Dana Kennish “Deke” Smith, FAIA
Deke Smith is a partner in the firm DKS Information Consulting, LLC, Executive Director of bimSMART Foundation as well as a Senior Analyst with Cyon Research the home of the Congress on the Future of Engineering Software (COFES) and on the Board of the Center For Understanding Change (C4UC). He was formerly the Executive Director of the buildingSMART alliance™ and a member of buildingSMART International Executive Committee. Deke is currently Co-chair of the APPA committee developing an ANSI standard for Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), and coordinating the Academic Interoperability Coalition (AiC) a group of 60 universities developing a Body of Knowledge for BIM education. He is a registered architect in the state of Virginia and a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects. He is co-author of “Building Information Modeling: A Strategic Implementation Guide” published in 2009 by Wiley.