Design Night at the Autodesk Gallery

March 24, 2015 @ 6PM

An evening of incredible presentations by local entrepreneur Cy Hossain and Autodesk employee Shiya Luo at the Autodesk Gallery.


Named a top destination by Wired magazine and the San Francisco Chronicle, the Gallery features more than 20 exhibits, including original works by Lego, Mercedes-Benz, Nike, and more, and celebrates the creative process by showing how people are using new technology to imagine, design, and create a better world.

For more information about Autodesk or the gallery visit or follow @autodesk on Twitter.

Cy Hossain | The Unintentional Birth of a Startup

Cy is self-taught designer/developer and CEO of Crowdcast. Born in a rural village, grew up in New Jersey, went to boarding school in Boston, and dropped out of college in LA before moving to San Francisco, he’s going to tell the story of his experience and the things he learned along the way leading up to the launch of his most recent startup.

Shiya Luo | 3D Design on the Web

Shiya is a developer evangelist at Autodesk. She is working on reaching out to web developers who have a passion about 2D/3D design. She will be talking about how Autodesk went around designing and building an API that lets you view 3D files directly on the Web.


Autodesk Gallery @ 1 Market St #200, San Francisco

The Autodesk Gallery is located on Market St at the border of SoMa & the Financial District in downtown San Francisco. The Embarcadero BART/Muni stop is just steps away and numerous Muni buses serve the Market St corridor.

Taking public transportation or cycling is highly encouraged, though parking garages can be found in the nearby vicinity if needed.


6:00pm - 6:30pm — Tour the Gallery, Networking, food/drinks 6:30pm - 6:35pm — Take Seats 6:35pm - 7:00pm — Lightning Talks 7:00pm - 7:40pm — Cy Hossain + Q&A 7:45pm - 8:15pm — Shiya Luo + Q&A

Doors Close at 8:45


A huge thanks to Autodesk and Atomi Design for helping plan and hosting this event!