Darren Young

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR

As Director of Construction Technology, Darren leads the strategy, implementation, management, and support of construction and manufacturing technology across UMC. His experience to date spans a wide variety of industries in manufacturing, construction, and software, Darren’s ability to navigate between high-level vision to the very nuanced details of problems helps him develop solid processes and troubleshooting. Among his many accomplishments, he was a subject matter expert for the development of an open-source Autodesk Fabrication COD Scripting language extension for Microsoft Visual Studio code editor.

For over a decade, Young has provided the MEP contractor industry a free suite of Autodesk Fabrication Scripts to help them manage their Autodesk Fabrication configurations. He is an avid speaker at Autodesk University, MEP Force, and the Congress of the Future of Engineering Software. He is a member of the Autodesk Developer Network (ADN); Autodesk MEP Fabrication Customer Council; SMACNA Construction Technology Committee; and US National BIM (Building Information Model) Standards Committee/National Institute of Building Sciences (former).