Senior Industry Sales Manager, Autodesk
Salim El Ferkh brings more than 20 years of experience in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Operations (AECO) sector. He has been with Autodesk for the last 10 years, where he has been spearheading and leading a team that drives digital transformation for major AECO organizations in the Middle East.
Over the past 2 decades of accelerated regional construction, Salim has had the privilege of contracting in most of the region's iconic Government, Education, Real Estate, Oil & Gas and Hospitality construction projects across the Middle East and North Africa.
Currently Salim and his team are helping 250 major customers achieve amazing feats and awards using Autodesk’s connected BIM authoring and collaboration platforms. The team’s most recent achievements include supporting, with expertise and technology, the design and construction of some of the world’s largest infrastructure projects. Among them Grand Egyptian Museum, Istanbul Grand Airport, all the Qatar FIFA stadiums, Expo 2020 and more recently several of the Saudi Giga projects.
Salim embarked on his professional journey as a project control engineer with a renowned construction company in the Middle East, where he honed his skills. Subsequently, he transitioned to the sales and customer success teams of industry-leading software vendors, where he championed innovative solutions tailored to the AECO sector.
Salim hold a Bachelor’s degree of Mechanical Engineering from the American University of Beirut.
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