About Ideate Software

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Ideate Software is an Autodesk® Authorized Developer and is a member of the Autodesk Developer Network.

What We Do

Ideate Software builds Revit® software plugins to help customers get the most out of Autodesk Revit software. We serve companies in the areas of building design, engineering, construction, and facilities management. Our guiding mission is to provide the most extensive, high-quality information solutions to our clients.

What We Make

Ideate Software tools allow Revit users to have unprecedented access to and control over their data. We developed our Revit plugin tools Ideate BIMLink, Ideate Explorer, Ideate Sticky, Ideate StyleManager, and IdeateApps to solve persistent problems in Architecture, Engineering, Construction, and Owner-Operator (AECO) workflows. We developed Ideate Automation to boost the power of our Revit plugins by running time-intensive activities in the background, freeing users to spend more time on interesting and valuable activities.

What Drives Us

In two words: Your success. We believe in making our clients businesses more productive and improving their return on investment.

Who We Are

Ideate Software has an extensive team of technical experts who are obsessed with providing Revit software plugin solutions to meet the needs of Revit users. Employing architects, engineers, BIM and technology experts, and other professionals, our diversity and real-world industry experience positions us to provide premium services that ensure your improved productivity and return on investment.

Robert Palioca President
Bob became president of Ideate, Inc. in 2005 to retool the architecture, engineering, construction, and owner (AECO) industries through design technology, education, and solutions. Today, he leads the U.S. and global teams that develop and sell worldwide software applications that solve persistent problems in AECO workflows and that supplement project teams with in-person and virtual building information modeling (BIM) experts. Before joining Ideate, Bob directed all northwest business for IMAGINiT Technologies, an Autodesk reseller and design technology solutions provider. Before that, he was an original founder of Ketiv Technologies, Inc., one of the first Autodesk value added resellers and a leading developer of third-party applications for AutoCAD software. Find Bob on LinkedIn.


Glynnis Patterson, Director of Software Development ServicesGlynnis Patterson, NCARB – Director of Software Development
Glynnis is a registered architect and has worked within the building information modeling (BIM) industry since 1998. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, she has worked as an architect, educator, and construction site manager. Glynnis is the Director of Software Development Services and continues to work with AECO clients worldwide, developing and consulting on solutions to BIM challenges. In her spare time, Glynnis likes to cook, garden, and throw parties. She also likes to support her local community in Morristown, NJ through Grow It Green, Interfaith Food Pantry, and CoHome.org. Find Glynnis on LinkedIn.


 Richard TaylorRichard W. Taylor, Associate AIA – Technical Evangelist
Richard has more than 30 years of experience working for companies that develop architectural and engineering software solutions, such as Intergraph, Bentley, and Autodesk. He has over 23 years of Revit experience, and he was part of the original development of Revit while at Revit Technology Corporation. He worked for 12 years at Autodesk, where he presented, taught, and worked to improve features in Revit. Richard holds both a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and Master of Architecture from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. As Technical Evangelist, Richard works with AECO clients worldwide, developing and consulting on BIM solutions. Find Richard on Twitter and LinkedIn.


Jesika DiGregorioJesika DiGregorio – Development Manager
Jesika received her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon in Eugene, where she also spent time studying advanced math. Her experience includes working as a junior designer at an award-winning firm specializing in architecture and land planning, and as an intern architect at a firm that provides services in planning, design, construction documents, and construction administration for projects of all sizes. After working in architecture design for several years, Jesika decided to pursue her interest in programming and her love of efficient systems. You can find Jesika on LinkedIn.


Hank DiVincenzoHank DiVincenzo – Senior Software Engineer
Hank has been a software engineer for over 24 years. With a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, he has developed applications for a variety of companies, including Sequent Computers, IBM, Intel, and iMove. The application domains developed range from Computer System Control, Wireless Networks, and Immersive 360° Video, developing in both Linux and Windows environments. Most recently, before joining Ideate, Hank worked on Immersive 360° Video applications used for Situational Awareness within the National Security Agency and Department of Defense. Hank develops applications that allow Revit users to have unprecedented access to and control over their data. 


Stephanie FitzgeraldStephanie Fitzgerald – Software Developer
Stephanie earned her Ed.M. in Technology, Innovation, and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and her B.S. in Physics and Mathematics from University of Oregon. She also gained a certificate in Advanced Full-Stack JavaScript from Alchemy Code Lab in Portland, OR. In past roles, Stephanie wrote C# and web design curriculum for Zaniac, where she was also the project manager for development, managed a research study of student motivation to learn math for Harvard University, and redesigned the website for a Tufts University library. As a student, she built a social network site for athletes, a back-end security package, and a tablet game app for the California Science Center. 


Michael CoffeyMichael Coffey – Software Developer
Michael has a Bachelor of Architecture from New Jersey Institute of Technology and is a registered architect in New York, LEED accredited and a Revit Architecture Certified Associate. Before joining Ideate Software, he spent nine years at Gensler. In his latest position there, Michael coded and implemented tools using the Revit API, documented and trained in BIM and Revit tools, and managed content and standards. 


Matt Moser – Software Developer
A Registered Architect in New York with experience as a BIM manager and digital design specialist, Matt is an ideal addition to the Ideate Software development team. While at work, Matt focuses on helping companies in the architecture, engineering, construction, and owner-operator space improve efficiency with technology. When not working, he enjoys traveling with his wife, woodworking, mass timber architecture, forestry, classical guitar, theater acting, and play reading. 

Adam Sandberg – Software Developer
Adam is pleased to return to the software development field where he uses his 25+ years of related experience to create innovative solutions that improve the lives of Revit users around the world. Most recently, Adam was a development manager leading teams for Fortune 100 companies. Before that, his roles included software developer, technical lead, consultant, and lead developer. When not working, Adam can usually be found having fun with his kids skateboarding, rock climbing, watching silly movies, and getting into a little mischief.


Jan SakoJan Sako – Support and Q/C Manager
Jan holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications. He brings in extensive experience in customer issue resolution and general IT troubleshooting. His other passions are green technologies, specifically reuse and recycling, and various other environmental initiatives. Jan previously worked within the sustainability movement in the San Francisco Bay Area. Currently, Jan represents Ideate’s UK office.


Steve DeadmanSteve Deadman – Customer Success Manager — UK/EMEA
With more than 20 years’ experience in the AEC industry, Steve has worked with architects, engineers, and building contractors to build a proven track record of BIM implementations. This includes award-winning architectural practices, including several on The Architect’s Journal’s Top 20 list. At his most recent employer prior to Ideate Software, Steve was the Head of BIM for nearly five years, and his many accomplishments included successfully leading the company in gaining an BS ISO 19650 accreditation. He also worked closely with the senior leadership team to develop strategic plans to implement and improve BIM workflows, knowledge, and training, while ensuring standards were maintained at all times. Find Steve on LinkedIn.


Nivin NabellNivin Nabeel  Customer Success Manager — Americas
Nivin has a background in architecture, visual arts, and computer science and has extensive experience in managing and manipulating BIM data, developing and implementing BIM standards and workflows, and applying BIM workflows to ancillary project components for improved efficiency. Before joining Ideate Software, Nivin worked at several architecture and design firms where she learned about Ideate Software products, used them, advocated for them, implemented them, and trained others on how to use them. She earned her Bachelor of Architectural Science degree from Toronto Metropolitan University. Find Nivin on LinkedIn.

Jason Bailly
Training Manager

Jason brings 20 years of experience in the architecture, engineering, construction, and owner-operator space with past roles including customer success manager, digital practice specialist, digital design principal, and application manager. At Ideate Software, he develops and leads training courses for customers and the internal technical sales and software development teams. When not working, Jason enjoys spending time with his wife and children as well as mid-century modern architecture, road racing vintage two-stroke motorcycles, and landscaping. 

Ideate Software Bundle
Ideate Software Bundle
The 30-day trial version includes access to each of the five products. Ideate Explorer, IdeateApps, and Ideate Sticky are full-functioning. Ideate BIMLink has a 25-row limit to the data export. Ideate StyleManager is limited to testing these three styles: Line Patterns, Materials and Material Appearance Asset styles.
Trial Download

Firms that deploy Ideate Software widely enjoy more benefits. Install all Ideate Software solutions from a single download and empower yourself and your team to be less focused on time-consuming Revit activities.
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Ideate Automation
Ideate Automation
The trial lasts 30 days. Any scripts using other Ideate solutions may require those to be licensed or in trial. Automation-only scripts are fully functional during the trial period.
Trial Download

Use Ideate Automation with Revit and/or Ideate BIMLink, Ideate Explorer, IdeateApps, and Ideate StyleManager to execute a variety of workflows silently in the background, saving time and avoiding errors.
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Read the Revit BIM tools page to learn a bit more about how our tools work, their main features and more.