Kristopher is the Director of Digital Design based out of the Seattle office of Thornton Tomasetti. Kris has 11 years of experience managing teams, administering technology, and developing custom tools to support the design of over 5 million square feet of structures around the world. In collaboration with the CIO, CTO, and business practice leaders, Kris oversees a group of staff guiding the implementation of BIM tools to improve structural workflows and strategic investment in future technology. Kris has also supported the sustainability practice through the development of Passive House Modeling Simulation tools. In his doctoral work at the George Washington University, Kris studied the influence of building geometry on active shooter events and is currently working to incorporate such simulations into the building design process.