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JUNE 13 - 14, 2019 | NASHVILLE, TN
Golf Outing & Tech Tours: June 11 | Pre-Con Events: June 12

The smart connected high performance Intelligent Buildings conference

Advisory Council

The following list represents the advisors who have joined IBcon. The 2019 Advisory Council will aid in the quest for providing high-quality education on the most significant topics to ever impact the commercial and corporate real estate industry!

Advisory Council Co-Chairs

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Kenneth Finnegan Related-Hudson Yards
Kenneth Finnegan CTO, Managing Dir Technology As CTO and Managing Director of Technology of Hudson Yards, Kenneth Finnegan manages the development of technology processes and teams to support the
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Kenneth Finnegan
CTO, Managing Dir Technology
Related-Hudson Yards

As CTO and Managing Director of Technology of Hudson Yards, Kenneth Finnegan manages the development of technology processes and teams to support the largest private real estate development in US history and in New York City since Rockefeller Center. The site will include more than 18 million square feet of commercial and residential space.

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Zorba Manolopoulos Facebook
Zorba Manolopoulos Global Program Manager, Smart Campuses Zorba Manolopoulos is the Global Program Manager over Smart Campuses at Facebook. His group is responsible for developing and executing the Smart Buil
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Zorba Manolopoulos
Global Program Manager, Smart Campuses
Facebook

Zorba Manolopoulos is the Global Program Manager over Smart Campuses at Facebook. His group is responsible for developing and executing the Smart Building/Campus strategy. They are charged with incubating ideas and leading development of solutions for Facebook’s world-wide portfolio and pushing forward the Smart Campus vision to bridge the gap of current product offerings. Their goal is to deliver comprehensive Real Estate solutions supporting the Occupant Experience while benefiting teams in Facility Management, Workplace Design, and Construction.

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Jared Summers ExxonMobil
Jared Summers Data Foundation Manager Jared Summers is a motivated execution-oriented high performance individual who has extensive experience managing large-scale global programs. He brin
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Jared Summers
Data Foundation Manager
ExxonMobil
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Jared Summers is a motivated execution-oriented high performance individual who has extensive experience managing large-scale global programs. He brings a unique ability to understand and articulate complex technologies in a relatable way while rapidly fielding innovative capabilities. Currently Jared is the Digital Foundation Manager at ExxonMobil, delivering on the promise of transformational change enabled by digital technologies across the entire global real estate portfolio.

Advisory Council Members

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Stephen Adams Cushman & Wakefield
Stephen Adams General Manager Stephen Adams has over twenty five years’ experience in the management of A Class office buildings and Regional Shopping Centers. He is responsible fo
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Stephen Adams
General Manager
Cushman & Wakefield

Stephen Adams has over twenty five years’ experience in the management of A Class office buildings and Regional Shopping Centers. He is responsible for a downtown mixed use portfolio consisting of class A office buildings and high end retail sites located in Toronto.

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Ryan Allbaugh Wells Fargo
Ryan Allbaugh Business Initiatives Consultant 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
Business Initiatives Consultant
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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Peter Asmus Navigant
Peter Asmus Principal Research Analyst Peter Asmus is a principal research analyst contributing to Navigant Research’s Energy Technologies program, with a focus on emerging energy distribut
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Peter Asmus
Principal Research Analyst
Navigant

Peter Asmus is a principal research analyst contributing to Navigant Research’s Energy Technologies program, with a focus on emerging energy distribution networks models such as nanogrids, microgrids, and virtual power plants. His expertise also includes wind energy, marine hydrokinetic technologies and renewables generally. Asmus has over 28 years of experience in energy and environmental markets as an analyst, writer, book author and consultant.

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Michael Bansil GWL Realty Advisors
Michael Bansil VP, Bldg Excellence & Innovation
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Michael Bansil
VP, Bldg Excellence & Innovation
GWL Realty Advisors
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James Brogan KPF
James Brogan Director, CIO James Brogan, AIA RIBA NCARB, is currently a Principal / CIO with Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), responsible for the overall strategy and integra
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James Brogan
Director, CIO
KPF

James Brogan, AIA RIBA NCARB, is currently a Principal / CIO with Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), responsible for the overall strategy and integration of digital technologies in KPF’s nine global locations, including Digital Practice, information, data and knowledge management, advanced modeling and immersive technologies, the KPF intranet.

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Jon Clarke Dexus
Jon Clarke Head of Smart Building Tech Jon is Head of Smart Building Technology Delivery at Dexus, one of Australia’s leading real estate groups. He is responsible for the delivery of the t
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Jon Clarke
Head of Smart Building Tech
Dexus

Jon is Head of Smart Building Technology Delivery at Dexus, one of Australia’s leading real estate groups. He is responsible for the delivery of the technology component of Dexus’s next generation of cutting edge, digitally enabled buildings. With over 30 years’ experience in Automation, Systems Integration, Energy Management and Building Performance Optimisation, Jon has been on an industry journey from pneumatics to analogue and digital.

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Scott Cochrane Cochrane Supply & Engineering
Scott Cochrane President Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering, overseeing six branches throughout three states and one in Canada. He is an advi
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Scott Cochrane
President
Cochrane Supply & Engineering
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Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering, overseeing six branches throughout three states and one in Canada. He is an advisory council member for multiple industry manufacturers such as Honeywell, Johnson Controls, and Tridium.

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Scott Collins Technology General Contractor,
Scott Collins Project Executive
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Scott Collins
Project Executive
Technology General Contractor,

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Mike Cox Highwoods Properties
Mike Cox Director of Asset Management Michael Cox is Director of Asset Management – Service Operations at Highwoods Properties and is leading the efforts to automate all paid parking relat
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Mike Cox
Director of Asset Management
Highwoods Properties

Michael Cox is Director of Asset Management – Service Operations at Highwoods Properties and is leading the efforts to automate all paid parking related decks and eliminate operator support from the garages to bring it in-house and overseeing the support staff that manages 24x7 service for all SmartPark participating garages. At Highwoods since 2005, Michael consolidated all division maintenance service requests into a single support department and in 2009, he took over national account management and strategic sourcing initiatives to leverage Highwoods’ buying power in all major sourcing categories. His background prior to real estate focused on wireless communications and project management support.

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Eric Cruz Alexandria Real Estate Equities
Eric Cruz Executive Director, Technical Development
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Eric Cruz
Executive Director, Technical Development
Alexandria Real Estate Equities
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Traci Doane JLL
Traci Doane President, Technology Solutions Traci Doane joined JLL in 2016 as the President of Technology Solutions and is responsible for defining strategic direction, overall financial operati
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Traci Doane
President, Technology Solutions
JLL
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Traci Doane joined JLL in 2016 as the President of Technology Solutions and is responsible for defining strategic direction, overall financial operations and business development performance. She has more than 26 years’ experience in workplace management services and technology solutions for CRE and FM.

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John Dulin Corning
John Dulin VP, Market Development John Dulin is a 30-year global telecom and enterprise executive and has held senior positions in product management, marketing and sales in the areas
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John Dulin
VP, Market Development
Corning

John Dulin is a 30-year global telecom and enterprise executive and has held senior positions in product management, marketing and sales in the areas of fiber optics, wireless and new technology development. Currently with Corning, John is focused on introducing its fiber optic and wireless innovations to the commercial real estate market.

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Maureen Ehrenberg WeWork
Maureen Ehrenberg Global Head of Facility Mgmt Services Maureen Ehrenberg is the Global Head of Digital Facility and Asset Management Services for WeWork’s Powered by We segment, a full-service Strategy, Se
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Maureen Ehrenberg
Global Head of Facility Mgmt Services
WeWork

Maureen Ehrenberg is the Global Head of Digital Facility and Asset Management Services for WeWork’s Powered by We segment, a full-service Strategy, Services and Technology solution for CRE. She is leading WeWork’s growth in the global digital facility and property services market, responsible for developing and implementing products and services that enable Corporate Real Estate, Facilities leaders and real estate investors to unlock the value of their portfolios. She is responsible for designing service delivery systems with processes and digital solutions that increase productivity, comfort and support the future of work.

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Kathy Farrington Google
Kathy Farrington Technical Program Manager
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Kathy Farrington
Technical Program Manager
Google

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Michael Frazee Lendlease
Michael Frazee VP, Global Head of IT Security Michael Frazee is VP, Global Head of IT Infrastructure at Lendlease, a leading international property and infrastructure group with operations in Au
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Michael Frazee
VP, Global Head of IT Security
Lendlease
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Michael Frazee is VP, Global Head of IT Infrastructure at Lendlease, a leading international property and infrastructure group with operations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas.

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David Giddings Oxford Properties
David Giddings Director, National Programs With 25+ years of property management experience, David Giddings currently directs Oxford Properties' National Operating & Technical services initiati
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David Giddings
Director, National Programs
Oxford Properties
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With 25+ years of property management experience, David Giddings currently directs Oxford Properties' National Operating & Technical services initiatives aimed at enhancing site delivery of service excellence and best operating practices enhancing returns for its stakeholders. He leads the team of individuals that deliver programs leveraging Oxfords scale to address efficiency, expertise and governance. David's current focus is largely on Oxford’s Smart Building’s initiative ensuring the assets are future proofed to address occupants, visitors and shoppers demands for a connected experience.

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John Gilbert Rudin Management
John Gilbert EVP & COO John Gilbert is the EVP, COO and CTO of Rudin Management Company, which owns and operates 15 million feet of commercial and residential space within t
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John Gilbert
EVP & COO
Rudin Management

John Gilbert is the EVP, COO and CTO of Rudin Management Company, which owns and operates 15 million feet of commercial and residential space within the City of New York. John is Chairman of the New York Building Congress Energy Committee and has served on several of Mayor Bloomberg's Advisory Committees, including the Mayor's Energy Policy and Sustainability Task Force, and the Advisory Committee for Broadband Deployment. John also is a member of the New York City Green Codes Task Force: Industry Advisory Committee, Green Light New York, New York City Investment Fund's Cleantech Sector Group and the Mayor's Clean Heat Advisory Task Force. He is a Board Member of both the Grand Central Partnership and Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) and a Trustee of the New York Hall of Science.

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Marc Gittleman 5x5 Telecom
Marc Gittleman CEO Marc is CEO of 5x5 Telecom, Southern California’s fastest-growing Internet Service Provider. 5x5 combines the fastest install time (1-2 day vs 30-90 d
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Marc Gittleman
CEO
5x5 Telecom
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Marc is CEO of 5x5 Telecom, Southern California’s fastest-growing Internet Service Provider. 5x5 combines the fastest install time (1-2 day vs 30-90 days), the most competitive rates, and space activation via patent-pending Connected Square Footage™, driving the highest value for customers and NOI for property owners. As an active commercial real estate investor, Marc has participated as GP in over $1B of transactions resulting in investor return of more than $100M.

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Mark Golan Google
Mark Golan VP Real Estate & Workplace Services Mark Golan is a seasoned executive with extensive experience in real estate, finance and technology. Currently in his role as VP Real Estate & Workpla
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Mark Golan
VP Real Estate & Workplace Services
Google
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Mark Golan is a seasoned executive with extensive experience in real estate, finance and technology. Currently in his role as VP Real Estate & Workplace Services (REWS) at Google, he oversees the organization's business partnerships, central facilities services, events & guest services, transportation, and all facets of design and construction.

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Arv Gupta Cadillac Fairview
Arv Gupta SVP, National Operations Arv Gupta is an accomplished operations executive with over 25 years of experience in leading business renewal, and building sustainable customer valu
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Arv Gupta
SVP, National Operations
Cadillac Fairview
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Arv Gupta is an accomplished operations executive with over 25 years of experience in leading business renewal, and building sustainable customer value propositions with a number of major retail organizations. Arv is currently responsible for driving national operational efficiency and effectiveness, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer experience across all Cadillac Fairview properties.

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Gerry Hamilton Stanford University
Gerry Hamilton Director, Facilities Energy Mgmt. Gerry Hamilton directs the Facilities Energy Management department at Stanford University, which includes the operation of the campus Energy Managemen
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Gerry Hamilton
Director, Facilities Energy Mgmt.
Stanford University

Gerry Hamilton directs the Facilities Energy Management department at Stanford University, which includes the operation of the campus Energy Management & Control System and oversight of the University's energy efficiency programs. Gerry ensures that buildings and associated processes are operated efficiently and that new facilities incorporate best practices for energy use.

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Rob Hamon Boxer Property
Rob Hamon Director, Energy & Sustainability Rob Hamon is Boxer Property’s Director of Energy and Sustainability; responsible for supply and demand side energy management for the Company’s extens
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Rob Hamon
Director, Energy & Sustainability
Boxer Property

Rob Hamon is Boxer Property’s Director of Energy and Sustainability; responsible for supply and demand side energy management for the Company’s extensive portfolio of commercial property. Prior experience includes MCI Telecommunications, Enron Energy Services, and Novar Controls. Rob began his career in the US Navy serving 21 years in nuclear power submarine service, retiring as a USN Commander.

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Andrew Hollins GWL Realty Advisors
Andrew Hollins VP Development
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Andrew Hollins
VP Development
GWL Realty Advisors

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Jason Houck EntroCIM
Jason Houck CIO Jason Houck has over fourteen years of experience implementing and servicing Building Automation and Security Systems. His responsibilities include pr
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Jason Houck
CIO
EntroCIM

Jason Houck has over fourteen years of experience implementing and servicing Building Automation and Security Systems. His responsibilities include project management, programming, network design, and verification of building systems for both retrofit and new construction projects. This includes system design, operating improvements, and system integration by utilizing application specific technology. His system experience combined and building knowledge is a championship combination in today's smart building industry. Jason also has an extensive IT background which allows him to fully appreciate the importance of a properly designed network. He has the unique ability to take all of his system, building and IT knowledge and effectively communicate any potential issues, favorable solutions, or operating recommendations to any member of the task regardless of their industry background. This effective communication allows him to bridge the communication gap between members within IT, Project Management, Financial, Maintenance and Service.

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Jeff Houpt Automation Integrated
Jeff Houpt President/CEO Jeff Houpt is a serial entrepreneur with 25 years experience in highly demanding engineering environments. Jeff’s experience runs from critical facili
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Jeff Houpt
President/CEO
Automation Integrated
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Jeff Houpt is a serial entrepreneur with 25 years experience in highly demanding engineering environments. Jeff’s experience runs from critical facility operations to design engineering. His background as an operator, owner, engineer, and finally as an integrator helps him understand the needs of the customer at every stage of a project. Under his leadership, AI has emerged as the leading Master Systems Integrator in the US.

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Rick Huijbregts George Brown College
Rick Huijbregts VP, Strategy & Innovation As VP, Strategy & Innovation, Rick Huijbregts oversees strategic planning and partnership development to ensure George Brown College remains well pos
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Rick Huijbregts
VP, Strategy & Innovation
George Brown College
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As VP, Strategy & Innovation, Rick Huijbregts oversees strategic planning and partnership development to ensure George Brown College remains well positioned to evolve and adapt for the digital and rapidly changing future.

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Srini Khandavilli Intel
Srini Khandavilli IoT Program Director As IoT Program Director, Srini Khandavilli currently owns the worldwide strategy, roadmap and implementation of IoT SMART buildings at Intel. Srini ha
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Srini Khandavilli
IoT Program Director
Intel

As IoT Program Director, Srini Khandavilli currently owns the worldwide strategy, roadmap and implementation of IoT SMART buildings at Intel. Srini has been at Intel for the last 18 years. His background includes managing large global software teams, software architecture, applications and middleware. He collaborates closely with the Intel IoTG group to ensure that the hardware and software assets deliver services meeting the needs of the SMART Building use cases at Intel.

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Brad Klenz SAS
Brad Klenz IoT Analytics Architect Brad Klenz is Principal IoT Analytics Architect at SAS. His responsibilities include the design and integration of analytics required by SAS’ IoT solu
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Brad Klenz
IoT Analytics Architect
SAS

Brad Klenz is Principal IoT Analytics Architect at SAS. His responsibilities include the design and integration of analytics required by SAS’ IoT solutions. His recent projects include the use of machine learning for energy and operational efficiency in smart building environments, and real-time streaming analytics for event identification on the power grid.

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Thano Lambrinos QuadReal
Thano Lambrinos VP, Smart Bldg Tech & Digital Innovation Thano has over 14 years experience in the construction and building technologies space and leverages digital transformation learnings across vertical
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Thano Lambrinos
VP, Smart Bldg Tech & Digital Innovation
QuadReal

Thano has over 14 years experience in the construction and building technologies space and leverages digital transformation learnings across vertical markets to drive change in commercial real estate. As VP of Smart Building Technology, he leads QuadReal’s Digital Innovation team and is focused on the overall digital strategy in new real estate developments, and within existing built environments – supporting QR’s digital aspirations across all asset classes, both domestically and internationally. His goal is to identify and implement technologies that drive key business outcomes, bringing significant value to the assets that QR owns and operates and enabling a differentiated customer experience.

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Minh Le CityLink.ai
Minh Le CEO Minh Le is a serial entrepreneur, technologist and commercial real estate developer. He is the Managing Partner at 22 Capital Partners, a private equi
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Minh Le
CEO
CityLink.ai

Minh Le is a serial entrepreneur, technologist and commercial real estate developer. He is the Managing Partner at 22 Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in real estate, clean energy and technology (including smart cities, artificial intelligence, and big data analytics). His most recent endeavor is the creation of CityLink.ai, a smart city developer and technology platform. Its inaugural project, Gramercy District, is a ground-up $700M+ development located outside Washington D.C. Minh is well-positioned to accelerate and evolve technology-based real estate development through his existing network of partners and clients.

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Ed Lincz Morguard Investment Limited
Ed Lincz VP Retail Operations
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Ed Lincz
VP Retail Operations
Morguard Investment Limited

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Bayron Lopez Pineda Kilroy Realty
Bayron Lopez Pineda Operational Technology Manager
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Bayron Lopez Pineda
Operational Technology Manager
Kilroy Realty

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Nathan Lyon Investa Property Group
Nathan Lyon Head of Building Technology Nathan Lyon is the Head of Building Technology for Investa, Australia's largest commercial office specialists who develop, manage and own over 11 bill
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Nathan Lyon
Head of Building Technology
Investa Property Group

Nathan Lyon is the Head of Building Technology for Investa, Australia's largest commercial office specialists who develop, manage and own over 11 billion of commercial office assets. He is responsible for technology strategies for new and existing assets, delivery and implementation of solutions enhancing the building occupants' experience and increase the performance and flexibility of the built environment across Investa’s portfolio. Nathan has 15 years' CRE experience in both operations and development.

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Lachlan MacQuarrie Oxford Properties
Lachlan MacQuarrie VP, Real Estate Management Lachlan MacQuarrie oversees the service side of Oxford’s operations platform across 5 asset classes in Canada including Smart & Connected, and Cyber S
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Lachlan MacQuarrie
VP, Real Estate Management
Oxford Properties
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Lachlan MacQuarrie oversees the service side of Oxford’s operations platform across 5 asset classes in Canada including Smart & Connected, and Cyber Security. He has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, primarily in Asset / Operations Mgmt, Development and Investments.

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Charles Matta GSA
Charles Matta Director Charles Matta, FAIA, is Director for the Center for Building Information Programs at GSA, and Deputy CIO for the Public Buildings IT Services. He pre
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Charles Matta
Director
GSA
LinkedIn

Charles Matta, FAIA, is Director for the Center for Building Information Programs at GSA, and Deputy CIO for the Public Buildings IT Services. He previously served as Director for GSA's Federal Buildings & Modernizations overseeing a program of 120 public buildings nationwide. harles is former President of AIA Northern Virginia and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects for his industry contributions to the practice of Architecture.

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Paul Maximuk Ford Land Energy
Paul Maximuk Energy Manager Paul Maximuk is Energy Manager for Ford Land Energy where he is currently is providing project and program technical guidance to implement global met
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Paul Maximuk
Energy Manager
Ford Land Energy
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Paul Maximuk is Energy Manager for Ford Land Energy where he is currently is providing project and program technical guidance to implement global metering of electric, natural gas, steam, water and compressed air systems. He is an Energy Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the HVAC/BMS field. He is an SME specializing in building management and energy reduction. Paul has focused his efforts in large industrial facilities but also has equal expertise in Class A buildings. Additionally he is a problem solver finding the root cause of why mechanical systems do not operate at their peak efficiency.

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James McHale Memoori
James McHale CEO & Founder Jim McHale is CEO & Founder of Memoori Research, a consultancy company based in London providing market research and business intelligence to clients
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James McHale
CEO & Founder
Memoori

Jim McHale is CEO & Founder of Memoori Research, a consultancy company based in London providing market research and business intelligence to clients globally. His core areas of industry expertise include Physical Security, Smart Buildings, Lighting, Internet of Things and Disruptive Web Technologies. Jim has researched and analyzed B2B industrial markets for over 10 years. He has managed and delivered research projects to numerous blue chip clients including Siemens, Honeywell, Schneider Electric, 3i, Morgan Stanley etc.

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Ross Miller CohnReznick Australia
Ross Miller CEO, Asia Pacific Region As one of the CohnReznick Real Estate Advisory partners, Ross has setup and continues to run the Asia Pacific region for the company. He is responsibl
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Ross Miller
CEO, Asia Pacific Region
CohnReznick Australia

As one of the CohnReznick Real Estate Advisory partners, Ross has setup and continues to run the Asia Pacific region for the company. He is responsible for the delivery of projects throughout Asia Pacific, including Australia, Japan, China, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Ross has extensive experience with real estate ERPs, budgeting and forecasting systems, and asset management platforms, having held numerous roles from Divisional Financial Controller to CIO. Ross, as CIO, led the implementation of SAP for The GPT Group (an offshoot from Lend Lease and the 28th largest company in Australia).

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Justin Mills Vicinity Centres
Justin Mills Chief Strategy Officer Vicinity Centres is one of Australia’s leading retail property owners and operators with a portfolio of more than 80 shopping centres and $26 billion
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Justin Mills
Chief Strategy Officer
Vicinity Centres

Vicinity Centres is one of Australia’s leading retail property owners and operators with a portfolio of more than 80 shopping centres and $26 billion in assets under management. Justin Mills, in his role as EGM Shopping Centres, manages shopping centre operations and alternative income streams across the portfolio and leads a national team driving innovation. Vicinity’s recent trials in new technology include robotics and automated cleaning, waste disposal systems, and a large-scale battery as part of the recently announced record investment in shopping centre solar.

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Matthew Montanes JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Matthew Montanes VP, Global Real Estate Matthew Montanes works in the Global Real Estate group at JPMorgan Chase & Co. In that capacity, he is responsible for Global Property Management and
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Matthew Montanes
VP, Global Real Estate
JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Matthew Montanes works in the Global Real Estate group at JPMorgan Chase & Co. In that capacity, he is responsible for Global Property Management and Regional Asset Management activities for the firm’s corporate and retail portfolio. He was previously Director of Global Property Operations at Tishman Speyer.

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Jeff Nash Brookfield Properties
Jeff Nash Sr. Director, Energy Management
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Jeff Nash
Sr. Director, Energy Management
Brookfield Properties
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Mike Nootens Equity Commonwealth
Mike Nootens SVP Engineering, Construction & Ops
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Mike Nootens
SVP Engineering, Construction & Ops
Equity Commonwealth
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Neil Osten Mortenson
Neil Osten MEP Design Phase Manager
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Neil Osten
MEP Design Phase Manager
Mortenson

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Brian Oswald CBRE
Brian Oswald Managing Director
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Brian Oswald
Managing Director
CBRE

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David Palin Mirvac
David Palin Sustainability Manager David is the Sustainability Manager for Mirvac’s $9 billion investment portfolio. He leads a team of in-house sustainability professionals who are res
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David Palin
Sustainability Manager
Mirvac

David is the Sustainability Manager for Mirvac’s $9 billion investment portfolio. He leads a team of in-house sustainability professionals who are responsible for the delivery of Mirvac’s This Changes Everything sustainability strategy across the Office, Industrial and Retail portfolios.

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Joe Pattenaude Bedrock Detroit
Joe Pattenaude Director of Building Systems Joe Pattenaude, as Director of Building Systems for Bedrock Detroit, develops the specifications and processes for its industry leading portfolio of s
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Joe Pattenaude
Director of Building Systems
Bedrock Detroit

Joe Pattenaude, as Director of Building Systems for Bedrock Detroit, develops the specifications and processes for its industry leading portfolio of smart buildings in Detroit and Cleveland, as well as directs a team of integration specialists that provide a full suite of services for Bedrock. Joe brings a unique perspective to the Smart Building industry with a diversified background in engineering, building management and operation, automated control systems, and mechanical service and repair.

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James Peterson Lendlease
James Peterson Head of Asset Management & Operations James Peterson is Head of Asset Management & Operations for Lend Lease, a leading international property and infrastructure group with operations in A
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James Peterson
Head of Asset Management & Operations
Lendlease

James Peterson is Head of Asset Management & Operations for Lend Lease, a leading international property and infrastructure group with operations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas. James manages the development, design and construction teams and to ensure the future operational requirements for the precinct are incorporated in a way that delivers ongoing best practice and operating cost and management efficiencies.

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Marc Petock Lynxspring
Marc Petock Chief Marketing & Communications Officer Marc is a pioneer in leading the Intelligent/Smart Buildings and M2M movements pushing the industry forward and has contributed to transforming and ch
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Marc Petock
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
Lynxspring
LinkedIn

Marc is a pioneer in leading the Intelligent/Smart Buildings and M2M movements pushing the industry forward and has contributed to transforming and changing the Intelligent Buildings and M2M (now IoT) industries. As Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Lynxspring Marc leads corporate and product marketing, strategy, brand management, public relations and communications that support the company’s strategic and growth initiatives.

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John Petze SkyFoundry
John Petze Principal John Petze is a partner and co-founder at SkyFoundry, the developers of SkySpark™, an analytics platform for building, energy and equipment data. John
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John Petze
Principal
SkyFoundry
LinkedIn

John Petze is a partner and co-founder at SkyFoundry, the developers of SkySpark™, an analytics platform for building, energy and equipment data. John has over 35 years of experience in building automation, energy management and M2M, having served in senior level positions for manufacturers of hardware and software products. At SkyFoundry he helps owners take advantage of advanced operational analytics to create truly intelligent and efficient buildings.

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Jonathon Poon CBL
Jonathon Poon Director of Building Technology Jonathan Poon is the Director of Building Technology at CBL Properties. He oversees the engineering, design, integration, and the ongoing operational
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Jonathon Poon
Director of Building Technology
CBL
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Jonathan Poon is the Director of Building Technology at CBL Properties. He oversees the engineering, design, integration, and the ongoing operational services associated with each building technology initiative implemented. A few focus areas include ensuring CBL positions its properties to meet the growing building technology demand for tenant data and voice services, enhancements to consumer experiences through the use of technology, implementation of security systems, and developing technology solutions that have revenue potential for CBL.

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Paul Roeser Brookfield
Paul Roeser SVP, Industrial Global Corp Dev
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Paul Roeser
SVP, Industrial Global Corp Dev
Brookfield

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Francisco Ruiz Oracle
Francisco Ruiz Director of IoT, HQ As the Director of IoT, HQ for Real Estate and Facilities at Oracle, Francisco Ruiz is responsible for partnering with global teams to help design, se
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Francisco Ruiz
Director of IoT, HQ
Oracle

As the Director of IoT, HQ for Real Estate and Facilities at Oracle, Francisco Ruiz is responsible for partnering with global teams to help design, secure and guide the implementation of enterprise IoT Energy Solutions. Prior to Oracle, he consulted various Real Estate teams utilizing IoT for continuous improvement and sustainable business operations including Adobe, GSA, eBay, PayPal and NASA. He is active on various industry boards and organizations which supports his continuous pursuit of the most energy efficient and sustainable technologies.

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Pete Scarpelli Pegasus Capital Advisors
Pete Scarpelli Operating Advisor
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Pete Scarpelli
Operating Advisor
Pegasus Capital Advisors

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Shane Schroeder Target
Shane Schroeder Director, Smart Buildings Shane Schroeder is the Group Manager and creator of the SmartBuildings Team for Target Corporation. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and Accredi
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Shane Schroeder
Director, Smart Buildings
Target

Shane Schroeder is the Group Manager and creator of the SmartBuildings Team for Target Corporation. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and Accredited LEED Professional. Shane has 15 years of industry experience in facilities management, commissioning, and energy management and has been with Target for eight years leading operational teams that manage 240 million square feet. Shane is a passionate leader driving asset integration and interoperability strategies that reduce expense, optimize operations, and conserve resources.

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Brian Schwartz Macerich
Brian Schwartz VP, IT Brian Schwartz is responsible for Smart Building Infrastructure at over 50 centers portflio wide. He oversees the installation and support for CCTV, W
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Brian Schwartz
VP, IT
Macerich

Brian Schwartz is responsible for Smart Building Infrastructure at over 50 centers portflio wide. He oversees the installation and support for CCTV, Wi-Fi, Energy Management, shopper counting, and DAS. Brian supports digital marketing initiatives including digital signage and property websites.

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Tom Shircliff Intelligent Buildings
Tom Shircliff Co-Founder Tom Shircliff is a co-founder and principal of Intelligent Buildings, a nationally recognized smart real estate professional services company that was
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Tom Shircliff
Co-Founder
Intelligent Buildings
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Tom Shircliff is a co-founder and principal of Intelligent Buildings, a nationally recognized smart real estate professional services company that was started in 2004. Intelligent Buildings provides planning and implementation of next generation strategy for new buildings, existing portfolios and urban communities. Tom is a speaker and collaborator with numerous universities and national laboratories, a gubernatorial appointee for energy strategy and policy and founding Chairman of Envision Charlotte, a Clinton Global Initiative.

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Darrell Smith Google
Darrell Smith Director, Central Facilities Operation Darrell Smith has more than 20 years of experience in facility management, with a wide range of industry experience in technology, retail, data center
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Darrell Smith
Director, Central Facilities Operation
Google
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Darrell Smith has more than 20 years of experience in facility management, with a wide range of industry experience in technology, retail, data centers and manufacturing. He is currently the director of Central Services for Google's Bay Area Portfolio where he oversees a team who is responsible for the facility management, critical environments, planning and other facilities services at one of the most innovative companies in the world. Having spent his career at the intersection of real estate, big data and technology, Darrell believes in using technology as an enabler for progress and optimization.

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Mike Smith WhiteSpace
Mike Smith President
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Mike Smith
President
WhiteSpace

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Ken Smyers Control Trends
Ken Smyers Consultant
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Ken Smyers
Consultant
Control Trends

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Casey Talon Navigant Research
Casey Talon Research Director Casey Talon is a principal research analyst with Navigant Research, contributing to the Building Innovations program. With a background in economics,
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Casey Talon
Research Director
Navigant Research

Casey Talon is a principal research analyst with Navigant Research, contributing to the Building Innovations program. With a background in economics, environmental science, and policy, she has deep experience as an analyst and consultant in the building technology sector. Prior to joining Navigant, Casey worked with both public and private sector clients as an analyst and consultant focused on energy efficiency, building technologies, sustainability and climate change.

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Matthew Toner CBRE
Matthew Toner Managing Director
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Matthew Toner
Managing Director
CBRE

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Benedict Tranel Gensler
Benedict Tranel Principal Ben is an architect who is compelled by his belief that architects are stewards of the built environment, with the power to enhance people's lives thr
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Benedict Tranel
Principal
Gensler
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Ben is an architect who is compelled by his belief that architects are stewards of the built environment, with the power to enhance people's lives through the quality of design. Ben has served as a Director with Gensler since 2006, leading the design process for many of the firm's foremost projects, such as the 632-meter Shanghai Tower, The Tower at PNC Plaza, and the new headquarters for NVIDIA.

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Trent Tursi CompuCom
Trent Tursi Director, Digital Transformation Trent Tursi is a highly accomplished Fortune 500 Executive Leader with exceptional vision, strategy and sales acumen complemented by proven results in
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Trent Tursi
Director, Digital Transformation
CompuCom

Trent Tursi is a highly accomplished Fortune 500 Executive Leader with exceptional vision, strategy and sales acumen complemented by proven results in business transformation models. Having previously worked for Johnson Controls, Trent currently is in charge of the digital building / digital workplace segment for CompuCom, a wholly owned subsidiary of Office Depot, where he leads pursuit across Building Owners and IT executives sharing the ‘new way’ to deliver functionality across IT systems.

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Clayton Ulrich Hines
Clayton Ulrich SVP - Ops, Engineering, Sustainability
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Clayton Ulrich
SVP - Ops, Engineering, Sustainability
Hines

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Donald Walker Newcomb & Boyd
Donald Walker Partner
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Donald Walker
Partner
Newcomb & Boyd

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Leighton Wolffe NorthBridge Energy Partners
Leighton Wolffe Principal Leighton Wolffe is the co-founder of NorthBridge Energy Partners, an independent consulting organization with expertise and perspective on US energy m
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Leighton Wolffe
Principal
NorthBridge Energy Partners
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Leighton Wolffe is the co-founder of NorthBridge Energy Partners, an independent consulting organization with expertise and perspective on US energy markets and works with retail energy companies, institutional energy consumers, technologists and investors providing strategic business development, market research, and technology development services. Previously, he was VP Strategy for Constellation NewEnergy where he formed the NewEnergy Alliance, an industry association that advanced awareness between building owners, energy management and equipment manufacturers and systems integrators with emerging US Demand Response programs.

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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
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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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Leon Wurfel BUENO
Leon Wurfel CEO Leon Wurfel is the CEO of BUENO. Leon founded BUENO in partnership with Airmaster Australia with the aim of utilising current and emerging technologie
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Leon Wurfel
CEO
BUENO

Leon Wurfel is the CEO of BUENO. Leon founded BUENO in partnership with Airmaster Australia with the aim of utilising current and emerging technologies to drive innovative sustainability and operations solutions.

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Phillip Yang Scentre Group
Phillip Yang Group Manager, Centre Technology Phillip Yang is currently Group Manager (Head), Centre Technology of Scentre Group. His role is to partner with the Design & Construction, National Fa
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Phillip Yang
Group Manager, Centre Technology
Scentre Group

Phillip Yang is currently Group Manager (Head), Centre Technology of Scentre Group. His role is to partner with the Design & Construction, National Facilities and Centre Experience teams to help create and deliver value to its centres. He focuses on business challenges with Technology to help accelerate agility and innovation for the organisation's employees, customers and partners. Phillip has an interest in the convergence of property and technology where the right application of business processes, technology and people can deliver significant value to physical and digital assets.

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Terry Young KRP Properties
Terry Young VP, Operations
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Terry Young
VP, Operations
KRP Properties

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Cindy Zhu Department of Energy
Cindy Zhu Fellow
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Cindy Zhu
Fellow
Department of Energy

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Ron Zimmer CABA
Ron Zimmer President & CEO Ron Zimmer joined CABA in 1997 working with industry leaders who promote integrated systems and home/building automation throughout the world. CABA’s
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Ron Zimmer
President & CEO
CABA
LinkedIn

Ron Zimmer joined CABA in 1997 working with industry leaders who promote integrated systems and home/building automation throughout the world. CABA’s members include manufacturers, dealers, installers, service providers, energy utilities, builders, consultants, research organizations, publishers, educational institutions, governments, associations and content providers.