Managing director, DPR Construction, Asia Pacific
Building since before he can remember, Joseph Yau now is now the managing director of DPR Construction, Asia Pacific. Heading one of the biggest construction firms in the region, Joseph has also managed major projects in Silicon Valley including the construction of Palo Alto Medical Foundation. This inspired him to introduce innovative digital technologies to the design and construction industry as a way to increase work productivity. He has also helped launch DPR’s presence in South Korea and Singapore. Knowing how to succeed, in 2014, he was recognized as one of the AEC industry’s Top 20 “Best-of-the-Best” professionals under the age of 40 by ENR California.