Leo Salcé, is Principal of Avant Leap, leading the company strategy in applying business intelligence to BIM and VDC process in the project lifecycle through automation, subsets of A.I and cognitive systems. Prior to that, he was the Director of Consulting for Microdesk.
With 20 years of industry experience, Leo has served as a consultant to hundreds of AECO organizations in the US and worldwide, supporting diverse initiatives around Building lifecycle processes, BIM | VDC and Automation. He holds degrees in Architecture and Computer Science from Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic, where he is also a Registered Architect. He is an active educator and published writer on BIM for FM, sustainable design, visualization technology and A.I. A frequent public speaker, Leo has presented at various conferences and forums around the world including AU, BILT, Techbuild, AEC Next, Ashrae, Ecobuild, USC BIM symposium, and others.