Speakers


World of Modular’s top-notch educational breakout sessions equip industry professionals with the latest knowledge in every facet of the commercial modular construction business. With speakers joining from around the world, attendees will learn new skills and techniques, find ways to operate more efficiently, and broaden their professional horizons.

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2021 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
 

 
Anirban Basu
Economic Trends Expert | CEO & Founder of Sage Policy Group, Inc.

Construction Drivers & Trends in 2021
 

Economist Anirban Basu returns to World of Modular to offer an informative and entertaining forecast for the construction marketplace. Basu is chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group, a consulting firm in Baltimore, MD, and is one of the most recognizable economists in and around Washington, DC. He provides policy and economic consulting for numerous clients including developers, bankers, brokerage houses, energy suppliers and law firms. He has also written several high-profile reports on construction, including MBI’s “Economic & Financial Performance of Relocatable Buildings in the US Modular Building Industry.

 

 

 

2021 BREAKOUT SPEAKERS

While our 2021 program is being created, browse this selection of high caliber and well known modular builders and experts from around the world that gave presentations at our 2020 event.


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Jennifer Abuzeid
Senior Director, Global Design Strategies
Marriott International
 

Michael Aldrich
Sales Training Expert
Sandler
 

Robert Allen
Co-Founder
AORA Development
 

Kent Anderson

Director of Sales

WESCO Distribution

 
 
 
Isaac-Daniel Astrachan
Principal
Stephen B. Jacobs Group
 

Jason Barber
Vice Presidents, Industry Solutions & Strategy
ManufactOn
 

John Barrot

Associate Principal

Arup


Andy Berube

Vice President

Stack Modular Structures

 
 

Paul Bonaccorsi
Managing and Operations Director
Intelligent Offsite Ltd.
 

Julian Bowron
CTO
VectorMinima
 

Scott Bridger

Principal

ProSet, Inc.

 

Ben Bunge
Senior Project Manager
The Weitz Company
  
 
 

John Buongiorno
Director, Modular Division
Axis Construction Corp
  

Clara Calvo
Architect
Casas inHAUS
  

Ron Ciotti
Partner
Hinckley Allen
  

Jack Dooley
CEO
Skystone Group
 
 
 
 
Jim Gabriel

Director of Sales
Modlogiq

 Troy Galvin
Manager
PCL Agile
 

Kendra Halliwell, AIA, LEED AP
Associate Principal, Practice + Design Team Leader
ICON Architecture, Inc.
 

Jon Hannah
Government Affairs Director
Modular Building Institute
 
 
 

Tom Hardiman
Executive Director
Modular Building Institute
 

Michael Hough
Founder
MJH Structural Engineers
 

Raghi Iyengar
Founder & CEO
manufactOn
 

Rhys Kane
Strategic Sales
Modular Solutions | Horizon North Logisitics, Inc.
 
 
 

Donna Laquidara-Carr
Industry Insights Research Director
Dodge Data & Analytics 

John Lefkus
President
RAD Technology Medical Systems
 
Helena Lidelöw
Platform Manager
Lindbäcks
 
Michael Merle
Vice President of Business Development
Skender
 
 

Craig Mitchell
Director, Innovative Solutions
Metric Modular
  
Robin Murphy
Owner/Principal
Jackson|Main Architecture

Ruben Navarro
Architect & CEO
Casas inHAUS
  

Aundre Oldacre
Co-Founder
AORA Development
 
 
 
Jordie Puchinger
Lead Developer & Co-Founder Management
Moducore
Laurie Robert
Vice President
NRB, Inc.
 

Ivan Rupnik
Northeastern University and MOD X
 

Stacy Scopano
Chief Technology Officer
Skender
 
 
 

Stephen Shang
CEO & Co-Founder
Falcon Structures

Ryan Smith
Washington State University and MOD X
Colby Swanson
Partner
Momentum Innovation Group

Greg Thompson
CFO
Skystone Group
 
 

Troy Tiddens
Modular Specialist
neUdesign Architecture 

Ana-Maria Tomlinson
Manager, Strategic Initiatives
CSA Group 

Carel van Houte
Modular Building Expert
Prolodge
Salvatore Verrastro, AIA, CCS, CCA, FCSI
Principal
Spillman Farmer Architects
 
 
David Walsh
Senior Director, Project Management
Marriott International

Chris Waters
Director, Business Development
Z Modular
Brad Denison 
Managing Director & CEO
Fleetwood

Frank Yang
Building Technology Expert
ADL Ventures 
 
 

 


2021 WORKSHOPS