Hilda Espinal, AIA, LEED AP, CDT
Hilda Espinal is CannonDesign’s Chief Technology Officer, responsible for the evolution and implementation of the firm’s computational tools and workflows, augmented and virtual reality, building information modeling, and advanced building analysis and visualization. A practicing architect and technology leader for more than 16 years, she helps clients and project teams around the world leverage technology and intelligent data to make informed decisions early in the design process — reducing risk and maximizing the impact of investments.
Hilda sits on the national board of directors for Women for Economic Leadership and Development (WELD) and is active in the Digital Fabrication Network (DFabNet). She is a Microsoft-certified systems engineer, a regularly speaker at both national and international industry events, and has been active in the Autodesk Executive Council and the AIA’s CIO/CTO Large Firm Roundtable. In 2016, Hilda was named one of the “Top Women in Technology” by the Dallas Business Journal.