Jim Jacobi is a Managing Principal and Chief Information Officer for Houston-based Walter P Moore, one of the leading engineering consulting firms in the nation with offices nationwide. In this position, he is responsible for the firm's overall information technology strategy and programs. He also leads the firm’s Technology Consulting Business Group, Walter P. Moore Technology LLC. He has over 40 years of experience in engineering design, project management and construction with a special expertise in application of information technology to this field.
Mr. Jacobi began his career as a structural engineer and has served in progressively more responsible engineering and management positions including Vice President & Chief Engineer for Brown & Root, one of the world’s largest engineering and construction companies, and prior to joining Walter P Moore, as Chief Information Officer for Halliburton Company. His areas of expertise include implementation of integrated project management systems, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and other related 3D CAD project delivery systems. Jim has had a leading role in the implementation of Building Information Modeling delivery systems at Walter P Moore. In addition, he has led the firm’s efforts in managing the interface with other members of the design, construction and owner teams in project collaboration and coordination in the BIM environment. He has led many multi-discipline BIM Coordination Services projects and leads the firm’s Technology Consulting Group which offers services in the areas of Managed IT Services, IT Consulting, BIM Project Coordination, Virtual Reality Services and Systems Integration and Custom Software Development. He has presented nationally on a variety of subjects pertaining to technology in the AEC industry.