Focusing on the crossover between architecture and technology, Patrick Chopson leads Pattern r+d, an architecture and building analytics consulting firm delivering design, daylight, cost, and energy modeling services. As CEO of Cove Tool, Inc., he oversees product development and strategy as it provides a web based software for cost optimization vs energy performance to dramatically lower the cost of green buildings. Graduating in 2014 with a Master’s in High Performance Buildings from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Patrick focuses on architecture, process integration, and computational design. He is a licensed architect with ten years of experience in both architecture and mechanical engineering firms. His undergraduate in architecture is from Kennesaw State University in Marietta, GA. He also serves on the board of the Living Building Challenge Collaborative in Atlanta, GA.