Vice President, Strategic Industry Relations, Autodesk

Phillip G. Bernstein


Phillip G. Bernstein is a Vice President at Autodesk where he leads Strategic Industry Relations. He is responsible for setting the company’s future vision and strategy for technology as well as cultivating and sustaining the firm's relationships with strategic industry leaders and associations.

Phil has taught at the Yale School of Architecture as a Lecturer in Professional Practice since 1988. He writes and lectures extensively about practice and technology issues, has been published in Architectural Record, Architecture, Architecture+Urbanism, Design Intelligence, Fast Company, Fortune and Perspecta and quoted in The Economist, Vanity Fair, Dwell and The Wall Street Journal. Phil is co-editor of Building (In) The Future: Recasting Labor in Architecture, published in 2010 by Princeton Architectural Press, as well as BIM in the Academia: Technology’s Implications for Practice and the Academy in 2011, and contributed to Digital Workflows in Architecture, published in 2012 by Birkhauser. He was the executive responsible for Autodesk’s recent Waltham AEC Headquarters project, which received more than 14 architectural awards. Phil was honored by DesignIntelligence as one of the “30 Most Admired Educators for 2013” and was named as an Outstanding Industry Contributor in 2010 by the Connecticut Construction Institute.

Phil received a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude with Distinction in Architecture from Yale University and a Master of Architecture also from Yale. He is a Trustee of the Emma Willard School of Troy, NY, a Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and former Chair of the AIA National Contract Documents Committee.