Bill Allen

Bill Allen is CEO, and President of EvolveLAB, Disrupt Repeat, and On Point Scans. These firms synergistically help Architects, Engineers, and Contractors optimize the built environment. He has over 14 years of experience managing technology for buildings in the AEC industry for cutting edge firms. Bill has experience lecturing on staff as a College Instructor for the University of Nebraska Omaha and regularly speaks at such conferences as Autodesk University, the Central States BIM Workshop, as well as is a keynote speaker for firms implementing change. Bill served on the BIM Board of Omaha, Central States Revit Workshop Board, and the board of the Rocky Mountain Building Information Society.

Arol Wolford

Arol Wolford, pioneer and passionate advocate of building intelligence, is the founder and President of VIMaec. Arol and his team spent 30 years developing Construction Market Data into a global leader in building. CMD grew from 5 employees in 1982 to 1,300 employees in 2000. CMD Group was sold to Reed Elsevier in 2000 for $300 million. In 2000 he became a board member of Revit Technology Corporation, creator of the first parametric building modeler. Revit was sold to Autodesk in 2002 for $133 million.

Cliff Moser

Cliff Moser, LEED, AIA, is a licensed architect with over 30 years of experience in healthcare design and construction. Author of Architecture 3.0; the Disruptive Design Practice Handbook (Routlege 2014), his research includes rules-based and generative digital design systems, and collaboration through lean and agile rational-based project controls and quality management structures. Trained in mediation and arbitration services, Cliff is an innovator in developing the requirements for the instruments of service for digital design and construction, and has served in healthcare leadership roles in design: Perkins + Will and RTKL; construction: AECOM, and healthcare owner organizations – Kaiser Permanente and Stanford Healthcare.

KP Reddy

KP Reddy is a globally recognized authority in the Built Environment. With over 25 plus years, he has been a technologist, subject- matter expert, founder, CEO, investor, and author. He is a Civil Engineer from The Georgia Institute of Technology, the author of 2 books - BIM for Owners and Developers and What you know about startups is wrong. KP has had many roles including sold three large BuiltTech companies, ran Enterprise Transformation and Gehry Technologies (Frank Gehry) and was the General Manager of ATDC, one of the oldest incubators at Georgia Tech.

Andrew Ackerman

Andrew is recovering consultant turned serial entrepreneur, startup mentor and angel investor. He is the Managing Director at Dreamit, currently in charge of the UrbanTech accelerator program. Andrew is also a contributing writer to Fortune, AlleyWatch, The 74 Million, et. al. Andrew has founded two companies and has a keen appreciation for how hard it is to build a successful startup, even under the best of circumstances. He
speaks Hebrew fluently as well as some Spanish, French, Japanese and JavaScript.

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewbackerman
Twitter @AndrewAckerman
Blog: http://www.AsAngelsSeeIt.com 

Tara Roscoe

Over her 20 years of experience, Tara has developed a design approach that is holistic, interactive, and engaging. Her portfolio hosts a broad spectrum of work and is particularly strong in corporate workplace interiors. Her endless curiosity and ability to explore unique ideas while solving some of her clients’ toughest challenges has led to her work on some of the today’s largest and most complex real estate, strategy, and design projects.

Tara is an active member of the interior design community. She has taught at the Pratt Institute and the University of Manitoba and is a regular visiting reviewer at numerous institutions including the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), the New York School of Interior Design, The New School/Parsons, and Ryerson. She speaks frequently at industry events including the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), CoreNet, and the Real Deal.

Paul Doherty

Paul, the Chairman and CEO of TDG (The Digit Group www.thedigitgroupinc.com) as seen on Bloomberg TV and reported by CNBC as one of America's Business Titans, is a Registered Architect and one of the global Industry's most sought after thought leaders and is one of the global industry’s most sought after thought leaders, strategists and integrators of process, technology and business. A Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council and a former member of the IFMA Board of Directors, Paul is an award- winning architect, author, educator, analyst and advisor to Fortune 500 organizations, global government agencies, prominent institutions and the most prestigious architectural, engineering and contracting firms in the world. Paul is a prominent and highly rated speaker at numerous industry events around the world each year and has been appointed as a guest lecturer at leading universities throughout the world. 

Josh Kanner

Josh Kanner is Founder & CEO of Smartvid.io. Most recently he was co-founder of Vela Systems, a pioneer in the use of web and tablet workflows for construction and capital projects. The company was successfully acquired by Autodesk in 2012 and has been rebranded as BIM360 Field. Prior to founding Vela Systems, Josh was responsible for product management and strategy at Emptoris (now part of IBM), a web-based strategic sourcing software company. Kanner graduated from Brown University and earned an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He enjoys hiking, skiing, travel and being a dad to his two boys.

Lakshmi Shenoy

Lakshmi Shenoy is a recent transplant to the Tampa Bay region and is the CEO of Embarc Collective, formerly known as the Tampa Bay innovation hub. Embarc Collective exists to help Tampa Bay a prime destination for diverse startup talent and to be a central landing zone for the Tampa Bay startup community. Before moving to Tampa Bay, Lakshmi was in Chicago and served as the Vice President of Strategy & Business Development at 1871, the #1 university-affiliated business incubator in the world. Prior to 1871, Lakshmi focused on growth strategies for a variety of businesses through her work at Prophet Brand Strategy, Time Inc., Procter & Gamble and Leo Burnett. She has a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Lakshmi was recognized as one of 20 Rising Brand Stars by AdAge in 2017.

John Haymaker

John Haymaker, Ph.D., AIA, LEED AP, serves as Perkins+Will’s Director of Research, overseeing the firm’s formal investigations into material performance, design process, building technology, resilience, regeneration, and human health and wellness in the built environment. John works closely with a team of researchers, designers, and academics to expand the firm’s knowledge base in pursuit of state-of-the-art design solutions. He also oversees Perkins+Will’s Research Labs, Innovation Incubator program, and nonprofit research arm, AREA Research, which conducts studies on the built environment and publishes its findings for free public use. Previously a professor of civil engineering at Stanford University, and a professor of architecture and building construction at Georgia Institute of Technology, John has contributed more than 80 professional and academic articles on topics such as design process communication, optimization, and decision-making. A frequent speaker at industry and academic events, his research has earned top honors from the American Institute of Architects, the American Society of Civil Engineers, FIATECH, and the National Academy of Engineering.

Benjamin Welle

Benjamin is the Director of Energy Lab at Perkins + Will. His role is to develop innovative design methods for the next generation of architects working towards the goal of zero emission buildings His work focuses on the integration of parametric design tools with energy, daylighting, and thermal comfort simulation tools for use in multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO) environments using parallel and distributed computing. Benjamin received a B.S. in Energy Engineering and M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering-Atmosphere/Energy from Stanford University, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego, and a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering-Design Construction Integration from Stanford’s Center for Integrated Facility Engineering (CIFE). He is a registered professional mechanical engineer in the State of California.

Cory Brugger

Cory Brugger is an industry recognized leader in the integration of advanced technology for architecture and the built environment. Cory’s multidisciplinary approach to practice leverages over fifteen years’ experience focused on innovation for projects ranging from residential design-build to high-rise office towers. Specializing in the implementation of building information modeling (BIM) and virtual design and construction (VDC), Cory has successfully overseen integrated project delivery on award winning buildings globally. As Chief Technology Officer he directs the vision and team dedicated to the development and application of innovative technology and the implementation of new processes for design and construction.

BuiltTech Week

October 22-24, 2018

Woodruff Arts Center - Atlanta, GA

Join us for the 2nd annual BuiltTech Week bringing together hundreds of AEC and technology startups, innovative corporate professionals, and investors to explore the latest in solutions, innovations, and best practices. BuiltTech Week is in partnership with Georgia Tech, Shadow Ventures, ATDC, the Metro Atlanta Chamber, and Bisnow.

Topics include The Rise of Smart Cities, Creating a Culture of Innovation in Architecture, Revolutionizing Workspaces, The Future of BIM Will Not Be BIM, Rise of the Robots, The Investor Perspective: Where is the BuiltTech Industry Going & Why?, plus more!

Sponsoring and exhibiting is an ideal way to get in front of influential industry leaders and professionals, while maximizing your brand exposure.

Speakers

Bill Allen

CEO & PRESIDENT of evolvelab
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Arol Wolford

President and CEO of VIMaec
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Cliff Moser

BIM DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION SERVICES AT STANFORD HEALTHCARE
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KP Reddy

FOUNDER OF SHADOW VENTURES AND BUILTTECH LABS
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Andrew Ackerman

MANAGING DIRECTOR, DREAMIT URBANTECH
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Tara Roscoe

Associate Principal, Woods Bagot
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Paul Doherty

FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN, THE DIGIT GROUP (TDG)
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Josh Kanner

FOUNDER AND CEO OF SMARTVID.IO
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Lakshmi Shenoy

CEO, EMBARC COLLECTIVE
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John Haymaker

DIRECTOR Of research, PERKINS + WILL
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Benjamin Welle

DIRECTOR OF ENERGY LAB, PERKINS + WILL
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Cory Brugger

CTO, HKS Inc.
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