Hot Firm Speaker Spotlight: Noah Eckhouse

Jul 23, 2015

Noah Eckhouse Keynote Title: Driving more ROI from your Existing IT Investments Speaker: Noah Eckhouse, VP Portfolio Development Description: Plenty of software vendors are anxious to sell CIOs and CFOs "the next great thing”; however, only a few vendors take the time to revisit the efficacy of your firm’s existing investments and look for greater returns. Bentley Systems is uniquely positioned to enhance your recognized value by benchmarking your firm against your peers, understanding best practices and finding new force multipliers. Bentley Systems’ VP, Portfolio Development, Noah Eckhouse, will showcase effective and emerging strategies for BIM advancement to the mutual advantage of your firms and your clients! Breakout Title: Introducing Bentley’s CONNECT Edition: Advancing Project Delivery Speakers: Noah Eckhouse and Nicole Stephano Description: This presentation will highlight the business and technology drivers that are fundamental to Bentley’s next infrastructure advancement ‐ The CONNECT Edition’s Common Environment for Comprehensive Project Delivery. This informative presentation will introduce the CONNECT Edition, Bentley’s common environment for comprehensive project delivery, that will redefine the way teams design, engineer, build, and collaborate. You will learn how to increase productivity and collaboration for infrastructure projects of all sizes. About the speaker: Noah Eckhouse is the Vice President of Portfolio Development for Bentley Systems, a $650M software company focused on infrastructure design, construction and operations. With over 25 years of experience in emerging technology, he has worked on projects ranging from GPS guided golf carts to America’s Cup Sailboats to eCommerce optimization. His career highlights include winning the 1992 America’s Cup; running a laboratory at MIT; the founding, financing and successful sale of three different startups; C-level roles in engineering, product development, corporate development, M&A and sales; and significant volunteer involvement in town government. A frequent lecturer on college campuses, Eckhouse has spoken at Yale, Stanford, Tufts, UMaryland, Columbia, The Art Institute of Chicago, UCal/Berkeley and other notable institutions. Eckhouse holds a BS with honors in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University and has been an instructor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A LEED Accredited Professional, he is actively involved in local, national and international sustainability efforts and the evolution of new standards. His home includes a solar hot water system, a composter, and wood heat. Eckhouse has lived in Lincoln, MA since 1994 with his wife Catherine. His children Michela and Eli attend Lincoln-Sudbury High School. In his free time, Eckhouse enjoys sailing, cycling and exploring foreign grocery stores. He is a board member of both Cycle Kids (a 401(c)3 nonprofit combatting childhood obesity) and the Tufts University Entrepreneurial Leadership Program. He is an elected leader for the Town of Lincoln, having twice chaired the Lincoln Board of Selectmen.

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