Green Buildings and Parks World Conference
Sharath S Waikar, Co-founder and CEO of Lean Station and Dr. Nguyen Thi Qui, Research and Development Manager at Lean Station will be giving a talk titled "Driving green and sustainability with Lean Thinking and Construction" at the Green Buildings and Parks World Conference in Kuala Lumpur being held from 17th to 18th January. The talk is scheduled at 3:10pm on 17th at the venue - Pullman Bangsar, Kuala lumpur Malaysia.
The conference is being organized by Confexhub, a leading thought leader network solutions provider focusing on global business and investment matching, as well as innovative business and investment conferences in the Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions.
Motive behind the talk is to highlight the growing demand and need for lean practices in the construction industry which will help in waste reduction and productivity improvement and to spread awareness on how Lean thinking and construction can drive environmentally responsible and resource efficient structures and processes.
About the Speakers
Mr. Sharath Waikar is a young serial tech entrepreneur, the co-founder & CEO of Lean Station Pte Ltd, Singapore. He is a management graduate from XLRI, India and a telecommunication engineer. He is an extremely passionate believer and evangelist of lean construction methods and a practicing Lean PlanDo facilitator for construction projects in Singapore.
His main areas of interests recently have been in cloud and mobile technologies. His background has been into product and technology development, business development and strategy and has deep experiences into virtual reality, game technologies and building training simulators. He has over 12 years of experience in building technology solutions for solving varied problems in industries like construction, education, manufacturing, oil & gas and healthcare. He has practiced Lean Methodologies, Iterative and Hypothesis driven product development and has been involved in over 11 disruptive products lifecycles targeting different markets while playing key roles under Engineering, Operational, Marketing, Business and Strategic functions throughout his career.
Dr Nguyen Thi Qui is the Research and development Manager of Lean Station Pte Ltd. She obtained her doctoral degree from National University of Singapore (NUS). Her research topic was automatic construction planning and scheduling. She has worked for NUS as a research fellow for 3 years before joining Lean Station.
Dr Qui is one of the inventors of Lean PlanDo. Her main research and application interests include lean construction, BIM and productivity improvement methodologies. When working for NUS, she was involved in different projects focusing on improving design and construction productivity using lean,BIM and artificial intelligence. Her career passion is to help contractors, and construction industry achieve a higher productivity performance using lean methodologies, advanced information technologies and applied academic solutions.