As Turner’s Chief Innovation Officer, Jim leads the research, development, and deployment of cutting-edge solutions that improve and transform the built environment in accordance with a philosophy of “purposeful” innovation that is customer-centric and human-oriented. Since joining Turner nearly thirty years ago, Jim has held various positions and have served as Manager and Director of multiple Turner divisions across the U.S.

Jim’s expertise and efforts have led to the development and implementation of a framework and system of innovation at Turner that enables the continuous advancement of new knowledge and capabilities across domains of innovation such as Building Information Modeling (BIM) / Virtual Design and Construction (VDC); Lean thinking, methods, and practices; modular, offsite and prefabrication; virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and extended reality (XR); artificial intelligence; and robotics and automation.