Foundation for California Community Colleges
John Roach is the Executive Director of Technology Services at the Foundation for California Community Colleges. A personable leader and communicator, he is passionate about building teams and strategic partnerships. John has twenty years’ experience integrating work processes and data flow to improve business decisions and develop information systems of lasting value.
In 2012, in partnership with the California Community College System and Onuma, Inc., John’s team from the Foundation was the co-recipient of a Fiatech Celebration of Engineering & Technology Innovation (CETI) Award, which recognize significant achievements in technology research, development and implementation.
Kimon Onuma, FAIA
President and Founder
With more than three decades of architectural experience, Kimon has seen the evolution of many industry tools and processes. The rapidly changing demands of the built environment requires a change advocate. His 300+ presentation experiences are local, national and international. With numerous industry awards and authoring many articles, he is a built environment and facility management process catalyst. He works with private and government agencies using his innovative work processes to fuel the rapid change that owners want. His 2008 AIA award winning BIMStorm™ LAX was not only the first of it's kind, but largest real-time massive BIM collaboration charrette. Kimon will serve as 2013 AIA's Technology in Architectural Practice chair.
Rob Barthelman, AIA
STV | vbn
Rob is an architect and Vice President at STV/vbn, an award-winning professional firm offering architectural, engineering, planning, environmental and construction management services. In his national work, he continues to lead his clients and teams through comprehensive facility planning, design, and operations, taking advantage of the systems connectivity offered in today's technology. His passion for facility efficiency and operational effectiveness have established STV/vbn as a thought leader in advancing the capabilities of institutions to reduce m&o costs and put monies back into the Mission of those institutions.