Dawn James, LEED-AP, ID+C, Fitwell Ambassador, NCIDQ, RID, is a technology practice area leader and design resilience ILO co-director at Gensler Austin. She is passionate about blending form and function to create spaces that are beautiful, practical and effective. Dawn’s approach for sustainable design is one that is rooted in community and creates a sense of place centered around each client’s unique goals, values and brand. She has designed engaging, dynamic work environments for local and international clients including Bazaarvoice, Conde Nast Digital, Ericsson, Rackspace and Wipro. Dawn holds a B.S. in Interior Design from The University of Texas at San Antonio.