Paul Doherty

President & CEO
TDG - the digit group, inc.

Thursday, August 8th
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
on the Main Stage | $20
CEU: HSW

Thursday Keynote Speaker:  Paul Doherty

Thursday Keynote Speaker: Paul Doherty

As seen on Bloomberg TV, acknowledged by CNBC as one of America's Business Titans and reported by Forbes as “Changing the World”, Paul Doherty, AIA, CDT, IFMA Fellow is a licensed and registered Architect and is one of the world’s most sought after thought leaders, strategists and integrators of process, technology and business.

A Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council, a former member of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Board of Directors and an IFMA Fellow, 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. His past successful ventures include Revit Technologies (Sold to Autodesk 2002), Buzzsaw (Sold to Autodesk 2001) and TRIRIGA (Sold to IBM 2011). Paul's current work is focused on Smart Cities real estate developments operating in China, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, New Zealand, Australia, India, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Ireland, Canada and throughout the USA. Concurrently, Paul is the co-founder and producer of the critically acclaimed and popular AEC Hackathon that launched at Facebook Headquarters in Silicon Valley.


Friday, August 9th
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
on the Main Stage | $20
CEU: HSW-SD

Jessica Cooper

Chief Commercial Officer
International WELL
Building Institute

Friday Keynote Speaker:  Jessica Rose Cooper

Friday Keynote Speaker: Jessica Rose Cooper

As Chief Commercial Officer at the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), the work of Jessica Rose Cooper, WELL AP, NCIDQ, LEED AP ID+C brings health-focused design and policy solutions to diverse buildings and human environments around the globe. Jessica bridges the analytical and the creative, leveraging scientific evidence and research to help clients both quantify the value of healthy buildings and develop technical solutions for implementing the WELL Building Standard. Jessica leads the IWBI Commercial team, a solutions-oriented and customer-focused group that works daily to improve building performance, foster human health and happiness, and drive business success.

Before joining IWBI, Jessica served as Executive Vice President and Director of Sustainability at Delos. In this role, Jessica led the Delos Solutions team and worked directly with clients to create spaces that promote human health, happiness and well-being. Prior to Delos, Jessica worked for Urban Green Council to develop and execute educational programs for New York City’s green building community. Setting a foundation in project management, Jessica began her career at LB Architects where she oversaw a variety of interior design and construction projects for corporate, residential, and not-for-profit clients. During this time, she also gained experience serving as an interior designer, construction manager, and sustainability coordinator.

Jessica is a WELL Faculty and one of the first WELL Accredited Professionals, having earned her credential in 2015. A LEED Accredited Professional since 2008, Jessica also holds a certificate in Green Professional Building Skills Training: Construction Management. Jessica is a licensed interior designer and holds an NCIDQ Certificate. She graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Design and Environmental Analysis.