Lauren Lake is a structural engineering graduate from the University of Western Ontario. As a young engineer, Lauren has always had an interest in how new technologies can improve efficiency and productivity in traditional industries. In 2012, Lauren founded Bridgit, a software company focused on building mobile-first software for on-site construction teams, with Mallorie Brodie. Today, headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Bridgit employs 35 people and its software is used by thousands across the United States and Canada.
Lauren is a frequent speaker at industry events focused on construction innovation and, along with Mallorie, was named Entrepreneur of the Year in 2015.
08:00 — Digitalization of Construction
It’s defined as the integration of digital technologies into everyday life by the digitization of everything that can be digitized. Will this take place in the construction industry in Canada? How will it change the process? What will it mean for small companies?