David Peraza is Principal Technology Architect and Co-founder at Aecosoft. He earned a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering and a Master’s in Computer Science from Florida International University. He worked as a Software Engineer at IBM for a decade, leading a multitude of projects. David has been a speaker at multiple conferences including the popular OpenStack summit. He is a published author at IBM Developerworks and IBM Systems Magazine. David has also found time to teach VB.NET and MIS courses to Computer Science and Business students at Miami-Dade College. Today, he spends most of his time as leader of OpenPermit, an open source effort to standardize permitting information. He is also one of the technical leads for the ePermitHub product at Aecosoft. ePermitHub has recently won several awards for innovation on the permitting to BIM integration space, including being selected by Autodesk to the inaugural group on the Autodesk Cloud Accelerator program.