John Turner provides executive leadership by advancing the overall technological goals, strategies, and visions for Gafcon’s Professional Services and Building Information Modeling (BIM) teams while concurrently managing our partnerships with Autodesk, Oracle, BIMobject, E-Builder (Trimble), Kahua, and others. He leverages emerging technologies, industry trends, and client feedback to develop solutions for deploying Gafcon’s innovative and customized technology powered program management tools.
His initial experience was in the offshore oil and gas industry based in Aberdeen, Scotland. A joint venture with Intergraph brought him to the U.S. where he focused on the transformation of large organizations, empowering businesses such as Gateway Computers, Nissan, LimitedBrands, Cisco Systems, and Sempra Global through the use of technology. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Photographic Technology (the science and technology behind imaging systems) from Westminster University in London, England and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies from The Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland.
John is active in Smart Cities and Lean Construction activities and serves on the Board of the San Diego Lean Construction Institute Community of Practice. He has been published in Engineering News Record, American City & County, and has been a panelist and contributor at numerous conferences and conventions.