CannonDesign’s Chief Technology Officer Hilda Espinal is set to speak at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Women’s Leadership Summit, a unique two-day event in Washington DC focused on the advancement of women architects to upper levels of company management. The event’s theme “Creating Tailwinds” reflects the momentum happening industry-wide around equity, diversity, and women’s contributions to architecture and design. Full details for the event can be found online.
Hilda joined CannonDesign in 2017 with more than 16 years experience leading technological advances in computational tools and workflows, augmented and virtual reality, building information modeling and advanced analysis and visualization at global design firms. Equipped with a rare understanding of the constantly evolving world of digital design, Hilda helps CannonDesign and its clients leveraged cutting-edge technology to enhance value and advance the design profession. In 2016, the Dallas Business Journal named Hilda one of the “Top Women in Technology.”
Beyond her role with CannonDesign, Hilda is also the Active National Board Director of Women for Economic Leadership and Development, a Microsoft-certified systems engineer, and a regular speaker at both national and industry events including TechWeek Chicago and Engineering News Record’s Groundbreaking Women in Construction Summit.