Brian McLaren

CTBUH, Senior Director of Technology | Washington D.C., United States


Brian McLaren, AIA, CAE, is the Senior Director of Technology for the CTBUH where he oversees the strategic implementation of digital tools and experiences for staff and members. Brian joined CTBUH in the summer of 2022. He is an architecture and technology advocate with 20+ years of experience managing complex teams and leveraging technology to achieve tangible improvements in customer engagement. He believes collaboration with stakeholders and involving them in designing solutions leads to better products, quicker adoption, and higher satisfaction.

In his former life, Brian has been an architect who co-founded a practice in Dallas for 8 years specializing in sustainable design and urban renewal. He has been a writer and an editor of an award-winning regional architecture magazine. He has an MBA specializing in knowledge management and information systems.

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Brian McLaren