deeoakI am a qualified Mechanical Engineer with more than 19 years of experience of working in the design industry. I am currently working as the National Technical Manager - Named Accounts, with Cadgroup Australia.

I am a regular speaker at Autodesk University in Las Vegas USA and was adjudged the Best Speaker in the Instructional Demo category at Autodesk University 2017. Additionally, I am one of the Top Rated Speakers for last four years in a row. At AU2016, I was also awarded the Top Rated Online Speakers status. I was also rated among the Top Three Speakers at BILT ANZ and Top Six Speakers at BILT Asia. I am one of the lead presenters at various events showcasing the latest Autodesk technology all around Australia and Asia and am regularly invited to present at various User Group events in the region.

I am the author of the Up and Running with Autodesk Navisworks and Up and Running with Autodesk Advance Steel series of textbooks. Visit the Authored Textbook page above to know about these books.

I am also privileged to be the guest lecturer at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and University of New South Wales (UNSW), two of the biggest universities in Australia.

Before joining Cadgroup, I was working as the Vice President CADSoft Technologies, a subsidiary of CADCIM Technologies, USA. The CAD Skills that I possess including Autodesk  Navisworks, AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, Pro/ENGINEER, Pro/E Wildfire, SolidWorks, NX, Solid Edge, CATIA, and Mechanical Desktop. I have been providing engineering services to various companies around the world using these packages.

I have been teaching various Autodesk software such as AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor for around 18 years and Navisworks for around 10 years. I have also trained people an software such as Pro/ENGINEER and SolidWorks in the past.