Thought Leaders

At BuiltWorlds, we strive to continually bring you fresh content and breaking news about technology and innovation occurring in the Built industry. To help us achieve this, we reach out to leaders and thought provokers in their niche who help contribute and produce the articles that you read everyday here at BW.

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John Tolva

Co-Founder CityFi
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Josh Kanner

Founder and CEO
Karl Heitman Guest Speaker

Karl Heitman

President Heitman Architects Incorporated
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Keith Stewart

Chief Revenue Officer Site 1001
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Kelsey Taylor

Founder Engage Civil
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Ken Hepburn

Managing Partner Next Dimension Technology Partners
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Kevin Bredeson

Director, Virtual Construction Suffolk
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Kurt Karnatz

President ESD
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Lauren Hasegawa

Structural Engr., Co-founder Bridgit
Leonard Joseph Guest Speaker

Leonard Joseph, P.E., S.E.

Principal Thornton Tomasetti
Matt Pfohl Guest Speaker

Matt Pfohl

Executive Vice President Sopris Systems
Meiring Beyers, PhD Guest Speaker

Meiring Beyers, PhD

Director, Co-founder Klimaat Consulting & Innovation Inc.