Digital Enterprise Lead, Northeast
Ian has a fascination with technology and a passion for improving the process of architectural design. He is highly skilled in working with senior leadership to identify BIM goals for their projects, developing and implementing Project BIM Execution Plans to achieve them. Ian’s technical experience includes writing custom software processes to automate project tasks, advising project-specific workflows, and providing teams with adequate training in all necessary BIM software applications, best practices, and coordination procedures to ensure the project BIM is delivered to the highest possible quality.
Prior to joining Ridley, Ian led the BIM practice at Kohn Pedersen Fox Architects (KPF) in New York, guiding the digital strategy and BIM implementation on some of the firm’s most high-profile domestic and international projects. Ian played a key role in the BIM implementation of One Vanderbilt Avenue, a Class A office tower in New York, NY with below-grade connection to Grand Central Terminal.
Before his time at KPF, Ian worked as a designer and BIM lead at the New York office of NELSON Architects, a full-service architecture and engineering firm whose services include BIM solutions for facilities and asset management. He has also authored online training courses in advanced BIM software applications on Lynda.com.