Oliver D. Smith, LEED AP BD+C, Assoc. AIA
Throughout his career, Oliver has created, managed, and implemented various strategies, workflows, and solutions regarding Building Information Modeling (BIM). Over the years he has helped to promote and execute various lean practices through the use of technology. His knowledge of BIM, experience, and leadership, have helped to drive change within the industry early on. At Skanska, he serves as the Regional Director of VDC within the Innovative Construction Solutions (ICS) group for the Southeast region (DC,VA, NC,SC, GA, FL, and Puerto Rico). Oliver is responsible for the integration and standardization of Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) and its tools along with overseeing the promotion and use of advanced technology and innovation. His key focus is to make Skanska jobsites safer and more efficient. Along with strategic BIM implementation and support, he delivers on such innovative platforms as laser scanning, asset/facility management, smart safety, and drones - where he currently is leading the efforts on behalf of Skanska US. His role at Skanska has evolved from a VDC Director to a solutions expert where daily opportunities allow him to deliver on many high level challenges related to an overall strategic platform.