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Meet LeapThought

Explore the mission, vision and values that shape the way we think about inclusive and progressive deep tech solutions for the infrastructure of tomorrow. 

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Our Mission

We're on a mission to revolutionize sustainable, progressive infrastructure

LeapThought’s mission is to innovate for the greater good and long-term sustainability of
communities, built environments and economies — transforming cities, regions and countries by working inclusively and collaboratively with local, regional and global construction value
chains and their ecosystems.

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Our Origin

Turning vision into reality with intelligent technology solutions that disrupt the status quo

At LeapThought, we're an enterprise company dedicated to building next-generation and deep-tech solutions across the architecture, engineering, construction and operations (AECO) sector that address real-world challenges and support teams throughout the entire project lifecycle.

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Our Focus

We're unifying teams across the entire project lifecycle

By connecting human and machine intelligence through our integrated digital delivery (IDD) platform, we're revolutionizing how the built environment is designed, delivered and operated.

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Our Growth

We're providing comprehensive global solutions

Founded in 2011, LeapThought is a global business with offices in the United States, New Zealand, Singapore, India and Brazil. Today, LeapThought serves customers across transportation, defense, utilities, AEC companies, regulatory authorities, healthcare, and commercial and residential property developers.

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Our company values

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Driven by Purpose and Clarity

We operate and function daily from a deep sense of purpose and clarity.
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Performance Through Diversity

Globally, our employees embrace diverse backgrounds and perspectives and treat everyone equally with dignity and respect, allowing us all to fulfill our potential and achieve our best.
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Stay the Course

What we do isn't easy, but we persevere because what we achieve inspires and transforms lives every single day.
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Embrace Responsibility

We embrace the responsibility of making a difference through the innovative products, services and solutions we create. We believe our actions positively impact people, communities and our environment.
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Innovate With Integrity

As a team, we care deeply for our customers and pursue the highest standards in quality, compliance, safety and performance. We tackle customers' unmet needs to create new approaches toward a more sustainable built environment.

Our leadership team

As a team, we're committed to transforming cities, regions and countries by working inclusively and collaboratively with local, regional and global construction value chains and their ecosystems to revolutionize the building process.

Ratnakar Garikipati

Ratnakar Garikipati

Founder, CEO & Chair – LeapThought Group

Jeffrey Avina

Jeffrey Avina

Director, Vice Chair

Alan Shum

Alan Shum

Director, Research & Development

Budi Susanto

Budi Susanto

GM, Asia

Andrew Stubbins

Andrew Stubbins

Director, Business Services & Solutions

Ky Hacker

Ky Hacker

Chief Revenue Officer

Patrick Harkins

Patrick Harkins

VP, Cloud & Infrastructure

Ben Clark-Robinson

Ben Clark-Robinson

VP, Software Engineering

Leonardo Machado

Leonardo Machado

VP, Computational Engineering

JD Sherrill

JD Sherrill

VP, Sales

Jackie Young

Jackie Young

VP, Marketing & Growth

Explore our latest company news

4 Drivers and 4 Challenges To Realizing IDD’s Potential in Large-Scale Construction Projects

4 Drivers and 4 Challenges To Realizing IDD’s Potential in Large-Scale Construction Projects

Discover how Integrated Digital Delivery (IDD) transforms large-scale construction projects by improving efficiency and collaboration. Learn about the key challenges firms face, such as overcoming information silos and ensuring data integrity.

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5 Steps To Successfully Implement IDD — and the Proven Benefits of Making the Shift

5 Steps To Successfully Implement IDD — and the Proven Benefits of Making the Shift

Discover five steps firms can take to adopt IDD with LeapThought's FulcrumHQ for smart, sustainable builds and a connected construction ecosystem.

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Open Standards for Built Environment Innovation - Up Close With LeapThought's CEO

Open Standards for Built Environment Innovation - Up Close With LeapThought's CEO

At the buildingSMART International Summit, LeapThought CEO Ratnakar Garikipati discusses how open standards enable a new era for end-to-end lifecycle management. Watch the full interview here.

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Introducing next-generation digital delivery

Transform how your projects are designed, built, delivered, regulated and operated. Our team is here to guide you every step along the way.

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