It’s GOLD for Schultz – MG’s Director of R&D

It’s GOLD for Schultz – MG’s Director of R&D

Jarod Schultz, Director of Research and Development, has received the Gold ACI (Autodesk Certified Instructor) tier award. As a certified professional, Jarod is known for his product mastery and instructional skills. At the gold level, Jarod is recognized for maintaining his ACI Certification for 6 consecutive years.

The gold tier is currently made up of 33 individuals who have shown instructional design and delivery skills along with knowledge of specific Autodesk applications.

ACI demonstrated skills include:

  • Autodesk Certified Instructor
  • Class Management
  • Instructional Design
  • Technical Training Delivery

ACI earning criteria include:

  • 20 hours of product/workflow training
  • Teach Product training annual minimums
  • Submit an article or featured contribution and/or deliver/publish a presentation
  • Minimum hours of professional development

Additional details can be found here.

This award came shortly after Jarod earned a spot in the Autodesk Expert Elite program, a program that recognizes contributions to the customer support community. His time, knowledge, and assistance paired with his leadership and collaboration abilities inspired a nomination that gained him entrance.

Key characteristics of an Autodesk Expert Elite member include:

  • Advocacy
  • Expertise
  • Kindness
  • Responsiveness
  • Leadership

More information on this program can be found here.

Jarod is so deserving of these accreditations as he continually invests in himself, explores and pushes the capabilities of the latest and greatest products and solutions (hints his Research and Development title he wears so well), while sharing all this knowledge with others. We are so proud to have him on our team and can’t wait to see the success the next 6 years bring him.

Congratulations Jarod!