The Board of Directors of Autodesk is providing these proxy materials to you in connection with the solicitation of proxies for use at the Special Meeting to be held on Tuesday,
November 6, 2007, at 9:00 a.m., Pacific time, and at any adjournment or postponement thereof, for the purpose of considering and acting upon the matters set forth herein.
Where is the Special Meeting?
The Special Meeting will be held at Autodesks principal executive offices, located at 111 McInnis Parkway, San Rafael, California 94903. The telephone number at that location
is (415) 507-5000.
Stockholders are cordially invited to attend the Special Meeting and are entitled to and requested to
vote on the proposal to approve the Companys 2008 Plan.
Can I attend the Special Meeting?
You are cordially invited to attend the Special Meeting if you are a stockholder of record or a beneficial owner as of September 21, 2007. Please notify our Vice President of
Investor Relations, Sue Pirri, by calling (415) 507-6705 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are planning to attend the Special Meeting. In addition, you should bring proof of identity for entrance to the Special
Meeting. If your shares are held in a brokerage account or by a bank or another nominee, you will need to bring a copy of a brokerage statement reflecting stock ownership as of the record date. The meeting will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m., Pacific
time, and you should leave ample time for the check-in procedures.