Globally recognized as the Queen of Prefab, Amy Marks is a leader in the industrialized construction revolution.
Amy Marks is the EVP of Global Strategy for Symetri, a global provider of digital BIM, product design and lifecycle solutions. Part of the Addnode group, Symetri is an Autodesk platinum partner, authorized training Centre (ATC) and premier service provider which recently joined forces with both Microdesk and D3 in the US.
Prior to Symetri, Amy was Autodesk’s Vice President, Enterprise Transformation Practice, where she informed strategy on business outcomes, platform solutions, and consulting for customers incorporating transformational methodologies including industrialized construction, sustainability and new ways of working. She defined the language, process and frameworks that are adopted by companies, universities and countries around the world reflecting the convergence of Design-Make-Operate models. Before Autodesk, Ms. Marks was the CEO of XSite Modular and pioneered a path to become the world’s preeminent prefabrication consultant and is often called the Queen of Prefab – a moniker given to her that just stuck; literally creating the role as the first prefabrication consultant.
Ms. Marks champions the integration of transformational and innovative methods of working across many building types including high-tech, semi-conductor, pharmaceutical, healthcare, hospitality, data centers, high-rise residential and commercial buildings. She has strong relationships across the world with many owners, architects and engineers, and supply chain partners. She is a unique and outspoken agent for change that is well-respected across many industries and is a highly sought-after keynote speaker and chairperson of conferences on business transformation, modern methods of construction and sustainability. She is the chairman and ambassador of the Advancing Prefabrication show, which is the largest and most innovative of its kind.
Ms. Marks is committed to using her extensive experience, thought leadership and high-profile within the built environment ecosystem and specifically construction to promote diverse participation, innovation and advancement across all industry segments. She brings critical attention to attracting a diverse talent pool and tirelessly educates about inclusion issues to bring new perspectives and skill sets. She is a passionate speaker on improving business results through increased diversity in thought. She is a graduate of the University of Florida and an alumna of Harvard Business School. She is a mom to her daughter Mackenzie and is an avid sports fan having played competitive rugby for almost 15 years.
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Amy is a bold visionary in her field, with a wealth of knowledge and experience to impart on the topics of industrialized construction, sustainability, platform solutions, new business models and the future of technology. Book her as your keynote speaker now to gain valuable insights with messages that resonate with your audience and inspire them to action.