Brent Scannell is a member of the product management team at Autodesk in the Entertainment Creation Products group, working specifically on the development of 3ds Max. Brent is the group liason with Khronos group activities, and he is specialized in product design and manufacturing, with intimate knowledge and experience in 3D design systems as well as the role of product visualization. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Concordia University in Montreal, as well as a Mech. Eng. Technology Diploma from Dawson College in Montreal where he specialized in 3D design and automated manufacturing.