May 18, 2022

Construction industry: technology averse or historically underserved?

Before founding Procore Technologies, a construction management platform used in more than a million projects in more than 150 countries, Tooey Courtemanche has created a software consultancy developing enterprise HR applications connected to construction planning systems. enterprise resources (ERP).

How Tooey went from business HR apps to the world of construction… to found a company whose mission is to “connect everyone who touches construction […] to manage data and drive better business results? »?

As Tooey tells Anthony Capkun Electrical Business Magazineit wasn’t that much of a stretch, actually, because the love of building has been running through Tooey’s veins ever since. at least In 8th grade, when he started earning his paycheck by sweeping a cabinet shop “and hanging out with people I liked, people in the construction industry.”

Tooey’s personal and professional mission has become to help “modernize an industry that has been unfairly labeled as technology averse”.

Tune in to hear his thoughts on advancing construction site technology, as well as some of the work Procore done to help attract new professionals to the field, which includes efforts to see more women pursue careers in construction.