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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Michael Bellaman Guest Speaker

Michael Bellaman

President and CEO Associated Builders and Contractors
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Michael Oster

President/CEO Gemba Technologies, LLC
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Neil Katz

Associate Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
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Neil Lakomiak

Dir. Business Development & Innovation Underwriters Laboratories
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Paul Doherty

President & CEO The Digit Group
Pete Schermerhorn Guest Speaker

Pete Schermerhorn

Chief Operating Officer Triax Technologies, Inc.
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Peter Ellis

Founder Peter Ellis New Cities
Phil Enquist Guest Speaker

Philip Enquist

FAIA, Partner in Charge of Urban Design and Planning SOM
Philip Lorenzo Guest Speaker

Philip Lorenzo

Co-founder StructionSite
Guest Speaker  Guest Writer

Ricardo Khan

Director of Integrated Construction Mortenson Construction
Sam Sax Guest Speaker

Sam Sax

Chicago Public Building Commission former owner of Exchange National Bank
Sarah Hodges Guest Speaker

Sarah Hodges

Director, Construction Business Line Autodesk, Inc.