SOURCE: Gehry Technologies

January 31, 2012 08:00 ET

Gehry Technologies Names T. Michael Nevens to Board of Directors

McKinsey & Company Veteran Brings Consummate Expertise in Both Consulting and Technology

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 31, 2012) - Gehry Technologies (GT), a leader in design and project management technology and consulting services, today announces that T. Michael Nevens has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors.

From 1980 until 2002, Nevens held various leadership positions at McKinsey & Company, including managing partner of the Global Technology Practice. He was a partner on the team that founded McKinsey's Silicon Valley office in Palo Alto in 1987 and worked out of that office until his retirement in December 2002. He also served on the board of the McKinsey Global Institute, which conducts research on international economic and policy issues.

"Mike brings an unparalleled combination of consulting services and technology industry knowledge and expertise to GT, and he will be instrumental in helping to shape our strategy and offerings," said Dayne Myers, CEO, GT. "As a leader of McKinsey & Company during a period of dramatic growth, he has a keen understanding of the issues around managing and growing a services business. And as the global leader of McKinsey's technology practice, he also offers deep technology expertise. We are fortunate to have him as a resource, and his insights will be vital to furthering our growth," Myers added.

In addition to his position on the GT Board of Directors, Nevens is currently a senior advisor to Permira, a multibillion-dollar international private equity fund with 21 billion euros of funds under management and also serves on the boards of directors for NetApp, Altera and Active Video Networks. Nevens is also active in philanthropic work, and currently serves as the president of the board of trustees of the San Jose Museum of Art. He is also a member of the Advisory Council of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, where he has been an adjunct professor of Corporate Governance and Strategy.

"Gehry Technologies is really changing the way that buildings are designed and built," said Mr. Nevens. "It is exciting to join the company during this period of change for the industry and growth for GT. I look forward to working with the leadership team to help create value for our customers and investors."

Nevens received a B.S. in Physics from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Science in Industrial Administration from the Krannert School at Purdue University, where he was designated a Krannert Scholar.

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About Gehry Technologies

Gehry Technologies (GT) provides design and project management technology and consulting services to leading owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors, fabricators, and other building industry professionals worldwide. GT solutions increase creativity and control; reduce project risks, costs, and completion times; and improve processes and decisions through collaboration, project visibility, and information access. Gehry Technologies is privately held, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing. For more information about Gehry Technologies, visit

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