Professors

Joseph White

Director, AEU LEAD

John Olofsson

General Superintendent, DPR Construction

Olofsson has been in the construction industry for nearly 10 years, working in various roles from estimator to his current general superintendent role. Olofsson currently works for DPR Construction providing vision for project planning and the coordination and optimization that comes with project execution.

John Meibers

Vice President & General Manager, Deltek + ComputerEase

John has been a leader at Deltek + ComputerEase for more than 20 years and spent 10 years working in various roles for a large mechanical contractor. In today’s rapidly changing, fast-paced world, a large part of John’s role is ensuring that Deltek + ComputerEase equips customers with the most cutting-edge technology to power job […]

Joseph White

Director, AEU LEAD

Jack Mangel

Quality Control Manager, Austin Commercial

Jacqueline “Jack” Mangel is a quality control manager at Austin Commercial, a national construction management company. She has led the BIM 360 Field implementation, training and process improvements since 2016. Mangel is passionate about replacing paper and pen processes with technology solutions that improve efficiency and quality in the field.

Jimmy Hodson

Product Manager, Truelook

In the product management space since 2012, Jimmy has worked for a wide variety of companies; from Human Resources applications at a small start-up to 4 Billion Dollar valued Payroll Services companies and Fortune 50 Retail DEVOPS teams. He has worked with diverse engineering teams both remotely and locally to deliver solutions that customers love. […]

James Detzel

Director of Innovation, Austin Commercial

James is the Director of Innovation for Austin Commercial. He’s an architect and construction technologist who now leads Austin’s effort to be good at whatever tomorrow brings. Today, that includes working with design drawings that are less complete than in the past.

Jean-Paul Martinez

Director of IT

Jean-Paul Martinez, director of IT at California Drywall, provides IT services to more than 800 employees. He has successfully worked with PeerAssist to deploy applications to more than 200 field (and 100 office) users. Martinez and his team’s efforts have significantly impacted the operations for California Drywall.

Jerad Ferrell

Chief Marketing Officer

Jerad Ferrell is a construction technology leader with 25 years of experience. He co-owned a successful construction ERP company that was sold in 2009, and then joined several large general contractors to lead technology teams dedicated to making construction tech a competitive advantage in their respective markets. He has worked for some of the top […]

Josh Matheny

Customer Success Manager, Pype.io

With more than six years in the SaaS space, Josh Matheny is no stranger to learning the complexities of an industry and providing tailored solutions for his clients. As a Customer Success Manager at Pype he leverages this experience to educate and support project teams throughout their entire project lifecycle. He is passionate about processes, […]

Julien Faure

Product Marketing Senior Manager

Julien Faure heads product marketing for various verticals at DocuSign including the AEC industry. With more than 12 years of experience in technology for the AEC industry across Europe, Asia and the United States, Julien is passionate about enabling disruptions and business transformations with SaaS.

Jason Ramsey

CEO and Founder

Jason Ramsey is CEO and founder of Construction BI, a leading provider of data analytics and reporting solutions for the construction industry. Jason has spent the past 20 years building enterprise SaaS solutions and is passionate about helping clients visualize and gain actionable insights from their data and applications. Construction BI is located in Columbus, […]

Jay Mulakala

Jay Mulakala is an enterprise solutions consultant at DroneDeploy. He has over 5 years of experience working with commercial UAVs, construction executives, and insurance companies. On a daily basis, he helps DroneDeploy customers implement drones and understand how they can create further value on their job sites.

Josh Newland

Senior Manager, Segment Marketing

James Norris

Director of Virtual Building

James Norris has been at The Beck Group, an Atlanta-based large commercial design-build firm, for 10 years. At Beck, James initially developed and grew the firm’s Centralized Planning and Scheduling Department and eventually moved into his current role as Director of the Virtual Building Group, which is responsible for implementation, support and workflows for BIM, 3D Coordination, VBG […]

Julian Pisani

Julian Pisani grew up in the construction industry, learning firsthand all of the typical construction operations from his father’s general contracting business. Pisani has spent most of his professional career working in private equity, venture capital and consulting around enterprise mergers and acquisitions, and internal transition planning. He has worked with hundreds of companies on […]

Jim Campbell

VP of Construction Sales

Jim Campbell, VP of Construction Sales at AvidXchange, has been in the construction software industry for over 35 years in various sales management and channel development roles. Over the years, Jim has witnessed many advancements in application software development for the construction and real estate industries and has served as a leader at various companies, […]

John Gaither

Commercial Sales/ELD Product Specialist

John is a true industry veteran with 30 plus years’ experience implementing onboard technology for hundreds of fleets in the US. His experience with electronic driver log implementations began in 1991. John understands private and for-hire fleet operating dynamics and has trained thousands of drivers to use in-cab technology and to appreciate the positive impact it has on their daily duties and their employer’s costs and public image.