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ABC Announces New VP of Construction Technology and Innovation

Associated Builders and Contractors announces that Matthew Abeles has been appointed to the newly created role of vice president of construction technology and innovation. As a leader this space, Abeles will spearhead efforts to integrate construction technology and innovation into all aspects of ABC’s strategic initiatives, particularly total human health, world-class safety and workforce development.


Abeles has advised and raised capital for many construction technology companies, as well as positioned himself as an industry leader in the technology construction field. He co-founded BuiltWorlds in 2014, a media company and digital network for construction, real estate, finance and development leaders, which hosts global events and produces industry research. In this role, he was responsible for outreach to established and emerging players in the construction and real estate sectors developing next-generation technologies, as well as talking to influential audiences about the future of the construction industry.


Abeles will be based in Chicago.

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