Robert Yori, Senior Digital Design Manager
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Robert Yori is the Senior Digital Design Manager in the New York office of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. His role is to explore innovative uses of technology to better design, visualize, and deliver SOM’s projects. He manages technology-related R&D efforts, provides strategic guidance to project teams, designs and maintains learning curricula and content, and trains team members. With his counterparts in the other SOM offices, he leads the Firmwide Digital Design initiatives, including knowledge sharing, big data analysis, and computational design literacy. Robert is a member of the AIA’s Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Advisory Group, Advisory Board Member of the NYC College of Technology’s Department of Architectural Technology, and a co-leader of the RTC Design Technology Summit. He has presented at ACADIA, Autodesk University, BIMForum, and RTC, has been published in the Journal of Building Information Modeling, and is also an Adjunct Instructor at New York University and the New York School of Interior Design.
A discussion with Robert Yori (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill), Vanessa DiMauro (Leader Networks), and Stephen Hardy (MindMixer) about Orchestrating Digital Communities at KA Connect 2014.