In her 20+ year career as Global Technology Evangelist, Lynn Allen has spoken to more than a half million professionals at events in over 50 countries with an estimated online reach of over five million individuals. Her passion and strength are connecting with users, helping them embrace change and shining a light on new technology. Throughout her 15+ year tenure at Autodesk, she was instrumental in helping customers adopt and move from one technology to another - and a leader in the CAD to BIM movement. A sought-after public speaker with a unique comedic style, she is the author of three books, hundreds of technical articles and over 500 videos. She is also a social media enthusiast with over 21,000 followers on Twitter and over a quarter million impressions every month.
Jordan has led product and marketing for Trimble's Mixed Reality Division since its inception in mid-2015. Leveraging his expertise in and passion for technology, Jordan has rapidly productized AR, MR, and VR for Trimble. His team's achievements have been recognized by Microsoft, Google, Forbes, CNN, Wired, Engadget, TechCrunch, The Verge, The Economist, and ENR Magazine. Prior to Trimble, Jordan performed NASA and DoD-funded research at The Ohio State University, where he completed a M.Sc. in Computer Vision and Photogrammetry and B.Sc. in Geomatics Engineering.
As General Manager for Trimble's MEP division, Lawrence leads 750+ employees in 12 countries whose sole focus is technology software, services, and hardware for the MEP industry. In his current role, Lawrence is responsible for Trimble MEP's technology and product transformation, delivering innovative next-gen solutions. During his 28 year tenure with Trimble, Lawrence has held numerous leadership roles, including executive responsibility and management of Trimble's joint venture with Hilti.
Giovanni Marcelli came to Canada from Italy in 1969 after obtaining a college Diploma in Electro-Technical Engineering. In 1972 Mr. Marcelli started an electrical contracting business and in 1982 commenced the development of Accubid, a computerized estimating system that was accurate, intuitive and expedient.
Accubid became the largest provider of Estimating/Project Management software for Electrical Contractors in North America. Accubid was acquired by Trimble in Aug. 2010. In 2012 Mr. Marcelli went on to acquire Northern Transformer, a power transformer manufacturer located in Concord Ontario. Since then Northern Transformer has been moved to a new 100,000 SF state of the art plant capable of producing much larger transformers.
Rosalind Buick is responsible for Trimble's Buildings business, including Buildings, Architecture, General Construction, Mechanical Electrical & Plumbing, Real Estate & Workplace Solutions and Trimble Connect divisions. Previously, Dr. Buick served as general manager and vice president of the Civil Engineering & Construction, Aggregates and Mining divisions from 2009 to 2016. Dr. Buick began her career as a research scientist and university teacher at Virginia Tech and later at Lincoln University, New Zealand, in computer decision support software research applying simulation models, GIS, operations research and artificial intelligence to agricultural and environmental applications. She completed her Ph.D in plant physiology and simulation models in 1989, a degree in Agricultural Science in 1986 from Lincoln University, New Zealand, and an executive MBA from Duke University in 2016.
As Product Management Director at Trimble, John is responsible for the growing SketchUp family of products. He has worked on SketchUp from its first Mac OS X release through the product's acquisition by Google in 2006 and then again by Trimble in 2012. During this time, SketchUp has won numerous awards, including "3D Product of the Year" and a "5 Mice" rating from Macworld Magazine. In the last year alone, there have been over 30 million unique user activations of SketchUp— making it the most widely used 3D modeling product in the world.
Prior to @Last, John was a professional design consultant working on a wide range of architectural and urban design projects in both Europe and the U.S.
In addition to his work on SketchUp, John is on the faculty of the ATLAS Institute at the University of Colorado, where he teaches a practical, launch-oriented studio class in Software Product Management.