Jonathan Knowles is a creative thinker who has made a career of connecting emerging technologies with social trends, bringing the arts, science and technology together, and connecting people and ideas. A senior advisor to the CEO and CTO at Autodesk, he is host of Autodesk IDEAS: The Innovation + Design Series conference. He also serves as a Visioneer for the X Prize Foundation and as a regular participant at e.g. and TED. His expertise puts him in contact with creative thinkers including filmmakers, designers, architects, engineers, game developers, business strategists, and industry leaders. Knowles is a popular speaker at enterprise, government, education, press, and analyst events focusing on making the complex understandable.