Tony Rinella

Tony Rinella

Senior Director, Strategic Building Innovation

Tony Rinella’s 35+ years of professional experience include architectural design (healthcare and mixed-use) plus leadership of technology developments supporting architecture, construction, collaborative decision-making, control and outcome metrics analysis, and facility management. He served as CIO of an international architectural practice for 20+ years and co-founded technology and educational organizations. Tony’s current work with SBI helps clients optimize the value, functionality, eco-responsibility, and wellbeing characteristics of built environment projects through data-informed decision-making, realistic target-based performance metrics, and effective collaboration to achieve clearly-defined objectives. 

Tony’s passion for education led him to conceive and launch unique collaborative educational environments, during 10+ years serving the AIA TAP knowledge community, contributing to AIA’s Handbook of Practice, and offering workshops in cooperation with Stanford University’s Center for Integrated Facility Engineering and Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority.