Christine is the Executive Director of the Autodesk Foundation—supporting innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges. Christine helps Autodesk realize its impact goals via charitable giving and impact investing, paving the way for the transition of our markets, and a more sustainable, resilient, and equitable future. Outside of work, Christine is an active mom of two, a golfer-in-the-making, and unabashedly proud of her Canadian roots.
Jean Shia is a Managing Director of the Autodesk Foundation where she invests in a portfolio of 40+ organizations using technology for positive social and environmental impact and leads the Foundation’s impact measurement function. She also oversees Autodesk’s sustainability and decarbonization commitments as the Director of Impact Strategy and Investment.
Jean has two decades of experience working in strategy, finance and operations including 5 years working in China and India at an agtech startup that was later acquired by an Indian conglomerate. She started her career as a Fellow in the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development working to revitalize communities across New York. Jean received an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and a BS with Honors in Urban Studies from Cornell University.