AI-powered Quantity Takeoffs to Simplify Construction Cost

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AI-powered Quantity Takeoffs to Simplify Construction Cost

AI-powered Quantity Takeoffs to Simplify Construction Cost

This episode on AEC Trailblazers: The Founders Files, features Marty Cornish, a serial entrepreneur and former baseball player. Marty’s journey took him from the diamond (where he played varsity baseball) to the boardroom, founding Round Trip Sports and EasyPaint. Now, he’s leading Workpack.ai a revolutionary startup using AI to transform construction cost estimation with automated quantity software.

In this interview, Marty discusses several topics, from the importance of not overselling and acting on problems you see in the world, up to his unique perspective on AI, as an incredibly efficient “intern” with no emotions, but also lacking proactiveness. As well, Marty dives into Workpack.ai and the potential of its automated quantity software to reshape the construction industry, the challenges of construction cost estimation and how technology can streamline this critical process.

Don’t miss Marty’s insights for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, construction tech, or the future of AI.


Picture of Marty Cornish<br>Founder and CEO of workpack.ai

Marty Cornish
Founder and CEO of workpack.ai

Marty Cornish is a seasoned entrepreneur with a proven track record, having successfully executed over 400 million dollars in project cost estimations. He co-founded EasyPaint and Round Trip Sports. His current venture, Workpack.ai, brings automation and reliability to construction cost estimators, making the process more seamless and efficient. With Workpack.ai, estimators have a copilot they can ask to do the tedious parts, while they have full flexibility and control over the end product. Workpack saves estimators hours on every single bid, resulting in huge cost savings and competitive advantages for its customers.

A former Varsity Baseball standout, he transitioned from the diamond to the world of entrepreneurship after playing as both an infielder and pitcher.

Picture of Valentin Noves <br>CEO at e-verse

Valentin Noves
CEO at e-verse

A versatile leader with broad exposure to projects and procedures and an in-depth understanding of technology services and product development. He has a tremendous passion for working in teams driven to provide remarkable software development services that disrupt the status quo. He is a creative problem solver who is equally comfortable rolling up his sleeves or leading teams with a make-it-happen attitude.

Picture of Samuel Barcenas <br>BIM Consultant Founder of AVES

Samuel Barcenas
BIM Consultant Founder of AVES

A highly motivated and experienced architect with a proven track record of success in designing and delivering innovative and sustainable buildings. He is also a BIM expert with a deep understanding of how to use technology to improve the efficiency and quality of the design and construction process.


DESIGN PROCESS ACCELERATORS FOR THE AEC INDUSTRY. e-verse's main expertise is to automate, streamline, and connect every stage of the design process, building solutions to help your business grow at a faster pace by leveraging technology. As architects and engineers who code, they transform your design construction requirement into accurate solutions that fit your needs.

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