Kai Yang

Steel-Timber Research Project Steering Committee

CadMakers, Director of Digital Fabrication | Vancouver, Canada


Starting his company in 2009, Kai worked in the automotive industry where he gained significant expertise in design and manufacturing. He then worked as a mechanical designer for Bombardier Inc., focusing on the Bombardier Innovia APM system.

Joining CadMakers in 2016, Kai brought his technical expertise from the manufacturing industry to the AEC industry. Kai currently leads the mass timber team, with responsibility for project delivery, digital fabrication, DFMA, QA/QC for the detailing and simulation of large scale Mass Timber Digital Twin projects. Most recently Kai led the Silicon Valley Campus project – the largest mass timber project in North America.

Kai Yang

CTBUH Designated Expert


Steel-Timber Research Project Steering Committee (2022 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2019)