Prior to his current position as a business analyst at DPR Construction, Leonardo’s career spans 24 years of experience in industry and academia on several continents. He was a BIM pioneer on mining projects in Latin America in the late 1990s. He taught BIM-based construction management methods in several universities in Latin America and at Stanford, where he is also a frequent industry research collaborator. He led the application of BIM, VDC, and IPD practices on a wide range of projects, from industrial to multi-family residential to infrastructure, commercial, and health care projects in the US, Latin America, and Africa. Leonardo is passionate about bringing technologies and workflows to practice that allow engineering and construction experts to apply their knowledge when it matters most. He holds a Civil Engineer degree from Universidad Ricardo Palma in Peru, M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, and served as a Visiting Professor at Stanford University in 2011.