David Bendet is a Science+Technology Practice Leader with Perkins+Will Architects, whose approach to design is based on providing the highest value solutions to clients by first understanding their goals and needs, and then balancing innovative design strategies with expertise and constructability feedback in a team-based environment. With more than 23 years of professional experience as an Architect and Senior Project Manager, David has led design and construction project teams through the visioning, programming, planning, design, management, and delivery on millions of square feet of complex, innovative and sustainable projects. His leadership, organizational skills, technical knowledge, and hands-on approach have allowed him to enhance interdisciplinary working relationships and deliver highly successful projects most recently for Genentech, the Buck Institute, UCSF, Amgen, Life Technologies, and Samsung. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for ISPE Bay Area Chapter, he Co-Chairs the AIA San Francisco Committee on Health & Science, teaches architecture at Stanford University, and has spoken at several national conferences including AIRI, Labs21, Tradeline, BayBio, Labwize, R&D Magazine, and ISPE. He is published in the fields of science facilities design, sustainable design, project management, and project delivery.