Profile

Mr. Andrew Smith, AIA

Director Business Development, Building Solutions,
Bentley Systems

Contact Details

Bentley Systems
Mooresville, NC

Bio

Andy is an architect and technologist. He practiced architecture with Atlanta-based firms Heery International, Lord Aeck Sargent, and Stephen Fuller Designs. He joined Bentley in 1998 as a member of its Professional Services team, providing technology consulting, custom application development, and implementation services. His work as Solutions Executive focused on consulting with global design firms, contractors, and owners who were seeking improvements in building information modeling (BIM), project delivery methods, and lifecycle data management. In his current position as Director of Product Management he provides product vision and business strategy for Bentley's building design modeling applications.

In 2008, Andy was recognized by USACE Major General Bo Temple for his leading role in Bentley's successful completion of the Construction Operations Building information exchange (COBie). He received the American Institute of Architects 2000 National Young Architect Award for his contributions in bridging the gap between technology and its successful use in practice.

Andy has participated on several industry and professional associations including the buildingSMART alliance Board of Direction (2009-2016), the AIA Technology in Architectural Practice Advisory Group (2012-present), the Design-Build of America BIM Committee (2009-2012) and the AIA Atlanta Board of Directors (1991-1998).

Andy earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Architecture degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Master of Architecture, 1984

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Bachelor of Science, 1981
Architecture

Job History

Bentley Systems
Director Product Management
Exton, PA, United States
August 1998 - present

Stephen Fuller
Vice President / Information Systems
Atlanta, GA, United States
September 1994 - July 1998

Lord, Aeck & Sargent
Architect / Information Management
Atlanta, GA, United States
March 1990 - August 1994

Heery International
Intern Architect / CADD Coordinator
Atlanta, GA, United States
November 1983 - February 1990

John Mixon, Architect
Intern Architect
Atlanta, GA, United States
July 1982 - October 1983

Specialties

  • Computer Applications
  • Energy Analysis and Design

Affiliations

  • Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
  • National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)

Interests

  • Design collaboration, Design engineering analysis, Information management