An impassioned architect, urbanist and entrepreneur, Michael Jansen has founded and led high-growth companies in the US and Asia for more than two decades. He studied architecture at Yale and Cambridge, earned a Fulbright Scholarship and worked as an architect in India and China for several years leading the Asia practices of two major US-based international architecture firms. In 2004, he founded a major BIM services company in India backed by Sequoia Capital. In 2010, he assumed the helm at Cityzenith as CEO and embarked on his personal mission to transform life in cities around the globe. He has received several awards for his work, including Building Design and Construction’s 40 Under 40 award. In 2014 he was honored as a World Cities Summit Young Leader in Singapore for his contribution to improving sustainability and the quality of life in cities.
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This session will explore how the concept of city information models can begin to tie together some of the disparate developments in technology, city planning and management.