Michael Pink, SmartPM Technologies (“Alpharetta Tech Talk”, Episode 20)
SmartPM Technologies Founder and CEO Michael Pink joins host John Ray to discuss how his company’s technology is changing the construction industry, in part by identifying and predicting a big pain point: construction cost overruns. Michael also addresses how AI and machine learning will aid both contractors and owners, and how the pandemic affects the construction industry. “Alpharetta Tech Talk” is produced virtually by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta.
Michael Pink, CEO, SmartPM Technologies, Inc.
Michael Pink possesses 20+ years of experience in the construction industry specializing in data analytics and process improvement, with a specific focus on project performance analysis and risk.
Currently, Mr. Pink is CEO of SmartPM Technologies, Inc., a firm dedicated to developing technology that assists in project controls, performance oversight and process improvement on
large commercial construction projects. SmartPM’s platform and process is currently being implemented on over 500 active projects in north America and beyond.
Mr. Pink received his BS in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech and his MBA from The Stern School of Business at New York University. Prior to starting SmartPM, Michael spent most of his career working as a consultant in the “Big Four” consulting environment working closely with owners, contractors, attorneys, and lenders on complex consulting assignments.
Question/Topics Covered in this Interview
- Construction Technology and the next frontier into Analytics, and where SmartPM sits in the overall equation
- AI, Machine Learning and how this will affects construction technology
- The state of the construction industry currently and next year due to COVID
- What challenges has SmartPM overcome, as a tech start up, due to COVID
- Viewpoint on the ATL start up scene
- What have you have learned as a person who came from industry and became a tech start up founder
About “Alpharetta Tech Talk”
“Alpharetta Tech Talk” is the radio show/podcast home of the burgeoning technology sector in Alpharetta and the surrounding GA 400 and North Fulton area. We feature key technology players from a dynamic region of over 900 technology companies. “Alpharetta Tech Talk” comes to you from from the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® and is hosted by John Ray.
Past episodes of “Alpharetta Tech Talk” can be found at alpharettatechtalk.com.
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