Tuesday | Sept 21, 2021 | 4:15pm – 5:00pm EDT

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Co-founder Jon Antevy and General Manager Greg Blackman welcome you to Elevate 2021 to celebrate the innovative progress of owners all across North America. As Jon Antevy reflects on 25 years of partnering with owners to implement technology, the past 18 months clearly demonstrated that owners who already had a cloud strategy were light years ahead of others and were able to keep their programs running – even as the world changed around them. In this session, Jon and Greg will celebrate the success and innovation of our clients and award 2 organizations that stood out from their peers to earn the coveted Innovator in Construction Award. 2021 was the most competitive year with many incredible submissions for the award. This session you will not want to miss!

Jon Antevy

Founder of e-Builder

Jon Antevy is a recognized leader in the field of construction program management software. Following his Master’s thesis research of multimedia and Internet applications for the construction industry, he launched e-Builder. Before founding e-Builder, Jon worked for several construction companies as a pre-construction services specialist.

In 1995, he was nominated by Engineering News-Record magazine as one of the Top 25 Newsmakers of the Year for his work to move practical construction applications onto the Web for the first time. In October 2012, Jon was awarded the Construction Writer’s Association most prestigious honor, the Silver Hard Hat Award. Since the inception of the University of Florida Gator 100 in 2015, e-Builder has made the list as one of the 100 fastest-growing Gator-owned or Gator-led businesses in the world.

He holds a Master’s degree in Construction Management from the M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction, and a Bachelor’s degree in Design from the University of Florida.

Greg Blackman

General Manager | Trimble PPM

Greg Blackman has over 27 years of experience in the software industry. In his current role at e-Builder, he is responsible for setting the strategy and direction for all go-to-market activities including sales, marketing, product and partner management. In addition, he oversees post-sales efforts including implementation and support ensuring the LTV of each customer. Prior to joining e-Builder, Greg spent many years as the Vice President of Field Operations for SAP Americas where he was responsible for all products in the SAP portfolio.

He and his teams had responsibility for revenue and income representing over $700m in revenue. Greg has a successful track record of building sales, marketing, and services organizations and growing the revenue stream for the companies he’s served.

Greg attended Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology and earned degrees in Business Administration and Computer Science.

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