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Value Summit Keynote Announcement

Thursday, May 4, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Joseph Sapp
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The 2017 Value Summit is proud to announce our first keynote speaker, Mr. Jack Kweder, the COO of Alfred Benesch & Company.  The 2017 Value Summit is scheduled for August 27-30 in Philadelphia, PA.  The 2017 Value Summit will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the creation of Value Analysis.  For more information on the Summit please click here

Jack Kweder

John P. Kweder, PE (Jack)

Chief Operating Officer

John P. Kweder, Jack, is our key note speaker at Value Summit, 2017. Mr. Kweder is the Chief Operating Officer of Alfred Benesch & Company. Benesch is a 600 member firm serving a broad range of markets and includes engineers, landscape architects, scientists, construction managers, surveyors and planners – in 30 locations. Mr. Kweder will talk about how a design firm established a VE program, developed advanced techniques in Value Methodology, trained more than 200 members in VM and made VM integral part of the business. The program at Benesch includes application of VM in Accounting, Operation, Human Resource, MIS and Business Development.


The VM program was established in 1976 and has played a major role under the continuous management leadership of Benesch. Today, VE Modules I and II are mandatory training for all Project Mangers. He will discuss some of the outstanding award winning projects where VM was one of the key factors in their success.