Tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of my joining Autodesk. The years have literally flown by. To bathe in the nostalgia of the event, I decided to go up into the loft and dig through my old photos, to see what I could find.
Here’s one of me that was probably taken around the time I joined Autodesk (at a guess, anyway). Yes, I had long hair, although it was usually tied back: it was only this curly just after it had just been washed (so not very often, ahem).
If you could travel back in time and tell my 22-year-old self that he’d be spending 25 years (perhaps more!) with the same company, I suspect he’d have pretty much exactly that expression on his face. Maybe someone did, and I’ve just forgotten?
After joining Autodesk on a Tuesday, the following Sunday I headed across on my first “business trip” to Amsterdam for Autodesk’s first European Developers Conference.
I managed to find the brochure, and it’s a real nostalgia trip to see the agenda and speaker list….