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Joseph “Roee” Shua-Haim and Thai Nguyen on Future Construct

From BIM Design Inc. – In this week’s episode of the Future Construct Podcast (1 hour interview), we are excited to feature Joseph “Roee” Shua-Haim, Founder and CEO at Hathaware (@Hathaware). He graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology in the summer of 2016. After graduating, Joseph moved to NYC and began his career as a structural engineer. Soon enough, Joseph took on an opportunity to shift into project management in RE development. Since making the shift, Joseph has managed over $85M in ground up developments.

In Part 2 of this podcast, we are excited to feature Thai Nguyen, Director of Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) at Hensel Phelps (@HenselPhelps). Thai has more than 20 years of experience in the architectural and construction industries. As Director of VDC, Thai drives the innovation of construction processes for Hensel Phelps, one of the United States’ largest employee-owned general contracting firms. In this role he leads VDC initiatives for all of Hensel Phelps’ district offices, managing a team of more than 80 individuals. This team provides company-wide leadership in VDC systems, tools and processes. They continually expand the use of virtual design and construction tools within Hensel Phelps, and within the Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry.

Highlights of Joseph and Thai’s interviews with host Amy Peck (@AmyPeckXR) include:

– The evolution of what’s being built and opportunities for mid-size companies to bring technology in and improve processes

– How Joseph’s developing Hathaware based on insights from conversations with customers

– Some of the unique challenges of bringing in new software to a large company

– Talent out of the BIM world that’s leading innovation, and how that may be causing a shift in new innovation roles within Hensel Phelps and other companies