Max Eklund is a Fluor Fellow and Fluor’s Global Construction Automation Integration Manager. Eklund has spent most of his Fluor career working on construction sites – starting in 1998 as a site IT specialist .In 2006, Eklund moved into a construction automation lead role on refinery projects in Ohio and Michigan, and Alberta, Canada. He then served as the Central, Western and South America regional Construction Automation Manager supporting the setup and implementation of the construction automation tools on multiple projects, before assuming his current role as Global Construction Innovation and Visualization Manager. Eklund is constantly challenging the status quo in the areas of automation and site IT to support project execution. In addition to his passion to promote the effective setup, implementation and benefits of Fluor’s suite of construction automation and services, he is a subject matter expert (SME) on visualization and UAVs.