BIMobject® today announce that former Autodesk and CAiCE executive, Alan Akman will join the executive management team. He will be based out of San Francisco, California. Alan Akman brings extensive experience in working with federal, state, local government organisations and private engineering companies in planning, design, engineering, construction and facilities management.
Alan Akman has an extensive track record as a leader and an entrepreneur. A true pioneer of 3D modelling software, he founded CAiCE Software Corporation, in 1989. CAiCE was already a revolutionary CAD package based on object oriented design and a database for transportation and civil engineering professionals. Using smart and parametric objects, it was the predecessor to BIM. During these years, he built very strong, synergetic and lasting partnerships with corporations like Microsoft, Intergraph, Bentley, HP, Autodesk and IBM.
CAiCE became the standard in surveying and engineering for the construction and transportation industry in the US. It was acquired by Autodesk in 2003. The last ten years Alan have been working with advanced technology companies within the 3D, virtual reality, digital marketing and asset management solutions.
Alan Akman will help BIMobject to reach its goal to become the global industry standard for connecting architects, engineers and designers with manufacturers and their digital products on their product portal and analytical solutions.
"Alan will be a great asset for our company. With his high energy, passion and extensive experience and his corporate network and beyond. As a leader in our company, he will accelerate our growth in the North American markets" says Stefan Larsson CEO of BIMobject.
"I am very excited to join the BIMobject team. BIMobject solves the connectivity of products with designers in a smart and parametric way. This allows faster and more accurate planning, design, construction, commissioning, operation, maintenance and asset management process without losing intelligence. I feel that the US market for digital components have reached a point where the BIMobject® solutions will enable it to a whole new level of user experience and immediate ROI and profitability for the Building Product Manufacturers" says Alan Akman.
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BIMobject® is a game changer for the construction industry worldwide with its cloud based portal offering development, maintenance and syndication of digital replicas - BIM objects - of manufactured building and interior products.
The marketing and pre-sales services associated with the portal are channeled and integrated, through specialized software, into CAD/BIM applications to create a business-to-business communication across the globe. Manufacturers use BIMobject® to promote and deliver their products directly into BIM processes enabling their products to be selected and generate a real improvement in sales. http://bimobject.com/
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