Innovation Overload Podcast: Adam Davis & Adam Rude

Dates & Times:
Session Type:

Trade Show

Registration Type:

Convention Education, Exhibitor, Full Convention & Trade Show (Attendee & Guest), Full Meeting Child Registration, NECA Convention and Trade Show (Guest), Press Registration, Speaker Registration, Trade Show Only, Weekend Package

Location

Emerging Innovation Hub

Speakers

  • Adam Davis Headshot

    Adam Davis

    Miller Electric Company

    Adam S. Davis is the Virtual Design & Construction Project Manager at Miller Electric Company and has been involved in Construction Design & VDC for 20 years.   He has published “Achieving Spatial Coordination Through BIM”, National BIM Standard v2.0, helped develop manufacturer’s software for Revit, Member of the BIM Forum Working Group, and is a Member of the Innovation & Strategy Task Force for NECA.  Along with his VDC background, he has been involved in design, planning, and execution from the project level to the enterprise on projects from a 500-acre site to a 2.3M Square Foot Mixed-Use Manufacturing Building.   From specific animations of work tasks to full 5D sequenced models, Adam works to leverage models & information to support field installations.  He has built Design & VDC capabilities at 2 prior NECA Contractors and developed VDC Process and Fabrication Facilities. Recent Initiatives include using analytics with cloud models and CRM systems to create business data & industry metrics for VDC.

  • Adam Rude Headshot

    Adam Rude

    ERMCO

    As VP of Construction Support Operations, Adam manages Estimating and Preconstruction Services in addition to Virtual Design & Construction (VDC), Prefabrication, and the ERMCO Service Center. He has been with ERMCO since 2000 and has served in several roles including estimator, project engineer, account manager, VDC Engineer and most recently as Director of Construction Services. Under his leadership, the company’s VDC team has grown from a staff of 3 to the current 15 VDC engineers, providing innovative solutions for ERMCO clients. He has also overseen the expansion of ERMCO’s fabrication capabilities, proactively working with account managers and clients to find ways to improve efficiencies and safety on the job site. 

    Adam is a Purdue University graduate with a BS in Construction Management with a specialization in Electrical Construction and has been a part of the construction industry for almost 25 years. He serves on the Central Indiana NECA Student Liaison Committee, ELECTRI International Talent Initiative Committee, and is a Past President of the ACE Mentoring Indianapolis Affiliate. 
    ERMCO, Inc. provides electrical, systems and automation expertise for all size projects.