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Technology in the Build World at PlanGrid

Name: Technology in the Build World at PlanGrid

Date: June 23, 2016

Time: 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM PDT

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Event Description:

Join the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce's BUILDSF initiative at PlanGrid for networking and a panel discussion with experts about the impact of technology in the construction industry. 

The Chamber's BUILDSF Council is an economic development initiative supporting economy-boosting projects in San Francisco. Convening partners in the building and construction industry, BUILDSF identifies and rallies behind projects that grow the economy, improve the city's sustainability, and deliver housing and transportation infrastructure meeting the needs of the growing region. 


Kathryn Cahill - Moderator
CEO, Cahill Contractors LLC

Kathryn joined Cahill Contractors in 2007, becoming the fourth generation of the Cahill family to work in the construction business. While at Cahill, Kathryn has worked on construction projects spanning affordable housing, market rate condominiums, senior housing, and religious facilities.


Prior to Cahill, Kathryn worked in management consulting at Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman) and in nonprofit management and strategy for the Bridgespan Group and Oakland Unified School District.


Kathryn holds an A.B. in Economics modified with Geography from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she was an Arjay Miller Scholar.  She is a member of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.

Tracy Young
CEO, PlanGrid

Tracy is the CEO and one of the four founders of PlanGrid. Tracy has a degree in Construction Engineering Management, and helped build several hospitals prior to founding PlanGrid. She likes to joke that she went from working for one superintendent to hundreds of thousands through PlanGrid.

Peter Grant
CEO & Founder, Safesite Solutions

Peter Grant, CEO and Founder of Safesite Solutions, has a strong background in civil engineering, project management and safety process management. He and his team are using the latest advances in mobile technologies and wearable devices to empower every field worker with safety.  
Originating in Australia, Safesite is now an industry leader in safety improvement and risk profiling across the US. The system is in use on over 800 projects across the country, with contractors benefiting from reductions in incident rates of up to 19%.

Chase Corcorran
Construction Superintendent, WEBCOR Builders

Chase has spent that last year working with WEBCOR's pre-construction & estimating group on proposals in between stints as a carpenter at the Trinity Project (as a sub to Swinerton) as well as 801 Brannan (sub to Balfour). He has also been fortunate enough to become the company co-lead on college recruiting, intern & PE hiring. Chase recently moved over to the Mexican Museum project at 706 Mission, where he will be for the next 2-3 years.

Upon graduating from Cal Poly, Chase came to work at WEBCOR full time the Winter of 2010. He has worked with WEBCOR's C&S division on the Campus for Jewish Life, Infinity Tower & SF General Hospital as well as an engineer with the company's concrete group at the Cal Memorial Stadium.