Tim Costello currently oversees the homebuilding industry’s digital transformation, running the industry owned entities of BHI, BDX and New Home Technologies LLC. These entities provide a wide array of digital services to the entire homebuilding supply chain, serving over 50% of the market. From virtual reality, to touch kiosks, to the nation’s premier destination to shop for new homes, the services encompass the entire spectrum of a builder's digital needs and touch millions of consumers each month.
Prior to BHI, Mr. Costello worked for Applied Materials in a variety of executive positions including VP Global Operations, VP Production Engineering and Director of Engineering for the mainframe group in Austin, Texas. Prior to 1993 as an executive at General Motors Corporation he held several positions raning from Strategic Planning, where he launched the first modern production electric car, to Engineering and Quality Management.
In addition Mr. Costello has consulted internationally on a wide variety of subjects including digital transformation, online marketing, development & implementation of world-class manufacturing, engineering and quality systems. Mr. Costello has also served on various boards including, HelioVolt, Factory Logic, The Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing, considered the Nobel Prize for manufacturing; The Trust for Public Land of Texas; The Trust for Public Land National Marketing Council; The Texas Foundation for Innovative Communities and the Cornell University Engineering Advisory Council. Mr. Costello received his BSME from Cornell University in 1981. He was also inducted into the Shingo Prize Manufacturing Academy in 2003.