Nicolas Mangon - Vice President of AEC Industry, Business and Marketing Strategy, Autodesk
Nicolas Mangon is a 25 year leader of the global development of 3D visualization and the Building Information Modeling (BIM) process across the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries. An accomplished structural engineer educated at the world-renowned Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Public’s Institution for Civil and Structural Engineering, Nicolas infuses his industry expertise in the continued development of innovative solutions for architects, engineers and contractors to optimize the life-cycle management of their projects. Mangon is tasked with leading the company’s strategy to move the AEC industry to the cloud for greater efficiency and collaboration across stakeholders and project sites. As Nicolas often notes, cloud collaboration and building information modeling are at the heart of the future of building things.
Sarah Hodges - Director, Construction Business LIne, Autodesk
Sarah has held various roles across the industry strategy and marketing team to help bring the Autodesk Building Information Modeling (BIM) portfolio to the marketplace across the education and commercial sectors. Over the past decade, Sarah has broadened her experiences across the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry by leading teams across all segments and through spending time with customers across the globe to understand their challenges and requirements. Currently Sarah is focused on the construction industry to understand and implement disruptive technological innovations that are radically changing how projects are constructed and delivered. Prior to Autodesk, Sarah spent time in the media and entertainment industry bringing to market and promoting B2B technologies to drive efficiencies in the post production process. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science Business Administration with a focus on marketing and management from Northeastern University.
Jim Lynch - VP, Construction Products Group, Autodesk
As Vice President of Autodesk’s Construction Products Group, Jim’s organization is responsible for establishing product vision and strategy, and for designing and developing the family of products and services that address the needs of the worldwide Construction industry.
Under Jim’s leadership, the Construction Products Group, through it’s innovative, market leading technology, is helping to improve predictability and profitability for construction companies worldwide. Jim’s team is responsible for delivering cloud and mobile solutions that help companies improve project quality during preconstruction, construction, and handover/commissioning. The Construction Product Group’s solutions support traditional design-build project approaches, but also support the growing adoption of manufacturing techniques in the construction industry by delivering next generation prefabrication and modular solutions.