Scott Aldridge

Disruptive Innovations Manager

CDM Smith

Scott is an Innovation and Disruptive Technology leader at CDM Smith, a firm that provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy, and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. He works with business partners, clients, and vendors to develop strategic alignments and manage the delivery of disruptive solutions. Scott focuses on emerging technologies that will help create competitive advantage, generate value, and reduce operating costs. He works with the firm and its clients to harness the power of innovative technologies to help design, build, and operate infrastructure assets more quickly, safely, and efficiently.

Scott is focused on key technologies that will deliver change, including leading CDM Smith’s efforts to utilize the transparently immersive experiences of mixed reality. CDM Smith is an early innovator in the area of mixed reality for Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) and engaged Object Theory, a full-service mixed reality experience agency, in a custom software development contract that resulted in the world’s first mixed reality collaboration platform.

CDM Smith’s Mixed Reality Collaboration Platform helps the firm design and build solutions for clients by allowing people to experience shared holographic material anywhere in the world. The firm believes that an immersive mixed reality experience is the next logical step in taking 3D models off a 2D computer screen and integrating digital content into the physical world.

Scott is based out of Raleigh, NC and has 25 years of experience exploiting emerging digital workplace technologies and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science.