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Ask Us Anything: Special AEC December Edition

Kelli MarakovitsNovember 30th, 2020

The holidays have arrived and we here at CADD Microsystems have a special surprise! The Ask Us Anything panelists will be returning for a special December edition of our popular Ask Us Anything: AEC Virtual Panel Discussion. Bring all of your software questions to our live Q&A on Thursday, December 17 at 10 am. Our CADD technical experts and support team will be dressed in their best holiday attire and ready to answer all of your questions.

To join the Ask Us Anything: AEC Panel Discussion, register here.


You’ll be able to ask questions live during the panel discussion, but if you have any questions you want to submit in advance, ask them here. Please note that any questions we aren’t able to answer during the webinar, we’ll be sure to respond to individually after the event.


Jason Kunkel, Senior Practice Manager, Architecture
Jason has worked across the design and technology spectrum of the AEC industry for more than 20 years. After graduating from the University of Virginia School of Architecture, he began his career as an architectural designer for a major mid-Atlantic architecture and engineering firm specializing in large, public sector projects. Discovering a passion and aptitude for technology, he migrated to the IT world, spending more than a decade as the Director of Information Technology where he applied that passion to help architects and engineers leverage BIM technology in new and innovative ways.


Marissa Gagne, Practice Manager, Infrastructure
Marissa is the Practice Manager for Civil and Infrastructure at CADD Microsystems. Marissa graduated from Virginia Tech with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Civil Engineering. She has been working with Autodesk products for over 20 years, specializing in the Civil and GIS solutions, and she has been working with CADD Microsystems for over 15 years. Before coming to CADD, she worked for a number of reputable civil firms in Virginia providing CAD support to transportation, utility, land development, mapping, and GIS projects. At CADD Microsystems, Marissa’s responsibilities include managing the Civil Team, performing product demonstrations, teaching classes, giving seminars and workshops, and performing consulting for many Autodesk products such as Civil 3D, Land Desktop, Map 3D and Raster Design.


Purvi Gandhi Irwin, Practice Manager, Architecture
Purvi supports professionals across all disciplines with BIM technologies, which includes teaching Revit, creating content, developing workflows and standards, troubleshooting issues, and finding creative solutions to both design and modeling problems. She has 15+ years of experience, most spent as a preservation project architect, where she specialized in using innovative technologies to facilitate the documentation and rehabilitation of institutional buildings, and 12+ years of Revit experience working with existing buildings (most historic), from conceptual design, through construction administration and project close-out. Purvi is also an active advocate for information sharing, presenting at both BILTna and Autodesk University.


Chris Lindo, Applications Specialist
Chris focuses on a wide range of clients looking to implement new engineering technology with a focus of Autodesk products and services. With experience as a BIM Manager, Chris uses his skills and knowledge to build upon the practices and standards his clients already have in place. Chris takes his role as an educator seriously; embarking on the never-ending quest to build better relationships with his clients and their projects.


Eden Davis, CADD Care Program Manager
Eden is our CADD Care Program Manager and assists our customers with day to day helpdesk needs. She plans and executes the great programs we deliver through our support services both internally and externally. She started working with Autodesk software in college making games and now has over six years of tech support and leadership experience.



T.J. Meehan, Vice President of Technology Solutions
As an expert and thought leader in the AEC industry around BIM (Building Information Modeling) and FM (Facilities Management), T.J. assists architects, engineers, contractors, and building owners with successfully implementing technologies related to design, build and operate.

We’re excited for the special December edition of Ask Us Anything and hope you’ll join us for the virtual panel discussion on December 17. Wear your favorite holiday sweater and have your software questions ready!

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