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Meet the Champions of 2023

The Autodesk Construction Champions is an exciting annual and global awards program that recognizes 25 construction thought leaders who are making waves in the industry by driving innovation and change

Alec Overn

  • Business Manager
  • Modular Power Solutions
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Ankita Ramakrishnan

  • APM
  • Property Resources Corporation
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Matthew Cordova

  • Director of Construction Technology
  • Hermanson Company
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Kavon Samimi

  • Director of Virtual Design & Construction
  • W.E. O’Neil Construction
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Emmanuel Graves

  • Technical Solutions Executive
  • Autodesk (Prev. GE Johnson)
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Heather Soderquist

  • VP, Construction Innovation
  • Jacobsen Construction
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Emily Rech, CEM, MEM

  • Associate Principal Director of Project Controls and Preconstruction
  • Pond
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Lauren L Collier

  • Director of Project Technology
  • SSOE Group
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Sue Bhattacharjee

  • Director of Preconstruction
  • Herrero Builders
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William (Bill) R. Bausmith, Jr.

  • Executive Director Construction- Office of Capital Projects
  • Princeton University
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Jamie Berzon

  • Chief Technology Officer
  • S. M. Wilson & Co.
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Ariel Castillo

  • Innovation Manager
  • Miller-Davis Company
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Robert Lee Brown

  • Sr. Project Control Systems Manager
  • DFW International Airport
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Matt Edwards

  • Director of Digital Delivery
  • CRB Group
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Andy Burg

  • Operations Technology Solutions Vice President
  • Messer Construction
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Kim Arrant

  • Vice President, Business Transformation
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Brad Buckles

  • Director of Technology
  • Charles Perry Partners, Inc.
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Christopher Rippingham

  • Field and Manufacturing Technology Leader
  • DPR Construction
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Mateusz Lukasiewicz

  • Digital Projects Manager
  • KEO International Consultants
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Mike Salt

  • Senior Engineering Manager
  • Bouygues Energies & Services Solutions Ltd
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Nigel Stroud

  • Digital Asset Delivery Lead
  • Heathrow
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Amarnath Patnam

  • Head – BIM
  • PNC Architects | Sobha Realty
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Michael Milligan

  • Engineering Manager
  • SSEN Transmission
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Matt Hayward

  • Kaiwhakahaere Matihiko Whenua me te Wai Aotearoa, Aurecon
  • Digital Lead, Land and Water New Zealand, Aurecon
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John Lim Ji Xiong

  • Chief Digital Officer
  • Gamuda Berhad
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