Our speakers will also be hosting Roundtables during the BCS Roundtable Sessions. More information about the Roundtables will be coming soon.
Chairperson, BCS North AmericaRandall Stevens is an industry veteran with more than 20 years of software development, sales and management experience. Randall offers a unique combination of expertise in software and graphics technology, coupled with a degree in architecture. Randall founded ArchVision in 1991, a software development firm specializing in 3D graphics and content management technology for the design industry. He successfully led the company in the development of Rich Photorealistic Content (RPC) currently being used by customers in more than 100 countries. Through ArchVision, Randall built relationships with the industry's leading design visualization software companies including Autodesk and Bentley Systems.Randall received his B.Arch. from the University Of Kentucky College Of Architecture and served as an adjunct faculty member at the College of Design at the University of Kentucky from 1991-2007 teaching the use of Autocad, 3ds Max, Sketchup and Revit. He currently teaches entrepreneurship at the University of Kentucky College of Business.
KEYNOTE: Tomislav Žigo
ClaycoOver the past 19 years Tomislav has been an advocate of digital technology implementation as a researcher, designer and over past six years as a designer - builder. His experience includes work in the vanguard of BIM methodology implementation on large healthcare, institutional and industrial projects; research work in the field of Building Performance Analysis; optimization and use of mobile and immersive technology and mentorship positions in a number of local and national architectural firms during their transition toward BIM adoption. Currently he leads Clayco's VDC department and teaches at Washington University in St. Louis.
Schneider ElectricDon Bokmiller has been creating Revit content for many years, primarily for electrical design and construction. He has worked in both the design and construction fields and currently works for Schneider Electric as a BIM Specialist, striving to assist the electrical BIM community with content and best practices for BIM implementation. Don is a co-author of the Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP series of books and is a frequent presenter at industry events. When not working, he enjoys riding his Harley and entertaining his two dogs.
KONEKen is responsible for KONE's global BIM solutions for designers, builders, and owners. Headquartered in Finland, KONE is an innovative leader in elevators, escalators, turnstiles, and IoT. KONE BIM delivers equipment models, project coordination expertise and BIM handover services to projects of all sizes.
Prior to joining KONE, Ken was an integration expert working for the largest Autodesk partner in North America delivering training and process improvement consulting to design, construction, development and facility management firms.
Ken serves on the BIMForum LOD Committee and is a LEED Accredited Professional.
AEC / BIM ConsultingAs an entrepreneur and proven leader Marc understands the potential power and frequent challenges of technologies in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industries.
Marc began his career in the first days of CAD, and he has evolved over twenty-five years of success defining, developing, and delivering services and technologies for design, engineering, manufacturing, and construction.
Marc has lead the creation of teams, processes and new ways of working in small and large organizations. With over two decades of delivering products and services for Building, Construction & Manufacturing, Marc has formed, hired, managed, mentored & inspired technical sales and development teams in large organizations and startup environments.
Prior to committing to a career in Building Design Technologies, Marc studied Architecture and Civil Engineering at Tulane University. He lives in Littleton Colorado with his wife, Lynne a Veterinarian, his two kids and way too many animals.
NBSStephen first started working on NBS products in 1999 and has played a big part in the developments of products such as NBS Building, NBS Create and the NBS National BIM Library. He was the project lead for the development of the NBS BIM Toolkit on behalf of the UK Government’s BIM Task Group. Prior to joining NBS, Stephen studied at Durham University. His first degree was in Structural Engineering followed by a PhD in the digital modelling of building structures.
James (Jim) Reis
TrimbleJames (Jim) Reis is a visionary software executive and entrepreneur serving as Business Area Director at Trimble. He maintains a strong customer focus on providing MEP contractors and engineers with managed data and business analytics for winning, doing, and managing work. Jim frequently speaks about BIM software and related topics in Australia, United Kingdom, and across the United States, at a host of national and international associations.
Before joining Trimble, Jim co-founded the software startup, Technical Sales International, and collaborated to organically grow it to a $15+ million global business with 85 employees. TSI was included on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies and was a 5-time honoree. In 2013, Jim recognized the opportunity to pair a third party application with an extensive database, which resulted in SysQue— a subscription-based desktop software application that has been embraced by thousands of MEP designers and detailers worldwide.