In this episode, our host sits down with Jake Olsen to get his thoughts on disJointed and the problems facing decision-making in the built environment.
Jake Olsen, P.E. is the Vice President of Construction Technology at STANLEY X, the innovation division of Stanley Black & Decker, where he is leading a team focused on developing innovative technology solutions to transform the way we design, build, maintain and service the built world. Jake has worked in the industry as an engineer and entrepreneur for over 20 years both in the USA and abroad starting companies, launching products, and developing software for the builders of tomorrow. Most recently, Jake was Co-founder and CEO of DADO, a construction software company that leverages powerful indexing algorithms and industry-specific search to automate document administration and ensure teams can find and collaborate on the most relevant project information. DADO was acquired by STANLEY X in 2022 with the goal to further invest in developing the product and market reach. Jake holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering with a Master’s degree in Structural Engineering and is a licensed Professional Civil Engineer in California. Jake is a better skier than Jeff Sample.