BIMsmith Founder and CEO Benjamin Glunz has been awarded the prestigious Alumnus of the Year Award from Judson University in Elgin, IL.
The Alumnus of the Year Award recognizes alumni of Judson University "who have made significant contributions to the Church and to society". The presentation took place during a special alumni banquet on Judson's campus in Elgin, Illinois.
Below is the announcement made by the University:
“The Alumnus of the Year Award is given to recognize alumni who have made significant contributions to the Church and to society. The 2023 Alumnus of the year is Benjamin Glunz.
In addition to his involvement with Judson University, Benjamin Glunz is a visionary entrepreneur and CEO of multiple successful ventures. In 2010, he founded Anguleris Technologies, LLC with a vision of innovating the way that architects, engineers, and other building professionals discover and select building products throughout the building design process. Since then, Anguleris has become a globally recognized industry leader through its network of platforms, including BIMsmith® and Swatchbox®. Benjamin has led Anguleris through a successful expansion into Europe, with European headquarters in central London and offices in Milan, Italy, as well as the successful acquisition of the San Francisco-based architecture inspiration platform Modlar in 2021. The Anguleris network of platforms equips millions of architects around the world to more seamlessly design with critical information that impacts the entire building lifecycle. The Anguleris global headquarters are located in Elgin, IL, less than three miles from Judson University’s Elgin campus. Since 2010, Anguleris has employed more than 100 Judson University students and graduates.
In addition to his role as CEO of Anguleris, Benjamin Glunz is also the founder of the Future Architect Fund. Established in 2020, Future Architect Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that removes barriers for individuals pursuing careers in architecture. Through scholarship programs and educational initiatives, the Future Architect Fund removes obstacles and creates opportunities for aspiring architects.”
In addition to the Alumnus of the Year Award, the University presented four Distinguished Alumni Awards and one Family Legacy Award.
Congratulations to Benjamin, his family, and the University on the tremendous impact made on campus, in the community, and around the world.
About Judson University
Judson University is an evangelical Christian university that represents the Church at work in higher education, equipping students to be fully developed, responsible persons who glorify God by the quality of their personal relationships, their work, and their citizenship within the community, the nation and the world. Through a broadly based education in the liberal arts, sciences and professions, the university enables its students to acquire ideas and concepts that sharpen their insights, develop skills appropriate to their career goals, and develop the skills and commitment for lifelong learning. The Judson community experience challenges graduates to be decisive leaders and active participants in church and society, articulate proponents of Biblical Christianity, persuasive advocates for the sovereignty of God over all life, and effective ambassadors for Christ. Learn more at www.judsonu.edu.