Last Friday, The ConTechCrew aired episode 90 of the podcast with special guest, Marcel Broekmaat, Market Manager of Project Controls at Trimble and discussed project controls in construction. The top headlines included Otterbox uniVERSE Case System, Construction Executive’s Technology & Software Rundown, Procore’s live Q&A with Mike Rowe, Oculus’ wireless VR headset and much more!
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We Interviewed: Marcel Broekmaat
Day Job: Market Manager of Project Controls at Trimble
Resume: Marcel is originally from the Netherlands and received a bachelor’s degree in structural engineering and then earned his master’s in construction management. Marcel’s first job was working for a company called BAM, where he focused on implementing building information modeling (BIM) into their engineering department. Marcel then worked as a project manager at Graphisoft and Vico before joining Trimble in 2013.
Joined the Podcast to Geek Out On: Project control programs and how they are relevant for construction companies, as well as, Trimble evolving from a hardware company to a software company. Marcel and The ConTechCrew also explained how Trimble is bringing consistency to the industry, and lastly discussed how Trimble’s ProjectSight is unifying project data in the field.
Next Week on The ConTechCrew: Roy Chipley from Chipley Company will be joining the podcast to discuss Equipment World 2017. Don’t miss it!