Jesse Carrillo of Hines Discusses Hedging the Future of CRE As Investments In PropTech Continue
The Realcomm | IBcon Video Showcase is a monthly feature of carefully curated interviews selected from our Conference LIVE Video Library. It will spotlight industry leaders who will be discussing what their organizations are doing or give their perspectives on a current topic or trend involving the intersection of Commercial and Corporate Real Estate, Technology, Automation and Innovation.
This month, we are featuring Jesse Carrillo, SVP and CIO of Hines where he is responsible for directing all corporate technology, strategy and standards for Hines worldwide. Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment, development and management firm with a presence in 201 cities in 24 countries and it s current property and asset management portfolio includes 506 properties, representing over 210 million square feet.
In this Conference LIVE segment, Jesse talks about how real estate organizations continue to invest in PropTech and its positive impacts. This investment trend provides customized and targeted solutions at an accelerated pace. For Hines, this allows them to focus even more on tenant experience and a higher level engagement. Watch the full interview:
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Driving Tenant Engagement – Platforms, Digital Amenities…and Beyond - 8/23/2018
We can hail a car, order food, listen to music, tweet to the world, reserve tickets and buy almost anything from a smartphone – there seems to be an app for everything! The same applies to landlord provided services in an office or multifamily building. Today, building guests & occupants are opting for a digital interface for services, and tenant engagement and experience platforms are rapidly gaining traction. From easy, efficient building access to scheduling a yoga class to scheduling a meeting room to connection socially with others in the building – the possibilities seem endless. This begs the question: What digital amenities do occupants and guests really want? This webinar will examine all aspects of creating digital tenant amenities and explore different engagement platforms. Prioritizing platform features, system integration and cyber requirements are just some of the issues that will be addressed.
Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully integrated real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners and developers of Class-A office properties in the United States. Over a 27-year IT career, Jim has supported real estate operations ranging from residential, construction, public housing, commercial office and retail.
Ian Feagin is currently the Director of Information Technology at Jamestown, a national, vertically integrated real estate operator with approximately $11.2 billion of assets under management. Previously, Ian was Director of Technical Support at Leapfrog for 14 years where he was responsible for providing technical services to over 10,000 users worldwide with a staff of 65 technicians.
Ilan Zachar is currently Chief Technology Officer at Carr Properties, a privately held REIT known for its portfolio of trophy-quality properties in the Washington D.C. In this role, Ilan leverages vision and foresight to cross-pollinate best practices, processes, systems and resources across corporate operations/affiliates. Under his leadership, this has resulted in improvements in bottom-line costs, top-line business growth/scalability, operational sustainability and high performance and overall, strengthening his company’s role as a market leader. For over 20 years, Ilan has been executive business leader and innovative technology strategist for multinational real-estate and property development companies worldwide.
Laura Acklandiene is the Head of Business Development - Global Expansion at Equiem. She travels between London and New York on a mission to introduce their tenant experience portals and customer engagement services to the landlords and developers in the UK and in the US. Prior to that, she worked with Australia's largest property funds and REITs, as well as retail partners boosting services available to commercial occupiers.