Jim Jacobi

Jim Jacobi

Jim Jacobi, PE

Chief Information Officer

Jim is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) as well as the Executive Director for Walter P Moore’s Technology group. As CIO, he is responsible for the firm's overall information technology strategy and programs. He has over 35 years of domestic and international experience in engineering design, project management and construction with a special interest in application of information technology to this field. His areas of expertise include implementation of integrated project management systems, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and other related virtual design and construction project delivery systems. Jim has had a leading role in the implementation of Building Information Modeling delivery systems at Walter P Moore.

Jim has written and presented nationally on a variety of subjects pertaining to technology as well as serves on a number of committees and university advisory boards. Jim earned both Master and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor.  As a registered professional engineer in five states, Jim also holds a professional registration in software engineering in the state of Texas. 

See Jim's discussion on Cyber Security: The Threat is Real

What’s the best advice you’ve received—so far?
Always do the right thing, even when no one is looking (My father).
Why did you choose Walter P Moore?
…uncommonly high caliber of staff’s talent, professionalism, and selfless dedication to providing a team effort for a winning solution – for both clients and staff.
What three words best describe you?
Dedicated. Honest. Michigan man.
In a word, what should your co-workers expect of you?
My best effort, results, always.


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US Patent on Improved Facility Management System, 2014

4D BIM or Simulation Based Modeling, Structure Magazine, 2011

Designing Smart to Improve the Delivery Process, Design-Build Dateline, 2006

Judging BIM, Civil Engineering, 2011