John Tocci, Jr.

John Tocci, Jr.
Job Title: 
Virtual construction manager, Western Region
Age: 
27
Education: 
BS, Pepperdine University
Accomplishments: 

Leading expert in field of virtual design and construction (taught himself to use Revit and Navisworks in college). Oversees projects in Arizona, Nevada, and California.

Worked alongside design team for $339 million Maricopa County (Ariz.) Court Tower, developing BIM model for use by consultants, major contractors, and subcontractors.

Integral part of BIMForum’s development in 2005: created the name and developed the first iteration of website. Organization now boasts 1,400+ members worldwide.

Presenter at Autodesk University for past three years. Focuses on early development versions of various BIM tools and their future direction.

Part of Autodesk Revit and Navisworks alpha and beta testing programs.

Extracurricular: 

Founding member, youngest charter member, BIMForum. Co-chair, Emerging Leaders Subforum.

Pro bono adjunct faculty, Arizona State University. Teaches course on Revit and Navisworks to construction management students.

Off the Clock: 

Comes from a motorcycle-riding family. His favorite ride: Honda CBR 600 F4i.

The AEC industry is in his blood. His father is the other John Tocci, CEO and president, Tocci Building Cos., Woburn, Mass.

High school varsity athlete in wrestling, soccer, and baseball.

Secret Life: 

Collects mid-century modern furniture. Recently loaned out pieces for a museum exhibition.