Dr. Erik Paulson is a Data Architect for Johnson Controls, where he works with AI Hub. The Johnson Controls AI Hub's mission is to infuse AI capabilities into products using a collaborative approach and working alongside multiple business units. Interoperable data models are key to that mission. Dr. Paulson is also the assistant secretary of the Brick Consortium, a non-profit, multi-vendor organization that supports the open-source Brick Schema project. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.