Cindy Baldwin, CGC, LEED AP, CM-BIM Cindy Baldwin is Founder and President of VDCO Tech Inc. with over 26 years of diverse AECO Industry experience. She is recognized nationally for her expertise in SMART, LEAN and PRACTICAL BIM and VDC processes and implementation strategies. She has a proven ability to lead her team of BIM, construction professionals, subcontractors and design professionals, while maintaining a strong Client relationship. Cindy’s key strengths include reducing risk for her Clients and increasing efficiency in production. She coordinates internal company-wide support and development of future BIM/VDC/SMART technologies as it fits into the digitizing and virtualizing of the built environment. Cindy is a Certified General Contractor, (having grown up in the construction field with her Father), a LEED-AP, and was the first person in Florida to be CM-BIM certified. Cindy is also an approved CM-BIM and CM-LEAN instructor for all of The Associated General Contractors of America BIM/ LEAN Certification Classes and was most recently selected to serve on the Executive Board as the Secretary of the AGC Florida East Chapter. She is one of the founding members of the bimSMART foundation, was on the Board of the buildingSMART Alliance and has served on the Standards Committee. Cindy is highly regarded in the industry for her practical and “real-world” approach to BIM implementation and process. She is known for getting into the “BIM Trenches” and working through traditional processes to implement change. Under Cindy’s leadership, VDCO Tech is growing and researching new markets. Cindy has created partnerships and relationships with IBM and Microsoft as she looks to explore the world of VDC and Virtual Reality. Always looking for new ways to exceed client expectations, Cindy encourages her team to continue to learn and bring innovative ideas to their projects and clients and creates and environment that fosters collaboration and creativity.