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Bob Sulentic, CEO of CBRE Discusses Technology & the Impact to Commercial & Corporate Real Estate

The Realcomm | IBcon Video Showcase is a monthly feature of carefully curated interviews selected from our Conference LIVE Video Library. It spotlights industry leaders discussing their perspectives and/or what their organizations are doing on a current topic or trend involving the intersection of Commercial and Corporate Real Estate, Technology, Automation and Innovation.

This Video Showcase features two segments from Realcomm | IBcon 2018 that was held on June 6-7 in Las Vegas.

In his General Session keynote on June 6, Bob Sulentic, President and CEO of CBRE, stated that technology is no longer a buzzword in commercial real estate but it is now an integral part of business and daily operations. That keynote was followed with a Fireside Chat between Sulentic and Jim Young of Realcomm. In this timely and enlightening conversation, watch as they discussed this paradigm shift as our industry continues to navigate in The Age of Acceleration:


That's a wrap for Realcomm | IBcon 2018! Celebrating 20 years at the intersection of commercial and corporate real estate and technology, automation and innovation, this year's conference attracted 2,000 attendees from 20+ countries; 125 education sessions were presented that featured 330 speakers and 180+ Sponsors & Exhibitors. Jim Young summarizes the last five days of the conference and some of the emerging trends:


Realcomm Staff
Realcomm Conference Group LLC is the leading research and educational institution that produces annual conferences and expositions on technology, automated business solutions and intelligent buildings strategies for executives in commercial, corporate, government and institutional real estate. Realcomm was founded in 1999 with the goal of bringing industry leaders together each year to discuss, demonstrate and debate the latest innovations that impact the industry.

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Chuck Niswonger NiceNets Consulting
Chuck Niswonger President Chuck Niswonger has over 30 years of successful leadership experience in technology-related roles that range from operating his own consulting company
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Chuck Niswonger
President
NiceNets Consulting

Chuck Niswonger has over 30 years of successful leadership experience in technology-related roles that range from operating his own consulting company (www.nicenets.com) to directing the IT strategy of a real estate investment management firm to manufacturing and technology-enabled education. Chuck has also been the chair of the Realcomm Investment Management (IM) Advisory Council for the last ten years, managing content selection for the conference educational sessions, IM forums, workshops and webinars.

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Julien Ragbeer Oxford Properties
Julien Ragbeer Data Scientist / Data Engineer, IT Julien Ragbeer is a Data Scientist/Engineer in the IT group of Oxford Properties. He is responsible for some of the machine learning based application
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Julien Ragbeer
Data Scientist / Data Engineer, IT
Oxford Properties

Julien Ragbeer is a Data Scientist/Engineer in the IT group of Oxford Properties. He is responsible for some of the machine learning based applications in production, analysis of data workflows and pipelines and proposing the use of scalable and innovative solutions that align with business needs. Julien is a proponent of open source software and initiatives.

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Rudolph Reagin Deutsche Bank
Rudolph Reagin VP, Corp Services Program Lead Rudy Reagin is the Global Programme Lead for Deutsche Bank's Corporate Services. With more than thirty years of experience in IT, Rudy is currently re
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Rudolph Reagin
VP, Corp Services Program Lead
Deutsche Bank

Rudy Reagin is the Global Programme Lead for Deutsche Bank's Corporate Services. With more than thirty years of experience in IT, Rudy is currently responsible for the application architecture that supports lease administration, facilities management, space management, security operations, and a wide range of business services. In recent years, Rudy has driven a data warehousing and BI project that successfully integrates information from a range of sources to facilitate performance monitoring and decision support.

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Kevin Shtofman NavigatorCRE
Kevin Shtofman Chief Operating Officer Kevin is the Chief Operating Officer of NavigatorCRE and oversees global enterprise engagement.Prior to joining Navigator, Kevin’s 16-year career incl
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Kevin Shtofman
Chief Operating Officer
NavigatorCRE

Kevin is the Chief Operating Officer of NavigatorCRE and oversees global enterprise engagement.Prior to joining Navigator, Kevin’s 16-year career includes positions at Deloitte, EY, and Morgan Stanley. Most recently he served as a Global Technology Strategy Lead at Deloitte, advising real estate developers, operators, and investors, with clients across 4 continents. Kevin is recognized as one of the leading commercial real estate tech executives in the industry and a noted speaker, author and blogger within the growing Proptech sector. He has spoken at conferences around the world on next generation real estate technologies like Machine Learning, Cognitive Automation, and Blockchain.

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Andy Birch MRI Software
Andy Birch Director of Product Marketing Andy Birch is an experienced business software professional with a unique blend of marketing, technical, industry, product and sales expertise. Proven
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Andy Birch
Director of Product Marketing
MRI Software

Andy Birch is an experienced business software professional with a unique blend of marketing, technical, industry, product and sales expertise. Proven success in delivering sales and marketing programs that achieve game-changing results. Particularly strong at taking complex issues and turning them into understandable value propositions for customers and partners.

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Rick Ferrino VTS
Rick Ferrino Chief Data Officer
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Rick Ferrino
Chief Data Officer
VTS

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Brett Sample Tango
Brett Sample Vice President With over 25 years industry experience, Brett Sample joined Tango in 2014 and has led the effort to design and create the company’s cutting-edge Space
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Brett Sample
Vice President
Tango

With over 25 years industry experience, Brett Sample joined Tango in 2014 and has led the effort to design and create the company’s cutting-edge Space Management application. Prior to joining Tango, Brett worked for many of the major IWMS, CAFM and CMMS providers in the market and started SpacePlanFM. At SpacePlanFM Brett provided consulting, implementation and support to clients in over 40 countries and implemented over 200M Square Feet of Space, Facilities and Lease Management.