Arol Wolford, pioneer and passionate advocate of building intelligence, is the founder and President of VIMaec. Arol and his team spent 30 years developing Construction Market Data into a global leader in building. CMD grew from 5 employees in 1982 to 1,300 employees in 2000. CMD Group was sold to Reed Elsevier in 2000 for $300 million. In 2000 he became a board member of Revit Technology Corporation, creator of the first parametric building modeler. Revit was sold to Autodesk in 2002 for $133 million.