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IBCon Advisory Council Co-Chairs

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Arv Gupta Cadillac Fairview
Arv Gupta SVP, National Operations Arv Gupta is an Operating Executive with extensive General Management background in Retail /Consumer Products and Services, known for building and tra
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Arv Gupta
SVP, National Operations
Cadillac Fairview
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Arv Gupta is an Operating Executive with extensive General Management background in Retail /Consumer Products and Services, known for building and transforming organizations to drive significant sales growth and value. Accomplished in leading business units within multiple consumer industry sectors, including iconic consumer brands, driving "turnaround" performance, by gaining organizational commitment for revitalized business directions. Arv is currently the Senior Vice President of Operations Services, at Cadillac Fairview Corporation, with a mandate to drive national operational efficiency and effectiveness, while maintaining a standard of excellence in client experience across all properties.

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Colette Temmink SMS Assist, a Lessen Company
Colette Temmink COO, Commercial Division Colette Temmink currently serves as Chief Operating Officer, Commercial Division at SMS Assist, a Lessen Company. Prior to this she was Chief Strategy
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Colette Temmink
COO, Commercial Division
SMS Assist, a Lessen Company

Colette Temmink currently serves as Chief Operating Officer, Commercial Division at SMS Assist, a Lessen Company. Prior to this she was Chief Strategy & Product Officer at Blue Skyre IBE. She has also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Apollo Education Group and held global real estate executive roles at C&W, Oracle and Boeing. She is a speaker and thought leader on corporate real estate, facilities management, ESG and PropTech.

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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.

IBCon Advisory Council Members

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Joseph Aamidor Aamidor Consulting
Joseph Aamidor Managing Director Joseph Aamidor is an experienced product leader and expert in smart buildings, real estate technology and facility operations. He provides product and
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Joseph Aamidor
Managing Director
Aamidor Consulting
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Joseph Aamidor is an experienced product leader and expert in smart buildings, real estate technology and facility operations. He provides product and market strategy guidance to building owners/operators, established building management firms, technology providers, investors, and early-stage innovators. Previously, he served as Director of Product at Lucid Design Group and was a product manager at Johnson Controls.

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Saruf Alam KODE Labs
Saruf Alam Director of Mission Control Saruf Alam has directed some of the world’s leading smart building projects across North America, Australia and Europe. He has also developed sensing
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Saruf Alam
Director of Mission Control
KODE Labs

Saruf Alam has directed some of the world’s leading smart building projects across North America, Australia and Europe. He has also developed sensing solutions for projects funded by the Department of Energy that explore energy conservation through better building insulation. Saruf’s focus lies in finding a way to standardize master systems integration to make it affordable and scalable for all.

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Gary Ament FSG Smart Buildings
Gary Ament Solutions Architect
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Gary Ament
Solutions Architect
FSG Smart Buildings

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Farukh Aslam Sinclair Holdings
Farukh Aslam CEO & President Farukh Aslam is the Chief Executive Officer of Sinclair Digital (SD) a low voltage design and consulting company developing Digital DC-Microgrid Build
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Farukh Aslam
CEO & President
Sinclair Holdings

Farukh Aslam is the Chief Executive Officer of Sinclair Digital (SD) a low voltage design and consulting company developing Digital DC-Microgrid Buildings. In 2019, Aslam successfully developed the Sinclair Marriott Autograph Hotel which is widely considered the most diverse PoE and DC Microgrid project in North America. From the completion of the Sinclair Hotel, Aslam created SD to bring expertise of the sustainability and cost benefits of a DC building infrastructure to the marketplace. Since its inception SD has been involved in several design build projects and continues to evolve DC infrastructure in buildings.

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Harry Badham Hammerson
Harry Badham Chief Development & Asset Repositioning Officer
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Harry Badham
Chief Development & Asset Repositioning Officer
Hammerson

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Jason Beck WSP
Jason Beck VP, Building Technology Jason is Vice President of Building Technology in WSP’s innovation advisory practice. He brings expertise in integrating the total business vision fr
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Jason Beck
VP, Building Technology
WSP

Jason is Vice President of Building Technology in WSP’s innovation advisory practice. He brings expertise in integrating the total business vision from the disparate interests of varied stakeholder groups into the built environment design and delivery process. Having spent a large portion of his career in Life Science, Technology and Healthcare real estate development and portfolio management, he has experienced firsthand the demands of tenant organizations and the needs of facilities management and corporate real estate. In leading stakeholder engagement workshops, Jason adds an invaluable dimension to the business outcome visioning process. His considerable experience as a construction manager including technology master planning, integrating project teams, and marshalling resources towards common ends helps to ensure projects are executed to maximum effect.

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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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Sanjyot Bhusari AEI
Sanjyot Bhusari Principal
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Sanjyot Bhusari
Principal
AEI
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Patrick Biesty Sterling Bay
Patrick Biesty Director of Engineering and Building Performance Patrick Biesty serves as the Director of Engineering & Building Performance at Sterling Bay. With over 20 years of extensive experience in building en
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Patrick Biesty
Director of Engineering and Building Performance
Sterling Bay

Patrick Biesty serves as the Director of Engineering & Building Performance at Sterling Bay. With over 20 years of extensive experience in building engineering and management, Patrick oversees all aspects of the firm's engineering efforts across its entire portfolio, including the management of over 80 field engineering professionals. Patrick also oversees MEP due diligence during acquisitions and dispositions, building performance and sustainability, and OSHA compliance and safety.

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David Black United Health Group
David Black VP, Global Operations & Facilities Mgmt.
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David Black
VP, Global Operations & Facilities Mgmt.
United Health Group
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David Blanch Bitpool
David Blanch CEO David Blanch is a dynamic leader with a 20-year track record in building technology data and software development. As CEO of Bitpool, an Australian st
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David Blanch
CEO
Bitpool

David Blanch is a dynamic leader with a 20-year track record in building technology data and software development. As CEO of Bitpool, an Australian startup revolutionizing building technology, David brings his expertise to drive innovative solutions in the prop-tech space. At Bitpool, his passion for harnessing data and dedication to removing the complexity of integrating and owning on-premise systems with emerging tech has led to the development of AI-driven data assistants, empowering clients to make data-informed, sustainable decisions in property management. A mentor and industry thought leader, David inspires the next generation of building tech and software development professionals, ensuring a vibrant future for the prop-tech world.

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Rudy Bohince Albireo Energy
Rudy Bohince Director of Engineering and Technology Rudy Bohince is the Director of Engineering and Technology for Albireo Energy . Rudy is responsible for managing a team of design and software enginee
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Rudy Bohince
Director of Engineering and Technology
Albireo Energy

Rudy Bohince is the Director of Engineering and Technology for Albireo Energy . Rudy is responsible for managing a team of design and software engineers to support the sales and installation of smart building technologies. He has been in the energy and smart building industry for 15 years and has worked on a wide range of commercial, mission critical, and healthcare projects across the country.

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Clayton Broemsen Cousins Properties
Clayton Broemsen VP, IT Infrastructure & Technology Clayton Broemsen is VP of IT Infrastructure for Cousins Properties, a REIT based in Atlanta, GA. He is responsible for all aspects of Cousins’ IT Infr
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Clayton Broemsen
VP, IT Infrastructure & Technology
Cousins Properties

Clayton Broemsen is VP of IT Infrastructure for Cousins Properties, a REIT based in Atlanta, GA. He is responsible for all aspects of Cousins’ IT Infrastructure as it applies to the Corporate Office and Property Infrastructure including Networks, End User Devices, Security, Data Centers and Disaster Recovery.

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James Brogan KPF
James Brogan Principal, 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
Principal, 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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Joe Brown KingSett Capital
Joe Brown VP, Building Technology Joe Brown is responsible for enhancing technology, innovation, resiliency and sustainability, driving value across KingSett's real estate portfolio of
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Joe Brown
VP, Building Technology
KingSett Capital

Joe Brown is responsible for enhancing technology, innovation, resiliency and sustainability, driving value across KingSett's real estate portfolio of over $16 billion of assets under management. He began his career consulting on energy projects and building commissioning and has spent the last 15 years in building technology and operations through various roles.

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Anto Budiardjo Padi.io
Anto Budiardjo CEO Anto Budiardjo is CEO of Padi.io. He has been a veteran in the connected building space since 1989, having developed numerous integration platforms fo
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Anto Budiardjo
CEO
Padi.io

Anto Budiardjo is CEO of Padi.io. He has been a veteran in the connected building space since 1989, having developed numerous integration platforms for buildings focused on interoperability. Today, Anto focuses on system integration in the Internet era with an online platform Padi.io. Core to Padi is the advocacy of CNS/CP (Connection Profiles), an interoperation mechanism being adopted as the open mechanism by Digital Twin communities.

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Charles Buscarino The Clarient Group
Charles Buscarino CEO & Founder Charles Buscarino is a recognized leader in the design and implementation of integrated smart building systems. He founded The Clarient Group (TCG) in
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Charles Buscarino
CEO & Founder
The Clarient Group
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Charles Buscarino is a recognized leader in the design and implementation of integrated smart building systems. He founded The Clarient Group (TCG) in 2002 and under his leadership, TCG has developed innovative solutions for more than 100 clients and 55 million square feet of properties, including many well-known signature projects.

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Vardahn Chaudhry JBG Smith
Vardahn Chaudhry VP, Smart Cities & Digital Infrastructure
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Vardahn Chaudhry
VP, Smart Cities & Digital Infrastructure
JBG Smith

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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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Jon Clarke Dexus
Jon Clarke Head of Smart Building Technology Jon Clarke is Head of Smart Building Technology and responsible for overseeing the strategic deployment of Building Technology, Proptech and Innovativ
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Jon Clarke
Head of Smart Building Technology
Dexus

Jon Clarke is Head of Smart Building Technology and responsible for overseeing the strategic deployment of Building Technology, Proptech and Innovative solutions across the portfolio. He leads the building technology team who research and trial emerging technologies with a focus on solving real problems with scalability to deliver the next generation of cutting edge digitally enabled buildings.

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Scott Cochrane Cochrane Supply
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
LinkedIn

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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Christa Collier Columbia Property Trust
Christa Collier Director, Asset Management
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Christa Collier
Director, Asset Management
Columbia Property Trust

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Scott Collins Technology GC
Scott Collins EVP Scott Collins has over 20 years of industry knowledge and experience in construction project management and building automation. He was previously
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Scott Collins
EVP
Technology GC

Scott Collins has over 20 years of industry knowledge and experience in construction project management and building automation. He was previously with Bedrock where he implemented an integration with smart and cutting-edge technology across its vast real estate portfolio of 95+ properties and 14 million SF in downtown Detroit that resulted in capital expenditures reduction and enhanced tenant experiences.

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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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Kunal Desai Google
Kunal Desai Lead, Facilities Engineering Programs Kunal Desai is a Engineering Programs Manager at Google. He leads Google's coveted Facility Engineering Programs including the Digital / Smart Buildin
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Kunal Desai
Lead, Facilities Engineering Programs
Google

Kunal Desai is a Engineering Programs Manager at Google. He leads Google's coveted Facility Engineering Programs including the Digital / Smart Building Program. Kunal is responsible for developing and executing Smart Building Program strategy with strong focus on user experience and facility operations. With over 14 years of experience in Design, Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, and Building Management Systems, Kunal has always been a strong advocate of technology actively assisting in solving for current day real estate problems.

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Bruce Duyshart Meld Strategies
Bruce Duyshart CEO Bruce Duyshart is a technologist, strategist, and facilitator with a professional background in architecture, planning, design, property development a
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Bruce Duyshart
CEO
Meld Strategies
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Bruce Duyshart is a technologist, strategist, and facilitator with a professional background in architecture, planning, design, property development and information technology. As the founder and principal of Meld Strategies, Australia’s leading Smart Building Consultancy, he has been at the forefront of innovation within the property industry for more than 30 years.

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Maureen Ehrenberg Lessen
Maureen Ehrenberg President, Commercial Division Maureen Ehrenberg, FRICS, CRE, is co-founder and CEO of Blue Skyre IBE, a Colliers Strategic Partner. Her firm specializes in operationalizing ESG for
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Maureen Ehrenberg
President, Commercial Division
Lessen

Maureen Ehrenberg, FRICS, CRE, is co-founder and CEO of Blue Skyre IBE, a Colliers Strategic Partner. Her firm specializes in operationalizing ESG for real estate portfolios and digitizing property operations. Ehrenberg is an internationally recognized real estate industry business leader whose expertise lies in business process transformation, strategic positioning, and operations of large, complex portfolios. She led, repositioned and doubled the size of three leading global real estate facility outsourcing businesses. With more than 35 years of experience, she has deep expertise in providing companies with global real estate advice and services. Before founding Blue Skyre, Ehrenberg held global executive roles with WeWork, JLL, CBRE, and Grubb & Ellis.

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Marlene Farias JLL Canada
Marlene Farias SVP, National Operations Services Property & Asset Management
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Marlene Farias
SVP, National Operations Services Property & Asset Management
JLL Canada

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Brett Fisher Deloitte
Brett Fisher Senior Manager, Real Estate Strategy & Sustainability Brett Fisher is a Senior Manager in Deloitte Consulting’s Real Estate Strategy & Sustainability Practice. Brett is a real estate technologist, with a
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Brett Fisher
Senior Manager, Real Estate Strategy & Sustainability
Deloitte
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Brett Fisher is a Senior Manager in Deloitte Consulting’s Real Estate Strategy & Sustainability Practice. Brett is a real estate technologist, with a decade of experience in identifying and deploying innovative solutions to help clients manage their real estate portfolio. He leads some of Deloitte’s most complicated real estate technology implementations.

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Robert Fitzgerald JLL Technologies
Robert Fitzgerald Executive Director, Client Growth Robert Fitzgerald is the Regional Technology Director for JLL Technologies. In this role, Robert helps clients shape their digital transformation stra
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Robert Fitzgerald
Executive Director, Client Growth
JLL Technologies

Robert Fitzgerald is the Regional Technology Director for JLL Technologies. In this role, Robert helps clients shape their digital transformation strategy. He and his team provide advisory and consulting expertise to clients to help identify, select, implement, and sustain workplace technologies, bringing fit for purpose solutions that deliver targeted business outcomes supporting workplace experience, portfolio optimization, operational efficiency, and carbon footprint reduction. Prior to his current role, Robert held several leadership roles with Nokia Workplace Resources helping transform their portfolio, organization and digital landscape globally.

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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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Michael Frazee Lendlease
Michael Frazee CISO Michael Frazee is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Lendlease, a globally integrated real estate and investment group committed to the
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Michael Frazee
CISO
Lendlease
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Michael Frazee is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Lendlease, a globally integrated real estate and investment group committed to the creation of communities which thrive. With over 28 years of IT experience at Lendlease, Michael is a trusted leader in building global teams and large-scale security programs that address cybersecurity, technology risk and enhance operational resilience. Michael also serves on the Leadership Board of the Real Estate Cyber Consortium (RECC), an organisation focused on elevating awareness across the real estate community about cyber security preparedness for buildings and facilities.

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Joydeep Ganguly Gilead
Joydeep Ganguly SVP, 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, 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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Anushka Grant Oxford Properties
Anushka Grant VP, Business Transformation & Platform Services
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Anushka Grant
VP, Business Transformation & Platform Services
Oxford Properties

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

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Russ Holton Bedrock Detroit
Russ Holton Director, Property BAS Russ Holton leads the Building Management System design, integration, project management, commissioning, retro commissioning, functional testing, serv
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Russ Holton
Director, Property BAS
Bedrock Detroit

Russ Holton leads the Building Management System design, integration, project management, commissioning, retro commissioning, functional testing, service and support for the Bedrock Detroit and the Bedrock Cleveland Real Estate Portfolio. The portfolio currently has 55 commercial and residential sites approaching 15 million square feet of integrated properties.

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Dean Hopkins Ospr3y
Dean Hopkins Strategic Advisor Dean is a thought leader on the digitization of commercial real estate, drawing on over 25 years of experience with rapid growth and transformational
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Dean Hopkins
Strategic Advisor
Ospr3y

Dean is a thought leader on the digitization of commercial real estate, drawing on over 25 years of experience with rapid growth and transformational change in organizations of all sizes – including technology innovation, strategy, and thought leadership from start-up to global enterprise-scale organizations. Dean recently left the role of COO at Oxford Properties after three years, having built an amazing global team that is already realizing the potential of a more digital and sustainable approach to real estate. Dean has now transitioned into an advisory role, helping ambitious global real estate investors, asset managers, developers, and operators with digital strategy and capability building.

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Ali Hoss Triovest
Ali Hoss Chief Sustainability Officer Ali Hoss is Triovest’s Chief Sustainability Officer responsible for advancing ESG performance and innovation for a portfolio of $12B of commercial pro
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Ali Hoss
Chief Sustainability Officer
Triovest

Ali Hoss is Triovest’s Chief Sustainability Officer responsible for advancing ESG performance and innovation for a portfolio of $12B of commercial properties. He has over 20 years of work experience in sustainability and energy management and is regarded as a strategic builder of unique products and services for design and implementation of energy conservation and GHG emission mitigation projects.

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Jason Houck EntroCIM
Jason Houck CPO As the leader of one of Hepta Systems’ fastest growing departments, Jason Houck is in charge of the design and implementation of smart building networ
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Jason Houck
CPO
EntroCIM

As the leader of one of Hepta Systems’ fastest growing departments, Jason Houck is in charge of the design and implementation of smart building networks. He 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. Jason also has an extensive IT background which allows him to fully appreciate the importance of a properly designed network.

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Rick Huijbregts Stantec
Rick Huijbregts Global Lead Smart Cities
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Rick Huijbregts
Global Lead Smart Cities
Stantec

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Karen Jalon Cadillac Fairview
Karen Jalon VP, Sustainability, Energy, Smart Technology Karen Jalon is Cadillac Fairview's Vice President of Sustainability, Energy & Smart Technology and is responsible for the company’s award-winning appr
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Karen Jalon
VP, Sustainability, Energy, Smart Technology
Cadillac Fairview

Karen Jalon is Cadillac Fairview's Vice President of Sustainability, Energy & Smart Technology and is responsible for the company’s award-winning approach to sustainability, climate, and energy management as well as its smart building technologies strategy and execution. Karen is an industry-leading pioneer in establishing Green Building standards and sits on many of the guiding committees that set the sustainability standards to which the global real estate industry adheres.

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Stephen Johnson McKenney's
Stephen Johnson VP, Automation Solutions
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Stephen Johnson
VP, Automation Solutions
McKenney's

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Arjun Kaicker Zaha Hadid Architects
Arjun Kaicker Co-Head, Analytics + Insights 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, Analytics + Insights
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 Karounos Tishman Speyer
Thomas Karounos Global Head of Building & Hospitality Technology
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Thomas Karounos
Global Head of Building & Hospitality Technology
Tishman Speyer

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Thomas Kaufman United Therapeutics
Thomas Kaufman AVP, 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
AVP, 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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Brad Kult HGA
Brad Kult Intelligent Building Strategist Skilled in communicating technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences alike, Brad Kults helps clients navigate the ever-changing techno
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Brad Kult
Intelligent Building Strategist
HGA

Skilled in communicating technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences alike, Brad Kults helps clients navigate the ever-changing technology landscape to select flexible, scalable solutions that adapt to present and future needs. Brad believes buildings should respond to the occupants, and that technology must seamlessly enable productivity without being a focal point. With a background in low voltage systems, he brings a unique perspective to strategizing intelligent buildings solutions. Brad is the founder the Building Intelligence Group (BIG), a non-profit association providing networking and education for intelligent building owners, operators, and professionals across all industries and at a local level.

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Sabine Lam Google
Sabine Lam Workplace Services Tech and Data Lead Sabine Lam brings the digital building vision to the forefront of Google's Facility Operation teams, enabling a secure, integrated and scalable platfo
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Sabine Lam
Workplace Services Tech and Data Lead
Google

Sabine Lam brings the digital building vision to the forefront of Google's Facility Operation teams, enabling a secure, integrated and scalable platform that delivers next generation services to realize 2030 sustainability commitments, operational efficiency, and support healthy and productive spaces for Googlers. Her responsibilities include leading the development of a Workplace Platform to efficiently integrate building systems, facilitating the transition to a digitized and connected real estate portfolio, and collaborating with industry leaders to inspire and enable industry transformation.

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Thano Lambrinos QuadReal
Thano Lambrinos SVP, Digital Buildings, Experiences & Innovation Thano Lambrinos has over 15 years’ experience in the construction and building technologies space, and leverages digital transformation learnings acro
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Thano Lambrinos
SVP, Digital Buildings, Experiences & Innovation
QuadReal

Thano Lambrinos has over 15 years’ experience in the construction and building technologies space, and leverages digital transformation learnings across vertical markets to drive innovation and change in commercial real estate. At QuadReal, Thano works to deploy advanced technologies that redefine the way buildings are designed, built, managed, and how the occupants experience their environments. As Senior Vice President, he leads the Digital Buildings, Customer Experience & Innovation teams, and is focused on the development and execution of the digital strategy across a global real estate portfolio.

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James Lee Cimetrics
James Lee President, CEO
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James Lee
President, CEO
Cimetrics

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Bayron Lopez Pineda Kilroy Realty
Bayron Lopez Pineda Director, Operational Technology Bayron Lopez is the Director, Operational Technology responsible for managing and innovating Kilroy Realty's smart buildings systems. He helps determi
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Bayron Lopez Pineda
Director, Operational Technology
Kilroy Realty

Bayron Lopez is the Director, Operational Technology responsible for managing and innovating Kilroy Realty's smart buildings systems. He helps determine policies and processes from security to maintenance and growth to increase building efficiency and tenant experience. Kilroy is a leading West Coast landlord and developer globally recognized for sustainability, building operations, innovation and design.

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Lachlan MacQuarrie Epic Investments
Lachlan MacQuarrie SVP, Real Estate Management, National Lachlan MacQuarrie oversees Epic’s Canadian real estate management services which includes property management operations, leasing, customer experienc
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Lachlan MacQuarrie
SVP, Real Estate Management, National
Epic Investments

Lachlan MacQuarrie oversees Epic’s Canadian real estate management services which includes property management operations, leasing, customer experience, sustainability and innovation programs. With over 20 years industry experience, he is a visionary, influential leader with international oversight experience in the global institutional real estate industry.

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

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James McHale Memoori
James McHale CEO & Founder James McHale is CEO & Founder of Memoori, an independent analyst company based in Stockholm providing market research, business intelligence and advic
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James McHale
CEO & Founder
Memoori

James McHale is CEO & Founder of Memoori, an independent analyst company based in Stockholm providing market research, business intelligence and advice on Smart Building technologies.

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Lawrence Melton The Building People
Lawrence Melton CEO Lawrence Melton is the CEO and Founder of The Building People. With over 25 years of Federal Executive experience, Lawrence established the company in
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Lawrence Melton
CEO
The Building People
LinkedIn

Lawrence Melton is the CEO and Founder of The Building People. With over 25 years of Federal Executive experience, Lawrence established the company in 2013 and found early success in its global reach to drive greater efficiency, investment, and performance for its clients. He is recognized globally as an expert in Facilities Management, Smart Buildings and Asset Management.

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Scott Mitton Plan Group
Scott Mitton Director of Business Development, Technology Scott Mitton is a collaborative 30-year IT veteran that has worked with clients globally to execute their business goals with the purposeful use of te
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Scott Mitton
Director of Business Development, Technology
Plan Group

Scott Mitton is a collaborative 30-year IT veteran that has worked with clients globally to execute their business goals with the purposeful use of technology. Scott transitioned into the construction industry 10 years ago to apply his IT knowledge and experience to the build space. He collaborates with executives and operations teams to ensure the technology is leveraged in such a manner to not only meet business and financial goals but to operate more efficiently while creating a unique and progressive user experience. His work truly supports the most important asset: the people who work or live in them.

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Jon Morris Ballast Networks
Jon Morris CEO
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Jon Morris
CEO
Ballast Networks

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Ramesh Narayanan QIC
Ramesh Narayanan Head of Digital
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Ramesh Narayanan
Head of Digital
QIC

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Sara Neff Lendlease
Sara Neff Head of ESG Sara Neff is the Head of ESG, Lendlease Americas, where she provides leadership and management oversight in developing, implementing and driving Lendl
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Sara Neff
Head of ESG
Lendlease

Sara Neff is the Head of ESG, Lendlease Americas, where she provides leadership and management oversight in developing, implementing and driving Lendlease's corporate sustainability framework in the Americas region. Prior to that role, she served as Senior Vice President, Sustainability at Kilroy Realty Corporation. Under her leadership, Kilroy has been recognized as a leader among publicly traded real estate companies on sustainability in the Americas by GRESB for seven of the last eight years as well as being recognized by NAREIT, and achieved carbon neutral operations at the end of 2020.

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Leo O'Loughlin JLL
Leo O'Loughlin Director, Intelligent Operations Center Leo O'Loughlin oversees the Americas’ delivery arm of JLL’s Smart Building Platform technologies, where JLL leverages real time data and resulting ins
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Leo O'Loughlin
Director, Intelligent Operations Center
JLL

Leo O'Loughlin oversees the Americas’ delivery arm of JLL’s Smart Building Platform technologies, where JLL leverages real time data and resulting insights to achieve client outcomes. This virtual central operation platform transforms service delivery models to provide dynamic workplace services, portfolio optimization, cost savings, and workplace agility. O’Loughlin has more than 30 years of industry experience.

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Brian Oswald CBRE
Brian Oswald Managing Director Brian Oswald is Managing Director for CBRE focused on professional services, remote facility operation and system integration. He is responsible for d
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Brian Oswald
Managing Director
CBRE

Brian Oswald is Managing Director for CBRE focused on professional services, remote facility operation and system integration. He is responsible for daily business operations of CBRE and assist account teams and clients with identifying and implementing portfolio-wide smart building technology solutions. Brian brings more than a decade of smart building technology and implementation experience to his role, including a proven record of delivering multi-site applications.

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

Marc Petock 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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Michael Przytula Accenture
Michael Przytula Managing Director, Intelligent & Digital Workplaces Michael is the Managing Director, Intelligent & Digital Workplaces at Accenture and has spent more than 25 years helping workforces of major companies
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Michael Przytula
Managing Director, Intelligent & Digital Workplaces
Accenture

Michael is the Managing Director, Intelligent & Digital Workplaces at Accenture and 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. A recognized thought leader on the merger between people, places and technology, 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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Umar Riaz EY
Umar Riaz Managing Director
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Umar Riaz
Managing Director
EY

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Francisco Ruiz Oracle
Francisco Ruiz Global Director of Digital Transformation Services and Infrastructure Strategist Francisco Ruiz is the Global Director of Digital Transformation Services and Infrastructure Strategist for Real Estate and Facilities at Oracle. He le
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Francisco Ruiz
Global Director of Digital Transformation Services and Infrastructure Strategist
Oracle

Francisco Ruiz is the Global Director of Digital Transformation Services and Infrastructure Strategist for Real Estate and Facilities at Oracle. He leads a global team that’s responsible for the strategy, design, implementation and security of enterprise IoT Solutions across a 26 million square foot Real Estate Portfolio. Francisco is a recognized as a thought leader and subject matter expert in all things Real Estate Digital Transformation and is a frequent speaker on related areas of expertise.

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Kay Sargent HOK
Kay Sargent Senior Principal, Director of WorkPlace With 35 years of experience, Kay is a recognized expert on workplace design and strategy issues. She is an award-winning designer who has worked with
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Kay Sargent
Senior Principal, Director of WorkPlace
HOK

With 35 years of experience, Kay is a recognized expert on workplace design and strategy issues. She is an award-winning designer who has worked with several Fortune 500 companies to optimize their global real estate portfolios and create innovative work environments. She is director of HOK’s WorkPlace team, a practice that supports organizations undertaking multiple projects in various locations, and a member of HOK’s Board of Directors.

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Tony Schaffer HALO Networks
Tony Schaffer President Tony Schaffer is the President of HALO, the industry leading nationwide wireless infrastructure, 5G DAS and managed services provider. Success driven
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Tony Schaffer
President
HALO Networks

Tony Schaffer is the President of HALO, the industry leading nationwide wireless infrastructure, 5G DAS and managed services provider. Success driven with a collaborative approach, he leads the amazing HALO Team by building a dynamic and rewarding culture and work environment. A highly respected business professional with proven leadership and strategic execution, Tony has built strong and loyal relationships with REITs, Developers and Owners making him a trusted source and partner to the Real Estate community.

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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,
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Brian Schwartz
VP, IT
Macerich

Brian Schwartz is responsible for Smart Building Infrastructure at over 50 centers portfolio 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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Maya Setchkova Cushman & Wakefield
Maya Setchkova Managing Director Maya Setchkova is a Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield, San Francisco, in charge of a global account spanning all service lines. She has over 2
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Maya Setchkova
Managing Director
Cushman & Wakefield

Maya Setchkova is a Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield, San Francisco, in charge of a global account spanning all service lines. She has over 20 years of experience in real estate investment, asset management, finance, brokerage, property and facility management, project management, and lease administration. Maya is passionate about introducing innovative technology to the traditionally conservative real estate sector. She has piloted/implemented a large number of new PropTech solutions in various property portfolios. Maya also serves as CFO/COO/CSO advisor to startups in the real estate and healthcare space. She is an established PropTech expert and has spoken at PropTech forums and published articles on the subject.

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Michael Sherwood City of Las Vegas
Michael Sherwood Chief Innovation Officer Michael Sherwood isthe Chief Innovation and Technology Officer for the City of Las Vegas. He has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of pro
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Michael Sherwood
Chief Innovation Officer
City of Las Vegas

Michael Sherwood isthe Chief Innovation and Technology Officer for the City of Las Vegas. He has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of process improvement, technology and innovation. Prior to the city of Las Vegas, he served as the Deputy Director of Public Safety, Business Services & City Technology for the City of Irvine, California. Michael is extremely passionate about technology and believes that through innovation, workforce development and collaboration, we can create brighter and sustainable communities.

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Kyle Shipp Meta
Kyle Shipp BMS Quality Program Manager
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Kyle Shipp
BMS Quality Program Manager
Meta

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Tom Shircliff Intelligent Buildings
Tom Shircliff Co-Founder Tom Shircliff is a co-founder of Intelligent Buildings, a smart real estate service firm founded in 2004. Intelligent building provides services for t
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Tom Shircliff
Co-Founder
Intelligent Buildings
LinkedIn

Tom Shircliff is a co-founder of Intelligent Buildings, a smart real estate service firm founded in 2004. Intelligent building provides services for technology strategy, vendor risk management and portfolio decarbonization.

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Michael Simons Derwent London
Michael Simons Digital Innovation Advisor
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Michael Simons
Digital Innovation Advisor
Derwent London

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Mike Smith WhiteSpace
Mike Smith President Mike Smith is a real estate technology expert with more than 15 years of experience focused on technology, operations, infrastructure, innovation and
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Mike Smith
President
WhiteSpace

Mike Smith is a real estate technology expert with more than 15 years of experience focused on technology, operations, infrastructure, innovation and energy-saving solutions for the real estate industry. He launched WhiteSpace in 2015 to provide a single source of building technology solutions for the real estate market.

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Kelly Soljacich LaSalle Investment Management
Kelly Soljacich SVP Kelly Soljacich is a Senior Vice President and Director of Asset Level Environmental, Social and Technology (EST) Innovation for LaSalle Investment Ma
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Kelly Soljacich
SVP
LaSalle Investment Management

Kelly Soljacich is a Senior Vice President and Director of Asset Level Environmental, Social and Technology (EST) Innovation for LaSalle Investment Management. With over 20 years in the real estate investment industry in Portfolio and Asset Management, she helps investigate, evaluate and implement new and different ways to add value to LaSalle’s properties and the corresponding communities.

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Nicholas Stello Vornado Realty Trust
Nicholas Stello SVP, Digital Infrastructure Nicholas Stello is the SVP, Digital Infrastructure for New-York based Vornado Realty Trust. His responsibilities include leading the company's IT init
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Nicholas Stello
SVP, Digital Infrastructure
Vornado Realty Trust

Nicholas Stello is the SVP, Digital Infrastructure for New-York based Vornado Realty Trust. His responsibilities include leading the company's IT initiatives as they relate to in-building cellular, networking, cyber security and smart building connectivity. Vornado’s unique assets have enabled Nick to both differentiate and increase the value of its properties by structuring innovative agreements with national cellular carriers and other related technology providers.

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Craig Stevenson AUROS Group
Craig Stevenson President Craig Stevenson is President of AUROS Group, who pioneered the use of technology to bridge the gap between building science and data science. Craig i
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Craig Stevenson
President
AUROS Group

Craig Stevenson is President of AUROS Group, who pioneered the use of technology to bridge the gap between building science and data science. Craig is co-author of the recently released book, “The Power of Existing Buildings—Save Money, Improve Health and Reduce Environmental Impacts” and the often-referenced ASTM article, “Project Case Studies and the Lessons they Teach about Whole Building Envelope Air Leakage Testing.” Finally, Craig holds two United States’ patents in the field of data science for the built environment.

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Dave Sylvester Oxford Properties
Dave Sylvester Senior Manager, Portfolio Engineering
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Dave Sylvester
Senior Manager, Portfolio Engineering
Oxford Properties

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Ryan Tinus LivCor
Ryan Tinus VP, ESG
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Ryan Tinus
VP, ESG
LivCor

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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
LinkedIn

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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Brian Turner Buildings IOT
Brian Turner CEO Brian Turner, CEO of Buildings IOT, is leading the disruption of how mart building systems are viewed, maintained, and reported. For more than two dec
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Brian Turner
CEO
Buildings IOT

Brian Turner, CEO of Buildings IOT, is leading the disruption of how mart building systems are viewed, maintained, and reported. For more than two decades, he has worked with some of the world’s largest property owners and facility managers in developing lasting strategies for complex integrations and enabled solutions to the problems found, fuels his passion for making smart buildings as they should be to show the world what they can be.

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Clayton Ulrich Hines
Clayton Ulrich SVP, Corporate Ops & Engineering Svcs., Global Sustainability Officer Clayton Ulrich is the firm’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Operations and Engineering Services and also serves as Global Sustainability Officer. H
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Clayton Ulrich
SVP, Corporate Ops & Engineering Svcs., Global Sustainability Officer
Hines

Clayton Ulrich is the firm’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Operations and Engineering Services and also serves as Global Sustainability Officer. He is responsible for the firm's industry-leading standards in operations and maintenance, environmental policy, equipment efficiency, energy management and engineering employee development. His experience with building operations, technologies, equipment, components and systems is instrumental in optimizing performance and minimizing risk for the assets Hines manages.

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Brian Vaughn Cushman & Wakefield
Brian Vaughn Sr Director, Global Innovation Hub & Digital Advisory Leveraging 15 years in the industry, Brian Vaughn creates awareness and understanding of the vendor and technology landscape to help educate C&W’s cli
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Brian Vaughn
Sr Director, Global Innovation Hub & Digital Advisory
Cushman & Wakefield

Leveraging 15 years in the industry, Brian Vaughn creates awareness and understanding of the vendor and technology landscape to help educate C&W’s clients and provide guidance on technology selection and deployment. The innovation hub works with vendors to support C&W’s partner first approach enabled by advisory to create best in class technology solutions for our clients.

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EJ von Schaumburg Red Bison
EJ von Schaumburg Co-CEO E.J. von Schaumburg is Senior Vice President of Partner Alliances at Red Bison Technology Group, where he is developing an ecosystem of partners to ad
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EJ von Schaumburg
Co-CEO
Red Bison

E.J. von Schaumburg is Senior Vice President of Partner Alliances at Red Bison Technology Group, where he is developing an ecosystem of partners to add value to Red Bison’s CRE Connectivity, Sustainability, and Security Platform. These partnerships enable Red Bison to deliver significant cost savings, new tenant technologies, and new revenue streams that increase the asset values of commercial properties. He has nearly three decades of experience in the telecommunications industry with domain expertise in wireless technologies.

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Donny Walker Newcomb & Boyd
Donny Walker Partner Donny Walker leads Newcomb Boyd's Intelligent Building Systems group. He has over 20 years of engineering, project management, and partner-in-charge r
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Donny Walker
Partner
Newcomb & Boyd

Donny Walker leads Newcomb Boyd's Intelligent Building Systems group. He has over 20 years of engineering, project management, and partner-in-charge responsibilities in communications, security and integrated building automation systems. His experience includes aviation facilities, health care buildings, judicial facilities, advanced technology developments, military installations, data centers, mixed-use developments, performing arts facilities and college campuses. With prowess designing technologically sophisticated campuses, his background encompasses over 150 projects specializing in an integrated design with network-enabled systems.

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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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Stephen Wreford Introba
Stephen Wreford Senior Principal, Head of Intelligent Buildings
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Stephen Wreford
Senior Principal, Head of Intelligent Buildings
Introba

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Leon Wurfel BUENO
Leon Wurfel Founder 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
Founder
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 FiftyFive Group
Phillip Yang Director, Founder Phillip Yang is the director/founder of FiftyFive Group (FFG), a leading Real Estate Technology consulting and solutions company. FFG specializes in d
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Phillip Yang
Director, Founder
FiftyFive Group

Phillip Yang is the director/founder of FiftyFive Group (FFG), a leading Real Estate Technology consulting and solutions company. FFG specializes in designing and delivering tailored, innovative solutions which add tangible value for owners, managers, and operators of diverse, complex property portfolios. Phillip's expertise and extensive domain experience enables him to work closely with all asset stakeholders to deploy high impact solutions that complement core business, people, and processes.

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April Yi CBRE
April Yi Director, Digital Engineering
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April Yi
Director, Digital Engineering
CBRE

5G | In-Building Wireless Symposium Advisors

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John Dulin John Dulin Global Consulting
John Dulin President 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
President
John Dulin Global Consulting

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.

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Jon Morris Ballast Networks
Jon Morris CEO
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Jon Morris
CEO
Ballast Networks

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Michael Osment Bedrock Detroit
Michael Osment CTO Michael Osment is Bedrock's Chief Technology Officer leading its technology team in building services, enterprise project management systems, data man
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Michael Osment
CTO
Bedrock Detroit

Michael Osment is Bedrock's Chief Technology Officer leading its technology team in building services, enterprise project management systems, data management and IT. In this role, Osment will merge technology with physical buildings to create new environments that deliver better services, reduce energy usage and enhance digital infrastructure. Michael has more than 20 years as an information and technology executive.

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Joe Rich Related Companies
Joe Rich EVP, CIO Joe Rich is EVP, CIO of Related Companies, a privately owned real estate firm with a portfolio of over $50 billion in real estate assets owned or unde
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Joe Rich
EVP, CIO
Related Companies

Joe Rich is EVP, CIO of Related Companies, a privately owned real estate firm with a portfolio of over $50 billion in real estate assets owned or under development that is made up of best-in-class mixed-use, residential, retail, office and affordable properties in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets. Joe has over 20 years experience as a CIO focused on global cultural change within the organization.

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Nicholas Stello Vornado Realty Trust
Nicholas Stello SVP, Digital Infrastructure Nicholas Stello is the SVP, Digital Infrastructure for New-York based Vornado Realty Trust. His responsibilities include leading the company's IT init
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Nicholas Stello
SVP, Digital Infrastructure
Vornado Realty Trust

Nicholas Stello is the SVP, Digital Infrastructure for New-York based Vornado Realty Trust. His responsibilities include leading the company's IT initiatives as they relate to in-building cellular, networking, cyber security and smart building connectivity. Vornado’s unique assets have enabled Nick to both differentiate and increase the value of its properties by structuring innovative agreements with national cellular carriers and other related technology providers.

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Jim Whalen BXP
Jim Whalen SVP, 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
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Jim Whalen
SVP, CTO
BXP
LinkedIn

Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO/CTO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully integrated real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners and developers of Class-A office properties in the United States. Over a 27-year IT career, Jim has supported real estate operations ranging from residential, construction, public housing, commercial office and retail.

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Ilan Zachar Carr Properties
Ilan Zachar CTO Ilan Zachar is currently Chief Technology Officer at Carr Properties, a privately held REIT known for its portfolio of trophy-quality properties in th
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Ilan Zachar
CTO
Carr Properties

Ilan Zachar is currently Chief Technology Officer at Carr Properties, a privately held REIT known for its portfolio of trophy-quality properties in the Washington D.C. In this role, Ilan leverages vision and foresight to cross-pollinate best practices, processes, systems and resources across corporate operations/affiliates. Under his leadership, this has resulted in improvements in bottom-line costs, top-line business growth/scalability, operational sustainability and high performance and overall, strengthening his company’s role as a market leader. For over 20 years, Ilan has been executive business leader and innovative technology strategist for multinational real-estate and property development companies worldwide.

CIO Roundtable Co-Chairs

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Sineesh Keshav Prologis
Sineesh Keshav Managing Director, CTO Sineesh Keshav is the Chief Technology Officer at Prologis. In this role, he oversees all aspects of the technology strategy and is responsible for le
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Sineesh Keshav
Managing Director, CTO
Prologis

Sineesh Keshav is the Chief Technology Officer at Prologis. In this role, he oversees all aspects of the technology strategy and is responsible for leading the company’s global data and digital transformation. Since joining Prologis in 2018, Sineesh and his team have been focused on a capability driven, customer-centric approach to innovation and digitalization.

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Joe Rich Related Companies
Joe Rich EVP, CIO Joe Rich is EVP, CIO of Related Companies, a privately owned real estate firm with a portfolio of over $50 billion in real estate assets owned or unde
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Joe Rich
EVP, CIO
Related Companies

Joe Rich is EVP, CIO of Related Companies, a privately owned real estate firm with a portfolio of over $50 billion in real estate assets owned or under development that is made up of best-in-class mixed-use, residential, retail, office and affordable properties in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets. Joe has over 20 years experience as a CIO focused on global cultural change within the organization.

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Jeannie Schneider Hines
Jeannie Schneider SVP, CTO Jeannie Schneider is the SVP & CTO for Hines. She is responsible for all corporate and global real estate technologies, strategy, and standards. Jean
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Jeannie Schneider
SVP, CTO
Hines

Jeannie Schneider is the SVP & CTO for Hines. She is responsible for all corporate and global real estate technologies, strategy, and standards. Jeannie has established a reputation as a versatile, strategic leader who has a very deep knowledge of real estate and how technology can transform the industry and Hines to create more value.

CRE Cybersecurity Forum Co-Chairs

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Ryan Allbaugh Wells Fargo
Ryan Allbaugh VP, Corporate Properties Group Senior 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 Properties Group Senior Technology Strategy Lead
Wells Fargo
LinkedIn

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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Greg Fitzpatrick Cochrane Supply
Greg Fitzpatrick Business Development–IoT and Integration Greg Fitzpatrick is the Business Development Leader for IoT and Integration at Cochrane Supply and Engineering, where he supports end users, consultin
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Greg Fitzpatrick
Business Development–IoT and Integration
Cochrane Supply

Greg Fitzpatrick is the Business Development Leader for IoT and Integration at Cochrane Supply and Engineering, where he supports end users, consulting engineers and systems integrators in the area of IoT, Integration and Enterprise Software. With over 25 years in the Building Systems and Controls business, he helps clients match new technology for Smart Buildings through specification writing, technology presentations and design assistance. Greg is also Executive Director for the Real Estate Cyber Consortium (RECC) focused on promoting cyber security awareness for operational technology.

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Thano Lambrinos QuadReal
Thano Lambrinos SVP, Digital Buildings, Experiences & Innovation Thano Lambrinos has over 15 years’ experience in the construction and building technologies space, and leverages digital transformation learnings acro
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Thano Lambrinos
SVP, Digital Buildings, Experiences & Innovation
QuadReal

Thano Lambrinos has over 15 years’ experience in the construction and building technologies space, and leverages digital transformation learnings across vertical markets to drive innovation and change in commercial real estate. At QuadReal, Thano works to deploy advanced technologies that redefine the way buildings are designed, built, managed, and how the occupants experience their environments. As Senior Vice President, he leads the Digital Buildings, Customer Experience & Innovation teams, and is focused on the development and execution of the digital strategy across a global real estate portfolio.

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Sean Nealon Brookfield Properties
Sean Nealon VP, Cyber & Info Security Sean Nealon is the Information Security leader for Brookfield Properties Group. In this role, he has created an information security program from the
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Sean Nealon
VP, Cyber & Info Security
Brookfield Properties

Sean Nealon is the Information Security leader for Brookfield Properties Group. In this role, he has created an information security program from the ground up and established a risk management strategy for their more than 70 companies across all real estate verticals including protecting a vast amount of IoT devices across the various portfolios.

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Jim Whalen BXP
Jim Whalen SVP, 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
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Jim Whalen
SVP, CTO
BXP
LinkedIn

Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO/CTO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully integrated real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners and developers of Class-A office properties in the United States. Over a 27-year IT career, Jim has supported real estate operations ranging from residential, construction, public housing, commercial office and retail.

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Jim Young Realcomm
Jim Young Co-Founder & CEO Founder of Realcomm Conference Group, an education organization that produces Realcomm, IBcon and CoRE Tech, the world's leading conferences on techno
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Jim Young
Co-Founder & CEO
Realcomm
LinkedIn

Founder of Realcomm Conference Group, an education organization that produces Realcomm, IBcon and CoRE Tech, the world's leading conferences on technology, automated business solutions, intelligent buildings and energy efficiency for the commercial and corporate real estate industry. As CEO, Jim interacts with the largest companies globally pertaining to some of the most advanced and progressive next generation real estate projects under development.

Environmental Sustainability Forum Co-Chairs

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Michael Daschle Brookfield Properties
Michael Daschle SVP, Sustainability
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Michael Daschle
SVP, Sustainability
Brookfield Properties

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Maureen Ehrenberg Lessen
Maureen Ehrenberg President, Commercial Division Maureen Ehrenberg, FRICS, CRE, is co-founder and CEO of Blue Skyre IBE, a Colliers Strategic Partner. Her firm specializes in operationalizing ESG for
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Maureen Ehrenberg
President, Commercial Division
Lessen

Maureen Ehrenberg, FRICS, CRE, is co-founder and CEO of Blue Skyre IBE, a Colliers Strategic Partner. Her firm specializes in operationalizing ESG for real estate portfolios and digitizing property operations. Ehrenberg is an internationally recognized real estate industry business leader whose expertise lies in business process transformation, strategic positioning, and operations of large, complex portfolios. She led, repositioned and doubled the size of three leading global real estate facility outsourcing businesses. With more than 35 years of experience, she has deep expertise in providing companies with global real estate advice and services. Before founding Blue Skyre, Ehrenberg held global executive roles with WeWork, JLL, CBRE, and Grubb & Ellis.

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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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Ben Myers BXP
Ben Myers VP, Sustainability
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Ben Myers
VP, Sustainability
BXP
LinkedIn

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Clayton Ulrich Hines
Clayton Ulrich SVP, Corporate Ops & Engineering Svcs., Global Sustainability Officer Clayton Ulrich is the firm’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Operations and Engineering Services and also serves as Global Sustainability Officer. H
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Clayton Ulrich
SVP, Corporate Ops & Engineering Svcs., Global Sustainability Officer
Hines

Clayton Ulrich is the firm’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Operations and Engineering Services and also serves as Global Sustainability Officer. He is responsible for the firm's industry-leading standards in operations and maintenance, environmental policy, equipment efficiency, energy management and engineering employee development. His experience with building operations, technologies, equipment, components and systems is instrumental in optimizing performance and minimizing risk for the assets Hines manages.

Environmental Sustainability Forum Advisors

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Jason Beck WSP
Jason Beck VP, Building Technology Jason is Vice President of Building Technology in WSP’s innovation advisory practice. He brings expertise in integrating the total business vision fr
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Jason Beck
VP, Building Technology
WSP

Jason is Vice President of Building Technology in WSP’s innovation advisory practice. He brings expertise in integrating the total business vision from the disparate interests of varied stakeholder groups into the built environment design and delivery process. Having spent a large portion of his career in Life Science, Technology and Healthcare real estate development and portfolio management, he has experienced firsthand the demands of tenant organizations and the needs of facilities management and corporate real estate. In leading stakeholder engagement workshops, Jason adds an invaluable dimension to the business outcome visioning process. His considerable experience as a construction manager including technology master planning, integrating project teams, and marshalling resources towards common ends helps to ensure projects are executed to maximum effect.

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Ilene Goldfine Hines
Ilene Goldfine SVP, Chief Digital Strategy Officer Ilene Goldfine is the Chief Digital Strategy Officer for Hines. She oversees the Global Digital Strategy Office, which uses technology and data to emp
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Ilene Goldfine
SVP, Chief Digital Strategy Officer
Hines

Ilene Goldfine is the Chief Digital Strategy Officer for Hines. She oversees the Global Digital Strategy Office, which uses technology and data to empower Hines employees, engage clients and partners, optimize operations and continuously transform our products and services. Previously she served as head of the Business Technology Group after having worked on several of the firm’s investment funds and in the financial/accounting functions across the firm.

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Ali Hoss Triovest
Ali Hoss Chief Sustainability Officer Ali Hoss is Triovest’s Chief Sustainability Officer responsible for advancing ESG performance and innovation for a portfolio of $12B of commercial pro
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Ali Hoss
Chief Sustainability Officer
Triovest

Ali Hoss is Triovest’s Chief Sustainability Officer responsible for advancing ESG performance and innovation for a portfolio of $12B of commercial properties. He has over 20 years of work experience in sustainability and energy management and is regarded as a strategic builder of unique products and services for design and implementation of energy conservation and GHG emission mitigation projects.

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Karen Jalon Cadillac Fairview
Karen Jalon VP, Sustainability, Energy, Smart Technology Karen Jalon is Cadillac Fairview's Vice President of Sustainability, Energy & Smart Technology and is responsible for the company’s award-winning appr
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Karen Jalon
VP, Sustainability, Energy, Smart Technology
Cadillac Fairview

Karen Jalon is Cadillac Fairview's Vice President of Sustainability, Energy & Smart Technology and is responsible for the company’s award-winning approach to sustainability, climate, and energy management as well as its smart building technologies strategy and execution. Karen is an industry-leading pioneer in establishing Green Building standards and sits on many of the guiding committees that set the sustainability standards to which the global real estate industry adheres.

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Lauren Moss Vornado Realty Trust
Lauren Moss SVP, Chief Sustainability Office Lauren Brust Moss is the Senior Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer at Vornado Realty Trust, where she oversees the company’s industry-leadin
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Lauren Moss
SVP, Chief Sustainability Office
Vornado Realty Trust

Lauren Brust Moss is the Senior Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer at Vornado Realty Trust, where she oversees the company’s industry-leading sustainability programs including initiatives focused on energy efficiency, green cleaning, waste diversion, technology and infrastructure, and healthy environments. Lauren has more than 20 years of experience managing sustainability, energy and capital improvements for large-scale buildings and portfolios, and is recognized as an industry thought leader and advocate on green policy, regulation and compliance.

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Sara Neff Lendlease
Sara Neff Head of ESG Sara Neff is the Head of ESG, Lendlease Americas, where she provides leadership and management oversight in developing, implementing and driving Lendl
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Sara Neff
Head of ESG
Lendlease

Sara Neff is the Head of ESG, Lendlease Americas, where she provides leadership and management oversight in developing, implementing and driving Lendlease's corporate sustainability framework in the Americas region. Prior to that role, she served as Senior Vice President, Sustainability at Kilroy Realty Corporation. Under her leadership, Kilroy has been recognized as a leader among publicly traded real estate companies on sustainability in the Americas by GRESB for seven of the last eight years as well as being recognized by NAREIT, and achieved carbon neutral operations at the end of 2020.

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Becca Timms Jamestown
Becca Timms Director, ESG Becca Timms is the Director of ESG at Jamestown. She leads environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives through the Jamestown Green program.
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Becca Timms
Director, ESG
Jamestown

Becca Timms is the Director of ESG at Jamestown. She leads environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives through the Jamestown Green program.

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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.

Hybrid | Immersive Work Experience Summit Advisors

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Mark Cruth Atlassian
Mark Cruth Modern Work Evangelist Mark is truly "living the dream" as Atlassian’s resident Modern Work expert and evangelist. Focused on practice over theory, Mark spends his days coac
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Mark Cruth
Modern Work Evangelist
Atlassian

Mark is truly "living the dream" as Atlassian’s resident Modern Work expert and evangelist. Focused on practice over theory, Mark spends his days coaching both Atlassian and customer teams on new ways of working, then sharing what he's learned at events around the world! Joining Atlassian in 2019, Mark brings over a decade of experience experimenting with work and helping people, teams, and organizations transform at places like Boeing, Nordstrom, TD Ameritrade, and Rocket Mortgage. Mark has made it his mission to inject modern ways of working, a transformation mindset, and the power of expert storytelling into everything he does.

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Greg Gallimore Gensler
Greg Gallimore Studio Director, Digital Experience Design Leader, Principal Greg is a Studio Director in Gensler’s San Francisco office and Digital Experience Design Leader for the firm’s Northwest region. He specializes in de
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Greg Gallimore
Studio Director, Digital Experience Design Leader, Principal
Gensler

Greg is a Studio Director in Gensler’s San Francisco office and Digital Experience Design Leader for the firm’s Northwest region. He specializes in developing experiential design projects focused on media and technology for the built environment. With over 20 years of experience, Greg works with clients to imagine what’s next in immersive art and technology to enable the newest and most advanced concepts for work, leisure, and learning environments.

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Arjun Kaicker Zaha Hadid Architects
Arjun Kaicker Co-Head, Analytics + Insights 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, Analytics + Insights
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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Steve McNelley DVE Holographics
Steve McNelley CEO Dr. Steve McNelley is co-founder of DVEholographics.com which is a think tank serving the US government, corporations, and institutions of higher lear
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Steve McNelley
CEO
DVE Holographics

Dr. Steve McNelley is co-founder of DVEholographics.com which is a think tank serving the US government, corporations, and institutions of higher learning. Throughout his career Steve has solved technical challenges that require a diverse set of skills. His patented innovations span numerous products in the visual communication market sector with core technology embedded in over 100 million consumer products. Steve is one of the early and now leading innovators in natural augmented reality (no head mounted display needed) and has been a go to source for industry perspective for leading publications.

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Kerry Perez Heffernan Microsoft
Kerry Perez Heffernan Global Product Marketing
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Kerry Perez Heffernan
Global Product Marketing
Microsoft

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Cliff Pollan Welo
Cliff Pollan CEO & Co-Founder Cliff is a CEO, entrepreneur and business executive whose success has come from building and leading outstanding teams, creating trusted relationships
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Cliff Pollan
CEO & Co-Founder
Welo

Cliff is a CEO, entrepreneur and business executive whose success has come from building and leading outstanding teams, creating trusted relationships, identifying new market opportunities, and working with vision and integrity. He draws on 40 years of experience, spotting opportunities to capitalize on technology innovations, leveraging a customer centric approach. Cliff most recently co-founded Welo, a hybrid work solution that provides all of the intangibles of working together in an office so that colleagues who are in the office, remote or in hybrid situations can feel productive and connected. Welo is backed by Atlassian and Zoom.

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Skip Rodenbush The Virtual Specialist
Skip Rodenbush Founder and CEO Skip Rodenbush, Founder and CEO of The Virtual Specialist (TVS), excels at identifying applications and designing best-of-breed technology solutions t
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Skip Rodenbush
Founder and CEO
The Virtual Specialist

Skip Rodenbush, Founder and CEO of The Virtual Specialist (TVS), excels at identifying applications and designing best-of-breed technology solutions that yield immediate measurable results at scale. TVS focuses on healthcare, sustainability, and commercial real estate specializing in improving the user experience and enabling people to work together virtually with actionable information regardless of location.

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Kay Sargent HOK
Kay Sargent Senior Principal, Director of WorkPlace With 35 years of experience, Kay is a recognized expert on workplace design and strategy issues. She is an award-winning designer who has worked with
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Kay Sargent
Senior Principal, Director of WorkPlace
HOK

With 35 years of experience, Kay is a recognized expert on workplace design and strategy issues. She is an award-winning designer who has worked with several Fortune 500 companies to optimize their global real estate portfolios and create innovative work environments. She is director of HOK’s WorkPlace team, a practice that supports organizations undertaking multiple projects in various locations, and a member of HOK’s Board of Directors.

IB Boot Camp Co-Chairs

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Andy Schonberger Intelligent Buildings
Andy Schonberger VP, Client Services Andy Schonberger is currently Vice President of Client Services at Intelligent Buildings helping clients with advisory, site assessments and managed s
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Andy Schonberger
VP, Client Services
Intelligent Buildings

Andy Schonberger is currently Vice President of Client Services at Intelligent Buildings helping clients with advisory, site assessments and managed services. He has 15 years’ experience in facilities management and technology, ranging from large industrial to commercial office where he has held engineering, project management, advisory and hands-on implementation roles for organizations including Earth Rangers, Cisco Systems and the Canada Green Buildings Council (where he was Past Chair of the Toronto Chapter).

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Tom Shircliff Intelligent Buildings
Tom Shircliff Co-Founder Tom Shircliff is a co-founder of Intelligent Buildings, a smart real estate service firm founded in 2004. Intelligent building provides services for t
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Tom Shircliff
Co-Founder
Intelligent Buildings
LinkedIn

Tom Shircliff is a co-founder of Intelligent Buildings, a smart real estate service firm founded in 2004. Intelligent building provides services for technology strategy, vendor risk management and portfolio decarbonization.

Low Voltage Buildings Roundtable Advisors

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Tyler Andrews PoE Texas
Tyler Andrews CEO Tyler Andrews is a leader and influencer on Intelligent Buildings and Power Over Ethernet. With his unique mix of technical expertise, construction ex
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Tyler Andrews
CEO
PoE Texas

Tyler Andrews is a leader and influencer on Intelligent Buildings and Power Over Ethernet. With his unique mix of technical expertise, construction experience, and project management knowledge, Tyler leads PoE Texas by making technology accessible to facility owners.

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Farukh Aslam Sinclair Holdings
Farukh Aslam CEO & President Farukh Aslam is the Chief Executive Officer of Sinclair Digital (SD) a low voltage design and consulting company developing Digital DC-Microgrid Build
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Farukh Aslam
CEO & President
Sinclair Holdings

Farukh Aslam is the Chief Executive Officer of Sinclair Digital (SD) a low voltage design and consulting company developing Digital DC-Microgrid Buildings. In 2019, Aslam successfully developed the Sinclair Marriott Autograph Hotel which is widely considered the most diverse PoE and DC Microgrid project in North America. From the completion of the Sinclair Hotel, Aslam created SD to bring expertise of the sustainability and cost benefits of a DC building infrastructure to the marketplace. Since its inception SD has been involved in several design build projects and continues to evolve DC infrastructure in buildings.

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Jim Baldwin Domatic
Jim Baldwin CEO
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Jim Baldwin
CEO
Domatic
LinkedIn

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Steve Corcoran Sustainable Living Innovations
Steve Corcoran VP of Integrated Systems Steve Corcoran has over 25 years of experience in the telecom industry and has seen and done it all. It is from that base that he can see how the way
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Steve Corcoran
VP of Integrated Systems
Sustainable Living Innovations

Steve Corcoran has over 25 years of experience in the telecom industry and has seen and done it all. It is from that base that he can see how the way we have done things in the past needs to improve and evolve along with new technologies and green building standards.

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Derek Cowburn LumenCache
Derek Cowburn CEO Derek Cowburn is the CEO and founder of LumenCache. Having a knack for creating, he graduated with a mechanical engineering degree which led him to bu
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Derek Cowburn
CEO
LumenCache

Derek Cowburn is the CEO and founder of LumenCache. Having a knack for creating, he graduated with a mechanical engineering degree which led him to build facility management systems for large pharmaceutical campuses. Derek's love for innovating led to over 17 years of experience in commercial and industrial automation engineering and IT application development and over five years of experience in residential custom electronics design and Integrated Smart Home Systems. After years of experience, Derek has built his forte in Product Development consulting, Integrated Smart Home Systems, Energy Management Systems, Residential and Commercial Audio/Video, security, access control, lighting control systems, and insightful engineering and design.

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Kim Johnson MHT Technologies
Kim Johnson CMO Kim Johnson serves as the chief marketing officer for MHT Technologies, a leader in Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) lighting and the building automation sof
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Kim Johnson
CMO
MHT Technologies

Kim Johnson serves as the chief marketing officer for MHT Technologies, a leader in Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) lighting and the building automation software space. Johnson is responsible for refining and promoting the company’s global brand and increasing exposure for its industry leading smart-building technology solutions. In 2022, she was elected by peer organizations to be the first president of the PoE Consortium, a group of 40+ companies that came together to form an organization to promote the use of Power-over-Ethernet technology as a safe, sustainable, and smart backbone for intelligent buildings. She led the organization from its nascent beginnings to being an nationally known advocacy and educational non-profit through 2023.

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Ilan Zachar Carr Properties
Ilan Zachar CTO Ilan Zachar is currently Chief Technology Officer at Carr Properties, a privately held REIT known for its portfolio of trophy-quality properties in th
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Ilan Zachar
CTO
Carr Properties

Ilan Zachar is currently Chief Technology Officer at Carr Properties, a privately held REIT known for its portfolio of trophy-quality properties in the Washington D.C. In this role, Ilan leverages vision and foresight to cross-pollinate best practices, processes, systems and resources across corporate operations/affiliates. Under his leadership, this has resulted in improvements in bottom-line costs, top-line business growth/scalability, operational sustainability and high performance and overall, strengthening his company’s role as a market leader. For over 20 years, Ilan has been executive business leader and innovative technology strategist for multinational real-estate and property development companies worldwide.

Smart Building Integrator Summit (SBIS) Advisors

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Scott Cochrane Cochrane Supply
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
LinkedIn

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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Craig Stevenson AUROS Group
Craig Stevenson President Craig Stevenson is President of AUROS Group, who pioneered the use of technology to bridge the gap between building science and data science. Craig i
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Craig Stevenson
President
AUROS Group

Craig Stevenson is President of AUROS Group, who pioneered the use of technology to bridge the gap between building science and data science. Craig is co-author of the recently released book, “The Power of Existing Buildings—Save Money, Improve Health and Reduce Environmental Impacts” and the often-referenced ASTM article, “Project Case Studies and the Lessons they Teach about Whole Building Envelope Air Leakage Testing.” Finally, Craig holds two United States’ patents in the field of data science for the built environment.

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Donny Walker Newcomb & Boyd
Donny Walker Partner Donny Walker leads Newcomb Boyd's Intelligent Building Systems group. He has over 20 years of engineering, project management, and partner-in-charge r
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Donny Walker
Partner
Newcomb & Boyd

Donny Walker leads Newcomb Boyd's Intelligent Building Systems group. He has over 20 years of engineering, project management, and partner-in-charge responsibilities in communications, security and integrated building automation systems. His experience includes aviation facilities, health care buildings, judicial facilities, advanced technology developments, military installations, data centers, mixed-use developments, performing arts facilities and college campuses. With prowess designing technologically sophisticated campuses, his background encompasses over 150 projects specializing in an integrated design with network-enabled systems.

VC Showcase Advisors

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Andrew Ackerman Second Century Ventures
Andrew Ackerman Strategic Advisor
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Andrew Ackerman
Strategic Advisor
Second Century Ventures

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Travis Connors Building Ventures
Travis Connors Co-Founder and General Partner Travis Connors is a Co-Founder and General Partner of Building Ventures, the firm’s Built Environment Innovation Fund and a Board Member at Smartvid.i
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Travis Connors
Co-Founder and General Partner
Building Ventures
LinkedIn

Travis Connors is a Co-Founder and General Partner of Building Ventures, the firm’s Built Environment Innovation Fund and a Board Member at Smartvid.io. Travis has worked closely with emerging startups in the Boston area for the past seventeen years.

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Lionel Foster Camber Creek
Lionel Foster Investor
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Lionel Foster
Investor
Camber Creek

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Zander Geronimos MetaProp
Zander Geronimos Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development As the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development for MetaProp, Zander Geronimos leads relationships and communications with key players
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Zander Geronimos
Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development
MetaProp

As the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development for MetaProp, Zander Geronimos leads relationships and communications with key players across the real estate value chain and acts as a conduit between strategic real estate firms and the emerging PropTech community.

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Laurent Grill JLL Spark
Laurent Grill Partner
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Laurent Grill
Partner
JLL Spark

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Paige Pitcher Moderne Ventures
Paige Pitcher Head of Strategic Partnerships Paige Pitcher is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at Moderne Ventures. She manages programming and relationships across the firm, including its Port
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Paige Pitcher
Head of Strategic Partnerships
Moderne Ventures

Paige Pitcher is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at Moderne Ventures. She manages programming and relationships across the firm, including its Portfolio Companies, Passport Program and Corporate Innovation Advisory practice.Paige is a futurist, innovator, and intrapreneur with a decade's worth of experience in real estate development and corporate strategy. She is a TEDx speaker and has delivered keynote addresses on three continents urging the evolution of the built environment.

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KP Reddy Shadow Ventures
KP Reddy Founder & General Partner
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KP Reddy
Founder & General Partner
Shadow Ventures

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Aaron Ru RET Ventures
Aaron Ru Principal
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Aaron Ru
Principal
RET Ventures

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Andrew Ackerman Second Century Ventures
Andrew Ackerman Strategic Advisor
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Andrew Ackerman
Strategic Advisor
Second Century Ventures

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Travis Connors Building Ventures
Travis Connors Co-Founder and General Partner Travis Connors is a Co-Founder and General Partner of Building Ventures, the firm’s Built Environment Innovation Fund and a Board Member at Smartvid.i
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Travis Connors
Co-Founder and General Partner
Building Ventures
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Travis Connors is a Co-Founder and General Partner of Building Ventures, the firm’s Built Environment Innovation Fund and a Board Member at Smartvid.io. Travis has worked closely with emerging startups in the Boston area for the past seventeen years.

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Lionel Foster Camber Creek
Lionel Foster Investor
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Lionel Foster
Investor
Camber Creek

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Zander Geronimos MetaProp
Zander Geronimos Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development As the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development for MetaProp, Zander Geronimos leads relationships and communications with key players
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Zander Geronimos
Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development
MetaProp

As the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development for MetaProp, Zander Geronimos leads relationships and communications with key players across the real estate value chain and acts as a conduit between strategic real estate firms and the emerging PropTech community.

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Laurent Grill JLL Spark
Laurent Grill Partner
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Laurent Grill
Partner
JLL Spark

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Paige Pitcher Moderne Ventures
Paige Pitcher Head of Strategic Partnerships Paige Pitcher is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at Moderne Ventures. She manages programming and relationships across the firm, including its Port
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Paige Pitcher
Head of Strategic Partnerships
Moderne Ventures

Paige Pitcher is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at Moderne Ventures. She manages programming and relationships across the firm, including its Portfolio Companies, Passport Program and Corporate Innovation Advisory practice.Paige is a futurist, innovator, and intrapreneur with a decade's worth of experience in real estate development and corporate strategy. She is a TEDx speaker and has delivered keynote addresses on three continents urging the evolution of the built environment.

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KP Reddy Shadow Ventures
KP Reddy Founder & General Partner
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KP Reddy
Founder & General Partner
Shadow Ventures

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Aaron Ru RET Ventures
Aaron Ru Principal
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Aaron Ru
Principal
RET Ventures

VC Advisors

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Andrew Ackerman Second Century Ventures
Andrew Ackerman Strategic Advisor
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Andrew Ackerman
Strategic Advisor
Second Century Ventures

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Travis Connors Building Ventures
Travis Connors Co-Founder and General Partner Travis Connors is a Co-Founder and General Partner of Building Ventures, the firm’s Built Environment Innovation Fund and a Board Member at Smartvid.i
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Travis Connors
Co-Founder and General Partner
Building Ventures
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Travis Connors is a Co-Founder and General Partner of Building Ventures, the firm’s Built Environment Innovation Fund and a Board Member at Smartvid.io. Travis has worked closely with emerging startups in the Boston area for the past seventeen years.

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Lionel Foster Camber Creek
Lionel Foster Investor
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Lionel Foster
Investor
Camber Creek

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Zander Geronimos MetaProp
Zander Geronimos Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development As the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development for MetaProp, Zander Geronimos leads relationships and communications with key players
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Zander Geronimos
Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development
MetaProp

As the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development for MetaProp, Zander Geronimos leads relationships and communications with key players across the real estate value chain and acts as a conduit between strategic real estate firms and the emerging PropTech community.

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Laurent Grill JLL Spark
Laurent Grill Partner
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Laurent Grill
Partner
JLL Spark

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Paige Pitcher Moderne Ventures
Paige Pitcher Head of Strategic Partnerships Paige Pitcher is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at Moderne Ventures. She manages programming and relationships across the firm, including its Port
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Paige Pitcher
Head of Strategic Partnerships
Moderne Ventures

Paige Pitcher is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at Moderne Ventures. She manages programming and relationships across the firm, including its Portfolio Companies, Passport Program and Corporate Innovation Advisory practice.Paige is a futurist, innovator, and intrapreneur with a decade's worth of experience in real estate development and corporate strategy. She is a TEDx speaker and has delivered keynote addresses on three continents urging the evolution of the built environment.

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KP Reddy Shadow Ventures
KP Reddy Founder & General Partner
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KP Reddy
Founder & General Partner
Shadow Ventures

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Aaron Ru RET Ventures
Aaron Ru Principal
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Aaron Ru
Principal
RET Ventures

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Andrew Ackerman Second Century Ventures
Andrew Ackerman Strategic Advisor
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Andrew Ackerman
Strategic Advisor
Second Century Ventures

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Travis Connors Building Ventures
Travis Connors Co-Founder and General Partner Travis Connors is a Co-Founder and General Partner of Building Ventures, the firm’s Built Environment Innovation Fund and a Board Member at Smartvid.i
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Travis Connors
Co-Founder and General Partner
Building Ventures
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Travis Connors is a Co-Founder and General Partner of Building Ventures, the firm’s Built Environment Innovation Fund and a Board Member at Smartvid.io. Travis has worked closely with emerging startups in the Boston area for the past seventeen years.

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Lionel Foster Camber Creek
Lionel Foster Investor
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Lionel Foster
Investor
Camber Creek

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Zander Geronimos MetaProp
Zander Geronimos Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development As the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development for MetaProp, Zander Geronimos leads relationships and communications with key players
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Zander Geronimos
Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development
MetaProp

As the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development for MetaProp, Zander Geronimos leads relationships and communications with key players across the real estate value chain and acts as a conduit between strategic real estate firms and the emerging PropTech community.

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Laurent Grill JLL Spark
Laurent Grill Partner
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Laurent Grill
Partner
JLL Spark

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Paige Pitcher Moderne Ventures
Paige Pitcher Head of Strategic Partnerships Paige Pitcher is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at Moderne Ventures. She manages programming and relationships across the firm, including its Port
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Paige Pitcher
Head of Strategic Partnerships
Moderne Ventures

Paige Pitcher is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at Moderne Ventures. She manages programming and relationships across the firm, including its Portfolio Companies, Passport Program and Corporate Innovation Advisory practice.Paige is a futurist, innovator, and intrapreneur with a decade's worth of experience in real estate development and corporate strategy. She is a TEDx speaker and has delivered keynote addresses on three continents urging the evolution of the built environment.

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KP Reddy Shadow Ventures
KP Reddy Founder & General Partner
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KP Reddy
Founder & General Partner
Shadow Ventures

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Aaron Ru RET Ventures
Aaron Ru Principal
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Aaron Ru
Principal
RET Ventures