Crunch Time: John Foster

Credit: Geospatial Media
Credit: Geospatial Media

The #GlobalBIMCrew are known for being an incredibly lively, sociable and helpful group of people who love to discuss their experiences within the Building Information Modelling sector whilst attending a plethora of nationwide BIM events. How would you like to get to know even more about your fellow BIM enthusiasts and experts? Crunch Time will let you learn more about your fellow industry members professionally, as well we as personally when they answer fun questions against the clock.

Today’s interview is the Business Development Manager for BIM at Topcon Positioning Europe, John Foster. John’s articulate and educational presenting style caught the eye of BIMcrunch Editor, Jack White – as did the highly interesting content – at GeoBIM 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal in May. Following that, the two arranged a chat and all will be revealed in today’s Crunch Time.

Talk topics include intriguing case studies Topcon have been working on with the likes of Balfour Beatty and BAM, the underrated use of laser scanning on BIM projects, recent acquisitions of other businesses by Topcon and how they will link with John’s role in the future and Topcon’s position as sponsor at a plethora of industry events. All of that plus the quick-fire Crunch Time questions that will let you get to know John that little bit better.

Listen to the interview below.

For more information on John’s work, make sure to follow him on Twitter and by following the channels he references at the climax of the interview.

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