Dirk Schulte is Executive Director of Preconstruction at Roschmann Steel & Glass Constructions, the leading custom fabricator and installer of high quality engineered architectural envelope systems. In this role, Schulte’s responsibilities include the strategic development of business and client relationships, technical preconstruction advisory, commercial sales and project consultancy primarily within the North-East and South Region of the United States and Canada. Before joining Roschmann Schulte was Vice President of North American Operations at Tianjin North Glass, the leading fabricator of specialty and oversized architectural glass for the global construction industry. Schulte was further previously serving as Vice President of Business Development, Sales and Engineering at APG International, Inc., a leading façade contractor in the Northeastern United States, as well as Managing Director of APG’s Middle Eastern operation in Dubai for over 8 years. Prior to that, Schulte was Global Business Development Manager for Structural Glass & Facade Applications at DORMA for more than 10 years. He is a Civil Engineer by trade, personal member of the Association of German Professional Engineers and the Façade Tectonics Institute. In addition, Schulte frequently contributes his expertise to the industry through a broad range of global publications since 2004.