Phillip G. Bernstein is a Vice President at Autodesk, a leading provider of software for architecture and engineering. A practicing architect with twenty five years of experience, he leads Industry Strategy and Relations for the AEC Division, where he is responsible for setting the company’s future vision and strategy for technology serving the building industry, as well as cultivating and sustaining the firm's relationships with strategic industry leaders and associations.
Prior to joining Autodesk, Phil was an Associate Principal at Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, where he managed many of the firm’s most complex commissions. 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, Fortune and Perspecta, and has been 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.
He was the executive responsible for Autodesk’s recent Waltham AEC Headquarters, which has received awards from the American Institute of Architects, Business Week/Architectural Record, the Association of General Contractors and Interiors Magazine. He 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, New York, 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.