Tom Freed is a Program BIM Manager with Jacobs, operating primarily out of the Irvine, California office. With over 10 years of experience with digital design, visualization, and data management platforms, he routinely uses new technologies and applications within those focus areas to bring added values to clients and projects. Jacobs has provided experience in many project sectors, including commercial interiors, government agencies, state hospital campuses, Department of Defense works, aviation, ports and borders, process engineering, and corporate interiors. Working for a large company with full AEC services, he has gathered experience with all disciplines and phases of projects. This experience has provided the platform for technology applications in the areas of design management, visualization, quality control, construction management, model handoff, and client services. With the increased availability and demand for virtual and augmented reality, he has become one of the heavy employers of these technologies and leaders in innovative application. He is constantly engaged in emerging technologies to introduce new methods of communication across all phases of projects, realizing tremendous power of burgeoning technologies.