Emma Hooper

Digital Information Specialist
Bond Bryan Digital 

"Information - the one true asset to rule them all!"


Emma is a Digital Information Specialist at Bond Bryan Digital. After studying Architecture her focus and passion shifted to software and the technical side of design.

Her discipline is now very much that of information, fascinated by how the science and mechanics behind it can be applied to construction to get the real value from digitisation. She takes her in-depth knowledge of software and its interoperability and combines this with her understanding of industry standards and the theory behind them. Since working on the first Integrated Project Insurance project she also champions new forms of procurement as this is where she believes we need to start to create real industry change.
From a software perspective she is Revit certified professional, she co-authored the book “Delivering COBie Using Autodesk Revit” and is a former Revit gunslinger. She is now part of the BSI B/555 committee including UK expert for ISO 16739 (IFC), an author of the ISO 19650 guidance, an ambassador for the UK BIM Alliance and on the buildingSMART UK & Ireland committee.

Her push is to now use her experience and knowledge to make projects more efficient in terms of information management, by joining up the dots between people, process and technology to enable true collaboration with an emphasis on openBIM principles.


Atul Khanzode 

Chief Technology Officer & Member of Management Committee
DPR Construction



Atul is the Chief Technology Officer and a member of Management Committee at DPR Construction. In this role he oversees the Construction Technology, Information Technology and Innovation Groups at DPR. These groups are responsible for the Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), Operations and Preconstruction Technologies, Strategic Technology initiatives, Innovation, Research & Development and Consulting. 

Atul Khanzode is also Board Member at WND Ventures where he is responsible for managing the strategic investments and providing mentorship and operational guidance to leadership teams of the portfolio companies.  
Atul collaborates extensively with academia and leading research groups around the world exploring issues related to Integration, Lean Construction and VDC to move the industry forward. Atul is a co-author of a book called “Integrating Project Delivery” published by John Wiley & Sons in April 2017. 

Atul has a Ph.D. in Construction Engineering and Management, focused on Integrated Practice, VDC and Lean Construction, from Stanford University and has a Master’s Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Duke University, Durham NC. 

Atul is an avid traveler and cricket enthusiast. He lives in San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and daughter. When not working he is either exploring a different part of the world on one of his many travel adventures or on a sports field somewhere either playing or coaching.  

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