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Advisory Council

The CoRE Tech Advisory Council is a distinguished group of Corporate Real Estate Executives and Facilities Professionals committed to furthering the adoption of technology, automation and innovation in the industry. They provide guidance and assistance in shaping the education content by identifying pertinent topics, ideas, strategies and solutions relating to the management of corporate real estate assets and operations.

Advisory Council Co-Chairs

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Ryan Allbaugh Wells Fargo
Ryan Allbaugh VP, Corporate Real Estate Technology Strategy Lead Ryan Allbaugh has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Currently, he leads highly knowledgeable and collaborative teams to design and imple
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Ryan Allbaugh
VP, Corporate Real Estate Technology Strategy Lead
Wells Fargo
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Ryan Allbaugh has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Currently, he leads highly knowledgeable and collaborative teams to design and implement technical solutions for Wells Fargo’s corporate properties group. As the former CIO of the largest private commercial real estate developer in the southeast, Ryan applied his extensive knowledge to implement technology solutions impacting the real estate industry, such as his role in the development of one of the most technologically sophisticated buildings in the world, the Duke Energy Center in Charlotte, NC.

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Maureen Ehrenberg Blue Skyre IBE
Maureen Ehrenberg CEO Maureen Ehrenberg, FRICS, CRE, LAI is CEO of Blue Skyre, Innovation in the Built Environment. She is an internationally recognized expert on real esta
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Maureen Ehrenberg
CEO
Blue Skyre IBE

Maureen Ehrenberg, FRICS, CRE, LAI is CEO of Blue Skyre, Innovation in the Built Environment. She is an internationally recognized expert on real estate business transformation, strategic redesign for the future of work and facility management. With more than 25 years’ experience, she has deep expertise in providing real estate advice and services to companies around the world. Before founding Blue Skyre, she was Global Head of Real Estate Operations and Strategic Services for WeWork. She has also held global executive roles with JLL, CBRE and Grubb & Ellis Company.

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David Gunter Pinterest
David Gunter Head of Global Workplace David Gunter has over 18 years of global corporate real estate and facilities management experience. He is currently the Head of Global Workplace at P
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David Gunter
Head of Global Workplace
Pinterest

David Gunter has over 18 years of global corporate real estate and facilities management experience. He is currently the Head of Global Workplace at Pinterest Pinterest, a global visual discovery engine and social media service designed to enable saving and discovery of information. Prior to joining Pinterest, David held senior leadership roles at HP, McKesson and JLL.

Advisory Council Members

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Francisco Acoba EY
Francisco Acoba Principal, Strategy & Transactions, Corporate Real Estate Consulting Francisco Acoba is a principal at Ernst & Young LLP with more than 24 years of global experience providing management consulting services to Fortune 5
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Francisco Acoba
Principal, Strategy & Transactions, Corporate Real Estate Consulting
EY

Francisco Acoba is a principal at Ernst & Young LLP with more than 24 years of global experience providing management consulting services to Fortune 500 companies and the world’s largest public sector entities.

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Stuart Appley CBRE
Stuart Appley Managing Director, GWS Tech Solutions Stuart Appley is a Managing Director in CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions Group, where he is responsible for providing executive technology oversight
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Stuart Appley
Managing Director, GWS Tech Solutions
CBRE
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Stuart Appley is a Managing Director in CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions Group, where he is responsible for providing executive technology oversight and consulting to clients. Stuart also has a technology innovation & thought leadership role, helping to develop, drive, and lead pilots on innovative digital projects across CBRE. He was previously the CIO at Shorenstein Realty Services, where he led the transformation of the company’s technology environment into an innovative and best in class organization.

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Susan Au Cushman & Wakefield
Susan Au Managing Director Integrated Facilities Management | Global Occupier Services Susan is a subject matter expert in integrated facilities management with over 9 years of leadership and advisory experience working with corporate oc
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Susan Au
Managing Director Integrated Facilities Management | Global Occupier Services
Cushman & Wakefield

Susan is a subject matter expert in integrated facilities management with over 9 years of leadership and advisory experience working with corporate occupier leaders in the management of their real estate portfolio across industrial manufacturing, pharmaceutical, technology and professional services industries. She currently services as C&W’s FM Automation & Innovation program lead within the Integrated Facilities Management Group and oversees the Asset Health and Office & Business Services program.

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Murad Bhatti Royal Bank of Canada
Murad Bhatti Sr. Director, Technology CRE Murad Bhatti has over 20 years of experience in process engineering, corporate real estate and technology management. He is currently Sr. Director, Te
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Murad Bhatti
Sr. Director, Technology CRE
Royal Bank of Canada

Murad Bhatti has over 20 years of experience in process engineering, corporate real estate and technology management. He is currently Sr. Director, Technology, Business Intelligence and Communication Infrastructure Management (CIM) at RBC Corporate Real Estate. He is responsible for management/oversight of strategy, operations and implementation of real estate applications, workplace technologies and the business intelligence program. He recently led the transformation of RBC’s Corporate Real Estate technologies with the completion of innovative projects such IWMS, RBC Business Intelligence and Analytics program, IoT and several smart workplace technology initiatives.

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Will Chen Deutsche Bank
Will Chen CIO for Corporate Services Will Chen is Deutsche Bank's CIO for Procurement and Property Technology. He is responsible for technology transformation and production support for t
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Will Chen
CIO for Corporate Services
Deutsche Bank

Will Chen is Deutsche Bank's CIO for Procurement and Property Technology. He is responsible for technology transformation and production support for the company's Real Estate and Corporate Security portfolio.

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Jeffrey Chulick EY
Jeffrey Chulick Workplace Insight Leader Jeff Chulick is the Technology and Innovation Leader for EY Real Estate Services. He leads a global team of professionals focused on the identificatio
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Jeffrey Chulick
Workplace Insight Leader
EY
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Jeff Chulick is the Technology and Innovation Leader for EY Real Estate Services. He leads a global team of professionals focused on the identification, innovation, design and realization of technology solutions that greatly enhance the workplace experience. His areas of focus include digital strategy, smart workplace, IoT, visual communications, workplace management, physical access and audio/visual technology. Jeff has over 20 years of enabling workplace strategies and delivering innovative solutions for EY and external clients across many different industries.

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Ujjaini Dasgupta Merck
Ujjaini Dasgupta Smart Building Innovations Lead Ujjaini Dasgupta is Merck's Smart Building Lead where she and her team partners with global sites and Merck employees to solve problems at- scale rela
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Ujjaini Dasgupta
Smart Building Innovations Lead
Merck

Ujjaini Dasgupta is Merck's Smart Building Lead where she and her team partners with global sites and Merck employees to solve problems at- scale related to employee experience and facilities operations.

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Anand Gadgil American Express
Anand Gadgil VP, Americas & LAC Operations & Global Design and Construction
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Anand Gadgil
VP, Americas & LAC Operations & Global Design and Construction
American Express
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Joydeep Ganguly Gilead
Joydeep Ganguly SVP of Corporate Operations Joydeep Ganguly is currently the Senior Vice President of Corporate Operations at Gilead Sciences –. In his current role, his accountabilities include
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Joydeep Ganguly
SVP of Corporate Operations
Gilead

Joydeep Ganguly is currently the Senior Vice President of Corporate Operations at Gilead Sciences –. In his current role, his accountabilities include providing leadership for multiple functions: Corporate Engineering and Facilities, Sustainability and EH&S, Procurement, CFO2020 program and the CFO PMO (Program Management office). Joydeep joined Gilead in 2016 from Biogen, where he was Vice President and head of Biogen’s Global Biologics Manufacturing & Technical Operations organization.

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Gerry Hamilton Stanford University
Gerry Hamilton Director, Facilities Energy Management As a key member of Stanford University’s Sustainability and Energy Management (SEM) team, Gerry Hamilton oversees the department’s long-term energy u
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Gerry Hamilton
Director, Facilities Energy Management
Stanford University

As a key member of Stanford University’s Sustainability and Energy Management (SEM) team, Gerry Hamilton oversees the department’s long-term energy use planning; designs, implements, and directs assessment and outreach for sustainability programs; oversees business systems and analytics initiatives; and steers academic integration to aid program implementation.

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Arjun Kaicker Zaha Hadid Architects
Arjun Kaicker Co-Head of Workplace Strategies Arjun Kaicker is an Architect and Workplace Consultant with over 20 years experience specialising in innovative workplace design and technology, busin
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Arjun Kaicker
Co-Head of Workplace Strategies
Zaha Hadid Architects

Arjun Kaicker is an Architect and Workplace Consultant with over 20 years experience specialising in innovative workplace design and technology, business and user needs evaluation and most recently, AI driven workplace optimisation. As Co-Head of Workplace Strategies at Zaha Hadid Architects and previously as Head of Workplace Consulting at Foster + Partners, he has worked on over 200 office projects in over 50 countries, including headquarters for Apple, Bloomberg, Comcast and HSBC.

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Thomas Kaufman United Therapeutics
Thomas Kaufman Senior Director, Corporate Real Estate Thomas Kaufman is the Senior Director, Corporate Real Estate at United Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercial
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Thomas Kaufman
Senior Director, Corporate Real Estate
United Therapeutics

Thomas Kaufman is the Senior Director, Corporate Real Estate at United Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative products to address the unmet medical needs of patients with chronic and life-threatening diseases. He is responsible for managing the entitlement, design and construction of the company’s new headquarters, the largest commercial site-net zero building on the East Coast.

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Jeremy Kopstein Uber Technologies
Jeremy Kopstein Sr Manager, Workplace & Real Estate Technology Jeremy Kopstein joined Uber in May 2017, bringing 15 years of experience within CRE Technology. With these skills and previous experiences, he is work
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Jeremy Kopstein
Sr Manager, Workplace & Real Estate Technology
Uber Technologies

Jeremy Kopstein joined Uber in May 2017, bringing 15 years of experience within CRE Technology. With these skills and previous experiences, he is working to build a state-of-the-art Workplace & Real Estate Application Platform for Uber. Jeremy is currently responsible for the development and maintenance of Uber's Application Platform for the Workplace & Real Estate Team which includes Lease Administration, Transaction Management, Facility Management, Project Management, Smart Building, and Data Strategy. In this role, he focuses on the strategy, leadership, and delivery of the tools needed to optimize Uber's real estate portfolio and meet reporting requirements.

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David Lacy Credit Suisse
David Lacy Director, Head Corporate RE IT David Lacy leads Corporate Real Estate IT globally for Credit Suisse, a portfolio covering core Real Estate functions and building services. David has
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David Lacy
Director, Head Corporate RE IT
Credit Suisse

David Lacy leads Corporate Real Estate IT globally for Credit Suisse, a portfolio covering core Real Estate functions and building services. David has recently driven a technology transformation program targeted at reducing complexity and moving to a data centric architecture with strong data governance and ownership. Currently David is leading an IT program to transform the workplace experience through implementation of innovative technologies allowing staff to access and use Real Estate services efficiently and seamlessly.

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Kapil Lahoti CBRE
Kapil Lahoti Chief Digital & Technology Officer, GWS Kapil Lahoti serves as Chief Digital Technology Officer for CBRE's Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business. In this capacity, Kapil and his team are
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Kapil Lahoti
Chief Digital & Technology Officer, GWS
CBRE

Kapil Lahoti serves as Chief Digital Technology Officer for CBRE's Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business. In this capacity, Kapil and his team are responsible for developing digital strategies and delivering technology solutions to meet the needs of CBRE’s GWS business which includes Facilities Management, Project Management and Management Consulting. Kapil has more than 20 years of experience driving business value through transformative technology initiatives.

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Sabine Lam Google
Sabine Lam Building Operating Systems (BOS) Global Lead Sabine Lam is the Building Operating Systems (BOS) Global Lead for Google's Real Estate and Workplace Services (REWS) organization. In this role, she
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Sabine Lam
Building Operating Systems (BOS) Global Lead
Google

Sabine Lam is the Building Operating Systems (BOS) Global Lead for Google's Real Estate and Workplace Services (REWS) organization. In this role, she focuses on bringing the connected building vision to the forefront of Google real estate and facilities operations teams and equips them to deliver next generation services and workspaces to enhance employee's security and productivity.

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Zorba Manolopoulos Walmart
Zorba Manolopoulos Product Management
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Zorba Manolopoulos
Product Management
Walmart

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Scott Morey WeWork
Scott Morey President, Technology & Innovation
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Scott Morey
President, Technology & Innovation
WeWork

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Pierce Neinken Airbnb
Pierce Neinken Global Portfolio Manager
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Pierce Neinken
Global Portfolio Manager
Airbnb

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Sandra Oliver International Monetary Fund
Sandra Oliver Section Chief, Global Real Estate Sandra Oliver is Section Chief, Global Real Estate of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and oversees the global real estate program consisting of 200+
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Sandra Oliver
Section Chief, Global Real Estate
International Monetary Fund
LinkedIn

Sandra Oliver is Section Chief, Global Real Estate of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and oversees the global real estate program consisting of 200+ properties (office and residential) located in over 100 countries. Sandra leads a team of professional and support staff providing clients operating in member countries an array of real estate services. She also provides strategic guidance for the asset management and disposition functions for owned facilities in the Washington D.C. area and generating revenue through a mix of office, retail and other tenant arrangements.

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Jeff Peel AIG
Jeff Peel Tech Program Manager,
Global CRE
Jeff Peel is a Real Estate Technology professional with over 20 years of industry experience. Jeff specializes in system implementations and has led
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Jeff Peel
Tech Program Manager,
Global CRE
AIG

Jeff Peel is a Real Estate Technology professional with over 20 years of industry experience. Jeff specializes in system implementations and has led Real Estate application roll outs for several Fortune 500 companies. He is an expert on Real Estate processes including transactions, lease administration, lease accounting, capital projects, and space management. Jeff currently works for AIG in the Global Corporate Real Estate group where he is the IWMS Program Manager.

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Scott Phillips Salesforce
Scott Phillips Senior Director, Global Workplace Solutions Scott Phillips is Senior Director, Global Workplace Solutions for Salesforce where he is responsible for Occupancy Planning, Workplace Strategy, and C
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Scott Phillips
Senior Director, Global Workplace Solutions
Salesforce

Scott Phillips is Senior Director, Global Workplace Solutions for Salesforce where he is responsible for Occupancy Planning, Workplace Strategy, and Change Enablement for a global portfolio of nearly 8M square feet, across 140 locations, supporting 52,000 employees. Prior to Salesforce, Scott has held Corporate Real Estate leadership roles with McDonald's, State Farm Insurance, and U.S. Cellular.

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Michael Przytula Accenture
Michael Przytula Managing Director, Intelligent & Digital Workplaces Michael Przytula has spent more than 25 years helping workforces of major companies around the world change the way they work through the implementati
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Michael Przytula
Managing Director, Intelligent & Digital Workplaces
Accenture

Michael Przytula has spent more than 25 years helping workforces of major companies around the world change the way they work through the implementation of constantly evolving, innovative technologies. He has led many organizations through the transition from Paper to Digital, In-Person to Virtual and more recently from On Premise into the Cloud and always-connected digital world. He has an ultimate passion for making workforces more efficient and effective through the application of technology, either to how they do their work or to the environment in which they do it.

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Francisco Ruiz Oracle
Francisco Ruiz Global Infrastructure Strategist & Director of IoT Francisco Ruiz is the Global Infrastructure Strategist and Director of IoT for Real Estate and Facilities at Oracle. He leads a global team that’s re
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Francisco Ruiz
Global Infrastructure Strategist & Director of IoT
Oracle

Francisco Ruiz is the Global Infrastructure Strategist and Director of IoT for Real Estate and Facilities at Oracle. He leads a global team that’s responsible for the strategy, design, security and implementation of enterprise IoT Solutions across a 19 million square foot Real Estate Portfolio. Francisco is a recognized as a thought leader and subject matter expert in all things IoT and is a frequent speaker on related areas of expertise.

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Victor Sanchez LinkedIn
Victor Sanchez Sr. Director, Workplace Design & Build As Head of Global Workplace Engineering, Victor Sanchez manages over 40+ LinkedIn facilities across the globe. He seamlessly blends design and operati
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Victor Sanchez
Sr. Director, Workplace Design & Build
LinkedIn

As Head of Global Workplace Engineering, Victor Sanchez manages over 40+ LinkedIn facilities across the globe. He seamlessly blends design and operations of LinkedIn facilities via data-driven decisions across design pre-construction, construction, energy and facilities management. Victor is responsible for the engaging and high-performance workplace that supports the diverse and dynamic LinkedIn teams and culture.

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Dipesh Shah Cresa
Dipesh Shah CIO Dipesh Shah leads Cresa’s IT team and strategy, and manages the company’s client-facing technology platform to ensure that it is differentiated and va
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Dipesh Shah
CIO
Cresa

Dipesh Shah leads Cresa’s IT team and strategy, and manages the company’s client-facing technology platform to ensure that it is differentiated and valuable. He also leads the technology advisory and business intelligence portions of Cresa’s consulting offering.

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Damian Stone Ford Motor Company
Damian Stone Product Manager Damian Stone is a Product Manager at Ford Motor Company where he supports the development of smart facilities & IoT systems.
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Damian Stone
Product Manager
Ford Motor Company

Damian Stone is a Product Manager at Ford Motor Company where he supports the development of smart facilities & IoT systems.

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Edward Wagoner JLL
Edward Wagoner CIO, Digital Edward Wagoner serves as the Executive Director and Digital Chief Information Officer at Jones Lang LaSalle Inc., a role to which he was named in 2020
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Edward Wagoner
CIO, Digital
JLL

Edward Wagoner serves as the Executive Director and Digital Chief Information Officer at Jones Lang LaSalle Inc., a role to which he was named in 2020. Most recently, he served as Global Chief Information Officer of Corporate Solutions at the company. Wagoner joined Jones Lang LaSalle in 1996 and has held various roles with increasing responsibilities including, Director of Information Technology for Americas, Implementation Manager of National Property Service Center, Manager of Audit and Quality Control and Chief Information Officer for Americas.

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Charles Whiteley AECOM
Charles Whiteley VP, Global Digital Leader, B+P Charles Whiteley is VP, Global Digital Leader, B+P at AECOM. He has 15+ years of experience driving digital and business transformation efforts for Fo
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Charles Whiteley
VP, Global Digital Leader, B+P
AECOM

Charles Whiteley is VP, Global Digital Leader, B+P at AECOM. He has 15+ years of experience driving digital and business transformation efforts for Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries. Charles is responsible for defining global digital strategy for AECOM’s B+P (Buildings and Places) business line and acts a key technology and strategy advisor for key client and government pursuits tied to smart cities, digital twins, smart campuses, common data environments, sustainability and large scale master plans and urban revitalization efforts.

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Jacquelynn Wolff The Coca-Cola Company
Jacquelynn Wolff Director of Global Workplace Experience
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Jacquelynn Wolff
Director of Global Workplace Experience
The Coca-Cola Company

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Terry Wood Kaiser Permanente
Terry Wood VP, Real Estate National Facilities Services Terry Wood is VP, Real Estate at Kaiser Permanente, one of America’s leading healthcare providers, responsible for executing real estate services for
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Terry Wood
VP, Real Estate National Facilities Services
Kaiser Permanente
LinkedIn

Terry Wood is VP, Real Estate at Kaiser Permanente, one of America’s leading healthcare providers, responsible for executing real estate services for Kaiser Permanente’s over 70 million square foot real estate portfolio, including more than 1,000 facilities, with a replacement value of over $32 Billion. He is accountable for developing industry leading tools, implementing strategy, and establishing industry best practices for all key functions within the Real Estate Division. Terry has more than 25 years of experience in all facets of domestic and international corporate real estate, including strategic planning, real estate transactions, facilities management and construction.

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Gordon Wright HOK
Gordon Wright SVP
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Gordon Wright
SVP
HOK