focusing on the development of simulation products and next generation technologies, including finite element analysis (FEA), computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and Generative Design offerings from Autodesk.