James Pease is an expert in the setup and structure of large, complex construction projects using Lean and Integrated Project Delivery to drive highly reliable results. He has negotiated IPD contracts and delivered over $650M in complex healthcare projects as an owner's representative with multiparty contracts, aligned team incentives and collaborative delivery models. He is the executive editor of the IPD focused website leanipd.com, an LCI NorCal Core Team Member and cofounder of the COAA California Chapter. James has a BS in Management Science from UC San Diego and is a CA Licensed General Contractor.
Within the AEC industry, Big Rooms are an on-site co-location space that physically brings together designers, builders, facility operators, and more to create a collaborative environment. The Big Room is designed to bring all of Southland’s businesses together, including Southland Engineering, Southland Energy, and Envise, within an integrated workspace.