Jonathan Hirsch is a Software Development Manager at Bentley Systems, Inc. He is responsible for implementation of concrete design standards and feature advancement in Bentley’s structural software portfolio including RAM Concept. He is a licensed professional engineer with a BSCE from Old Dominion University and a MSCE from Georgia Tech. He has 27 years of experience in the post-tensioning industry and his contributions include publications, online lectures, and extensive work on PTI committees. Jonathan pioneered a technology to apply cloud-based use of evolutionary algorithms to the design and optimization of post-tensioned concrete floors. He is the current Chair of PTI’s BIM Subcommittee, a member of PTI’s Technical Advisory Board and Board of Directors and is an active member of the Building Design and Education Committees. Hirsch is also a PTI Fellow.