Alexandra Nelson is a Design Technologist in New York City with a background in Architecture and Information Technology. She has worked for a variety of architecture firms in both Charlotte, NC and New York City. Since she moved to New York, she has worked for design technology teams at two globally recognized firms -- Grimshaw Architects and Perkins Eastman. As a BIM Coordinator at Grimshaw, she worked for the Port Authority on Newark Terminal One and JFK Central in New York. As a Design Technologist at Perkins Eastman, she has been working on global design technology strategy and initiatives for the firm. Her work has involved the development of time-saving automated workflows, BIM coordination, training, ongoing research and the development of custom tools for design technologists and architects.