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CEO|COO|CFO|CAO Innovation Summit

October 26 | 8:00 am - 10:30 am | Virtual

In an environment characterized by uncertainty and complexity, agility, flexibility and an innovative vision is now an integral part of the strategic-management agenda of C-suite executives. The CEO|COO|CFO|CAO Innovation Summit is an opportunity for industry business leaders to collaborate with peers and exchange information on leveraging technology to drive innovation in the next normal, enhancing workplace experiences and supporting new hybrid work environments. Executives must also identify if this is only a micro trend or the beginning of a massive paradigm shift. Domain experts will share insights on digital transformation in light of COVID-19, change management, healthy building technologies, data-driven innovation strategies and more. The Summit is open to Commercial Real Estate CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CAOs or other executive leaders in operations, administration or finance.

ADVISORS

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Kevin Danehy Willow, Inc
Kevin Danehy CEO - North Americas Kevin Danehy is currently the Global Head of Corporate Development at Brookfield. The group works to accelerate growth across its portfolio of assets
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Kevin Danehy
CEO - North Americas
Willow, Inc

Kevin Danehy is currently the Global Head of Corporate Development at Brookfield. The group works to accelerate growth across its portfolio of assets under management in markets globally through various means including direct transactions, M&A, JVs and strategic alliances. Previously, when he joined Brookfield in 2013 he was the Executive Chairman of Brookfield Global Relocation Services and had overall responsibility for growth of the company and served as the primary lead with the company’s board and leveraging the firm’s extensive relationships.

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John Gilbert Rudin Management
John Gilbert EVP & COO John is COO/EVP/CTO of Rudin Management Company (RMC which manages 15 million square feet of commercial and residential space, the largest privately o
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John Gilbert
EVP & COO
Rudin Management

John is COO/EVP/CTO of Rudin Management Company (RMC which manages 15 million square feet of commercial and residential space, the largest privately owned real estate company in NYC owned by the Rudin Family. John has been involved in every major project the company has developed over the last 24 years. As a co-inventor of Nantum® building operating system and Executive Chairman of Prescriptive Data, his vision is to future proof real estate by giving all buildings a 'brain'.

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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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Dean Hopkins Oxford Properties
Dean Hopkins COO Dean Hopkins is currently COO of Oxford Properties. He draws on over 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur, public company CEO, change agent, and
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Dean Hopkins
COO
Oxford Properties

Dean Hopkins is currently COO of Oxford Properties. He draws on over 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur, public company CEO, change agent, and thought leader to organizations seeking to leverage technology to achieve their global ambitions.

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David LeVrier Hines
David LeVrier SVP, CAO David LeVrier is Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. He currently serves on the firm's Audit and Compliance Committee, and as Ch
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David LeVrier
SVP, CAO
Hines

David LeVrier is Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. He currently serves on the firm's Audit and Compliance Committee, and as Chairman of the Operations Management; Personnel; and IT Steering Committees. He oversees the following corporate activities and central functions for Hines and coordinates with the firm's regional business units: aviation, communications, corporate services, HR, IT, operations and engineering support, payroll services, sustainability, and training.

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Justin Segal Boxer Property
Justin Segal President Justin Segal is an operations executive and entrepreneur specializing in real estate investment and management, startups, and technology. He is the fo
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Justin Segal
President
Boxer Property
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Justin Segal is an operations executive and entrepreneur specializing in real estate investment and management, startups, and technology. He is the founder of Stemmons Enterprise, a universal operations platform that allows companies to operate with pervasive data and unparalleled agility. He often speaks on topics involving enterprise data, analytics, and user experience.

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SESSIONS

Digital Transformation and COVID-19: What is the FUTURE of Commercial Real Estate
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 8:00 am - 8:35 am    Location: Virtual
Senior leaders in real estate organizations have been dealing with the impacts of digital transformation for some time. Coworking and office densification, data driven operations, virtualized environments and digital twins, IT/OT convergence, increasing digital connections with tenants and AI/machine learning – all are now facing critical COVID-19 and other health and wellness related issues. This pandemic accelerated the global work from home movement in ways never imagined. Executives know that when people return to buildings, they will need to be smarter, safer and more digitally capable than ever, while possibly dealing with lower income and higher expenses. Is this another micro trend or the beginning of a massive paradigm shift? Executive leaders weigh in on the biggest of issues.

Speakers:
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Kevin Danehy Willow, Inc
Kevin Danehy CEO - North Americas Kevin Danehy is currently the Global Head of Corporate Development at Brookfield. The group works to accelerate growth across its portfolio of assets
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Kevin Danehy
CEO - North Americas
Willow, Inc

Kevin Danehy is currently the Global Head of Corporate Development at Brookfield. The group works to accelerate growth across its portfolio of assets under management in markets globally through various means including direct transactions, M&A, JVs and strategic alliances. Previously, when he joined Brookfield in 2013 he was the Executive Chairman of Brookfield Global Relocation Services and had overall responsibility for growth of the company and served as the primary lead with the company’s board and leveraging the firm’s extensive relationships.

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John Gilbert Rudin Management
John Gilbert EVP & COO John is COO/EVP/CTO of Rudin Management Company (RMC which manages 15 million square feet of commercial and residential space, the largest privately o
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John Gilbert
EVP & COO
Rudin Management

John is COO/EVP/CTO of Rudin Management Company (RMC which manages 15 million square feet of commercial and residential space, the largest privately owned real estate company in NYC owned by the Rudin Family. John has been involved in every major project the company has developed over the last 24 years. As a co-inventor of Nantum® building operating system and Executive Chairman of Prescriptive Data, his vision is to future proof real estate by giving all buildings a 'brain'.

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Karen Whitt Colliers International
Karen Whitt President | US Investor Services & Real Estate Management Services
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Karen Whitt
President | US Investor Services & Real Estate Management Services
Colliers International

The Data Driven Enterprise: Tech Strategies for Making Decisions in this Difficult Time
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 8:40 am - 9:15 am    Location: Virtual
Under normal circumstances the business of commercial real estate is complex and in continuous flux, but this pandemic has been like adding gas on the flames. Technology, data and innovation are now being used in ways never imagined. Lease payment delinquencies, defaults, debt restructuring, and day-to-day operations are just some of the challenges facing the industry. In these times of stress, a comprehensive, well-governed, enterprise data and workflow strategy is imperative. Knowing and predicting where tenants are before they do, tightening internal business processes, accurate budget forecasting and leveraging external data are just some of the topics to be discussed in this important conversation about data.

Speaker:
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Justin Segal Boxer Property
Justin Segal President Justin Segal is an operations executive and entrepreneur specializing in real estate investment and management, startups, and technology. He is the fo
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Justin Segal
President
Boxer Property
LinkedIn

Justin Segal is an operations executive and entrepreneur specializing in real estate investment and management, startups, and technology. He is the founder of Stemmons Enterprise, a universal operations platform that allows companies to operate with pervasive data and unparalleled agility. He often speaks on topics involving enterprise data, analytics, and user experience.

Working from Home or Anywhere: What Does Hybrid Really Mean?
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 9:30 am - 10:10 am    Location: Virtual
Most office buildings are at less than 10% occupancy. Major companies such as Google, Salesforce and others are pushing return dates to the summer of 2021 and the way we think about the office itself may have changed permanently. Occupancy, density and utilization were already under attack and being challenged by coworking companies and the continued mobilization of the workforce. COVID-19 was simply an accelerant and as a result, the world, including the most resistant senior management, has now learned to work remotely from anywhere. This session discusses and debates what the new hybrid operating model will look like and what it means for landlords and tenant in the short-, medium- and long-term.

Moderator:
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David LeVrier Hines
David LeVrier SVP, CAO David LeVrier is Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. He currently serves on the firm's Audit and Compliance Committee, and as Ch
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David LeVrier
SVP, CAO
Hines

David LeVrier is Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. He currently serves on the firm's Audit and Compliance Committee, and as Chairman of the Operations Management; Personnel; and IT Steering Committees. He oversees the following corporate activities and central functions for Hines and coordinates with the firm's regional business units: aviation, communications, corporate services, HR, IT, operations and engineering support, payroll services, sustainability, and training.

Speakers:
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Kimberly Bertz Wells Fargo
Kimberly Bertz SVP, Workplace Services & Experience Kimberly Bertz is a change management, organization strategy and operations leader. She leads Wells Fargo's Real Estate Strategic Services & Operatio
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Kimberly Bertz
SVP, Workplace Services & Experience
Wells Fargo

Kimberly Bertz is a change management, organization strategy and operations leader. She leads Wells Fargo's Real Estate Strategic Services & Operations (RESSO) team, which is responsible for workplace experience and innovation, real estate digital platforms, service implementation, lease administration, records management, properties-related contact center, and enterprise event center and team member collaboration amenities. Her team has established CPG as the enterprise real estate Center of Excellence, transitioning real estate operations for 350 locations managed by seven diverse lines of business, to CPG.

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Jay Persaud EY
Jay Persaud Americas, Vice Chair, Risk Management Jay Persaud is a senior partner at EY with nearly 30 years of experience helping clients and teams solve challenging and complex business issues. He c
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Jay Persaud
Americas, Vice Chair, Risk Management
EY

Jay Persaud is a senior partner at EY with nearly 30 years of experience helping clients and teams solve challenging and complex business issues. He currently serves as EY Americas Vice Chair of Risk Management where he leverages his broad experiences and relationships to identify and manage existing and emerging risks to help EY grow and transform in today’s business world. He is also a member of the EY US Executive Committee, the EY Americas Operating Executive and the EY Global Practice Group. Jay also serves as the Senior Advisory Partner for two of the firms’ global accounts. He has significant hands-on experience in Strategy, Finance, Accounting, M&A and Risk Management.

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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.

BREAKOUT: The Integrated Digital Enterprise
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 10:15 am - 10:45 am    Location: Virtual


Speaker:
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Chandra Dhandapani CBRE
Chandra Dhandapani CAO As Chief Administrative Officer, Chandra Dhandapani is responsible for CBRE’s Digital & Technology, People, Marketing and Research organizations. She
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Chandra Dhandapani
CAO
CBRE
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As Chief Administrative Officer, Chandra Dhandapani is responsible for CBRE’s Digital & Technology, People, Marketing and Research organizations. She and her team are responsible for CBRE’s effort to recruit, retain and develop the industry’s top market-facing, functional and leadership talent, amplify CBRE’s already strong brand position and thought leadership and its global Marketing and Research capabilities. She joined CBRE in 2016 to lead the company’s digital strategy and all aspects of technology globally. She and her team provided the technology capabilities and infrastructure to support CBRE’s clients and professionals across the globe. Chandra has turbocharged CBRE’s approach to leveraging technology as an enabler, assembled a high performing team and strengthened CBRE’s expertise in harnessing data as a differentiator.

BREAKOUT: Healthy Workplace vs. Energy and Sustainability – What are the Synergies and Tradeoffs?
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 10:15 am - 10:45 am    Location: Virtual
Speakers:
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Jonathan Flaherty Tishman Speyer
Jonathan Flaherty Global Head, Sustainability & Building Technologies Jonathan (JP) Flaherty is the Director of Sustainability at Tishman Speyer, one of the leading owners, developers, operators and fund managers of firs
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Jonathan Flaherty
Global Head, Sustainability & Building Technologies
Tishman Speyer

Jonathan (JP) Flaherty is the Director of Sustainability at Tishman Speyer, one of the leading owners, developers, operators and fund managers of first-class real estate worldwide. In this role, he manages sustainability certificates, investor communications, worldwide performance tracking, and technological innovation implementation.

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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
LinkedIn

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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Sara Neff Kilroy Realty Corporation
Sara Neff SVP, Sustainability Sara Neff is Senior Vice President, Sustainability at KRC. Sara took KRC from having no sustainability program to being named the #1 publicly traded r
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Sara Neff
SVP, Sustainability
Kilroy Realty Corporation

Sara Neff is Senior Vice President, Sustainability at KRC. Sara took KRC from having no sustainability program to being named the #1 publicly traded real estate company on sustainability in the Americas by GRESB, and under her leadership the company committed to becoming the first carbon-neutral real estate company in North America by the end of 2020.

BREAKOUT: The Future of Office Leasing – Challenges and Opportunities Explored
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 10:15 am - 10:45 am    Location: Virtual
Speakers:
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Jeff Adler Yardi
Jeff Adler VP, Matrix Jeff Adler is Vice President, Yardi® Matrix, which offers the industry’s most comprehensive market intelligence service for multifamily, office, indus
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Jeff Adler
VP, Matrix
Yardi

Jeff Adler is Vice President, Yardi® Matrix, which offers the industry’s most comprehensive market intelligence service for multifamily, office, industrial, self storage and student housing property types. He also serves as Yardi’s industry principal for the self storage, manufactured housing and associations markets. Prior to joining Yardi, Jeff held positions at AIMCO, Progressive Insurance, Oppenheimer & Co. and Strategic Planning Associates Inc., among others.

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Arjun Rao Yardi
Arjun Rao Senior Director, Commercial Arjun Rao is a senior director in Yardi’s commercial division. He leads several of Yardi’s commercial products, including CommercialEdge. Arjun began
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Arjun Rao
Senior Director, Commercial
Yardi

Arjun Rao is a senior director in Yardi’s commercial division. He leads several of Yardi’s commercial products, including CommercialEdge. Arjun began his career at Bain & Company and later co-founded and led strategy for one of the largest residential energy-efficiency businesses in the country.

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This Summit is open to commercial real estate CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CAOs or others involved in operations, finance or administration only. You must also be a registered Realcomm | IBcon virtual conference attendee to participate. Once you are registered for the conference, please reserve your seat using the link below. Space is limited.

Alicia Riddle  –  Special Events Coordinator   |   Phone: 757-333-2332   |   ariddle@realcomm.com

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