Steve Holzer is a pragmatic Technology Visionary and Leader in the business of the Built Environment. Serving as the Product Evangelist for BIMobject, he brings members of the built environment industry to a deep understanding of how their digital content impacts the full building lifecycle.
Steve also serves on the APPA Work Group developing an ANSI standard for Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) which will be based on several ISO standards.
He is an original member of the AEC Hackathon Board of Directors participating in AEC Hackathons all over the world. He has presented on Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) an ISO 16739:2013 Standard.
Formerly Steve led eM8s, a technology consulting service based just outside of Ann Arbor, Mich. eM8s developed and implemented technology in the construction industry primarily utilizing data-driven web systems.
Steve served as a member of the National Institute of Building Science (NIBS) buildingSMARTalliance (bSa) Council, a member of the NBIMS-US Project Committee, a member of the Terminology Committee, a member of the Implementation Committee, Vice-Chair of the Market Education committee.
Steve has led numerous enterprise system implementations and developed complete CRM, eCommerce, Product Configuration, and ERP systems in companies with annual revenues from $10 Million to $100 Million. The Unit Cost Purchasing system he developed and implemented for two neighboring home building companies allowed them both to thrive through the latest economic downturn.
Steve was a longtime member of the National Association of Homebuilders. At NAHB he served on the Business Management and Information Technology Committee, the Design Committee, and the Education Committee.