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AECCafe Bunker Broadcast: AI for Construction Is Easy with OpenSpace

The rise of construction technology is radically altering the way the world builds. Computer vision, artificial intelligence, and other technologies are bringing significant changes for owners, trades, and general contractors alike.

In this edition of the AECCafe Bunker Broadcast, host Sanjay Gangal welcomes OpenSpace CEO Jeevan Kalanithi to discuss how he came to co-found the company and to learn more about how the software helps simplify the building process for a growing number of construction businesses around the world.

Listen to this broadcast to:

  • Learn about OpenSpace’s origins on the job site.
  • Get an overview of OpenSpace’s technology and how it was designed to simplify everyday work for owners and builders.
  • Understand why a growing number of construction businesses are adopting OpenSpace technology to manage their portfolios.

About the Speakers

Jeevan Kalanithi

Jeevan Kalanithi

CEO, OpenSpace

Jeevan is CEO at OpenSpace. He sold his first company, Sifteo, to 3D Robotics, where he eventually became the President. 3DR, a 200+ person company, launched a drone that made $45M in its first year. 3DR partnered with Autodesk to launch Site Scan, a tool for documenting and analyzing job sites. Jeevan was most recently an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Lux Capital. He holds a BS from Stanford and an MS from MIT, where he was a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow
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Sanjay Gangal

Sanjay Gangal

President, IBSystems

Sanjay Gangal is President at IBSystems, Inc., which owns and operates a number of online magazines for engineering and high-tech professionals including AECCafe.com. This portal shares the world's most complete AEC product catalog listings, technical papers, AEC news, CEO interviews, multimedia presentations, and more. Sanjay holds an MS in Engineering Management, Marketing and Management from Stanford University, an MS in Computer Science & VLSI Design from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a B.Tech EE, Electronics Engineering & Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
OpenSpace, the global leader in reality capture and AI-powered analytics, empowers construction and real estate companies of every size to digitally transform and create a 360° view of their built environment. Customers such as JLL, AECOM, and RG Construction have used OpenSpace to operate more efficiently and reduce risk, capturing more than 15 billion square feet of imagery from construction projects across thousands of sites in more than 91 countries.