Dave McCool has spent over a decade in construction, starting out as a labourer in the field and moving his way to director in his prior role at McCarthy Building Companies. In October of 2017, he joined Procore to spearhead our BIM initiatives and is currently the Senior Product Manager of that department.
Dave is an educator and passionate advocate for the practical use of technology in design and construction and has been recognized internationally for his efforts to make a positive change in the industry. Dave assisted in creating the first cloud-based design scheduling tool for construction, co-authored BIM and Construction Management (used by over 25 universities and has been translated into both French and Chinese), has held chair positions for both AIA and NBIMS committees, received the DBIA Distinguished Leadership Award in 2016, and has lectured at multiple university and industry events around the world.
Additionally, Dave helped create one of the first virtual reality therapy programs in the United States, approved for children in isolation for both oncology and cardiology patients at Loma Linda University. He is still actively engaged in this research.