Mike Brightman earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and a Masters Degree in Architecture from Kent State University. After finishing his degrees he spent several years working in architecture firms creating complex designs and visualizations exclusively using SketchUp — most notably working at Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative in Denver, CO and Urban Studio Architects in Tampa, FL. Mike founded Brightman Designs in 2013. He’s subsequently gained major industry recognition as a regular speaker on the national circuit while providing hundreds of hours of free learning to thousands of SketchUp users. Mike has also published multiple books on the topic including, ‘The SketchUp Workflow for Architecture (2nd Edition).