Bill Goodson is Vice President of Federal Government Sales for Autodesk, a computer design software company. As VP of Federal Sales, Goodson is responsible for managing business within federal markets and directing consumer-based strategies for state and local government. His sales leadership and public sector business is one of the fastest growth areas at Autodesk.
Before joining Autodesk in November 2006, Goodson held various management positions. The most recent was Razorsight, where he was Vice President of Worldwide Sales. His other positions were with Adobe, PeopleSoft, and Commerce One.
In an interview with ExecutiveBiz, Goodson explained that he spent most of his life oversees in Argentina before his success in federal sales. He then attended the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Business.