Brian Weldy is the Vice President of Engineering at HCA. He oversees the facility infrastructure and operations program for a publically traded investor owned Fortune 63 healthcare company with 122 million square feet of buildings. HCA operates 179 hospitals and approximately 1,800 sites of care, including surgery centers, freestanding emergency rooms, urgent care centers in 20 states and the United Kingdom. Service and solution areas support include facility engineering and facility management, energy operations, facility infrastructure capital renewal, MPE design guidelines, internally developed software technology solutions and facility regulatory compliance. Weldy also develops strategy and tactical expertise around innovative solutions including Intelligent Buildings, technology solutions for operational effectiveness and is a member of HCAs Innovation Advisory Taskforce. Weldy has worked in healthcare facility operations for more than 30 years with hospitals systems in most of the states in the US and hospitals in the UK. He is a graduate of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology with a degree in Chemical Engineering, a licensed Professional Engineer, Certified Energy Manager and Distributive Power Generation Certified Professional.