Speakers: 11 - 20 of 134
Tom Stringer
Tom Stringer founded his eponymous multi-disciplinary firm more than 20 years ago to conceive and deliver unique design solutions for residences, restaurants, and yachts around the globe. Stringer’s design approach is externally inspired and internally driven, largely informed by his great life passion for exotic travel.  Filtering his experiences through the prism of design allows him to bridge styles and cultures, expanding his imagination into innovative layers of colors, textures, and function....
Todd Heiser
Creative Director, Principal
Todd is a Co-Creative Director of Gensler’s Chicago office. His leadership showcases more than 20 years of experience in next-generation design at the cutting edge of workplace strategies, and his commitment to conceptual and technical development transforms spaces for clients around the globe....
Tim Conway
Tim Conway, Vice President of Sustainable Development  
As a flooring industry expert, Tim Conway is focused on the positive affects that sustainable flooring products have on our buildings, and more importantly, the people that occupy and live in the spaces we design.
Tim has worked closely with Bill McDonough and the internal team at Shaw for the past twelve years developing and maintaining Shaw’s Cradle to Cradle certifications, HPDs and EPDs....
Thomas Zakrzewski

Tommy Zakrzewski, PhD
Director of Integrative Energy Engineering

HKS  |  Creating places that enhance the human experience

As Director of Integrative Energy Engineering, Tommy delivers high-performance integrated building design and re-positioning of existing buildings through detailed whole-building energy analysis....

Sylvia Kowalk
Sylvia Kowalk, LEED AP, ID+C
As a Principal and the Director of Interior Design at Legat Architects, Sylvia Kowalk, LEED AP ID+C designs visually engaging interior environments that elevate mood and improve efficiency....
Sven Govaars
Principal, Steelcase ARC
Sven actively works with business leaders and
the A&D community facilitating workspace
and workforce change. As an applied research
consultant, he collaborates to leverage physical
space as a tool to influence workforce behaviors
necessary for reinvention in today’s tumultuous
Susan Wadden
Director of Color Marketing
Sue Wadden is Sherwin-Williams director of color marketing for The Paint Stores Group. As the expert on color for Sherwin-Williams, she is responsible for the company’s overall philosophy of color leadership; plays a key role in leading world color trend forecasting; oversees the ColorSnap® color selection system, research and development of all palettes, the colormix Color Forecast and Color of the Year; advises Sherwin-Williams STIR® magazine, and engages with media on all topics related to color and design.
Wadden began her career at Sherwin Williams in 1998 as an interior designer and color marketing specialist....
Steve Hillis
Senior Vice President, Building Products
As a senior vice president with FMI, Steve is responsible for expanding the building
products division with a focus in the flooring, furniture, lighting and other building
products market segments....
Stan Schneider
Stan Schneider Director of Healthcare Wieland, Grabill, IN Stan has 29 years of experience with Wieland in the development and manufacture of upholstered furniture for high-use acute care healthcare environments. Sean has over 26 years of experience
Shona O'Dea
Building Performance Analyst  |  Senior Associate

 Shona’s focus on efficiency and indoor environmental quality is an important component of DLR Group’s Performance Design team, supporting the firm's pursuit of sustainable design and operation....