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Global Technology Evangelist


In her 20 year career as Technology Evangelist, Lynn Allen has spoken to more than a half million professionals at events in over 50 countries throughout the world. Her online presentations and videos have easily reached over five million individuals over the years. For over 22 years she wrote a column for Cadalyst magazine called "Circles and Lines" and is the voice behind the popular Cadalyst videos –“Tips and Tricks with Lynn Allen”. Lynn started using Autodesk® software over 25 years ago, and taught at the corporate and collegiate level for 13 years before joining Autodesk. A sought-after public speaker with a unique comedic style, Lynn served as the Emcee/Host of Autodesk University® for over 10 years and is always one of the highest rated speakers at multiple design and software events. Her passion and strength is connecting with customers and shining a light on new technology.
The author of three technology books, Lynn has over 21,000 followers on Twitter with over a quarter million impressions every month.
Lynn has coached hundreds of technical and non-technical presenters from multiple technology and design companies helping them achieve maximum effectiveness both live and virtually. She has received numerous awards for her contributions to the Design and Technology communities.
Lynn has also worked with the California Prison Industry Authority, supporting their Training Center in Folsom Prison. She is very passionate about training offenders so they can gain employment upon release and avoid re-incarceration and has spoken at various national events at the Columbia School of Law on the topic. Lynn has also provided the keynote at many STEM conferences and is very focused on showing our youth they can change the world through technology


BIM, AutoCAD, CAD, Digital Prototyping, AEC, Autodesk, Technology, 3D Printing, Generative Design, Public Speaking and Coaching