William Harris

Business Development Director - APAC, Asite

William joined Asite in March 2020 as the Business Development Executive for the Australian and New Zealand regions. With over 30 years experience in the Construction Engineering industries, William now heads up Asite as the Business Development Director for the greater Asia Pacific region. Driving an aggressive sales and growth campaign with a major focus on Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia and the Phillipines regions. China, Japan and Indonesia now await as Asite continues its strategic growth throughout the APAC region.

William has sat on the executive of several large local and multinational organisations covering a diverse range of sectors in the Construction, Engineering and ICT Industries. He has led major growth initiatives and helped businesses transform through the adoption of smart technology.  He has an intimate first-hand grasp of the end-to-end challenges that the built environment sector faces and is therefore passionate about how Asite can help provide the solution to many of these challenges.

He lives in Adelaide, is a passionate member of the South Australian Cricket Association, loves the Carlton Football Club and enjoys a punt on the horses with mates on the weekend.

Takes part in

  • Digital Built World SummitView Full Event
  • 16:50 - 17:30

    Panel discussion – Digital twin transformation journeys – from a construction tool to a sustainable service platform and beyond

    Behind the hype, and the data management challenges, digital twins offer real value to AECs and asset owners. In this panel, we explore what it means to use digital twins as a digital and business transformation strategy and what this new framework means for BIM practitioners. 

    Panellists include:
    Raj Thampuran MD, Technology and Research, Surbana Jurong - Singapore
    David McKee CEO, Slingshot and Co-Chair, Digital Twin Consortium - UK
    Simon Evans Digital Twin Leader, Arup, and Chair of the Gemini Call at the National Digital Twin Programme - UK
    Paul Mullett Group Director, Engineering & Technology, Robert Bird Group - UAE
    William Harris Business Development Director - APAC, Asite
    Moderated by:
    Nicolas Waern CEO and Digital Twin Evangelist, WINNIIO - Sweden
  • Future of Construction SummitView Full Event
  • 15:00 - 15:20

    Why Smart Construction matters in driving efficiency in the race to net zero

    By William Harris Business Development Director - APAC, Asite

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