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David Shugars, CTO of PlanHub

New CTO, David Shugars, To Scale Technology Innovation For PlanHub Construction Software

November 27, 2019

PlanHub is delighted to welcome David Shugars as newly appointed Chief Technology Officer.

David earned his master’s degree in computer science from the University of Michigan. A seasoned cloud, software, and technology professional, David has more than 20 years of experience with a variety of roles in software engineering, database management, and product management for verticals such as manufacturing, medical payers, and construction. David will lead PlanHub’s initiatives for technology strategy, research, and development.

Prior to PlanHub, David Shugars served as a Software Development Manager for DataLink Software, a medical tech company. There, he led a team of 10 software developers and improved efficiencies using scrum ideologies. David also has experience as a Product Manager at Plex, where he led product extension, market positioning, and integration methodologies. Most importantly, David worked as Director of Product Management for The Estimating Edge, a construction estimating software company. There, he worked cross-functionally with business analysts, software engineers, marketing and sales to plan and launch projects.

“Growing by over 300 new users per day, PlanHub’s database and infrastructure is ever-evolving. We needed a talented individual with experience working in a fast-paced environment and proficiency scaling a website as quickly as PlanHub is growing. That is exactly why we sought after David Shugars, our new CTO.” -Kyle Conlan, VP of Planhub

PlanHub’s future technology enhancements include mobile functionality, more analytics tools, project statistics, an OCR keyword reader to identify projects by trade, and an integration with on-screen takeoff technology software – all of which will be propelled under the leadership of David Shugars.

“We are excited to have David join our leadership team as CTO. David’s industry knowledge and technical expertise makes him the ideal choice to lead PlanHub’s technology team as we continue to scale rapidly. As our customers continue to ask for more solutions in streamlining the pre-construction bidding process, David and his team will play a vital role in expanding the features and project offerings available within the PlanHub platform. I’m delighted to welcome David onboard and look forward to his contributions to PlanHub’s continued growth.” -Kevin Priddy, CEO of PlanHub

PlanHub is a top-rated cloud-based construction plan room and bidding software. Built for tradesmen in mind, PlanHub is designed around the user workflow to help boost productivity, maintain deadlines, increase revenue, and build relationships with general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. Easily post projects or submit bids with anytime-anywhere collaboration for every commercial construction trade. Efficiently tackle your next project and stay connected by checking out PlanHub.

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