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The Smart, Connected, High Performance
Intelligent Buildings Conference
Virtual: Oct. 26 - 29 | Crossover: Oct. 28 | Onsite: Oct. 28 - 29

IBcon Testimonials

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Dan Bollman Michigan State University
Dan Bollman VP, Strategic Infrastructure Planning Dan Bollman is currently VP of Michigan State University overseeing the functions of the Infrastructure Planning and Facilities unit. The annual const

“"I found the conference very rewarding and absolutely time well spent. Looking forward to next year."”

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

“"Thank you for putting on an amazing event. I’m very appreciative of the opportunity to learn and network at this event every year, and very much looking forward to the next one!”

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Lander Medlin APPA
Lander Medlin EVP

“"Thank YOU! The program and people were delightful. We learned so much…that we know how much we don’t know! That’s not a bad thing. We’re excited about the opportunities moving forward."”

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Ed Merwin Tridium
Ed Merwin Dir. Vykon Automation Energy Security Ed Merwin is Director of Vykon Automation Energy Security at Yardi. He is an experienced building automation and IoT director with a demonstrated hist

“"I really enjoyed the event...best one ever. Saw many new system integrators/distributors who were pleased with all the learning opportunities and diverse program lineup. End-users are becoming well educated on intelligent buildings because of Realcomm's efforts. Conversations with key executives are moving to a higher level of detail then I have seen before. This is the one show that the industry players must embrace if they want to be successful in successfully deploying a smart building/campus/enterprise/city.”

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Denis Mars Proxy, Inc.
Denis Mars CEO & Founder Denis Mars is the co-founder and CEO of Proxy, a company on a mission to empower all people with a digital identity signal that's universally accessib

“"The conference had an amazing program, was super professional and the caliber of attendees are off the charts. The experience was super rewarding, our entire team loved it, we can't wait for Realcomm | IBcon #22.”

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Rich Burr ESC
Rich Burr Sales Executive

“"Realcomm is a must attend conference for anyone in the systems integrator industry. ”

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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,

“"Great event – exciting to see the growth year over year! I heard so many positive comments on the expo floor and really enjoyed every minute. ”

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Ken Smyers ControlTrends
Ken Smyers Consultant

“"Realcomm | IBcon 2019 was a great event and I learned a lot. My head hurts trying to tell my readers what I saw – it's not as easy there was so much going on with trends and topics that seemed to be the same but was very much different!"”

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Noel Courtney Airmaster Australia
Noel Courtney CEO

“"This is a must attend conference for real estate and the technology used to transform to digital buildings of the future. ”

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Charles Whiteley ExxonMobil
Charles Whiteley Digital Lead for Environmental & Property Solutions (E&PS) Charles Whiteley is the digital lead for Environmental & Property Solutions (E&PS) at ExxonMobil. He manages digital strategy for the CRE portfolio, i

“"Congratulations Realcomm on another very successful event; very impressive this year. I looking forward to continuing our relationship as well as helping transform the industry.”

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Matthew Vogel Microsoft
Matthew Vogel Principal Program Manager Matthew Vogel started at Microsoft in 2012, launching the initial versions of Office Mobile on Windows Phone, iOS, and Android. After Office Mobile, M

“"Microsoft have received plenty of positive feedback from our attendees and partners, and I was excited to see how well our message landed throughout the conference. Looking forward to continuing our work together!”

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Rachna Stegall UL
Rachna Stegall VP, Ecosystems Rachna Stegall is VP, Connected Technologies Business Unit where she leads the new business and manages UL's clients and stakeholders with development

“"I found the conference to be outstanding, both from an education and networking perspective."”

Realcomm Testimonials

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Glenn Tofil England & Company
Glenn Tofil Managing Director

“"I thought the conference was one of the best I have ever attended. We had some really great meetings and enhanced our understanding of market trends from the sessions and sidebar conversations.”

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Terry Young KRP Properties
Terry Young VP, Operations

“"Realcomm should be proud of the level of talent and camraderie that has developed over the years. Personally, I have made friends and associates from the conference that are among the smartest and brightest people in our industry. I feel that we are all part of a larger team, trying to drive our industry forward to make it better (and safer) and that makes me proud to be associated with your organization. ”

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Giselle Gagnon Focus Transformation Group
Giselle Gagnon CRE Strategy Giselle is an accomplished commercial real estate executive with 25+ years' experience. Her thought leadership across a wide range of disciplines supp

“"The conference was the greatest I have been to yet. Nashville was a fun venue. The conference was loaded with rich content and quality speakers, and I was glad that I was able to be a part of it.”

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Louise Monger AMP Capital
Louise Monger Program Director, Technology & Innovation, Real Estate As Head of Property Management, Louise Monger is accountable for the overall property performance of the AMP Capital Office & Industrial portfolio, le

“"I thoroughly enjoyed my first Realcomm | IBcon and found that making the trip from Sydney was hugely beneficial. I am definitely coming back next year!”

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Robert Lane Integricon Property Group
Robert Lane Special Consultant

“"Congratulations for a fun and educational event in Nashville. I am certain all in attendance felt it was among the best. Great location, insightful presentations and lots of time for fun. Well done Realcomm!”

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Kevin Powell United Properties
Kevin Powell AVP, IT Director Kevin Powell is AVP, IT Director responsible for overall IT strategy, corporate technology and cyber security for United Properties. In this role, Kev

“"I think this is the best conference as far as being forward-thinking. The topics are very relevant to most of the companies as they focus on tech that is emerging and we get to hear from some of the biggest players with the biggest budgets about what they are experimenting with and implementing. The advisory council probably has a lot to do with that and really helps keep a great pulse on the market. ”

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

“"I still don’t know how you guys get all these sessions together. The amount of coordination and work you put into it is just incredible to me. And how you manage to make it better every year is beyond me.”

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John Fitzpatrick Blackstone
John Fitzpatrick Managing Director & Global CTO John Fitzpatrick is a Managing Director and Global Chief Technology Officer of Blackstone Real Estate within the Technology and Innovations group. He

“"Thank you for such a wonderful, world-class event. My first Realcomm has been amazing and I will certainly be coming with my team in the years to come. What a great, well-run and productive event!”

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Jim Whalen Boston Properties
Jim Whalen SVP, CIO/CTO Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO/CTO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully int

“"Great energy on a community-wide event. The storytelling around several central themes resonated with many attendees. Fantastic job by the entire Realcomm team!”

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Maya Gal Okapi
Maya Gal CTO, Co-Founder Maya Gal is a thought leader, bestselling author and global expert in AI. She is passionate about helping managers interact with data and co-founded

“"Thanks for putting together a great conference and supporting our process of showcasing Okapi so well. We were very happy with the opportunity to meet both current and future customers in an environment that highly supports learning and quality networking. Already looking forward to the next one!"”

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Ed Lincz Morguard Investment Limited
Ed Lincz VP Retail Operations

“"A big thank you to the Realcomm team that put together another fantastic conference. All of us from Morguard got a lot out of the conference and look forward to sending another group next year.”

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Andrew Waller Remit Consulting
Andrew Waller Partner Andrew is a founding partner of Remit Consulting, a specialist management consultancy in the Real Estate sector. Remit is a pan-European firm and its

“"Realcomm is essential to attend if you want to get an understanding of how advanced the leaders in real estate are in using technology. ”

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Scott Zimmerman CenterPoint Properties
Scott Zimmerman CIO Scott Zimmerman has been CenterPoint’s CIO for over 20 years and is responsible for directing the IT Department and aligning the IT strategy with the

“"Anyone working in IT within a real estate organization should be a regular attendee of this conference. The insight received and the ability to network with peers who are willing to share their experiences is second-to-none. I can't tell you how many rabbit holes I've avoided by just talking to people about what they're working on. ”

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Charles Matta GSA
Charles Matta Director Charles Matta, FAIA, is Director for the Center for Building Information Programs, and Deputy CIO for GSA’s Public Buildings IT Services. He previous

“"I believe in the great value that Realcomm | IBcon brings to the CRE and IT communities and I am glad to contribute toward this highly successful program.”

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Scot Adams Colliers International
Scot Adams Vice President, National Services

“"It was a lot of fun – good conference, great content and a terrific hosting city."”