Paul is the President and CEO of the digit group (www.thedigitgroupinc.com ) 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 and has been appointed as a guest lecturer at leading universities throughout the world. Paul’s current work is focused on Smart City real estate developments that include financing, design-build and innovative technology solutions that include the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the National Transformation Programme for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and an Australian High Speed Rail + 8 New Smart Cities Programme. Concurrently, Paul is the co-founder and producer of the critically acclaimed and popular AEC Hackathon (www.aechackathon.com) that launched at Facebook Headquarters in Silicon Valley.