02/09/16 - Gafcon Appoints Sean Olcott to Virtual Design and Construction Technical Director
SAN DIEGO, California -- February 9, 2016 -- Gafcon -- a program and construction management firm which provides services for a wide range of public, private, and education projects -- announced today the promotion of Sean Olcott to Technical Director -- Virtual Design and Construction, effective immediately.
In his new role, Olcott will implement Gafcon’s strategy for applying Building Information Modeling (BIM) and other emerging technologies to improve how project owners design, construct, and manage built assets. Previously, Olcott was Gafcon's manager of Building Information Modeling (BIM) Services.
"Sean brings a wealth of experience to this role," says Yehudi Gaffen, CEO of Gafcon. "He is a proven leader, an effective problem solver, and a respected leader in the BIM space. His understanding of technology, combined with his ability to predict and prepare for future trends, made him the most qualified person for this role."
Before joining Gafcon in 2013, Olcott spent nearly a decade at architecture, engineering and construction (A/E/C) technology start-ups. While working with clients such as Kaiser Permanente and the University of Southern California, he was among the early pioneers advancing BIM, Cloud and facility lifecycle solutions in the industry.
“Gafcon embraces innovation and is always looking for ways to improve how serve our clients,” says Olcott. “We have already seen BIM enhance our ability to manage cost, schedule, and quality on projects. But we can go even further. We are putting solutions in place that will measurably reduce the Total Cost of Ownership of our client’s built assets.”
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With offices in Los Angeles and San Diego, Gafcon is a family-owned, values-based organization that provides a variety of construction consulting services throughout a project’s lifecycle to both public and private entities with emphasis on education, municipalities, infrastructure and entertainment. More information is available at http://www.gafcon.com
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