Our guest speakers are experienced practitioners and unbiased experts that will help you expand your thinking and discover new approaches to building technology and smarter buildings.
Leading Edge Design Group
Todd Boucher is the Principal and Founder of Leading Edge Design Group (LEDG). Todd has extensive experience leading the strategy and design development efforts for complex technology and data center projects in the public and private sectors. Since founding LEDG in 2007, Todd has helped shape how organizations leverage computing and technology systems to deliver services to their users with speed, resiliency, and scale. Todd is a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) and certified by the United States Department of Energy as a Data Center Certified Energy Practitioner (DCEP). He is a member of the BICSI Intelligent Building Standard Committee and one of the contributing authors of the ANSI-BICSI 007-2017 Intelligent Building Standard.
Paul Doherty, AIA
President and CEO
the digit group(TDG)
Paul Doherty is the President and CEO of TDG (the digit group) and is one of the global industry’s most sought after thought leaders, strategists and integrators of process, technology and business. A Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council, Paul is an award-winning architect, author, educator, analyst and advisor to Fortune 500 organizations, global government agencies, prominent institutions and the most prestigious architectural, engineering and contracting firms in the world. A pioneer in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and a former Fortune 500 corporate officer, Paul is a prominent and highly rated speaker at numerous industry events around the world each year.
David Quirk, PE, LEED AP, CEM
Vice President and Managing Principal
David Quirk, P.E., provides a variety of engineering and facilities services including Building Management Systems, commissioning and design services for energy and building management supporting the commercial building industry worldwide. In his former role at Verizon Wireless Network, David was responsible for managing the design and construction of the organization's critical network facilities throughout the United States. David is licensed PE and a LEED AP. He is a past Chapter President of ASHRAE, a voting member on NFPA-76 and NFPA-75, and a voting member and Chair of ASHRAE TC9.9.
Senior Director of Sales
Softbank Robotics America Inc
Matt leads sales in North America for Softbank Robotics. Matt has a background in business transformation and growth and has worked with global brands to deploy measurable, results driven technology initiatives for the world's largest and most successful brands.