Sam Houghton

Principal Digital, Digital Twin Product Manager, Beca - New Zealand

I am an experienced digital technology leader with a track record of developing innovative hi-tech products and delivering complex business and technology projects across a diverse range of asset-intensive industries – including manufacturing, buildings, defence, aerospace, infrastructure, utilities, and community shaping. I really enjoy enabling and contributing to all stages of technology strategy and development – from ideation through to implementation or commercialisation. Ultimately, striving to create successful outcomes for the people that interact with these new products, services, and solutions – making everyday better for our clients, stakeholders, and end users. 

Takes part in

  • Digital Built World SummitView Full Event
  • 10:00 - 10:40

    Panel: They’re just fancy BIM models, aren’t they? Evolving your existing digital design solutions to incorporate connected customers and the twin framework

    Asset owners are realising that a coordinated approach is needed to deliver the required change in asset performance and efficiency. They want access to asset data held by their AEC partners. We consider the practical issues involved to make this happen and what kinds of customers are supportive of twinning frameworks. This session will bring you up to speed on digital twin strategy. 

    Panellists include:
    John Hainsworth Technical Director, Smart Infrastructure, Mott MacDonald
    Bill Thomson Digital Assets & Engineering Leader, Digital Twin Leader, GHD Digital
    Sam Houghton Principal Digital, Digital Twin Product Manager, Beca - New Zealand
    Ken Lee Director, Digital Enablement, Aurecon
    Elouise Robinson Digital Engineering Manager, Arcadis
    Moderated by:
    Belinda Hodkinson Founder, Director, Magnae

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