Ideate Software joins Women in BIM and the United Nations in bringing attention to International Women’s Day.

Although this day is officially celebrated one day a year, Ideate Software recognizes the value of diverse teams every day, and we have ever since we first started developing Autodesk® Revit® add-in tools in 2008. We proudly acknowledge that women have contributed to the long-term success of all facets of our company, including leadership, management, software development, IT, human resources, finance, administration, sales, support, and marketing.

We are pleased to introduce you to just four of the many women who make Ideate Software a great company for employees, customers, partners, and others.

Jesika DiGregorio

Development Manager

Jesika is responsible for all aspects of the Ideate Software solution development lifecycle. She leads the team to develop timely, technically appropriate, and quality solutions.

Jesika received her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon in Eugene, where she also studied advanced math.

Her experience includes working as a junior designer at an award-winning firm specializing in architecture and land planning, and as an intern architect at a firm that provides services in planning, design, construction documents, and construction administration.

In 2010, after working in architecture design, Jesika joined Ideate Software to pursue her interest in programming and her love of efficient systems.

Stephanie Fitzgerald

Software Developer

Stephanie has been a software developer with Ideate Software for more than six years, focusing on Ideate Automation and solutions that integrate with the web.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physics and math from the University of Oregon and a master’s degree in educational technologies from Harvard Graduate School of Education.

In past roles, Stephanie has been a project manager for a large-scale educational research project, a project manager for software development at a startup, and an instructional designer, and she has worked in software QA. She dipped her toes in C# development as an instructional designer and fell in love with writing software.


Customer Success Manager — Americas

Nivin works with architecture, engineering, construction, and owner-operator companies throughout North and South America to help them get a strong return on their investments in Ideate Software tools and Revit software.

She has a background in architecture, visual arts, and computer science and has extensive experience in managing and manipulating BIM data, developing and implementing BIM standards and workflows, and applying BIM workflows to ancillary project components.

Before joining Ideate Software, Nivin worked at several architecture and design firms where she learned about Ideate Software products, used them, advocated for them, implemented them, and trained others on how to use them. She earned her Bachelor of Architectural Science degree from Toronto Metropolitan University.

Glynnis Patterson

NCARB Director of Software Development

Later this year, we will celebrate Glynnis’ 20th anniversary with Ideate Software. 

As a director, she is integral in setting the direction of software development and in leading, motivating, and mentoring our team. She is a registered architect and has worked within the BIM industry since 1998. 

A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, she has worked as an architect, educator, and construction site manager. She continues to work with companies in architecture, engineering, construction, and owner-operator industries worldwide, developing and consulting on solutions to BIM challenges. 

In her spare time, Glynnis likes to cook, garden, and throw parties. She also likes to support her local community in Morristown, NJ through Grow It GreenInterfaith Food Pantry, and

The theme of this year’s International Woman’s Day, “Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress”, rings true with Ideate Software.

We have experienced firsthand the powerful advantage that comes with people from multiple backgrounds working together to understand and address challenges. We recognize and thank the women who have contributed to our success so far, and we recognize that by continuing to hire and develop women, we are helping to create a better world for everyone.