BIM Program Manager
Andy is the Building Information Management Program Manager at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. As a member of the Facilities Planning and Design group at Mayo Clinic, Andy has led the effort for the creation and implementation of the BIM program for Mayo Clinic in Arizona. He continues to lead the efforts as the program has expanded to an enterprise wide initiative. With 18 years in the AEC industry, including 8 years of modeling experience in Architecture, and a degree in Industrial Technology, Andy has led the implementation of CAFM and PM software for multiple owners, primarily in the healthcare field. His specialty is helping project teams find solutions to coordinate, exchange, and handover projects using the latest technologies. He is also a charter member of the BIM for Healthcare Owners Group. He has been a speaker for the California Society of Healthcare Engineers, Arizona State University, BIM for Healthcare Owners Group.
BD Mackey Consulting
Better known as “The Revit Geek”, Brian has spent more than 25 years in the AEC industry, more than 10 of which have been focused on Revit and BIM. After nearly a decade of working with Architects and Engineers to advance BIM in their companies, Brian started his BIM consulting company in 2011 to focus on custom high-level training and mentoring. Brian has clients all over the US and Canada that generally tolerate his sarcastic nature in exchange for his wide breadth of BIM knowledge. Brian showcases his love of talking about Revit, or maybe just his love talking, in a monthly light-hearted, occasionally irreverent, free Q&A webcast, Revit Radio. Brian is a regular speaker at many conferences, including Autodesk University, BIM Workshops and RTC, where he has been awarded top speaker several times. Brian and his wife, who met at Autodesk University, welcomed #BIMbino Vienna into their family in 2013, for a total of three daughters.
Independent Design Software Consultant
Doug Bowers Consulting
Doug Bowers is an independent design software consultant and provides education and implementation services for Revit® throughout the United States. He has been a speaker at Autodesk University for multiple years in addition to other speaking engagements. Doug works with many different engineers in utilization of Revit within the MEP discipline, including extensive creation of custom families and manufacturers’ product families. He combines over 30 years of architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) experience with over 20 years of experience in managing and/or consulting in the use of various design software packages. His experience includes both architectural and engineering production, as well as being a VAR Senior Consultant, Director of CAD Technology for a 16 office firm, and other management positions. Doug is a LEED AP BD+C, holds various Autodesk certifications, and writes an AEC industry blog.
Independent Architectureal Consultant
Paul is the author of many CAD and BIM book titles including the widely acclaimed: “Aubin Academy Mastering Series” titles, Revit video training for lynda.com/paulaubin and the all new “Renaissance Revit”. Paul is an independent architectural consultant providing Revit® Architecture implementation, training, and support services. Paul’s involvement in the architectural profession spans over 20 years, with experience that includes design, production, CAD management, mentoring, coaching and training. He is an active member of the Autodesk user community, and is routinely a top-rated repeat speaker at Autodesk University, Revit Technology Conference and the Central States Revit Workshop. His diverse experience in architectural firms, as a CAD manager, and as an educator gives his writing and his classroom instruction a fresh and credible focus. Paul is based in Chicago and is an associate member of the AIA.
Corporate BIM Applications Manager
O'Brien & Gere
Philip Russo began with AutoCAD version 2.5 in 1986. Through the years he has held positions in the CAD industry as CAD Draftsmen, CAD Manager, Sr, Applications Engineer, and is a Certified Autodesk Instructor. Lately Phil’s focus has been on the implementation of standard practices for the Revit platform. He currently holds the position of Corporate BIM Applications Manager at O’Brien & Gere Limited and has his professional product certifications for Revit Architecture 2014, 3DS Max 2103 and AutoCAD 2014. O’Brien & Gere is an engineering firm located in Syracuse, New York. Phil can be reached at email@example.com.
Blog - Revit OpEd
Steve has been a guest speaker at Central States Revit Workshops 2012/13 (now BIM Workshops) as well as presenting Revit focused sessions at Autodesk University since 2004 and RTC events since 2006. He’s been a dedicated fan of Revit since 2000 and works as an independent Revit consultant through his company, AEC Advantage, Inc.
Always very active in the Revit community at large, he volunteers as the forum manager for the Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) Revit Community and served as a member of AUGI’s board of directors (2006-08). He hangs out at RevitForum.org and Autodesk’s User Forums too. Stop by his Revit blogs – www.revitoped.com – www.revitinside.com – www.revitjobs.com. He lives in Southern California with his wife and two children.
Steven C. Shell, Architect
Steven C. Shell graduated from the University of Arizona in 1982, and has had his own architectural firm in Tucson, Arizona for over 27 years. He has been using Revit Architecture® for over 11 years and is the co-founder and co-chair of the Southern Arizona Revit Users Group. Mr. Shell is certified by Autodesk in Revit Architecture 2014. He has presented at Autodesk University (AU) for the past 4 years and lectured at the University of Arizona’s College of Architecture, Pima Community College and was a speaker at all 3 Revit Technology Conferences North America (RTC-NA) where his class was voted one of the top 10 all 3 years. He is also an ongoing presenter at the Central States BIM Workshop which will soon include the North & Central Pacific BIM Workshops in 2014. He will be presenting as a featured speaker in Australia at the upcoming VisCON and RTC conferences. In addition to his practice and teaching Revit, he currently serves as the Chairman for the City of Tucson’s Board of Adjustment where he previously served as the chair for 8 years, as well as serving 10 years on the City’s Design Review Board and Sign Code Advisory & Appeals Board prior.