Real Estate Advisors

CoRE Tech Advisory Council Co-Chairs

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Emmanuel Daniel Microsoft
Emmanuel Daniel Director, Digital Transformation, Smart Buildings & Campuses
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Emmanuel Daniel
Director, Digital Transformation, Smart Buildings & Campuses
Microsoft

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

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

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

CoRE Tech Advisory Council Members

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

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Stuart Appley CBRE
Stuart Appley Managing Director, GWS Tech Solutions Stuart Appley is a Managing Director in CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions Group, where he is responsible for providing executive technology oversight
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Stuart Appley
Managing Director, GWS Tech Solutions
CBRE
LinkedIn

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

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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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David Black UnitedHealth Group
David Black Sr. Director, Global Operations & Facilities Mgmt.
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David Black
Sr. Director, Global Operations & Facilities Mgmt.
UnitedHealth Group
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Mark Brown CohnReznick
Mark Brown Principal, CIO Advisory Leader Mark Brown is the Strategy and Transformation Practice leader for CohnReznick. Mark is part of the Firm’s STaT (Strategy Technology and Transformation
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Mark Brown
Principal, CIO Advisory Leader
CohnReznick

Mark Brown is the Strategy and Transformation Practice leader for CohnReznick. Mark is part of the Firm’s STaT (Strategy Technology and Transformation) group and leads a global team on business acquisitions, IT strategy, change management, risk management, technology, and business transformation.

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Jeffrey Chulick EY
Jeffrey Chulick Global RE Technology & Innovation 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
Global RE Technology & Innovation 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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Scott Condra The Coca-Cola Company
Scott Condra Global Workplace Technology Lead
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Scott Condra
Global Workplace Technology Lead
The Coca-Cola Company

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Suzanne Heidelberger American Express
Suzanne Heidelberger SVP, Global Real Estate and Workplace Experience Suzanne Heidelberger is the SVP, Global Real Estate & Workplace Experience for American Express. Her team leads all aspects of the colleague workplace
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Suzanne Heidelberger
SVP, Global Real Estate and Workplace Experience
American Express

Suzanne Heidelberger is the SVP, Global Real Estate & Workplace Experience for American Express. Her team leads all aspects of the colleague workplace experience, including design and construction, facilities management, workplace services, transaction management and real estate strategy in support of American Express colleagues in 9 million square feet across 41 countries.

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Jacquelynn Henke TD Bank
Jacquelynn Henke VP, Director of Innovation & Sustainability
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Jacquelynn Henke
VP, Director of Innovation & Sustainability
TD Bank

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Michael Huaco Uber
Michael Huaco VP, Workplaces
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Michael Huaco
VP, Workplaces
Uber

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Thomas Kaufman United Therapeutics
Thomas Kaufman Associate Director, Corporate Real Estate
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Thomas Kaufman
Associate Director, Corporate Real Estate
United Therapeutics

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

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

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Eric Kline Adobe Systems
Eric Kline Sr. Manager, Global Workplace Experience
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Eric Kline
Sr. Manager, Global Workplace Experience
Adobe Systems

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Phil Klokis GSA/PBS
Phil Klokis CIO Phil Klokis is currently the CIO for the Public Buildings Service (PBS) of the General Services Administration. He is responsible for delivering Infor
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Phil Klokis
CIO
GSA/PBS

Phil Klokis is currently the CIO for the Public Buildings Service (PBS) of the General Services Administration. He is responsible for delivering Information Technology (IT) solutions and services supporting PBS' diverse real estate operations and portfolio management consisting of 1,500 owned assets, 9,000 active leased assets and nearly 350 million square feet of office space.

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Michael Kruklinski Siemens Real Estate
Michael Kruklinski Head of RE Michael Kruklinski is the Head of Real Estate for Siemens Gas & Power and Siemens USA. In this role, he oversees the company’s entire U.S. real estate
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Michael Kruklinski
Head of RE
Siemens Real Estate

Michael Kruklinski is the Head of Real Estate for Siemens Gas & Power and Siemens USA. In this role, he oversees the company’s entire U.S. real estate portfolio (16’3M SF) and the global oil & gas, power and industrial markets (35’5M SF). With over 30 years of experience at Siemens, Kruklinski has held several senior positions within the company. Kruklinski led the creation of the Siemens Industry Sector as well as the Company’s Smart Grid business unit. Kruklinski was also involved in the rollout of Siemens’ flexible office design plan.

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

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

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Steve Lefkowitz Warner Media
Steve Lefkowitz VP, Global Facilities Management Steve Lefkowitz is a results-driven and profit-minded executive in the national corporate real estate world with the proven ability to effectively man
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Steve Lefkowitz
VP, Global Facilities Management
Warner Media
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Steve Lefkowitz is a results-driven and profit-minded executive in the national corporate real estate world with the proven ability to effectively manage large-scale real estate portfolios. He is a 35-year veteran of Time Warner where he has held multiple titles including SVP of CRE for HBO. As the current head of Global Facilities Management for Time Warner he oversees FM operations and directs a center of excellence organization supporting delivery of hard and soft services across their diversified global portfolio of properties.

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Alex Lewis Citibank
Alex Lewis CRS Global Strategic Operations Head Alex Lewis is the Global Strategic Operations Head of Citi Realty Services where he leads a team which oversees the development and implementation of
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Alex Lewis
CRS Global Strategic Operations Head
Citibank

Alex Lewis is the Global Strategic Operations Head of Citi Realty Services where he leads a team which oversees the development and implementation of policy & process, global CRS technology platform management, data compliance and reporting metrics, global resource strategy and monitoring of administrative budget. Over the last 16 years, Alex has served in several operational leadership roles with CRS in Poland and England including EMEA Strategic Workplace Head and Global Building Operations CAO prior to relocating back to the US in 2012 to settle into his current role.

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Koo MacQueen IBM
Koo MacQueen Head of Real Estate Strategy
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Koo MacQueen
Head of Real Estate Strategy
IBM

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

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

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Gary Merrow Atlanta Airlines Terminal
Gary Merrow VP, Facilities Gary Merrow is the VP, Facilities for the Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corporation (AATC). His primary focus is to provide the leadership and direction r
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Gary Merrow
VP, Facilities
Atlanta Airlines Terminal

Gary Merrow is the VP, Facilities for the Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corporation (AATC). His primary focus is to provide the leadership and direction regarding facility operations to AATC at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (H-JAIA). Gary’s previous military and civilian careers have seen allowed him to hold various facility positions with increasing leadership responsibilities.

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Charles Meyers Wells Fargo - Corporate Property Group
Charles Meyers Chief Technical Architect
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Charles Meyers
Chief Technical Architect
Wells Fargo - Corporate Property Group
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Scott Morey One11 Advisors
Scott Morey Executive Director
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Scott Morey
Executive Director
One11 Advisors

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Rob Murchison Intelligent Buildings
Rob Murchison Co-Founder Rob Murchison has over 20 years experience in strategy consulting, sales and design of technology to real estate developers and commercial businesses
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Rob Murchison
Co-Founder
Intelligent Buildings
LinkedIn

Rob Murchison has over 20 years experience in strategy consulting, sales and design of technology to real estate developers and commercial businesses with expertise in networking, and software and data base applications. He is currently Co-founder and Managing Director of consulting firm Intelligent Buildings Inc., a nationally recognized specialist in real estate technology with expertise in strategy and standards development, organizational alignment and financial analysis.

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

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Sandra Oliver International Monetary Fund
Sandra Oliver Chief, Global Real Estate
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Sandra Oliver
Chief, Global Real Estate
International Monetary Fund
LinkedIn

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

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

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Claire Penny IBM
Claire Penny Global Industry Leader, IoT for Buildings
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Claire Penny
Global Industry Leader, IoT for Buildings
IBM

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Keith Perske Colliers
Keith Perske SVP, Workplace Innovation As Executive MD of Workplace Innovation, Corporate Solutions | Americas, Keith leads Colliers' clients with using the workplace as a competitive advan
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Keith Perske
SVP, Workplace Innovation
Colliers

As Executive MD of Workplace Innovation, Corporate Solutions | Americas, Keith leads Colliers' clients with using the workplace as a competitive advantage to advance their business objectives through innovative and insightful workplace solutions. Additionally, Keith brings more than 30 years of experience. Previously, he was Senior Director, Global Workplace Innovation at Johnson & Johnson, responsible for program design and deployment of a set of new workplace principles of its global office portfolio of 60 million SF and more than 900 locations.

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Scott Phillips McDonald's
Scott Phillips Director, Corporate RE
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Scott Phillips
Director, Corporate RE
McDonald's
LinkedIn

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Rudolph Reagin Deutsche Bank
Rudolph Reagin VP, Corp Services Program Lead Rudy Reagin is the Global Programme Lead for Deutsche Bank's Corporate Services. With more than thirty years of experience in IT, Rudy is currently re
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Rudolph Reagin
VP, Corp Services Program Lead
Deutsche Bank

Rudy Reagin is the Global Programme Lead for Deutsche Bank's Corporate Services. With more than thirty years of experience in IT, Rudy is currently responsible for the application architecture that supports lease administration, facilities management, space management, security operations, and a wide range of business services. In recent years, Rudy has driven a data warehousing and BI project that successfully integrates information from a range of sources to facilitate performance monitoring and decision support.

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Marcelo Romano JLL
Marcelo Romano SVP, Consulting
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Marcelo Romano
SVP, Consulting
JLL

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

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

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Carlos Santiago Merck
Carlos Santiago Executive Director, Global Workplace & Enterprise Services As an Executive Director and Chief of Staff for the Global Workplace and Enterprise Services Leadership Team (GWESLT), Carlos Santiago is responsible
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Carlos Santiago
Executive Director, Global Workplace & Enterprise Services
Merck

As an Executive Director and Chief of Staff for the Global Workplace and Enterprise Services Leadership Team (GWESLT), Carlos Santiago is responsible for developing, managing and executing the organization's strategy and portfolio of strategic initiatives. He leverages the top leaders within the organization to drive transformational changes. He also leads efforts in the creation and integration of GWES Digital Strategy, manages Facilities Operations in Latin America, provides strategic oversight and leadership for Technology & Innovation, Capital Management, Energy & Sustainability and Maintenance Excellence.

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Luigi Sciabarrasi AECOM
Luigi Sciabarrasi SVP, Global Real Estate Lead
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Luigi Sciabarrasi
SVP, Global Real Estate Lead
AECOM

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Jared Summers ExxonMobil
Jared Summers Data Foundation Manager Jared Summers is a motivated execution-oriented high performance individual who has extensive experience managing large-scale global programs. He brin
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Jared Summers
Data Foundation Manager
ExxonMobil
LinkedIn

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

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Min Ta Visa
Min Ta Sr. Director GCRE Strategy
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Min Ta
Sr. Director GCRE Strategy
Visa

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Steve Todd Nasdaq
Steve Todd Sr. Managing Director & Global Head of Workplace Strategy Steve is a well-regarded International Executive, who ties financial and operational solutions with corporate strategy and margin improvement needs. H
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Steve Todd
Sr. Managing Director & Global Head of Workplace Strategy
Nasdaq

Steve is a well-regarded International Executive, who ties financial and operational solutions with corporate strategy and margin improvement needs. He has extensive international experience leading teams and engaging clients across the United States and Europe. In January 2018, he founded Open Sourced Workplace, a professional network for business owners and workplace professionals seeking to maximize workplace productivity and employee experience.

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Edward Wagoner JLL
Edward Wagoner EVP & Americas CIO Edward Wagoner is Global CIO, Corporate Solutions at JLL. He is globally responsible for all aspects of JLL’s technology for corporate occupiers, incl
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Edward Wagoner
EVP & Americas CIO
JLL

Edward Wagoner is Global CIO, Corporate Solutions at JLL. He is globally responsible for all aspects of JLL’s technology for corporate occupiers, including the business strategy, marketing, development, deployment and support.

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Phil Wales EBUSINESS STRATEGIES
Phil Wales President/CEO Phil Wales is the founder of EBUSINESS STRATEGIES. For more than 30 years, he's enabled some of the world's largest private/public sector organization
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Phil Wales
President/CEO
EBUSINESS STRATEGIES
LinkedIn

Phil Wales is the founder of EBUSINESS STRATEGIES. For more than 30 years, he's enabled some of the world's largest private/public sector organizations develop and apply best practices and business solutions for critical enterprise assets: people, processes, technology, physical plant. Working with Fortune 500 corporations and federal/state/ local government agencies, he is helping change the way complex, capital-intensive entities view/manage their operations in the face of constant change, shifting marketplace economies and unpredictable constituent demands.

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Charles Whiteley ExxonMobil
Charles Whiteley Technology Supervisor Charles Whiteley is a relative newcomer to the CRE space but brings an external perspective and focus on technology and innovation garnered through 10
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Charles Whiteley
Technology Supervisor
ExxonMobil

Charles Whiteley is a relative newcomer to the CRE space but brings an external perspective and focus on technology and innovation garnered through 10+ years as a management consultant for Big 4 firms. At ExxonMobil, he is focused on smart building global strategy, digitally connected workers, immersive digital resident experience and maximizing the value that CRE generates for the firm’s business lines globally.

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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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Pay Wu Cushman & Wakefield
Pay Wu Executive Managing Director, Strategic Consulting Pay Wu leads the TriState Consulting practice and brings business insights and value added real estate consulting to solve clients' most complex workp
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Pay Wu
Executive Managing Director, Strategic Consulting
Cushman & Wakefield

Pay Wu leads the TriState Consulting practice and brings business insights and value added real estate consulting to solve clients' most complex workplace and real estate challenges. She is a versatile CRE advisor and executive with 25 years of industry and consulting experience, managing teams to produce positive P&L impact.

Realcomm Advisory Council Co-Chairs

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Art McCann Highwoods Properties
Art McCann VP, CIO Art Mcann's primary goal is the development of Highwood's overall information technology strategy and aligning the company's technology investments wi
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Art McCann
VP, CIO
Highwoods Properties
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Art Mcann's primary goal is the development of Highwood's overall information technology strategy and aligning the company's technology investments with the overall business. A 20-year business technology veteran, Art was a technology consulting manager at McGladrey & Pullen before joining Highwoods in 2000, and prior to that, he was a network manager for a non-profit organization in Washington, DC. Art earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Elon University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Art is a board member on the Society for Information Management and President of the Oracle Real Estate User Group.

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Clint Osteen Granite Properties
Clint Osteen Sr. Director, IT Clint Osteen is Sr. Director of IT and is responsible for directing Granite’s information services and telecommunications across the portfolio. Prior
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Clint Osteen
Sr. Director, IT
Granite Properties
LinkedIn

Clint Osteen is Sr. Director of IT and is responsible for directing Granite’s information services and telecommunications across the portfolio. Prior to joining Granite, Clint spent 10 years in consulting, providing commercial real estate companies technology and business improvement services.

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Annette Prater Brookfield Properties
Annette Prater EVP, Technology & Innovation Annette Prater, Executive Vice President, Technology & Innovation for Brookfield Properties' group has more than 20 years of experience in the real es
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Annette Prater
EVP, Technology & Innovation
Brookfield Properties

Annette Prater, Executive Vice President, Technology & Innovation for Brookfield Properties' group has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. She joined the company in 2016 and is responsible for the strategy and execution of all technology capabilities across the company and its shopping centers.

Realcomm Advisory Council Members

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Warren Adair Donahue Schriber
Warren Adair VP, CTO
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Warren Adair
VP, CTO
Donahue Schriber
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Maria Aiello Manulife
Maria Aiello Global Head/Private Mkts & RE Tech Maria Aiello is Head of Technology at Manulife Real Estate. She has over 28 years experience developing and implementing multi-year IT strategies in c
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Maria Aiello
Global Head/Private Mkts & RE Tech
Manulife

Maria Aiello is Head of Technology at Manulife Real Estate. She has over 28 years experience developing and implementing multi-year IT strategies in complex real estate organizations.

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Farooz Alikhan Divco West Real Estate
Farooz Alikhan Managing Director IT Farooz Alikhan is Managing Director IT of DivcoWest and is responsible for all IT resources and initiatives. With his more than 17 years of experienc
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Farooz Alikhan
Managing Director IT
Divco West Real Estate

Farooz Alikhan is Managing Director IT of DivcoWest and is responsible for all IT resources and initiatives. With his more than 17 years of experience, he helps define and execute the IT strategy in line with the overall business strategy.

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

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Dan Arnold Piedmont Office Realty Trust
Dan Arnold VP, IT
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Dan Arnold
VP, IT
Piedmont Office Realty Trust

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Porter Bellew Federal Realty
Porter Bellew VP, CIO Porter Bellew is VP, CIO for Federal Realty Investment Trust. He is responsible for the Trust’s information technology strategy, services, operations
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Porter Bellew
VP, CIO
Federal Realty

Porter Bellew is VP, CIO for Federal Realty Investment Trust. He is responsible for the Trust’s information technology strategy, services, operations and team. Porter has over 25 years of experience in real estate information management.

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Keith Bereskin HCP
Keith Bereskin SVP, IT & Building Operations Currently, Keith Bereskin is the Senior Vice President of Information Technology & Building Operations at HCP, a fully integrated real estate investme
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Keith Bereskin
SVP, IT & Building Operations
HCP

Currently, Keith Bereskin is the Senior Vice President of Information Technology & Building Operations at HCP, a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests primarily in real estate serving the United States healthcare industry. Keith previously gained IT experience with companies in Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Semi-Conductor sectors.

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Chris Blackman Empire State Realty Trust
Chris Blackman CIO Christopher Blackman serves as SVP and CIO responsible for the day to day technology direction and implementation for Empire State Realty Trust, a lea
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Chris Blackman
CIO
Empire State Realty Trust
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Christopher Blackman serves as SVP and CIO responsible for the day to day technology direction and implementation for Empire State Realty Trust, a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the world's most famous building.

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Carl Brady Stream Realty Partners
Carl Brady CTO Carl Brady is Stream Realty Partners' Chief Technology Officer, specializing in the company's computer network infrastructure planning, implementation
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Carl Brady
CTO
Stream Realty Partners

Carl Brady is Stream Realty Partners' Chief Technology Officer, specializing in the company's computer network infrastructure planning, implementation and management. Carl joined Stream Realty in 1999 with 16 years experience in commercial property management and information technology. Since then, and also while serving as a Senior Property Manager, he has called upon his experience to implement numerous advances in technology for the firm during its growth. His unique experience in technology, property management and other aspects of the real estate industry, coupled with his education, enable him to provide an exceptional level of insight and vision toward Stream's technology needs for today and the future.

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Adam Burstow Grosvenor
Adam Burstow Group Digital & IT Director Adam Burstow joined Grosvenor in 2013 as Group IT Director responsible for creating value through technology. Grosvenor Europe invests, develops, oper
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Adam Burstow
Group Digital & IT Director
Grosvenor

Adam Burstow joined Grosvenor in 2013 as Group IT Director responsible for creating value through technology. Grosvenor Europe invests, develops, operates and manages real estate assets and funds, specializing in mixed-use property, with strong expertise in retail and leisure and managing £2.9 billion of assets.

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Greg Carey The RMR Group
Greg Carey SVP, CIO
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Greg Carey
SVP, CIO
The RMR Group

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Jesse Carrillo Hines
Jesse Carrillo SVP & CIO Jesse Carrillo is SVP and CIO for Hines. He is responsible for directing all corporate technology, strategy and standards for Hines worldwide. At Hine
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Jesse Carrillo
SVP & CIO
Hines
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Jesse Carrillo is SVP and CIO for Hines. He is responsible for directing all corporate technology, strategy and standards for Hines worldwide. At Hines since 1994, he previously assisted in the implementation of the firm's accounting and property management software, held the lead IT role in the Enterprise Resource Planning implementation, and led the application development team until taking over as the head of Information Technology in 2007.

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Nick Covello The John Buck Company
Nick Covello SVP & CIO Nick Covello is the SVP and CIO for The John Buck Company. He is responsible for the overall information technology strategy, infrastructure, and all
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Nick Covello
SVP & CIO
The John Buck Company

Nick Covello is the SVP and CIO for The John Buck Company. He is responsible for the overall information technology strategy, infrastructure, and all enterprise-wide systems. Nick brings over 20 years of experience in the field of information technology with a diverse background including corporate, asset management, and construction development platform solutions. His extensive knowledge is integral to developing synergistic relationships between technology and tenant experiences.

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Sandeep Davé CBRE | Global Workplace Solutions
Sandeep Davé Chief Digital & Technology Officer
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Sandeep Davé
Chief Digital & Technology Officer
CBRE | Global Workplace Solutions

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Chris DiGiacomo W. P. Carey
Chris DiGiacomo CIO & Executive Director
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Chris DiGiacomo
CIO & Executive Director
W. P. Carey

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Adi Englander JBG SMITH Properties
Adi Englander SVP, IT-Enterprise Solutions Adi Englander, CPA, is the head of JBG Smith’s IT Enterprise Solutions department and is responsible for the firm’s real estate business applications.
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Adi Englander
SVP, IT-Enterprise Solutions
JBG SMITH Properties

Adi Englander, CPA, is the head of JBG Smith’s IT Enterprise Solutions department and is responsible for the firm’s real estate business applications. Adi has approximately 20 years of experience and has worked for JBG Smith for over 10 years.

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Robert Entin Vornado Realty Trust
Robert Entin EVP & CIO Robert Entin is currently EVP and CIO for Vornado Realty Trust, one of the nation's largest real estate investment trusts. Mr. Entin had founded Inte
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Robert Entin
EVP & CIO
Vornado Realty Trust
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Robert Entin is currently EVP and CIO for Vornado Realty Trust, one of the nation's largest real estate investment trusts. Mr. Entin had founded Integrated Business Systems, Inc. in 1979 combining technical engineering expertise with accounting and property management experience to provide turnkey technology solutions for the real estate industry. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University where he teaches a master’s course in IT & The Real Estate Enterprise.

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Greg Everson Prologis
Greg Everson VP, IS
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Greg Everson
VP, IS
Prologis
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Ian Feagin Jamestown
Ian Feagin Director of IT Ian Feagin is currently the Director of Information Technology at Jamestown, a national, vertically integrated real estate operator with approximately
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Ian Feagin
Director of IT
Jamestown
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Ian Feagin is currently the Director of Information Technology at Jamestown, a national, vertically integrated real estate operator with approximately $11.2 billion of assets under management. Previously, Ian was Director of Technical Support at Leapfrog for 14 years where he was responsible for providing technical services to over 10,000 users worldwide with a staff of 65 technicians.

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John Fitzpatrick Blackstone
John Fitzpatrick Managing Director, Innovations john Fitzpatrick is a Managing Director in the Blackstone Innovations and Infrastructure group. He oversees various projects and initiatives across th
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John Fitzpatrick
Managing Director, Innovations
Blackstone

john Fitzpatrick is a Managing Director in the Blackstone Innovations and Infrastructure group. He oversees various projects and initiatives across the entire Innovations and Infrastructure group.

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Susan Gerock Washington REIT
Susan Gerock VP, IT & CIO Susan Gerock currently serves as VP, Information Technology and CIO for Washington REIT, a publicly traded REIT based in Washington, DC. She has over
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Susan Gerock
VP, IT & CIO
Washington REIT

Susan Gerock currently serves as VP, Information Technology and CIO for Washington REIT, a publicly traded REIT based in Washington, DC. She has over 20 years' experience in various technology roles spanning manufacturing, consulting, application service provider, and commercial real estate organizations. Her specialties include ERP selection and implementation, project and change management, and cybersecurity. She is also a proponent of the use of social media and the overlapping relationship between technology and marketing.

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Jason Gheradini Sares-Regis
Jason Gheradini SVP, IT Jason Gheradini is currently SVP, IT at Sares-Regis, a preeminent developer and provider of comprehensive commercial and residential real estate servi
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Jason Gheradini
SVP, IT
Sares-Regis
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Jason Gheradini is currently SVP, IT at Sares-Regis, a preeminent developer and provider of comprehensive commercial and residential real estate services throughout the western United States. He provides all aspects of IT leadership from business strategy, infrastructure operations and support to overseeing innovation and emerging technology. Jason has over 15 years of experience in commercial and multi-family real estate, construction and the software industry.

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Boris Goldenberg GLP
Boris Goldenberg SVP, CIO Boris Goldenberg is currently CIO of GLP, one of the largest U.S. providers of industrial real estate with over 170 million square feet under manageme
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Boris Goldenberg
SVP, CIO
GLP

Boris Goldenberg is currently CIO of GLP, one of the largest U.S. providers of industrial real estate with over 170 million square feet under management. He is responsible for the management and direction of the company's IT operations, strategy and governance.

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Lyndal Hanna Avison Young
Lyndal Hanna Principal, VP, IT Lyndal Hanna is VP, IT of Avison Young. She is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day management of all aspects of technology at the c
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Lyndal Hanna
Principal, VP, IT
Avison Young
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Lyndal Hanna is VP, IT of Avison Young. She is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day management of all aspects of technology at the company. Lyndal brings to Avison Young 25 years of experience in real estate technology.

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Mark Hansen DEXUS
Mark Hansen CIO
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Mark Hansen
CIO
DEXUS

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Dean Hook TIER REIT
Dean Hook SVP, IT & Property Management Dean Hook is SVP, IT & Property Management of TIER REIT, a self-managed, Dallas-based REIT focused on owning commercial office properties throughout t
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Dean Hook
SVP, IT & Property Management
TIER REIT
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Dean Hook is SVP, IT & Property Management of TIER REIT, a self-managed, Dallas-based REIT focused on owning commercial office properties throughout the U.S. He has over 25 years connecting real estate business operations and technology.

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Gord Howells Primaris
Gord Howells VP, IT As VP, IT, Gord Howells is responsible for executing the corporate technology strategy and oversees Primaris’ business information, marketing and anal
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Gord Howells
VP, IT
Primaris
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As VP, IT, Gord Howells is responsible for executing the corporate technology strategy and oversees Primaris’ business information, marketing and analytics systems. In his twenty-year IT career, he has extensive experience developing and executing technology strategies in a diverse range of business environments.

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Sandy Jacolow Meridian Capital
Sandy Jacolow CIO As CIO at Meridian Capital, Sandy Jacolow oversees the firm’s nationwide innovation and technology initiatives that support the company’s brokerage, i
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Sandy Jacolow
CIO
Meridian Capital

As CIO at Meridian Capital, Sandy Jacolow oversees the firm’s nationwide innovation and technology initiatives that support the company’s brokerage, investment sales and retail leasing businesses and growth activities.

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Todd Januzzi Paramount Group
Todd Januzzi SVP & CIO Todd Januzzi is SVP & CIO of Paramount Group, a best-in-class owner, operator and manager of Class A office properties.
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Todd Januzzi
SVP & CIO
Paramount Group
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Todd Januzzi is SVP & CIO of Paramount Group, a best-in-class owner, operator and manager of Class A office properties.

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JP Jones Macerich
JP Jones SVP, CIO JP Jones is currently SVP, CIO of Macerich responsible for hiring, training, developing and leading a highly proficient and cross-sectional IT team. H
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JP Jones
SVP, CIO
Macerich
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JP Jones is currently SVP, CIO of Macerich responsible for hiring, training, developing and leading a highly proficient and cross-sectional IT team. He was initially hired within the Westcor merger to implement, upgrade and manage the applications and technologies of a public REIT with 2,000 users across multiple locations in the US. With over 28 years' experience, JP is a collaborative senior IT executive leader, business partner and solution provider.

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Venkat Kandru The Howard Hughes Corporation
Venkat Kandru EVP/CIO Venkat Kandru is EVP, Information Technology of The Howard Hughes Corporation responsible for technology strategy, IT infrastructure and enterprise ap
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Venkat Kandru
EVP/CIO
The Howard Hughes Corporation

Venkat Kandru is EVP, Information Technology of The Howard Hughes Corporation responsible for technology strategy, IT infrastructure and enterprise application platform and oversees company-wide IT functions. Venkat has 22 years of IT experience from various industries including roles with Brinker International, CVS Caremark and Ernst & Young. His primary focus has been enterprise IT architecture, IT strategy, application development, enterprise integrations, service-oriented architecture and distributed computing.

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Patrick Klein Essex Property Trust
Patrick Klein SVP & CTO
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Patrick Klein
SVP & CTO
Essex Property Trust
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Phil Klokis GSA/PBS
Phil Klokis CIO Phil Klokis is currently the CIO for the Public Buildings Service (PBS) of the General Services Administration. He is responsible for delivering Infor
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Phil Klokis
CIO
GSA/PBS

Phil Klokis is currently the CIO for the Public Buildings Service (PBS) of the General Services Administration. He is responsible for delivering Information Technology (IT) solutions and services supporting PBS' diverse real estate operations and portfolio management consisting of 1,500 owned assets, 9,000 active leased assets and nearly 350 million square feet of office space.

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James Kurek Liberty Property Trust
James Kurek CIO
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James Kurek
CIO
Liberty Property Trust

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Cecilia Li Urban Edge Properties
Cecilia Li SVP, IT
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Cecilia Li
SVP, IT
Urban Edge Properties

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Kevin McCann IRC Retail Centers
Kevin McCann VP & CIO Kevin McCann is a senior business technology executive with over 15 years of successfully creating and implementing business-enhancing technology solu
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Kevin McCann
VP & CIO
IRC Retail Centers
LinkedIn

Kevin McCann is a senior business technology executive with over 15 years of successfully creating and implementing business-enhancing technology solutions optimizing efficiency and performance for industry-leading enterprises. He is currently VP & CIO of IRC Retail Centers, a retail real estate company with approximately $4 billion in total assets under management comprising more than 20 million square feet of leasable space.

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Robb Napolitano Brooksville Company
Robb Napolitano CIO Robb Napolitano is the CIO for the Brooksville Company and is responsible for all oversight of its information and technology platforms. As a member o
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Robb Napolitano
CIO
Brooksville Company

Robb Napolitano is the CIO for the Brooksville Company and is responsible for all oversight of its information and technology platforms. As a member of Brooksville's Senior Leadership Team, he contributes to the firm's strategic direction by using Information and Technology to reduce cost, improve operational process efficiencies and maximize revenue. Robb has more than 20 years' experience in the application of IT solutions across multiple industries.

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Don Oldham Duke Realty Corporation
Don Oldham AVP, IT As Vice President in Duke Realty’s Information Technology Department, Don Oldham manages the business systems analysis and software application admini
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Don Oldham
AVP, IT
Duke Realty Corporation

As Vice President in Duke Realty’s Information Technology Department, Don Oldham manages the business systems analysis and software application administration teams. These groups are tasked with reducing costs and adding efficiency to business processes using technology via the development of new software and implementation of software from third parties.

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Aaron Pais Morguard
Aaron Pais CIO Aaron Pais is CIO at Morguard, a fully integrated real estate company with an owned and managed portfolio of assets valued at over $21.0 billion. His
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Aaron Pais
CIO
Morguard

Aaron Pais is CIO at Morguard, a fully integrated real estate company with an owned and managed portfolio of assets valued at over $21.0 billion. His diverse leadership experience includes leveraging technology to drive organizational growth, performance and profitability at some of North America's largest fully integrated residential and commercial real estate investment, development, construction and asset/portfolio management companies.

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Sunder Pappu Inland Real Estate Group
Sunder Pappu VP, Technology Sunder Pappu has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently the VP of Application Development & Program Management a
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Sunder Pappu
VP, Technology
Inland Real Estate Group

Sunder Pappu has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently the VP of Application Development & Program Management at Inland Computer Services. Prior to Inland, Sunder worked at JP Morgan Chase, Avanade and Deloitte Consulting, holding leadership positions in the areas of strategy consulting, project management and application delivery. Sunder obtained his Master's Degree from The University of Texas and has certifications in Business Process Management & Project Management.

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Hal Pate IDI Logistics
Hal Pate VP, IS Hal is responsible for managing all of IDI's IT operations and helping to set strategies for business process improvement and the related application
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Hal Pate
VP, IS
IDI Logistics

Hal is responsible for managing all of IDI's IT operations and helping to set strategies for business process improvement and the related application of technology. Hal's real estate IT experience, prior to joining IDI in 2002, includes service with Realm, Jones Lang LaSalle/Compass Management and Leasing and Equitable Real Estate Investment Management. He holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science and an M.B.A. in Business Systems from the University of Georgia.

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Soheil Pourhashemi Brookfield Properties
Soheil Pourhashemi VP, Business Technology Soheil Pourhashemi is currently VP, Business Technology responsible for establishing and executing the commercial real estate IT strategy, vision and
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Soheil Pourhashemi
VP, Business Technology
Brookfield Properties

Soheil Pourhashemi is currently VP, Business Technology responsible for establishing and executing the commercial real estate IT strategy, vision and roadmap for Brookfield Properties North America. Brookfield is a premier real estate operating company, providing integrated services across all property investment strategies of Brookfield Asset Management, a global alternative asset manager with over $285 billion in AUM and manages over 130 million SF of commercial property globally with approximately 80M SQ FT of commercial real estate in North America.

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Luis Ramos Woolbright Development
Luis Ramos Director, IT As the Director of Information Technology at Woolbright Development, Luis Ramos is responsible for the corporate technology strategy, which includes t
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Luis Ramos
Director, IT
Woolbright Development

As the Director of Information Technology at Woolbright Development, Luis Ramos is responsible for the corporate technology strategy, which includes the IT infrastructure and enterprise application platforms. Additionally, he is also responsible for implementing technology solutions toward the company’s existing business processes, and helping create new efficiencies throughout the company's business model. Since his arrival in 2004, his team has been responsible for the constant development of various industry-focused proprietary software applications and tools. These award-winning technologies have fundamentally changed the way commercial real estate has been done at Woolbright.

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Timothy Reed EMCOR
Timothy Reed VP, IT & Services
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Timothy Reed
VP, IT & Services
EMCOR

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Joe Rich Related Companies
Joe Rich SVP, CIO Joe Rich is SVP, 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
SVP, CIO
Related Companies

Joe Rich is SVP, 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 13 years experience as a CIO focused on global cultural change within the organization.

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Katia Saenko Cadillac Fairview
Katia Saenko SVP & CIO
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Katia Saenko
SVP & CIO
Cadillac Fairview
LinkedIn

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Larry Schachter Benderson Development
Larry Schachter CIO Larry Schachter is a leader of technology operations and initiatives with distinguished performance during 20+ years of diversified experience in comm
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Larry Schachter
CIO
Benderson Development

Larry Schachter is a leader of technology operations and initiatives with distinguished performance during 20+ years of diversified experience in commercial and residential real estate investment, management and ownership. He is currently CIO of Benderson Development, one of America’s largest privately held real estate companies that owns and manages over 700 properties encompassing over 40 million square feet in 38 states.

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Kim Scharf Site Centers
Kim Scharf SVP, IT Kim Scharf is the Senior Vice President of Information Technology at SITE Centers Corp., a position she assumed in April 2017. Prior to this, Kim serv
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Kim Scharf
SVP, IT
Site Centers

Kim Scharf is the Senior Vice President of Information Technology at SITE Centers Corp., a position she assumed in April 2017. Prior to this, Kim served as Vice President of IT Enterprise Services and Senior Director of IT Enterprise Services. She is a member of DDR's Women of Influence program as an executive steering committee member, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and on the Realcomm Advisory Council.

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Chris Schneider First Industrial Realty Trust
Chris Schneider CIO Bringing more than two decades of experience to his role of SVP Operations and Chief Information Officer, Chris Schneider develops and implements the
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Chris Schneider
CIO
First Industrial Realty Trust

Bringing more than two decades of experience to his role of SVP Operations and Chief Information Officer, Chris Schneider develops and implements the overall information technology strategy for First Industrial Realty Trust. He also leads property management operations for the company's West Region.

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

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

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Tom Sheraden QuadReal
Tom Sheraden CTO Tom Sheraden is deeply experienced in building and leading teams that focus relentlessly on executing business strategy and driving strong business re
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Tom Sheraden
CTO
QuadReal

Tom Sheraden is deeply experienced in building and leading teams that focus relentlessly on executing business strategy and driving strong business results through technology and innovation. As CTO of QuadReal, he is responsible for using technology to drive competitive advantage. QuadReal is a Canadian real estate investment, development and management company operating on a global scale with a $24.5 billion portfolio that spans 23 global cities across 17 countries.

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David Silva Allied Properties REIT
David Silva VP, Technology David Silva is currently is VP, Technology at Allied Properties REIT. He is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of all the company
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David Silva
VP, Technology
Allied Properties REIT

David Silva is currently is VP, Technology at Allied Properties REIT. He is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of all the company's IT services. David has over 25 years senior IT experience and leadership.

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Shaun Smith Phillips Edison & Co.
Shaun Smith SVP, CIO Shaun Smith joined Phillips Edison in 2014 as its CIO where he oversees the company's information technology environment to support the company's busi
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Shaun Smith
SVP, CIO
Phillips Edison & Co.

Shaun Smith joined Phillips Edison in 2014 as its CIO where he oversees the company's information technology environment to support the company's business strategy. Previously, he served as CIO for The Related Companies where he led a large team of technology staff in developing and implementing technology initiatives to support the company's overall goals and profitability.

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Julie Sokol Irvine Company
Julie Sokol SVP, IT Julie Sokol is SVP, IT at the Irvine Company. In her role, she is responsible for the overall performance and delivery of information technology and
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Julie Sokol
SVP, IT
Irvine Company

Julie Sokol is SVP, IT at the Irvine Company. In her role, she is responsible for the overall performance and delivery of information technology and technology innovation across the company. She has an extensive background in strategic consulting and working with organizations to apply technology to transform and differentiate themselves.

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Helane Stein Brixmor
Helane Stein SVP, CIO Helane Stein is SVP, CIO of Brixmor, an owner and operator of one of the nation's largest portfolios of open-air shopping centers, with approximately
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Helane Stein
SVP, CIO
Brixmor

Helane Stein is SVP, CIO of Brixmor, an owner and operator of one of the nation's largest portfolios of open-air shopping centers, with approximately 500 commercial real estate properties strategically located across 38 states.

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Stephen Suriano DRA Advisors
Stephen Suriano Director, IT
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Stephen Suriano
Director, IT
DRA Advisors

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Tom Taddeo Kimco
Tom Taddeo SVP, CIO Thomas Taddeo is SVP, CIO at Kimco. He is responsible for the overall technology strategy, systems and infrastructure which support Kimco's global bus
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Tom Taddeo
SVP, CIO
Kimco

Thomas Taddeo is SVP, CIO at Kimco. He is responsible for the overall technology strategy, systems and infrastructure which support Kimco's global business operations. He also directs the implementation of enterprise initiatives that leverage technology to improve organizational efficiency and productivity. Prior to joining Kimco, Tom was a Senior Manager at Deloitte in their Real Estate Consulting Practice. He has a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University.

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Denise Taylor Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
Denise Taylor Global CIO
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Denise Taylor
Global CIO
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

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Greg Thomas Alexandria Real Estate Equities
Greg Thomas SVP, CTO Greg Thomas is currently SVP, CTO at Alexandria Real Estate Equities. He is an Information management executive, with a proven track record of leading
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Greg Thomas
SVP, CTO
Alexandria Real Estate Equities

Greg Thomas is currently SVP, CTO at Alexandria Real Estate Equities. He is an Information management executive, with a proven track record of leading organizations through business-oriented digital transformations. With a real estate and financial services industry focus, works closely with lines of business leaders to identify requirements and opportunities for innovation and enabling technologies. Combines a high-energy, collaborative work style, with the ability to harness agility and responsiveness to build a high-performing digital culture.

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Brian Thompson Smartcentres
Brian Thompson Sr. Director, ISIT Brian Thompson is the Senior Director and head of IS IT at SmartCentres, one of Canada’s largest Real Estate Investment Trusts. He is an entrepreneuri
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Brian Thompson
Sr. Director, ISIT
Smartcentres

Brian Thompson is the Senior Director and head of IS IT at SmartCentres, one of Canada’s largest Real Estate Investment Trusts. He is an entrepreneurial and executive leader with over 25 years'experience in Real Estate Systems & Technology and responsible for the strategic, operational, infrastructure, security and application development at the company.

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Ian Turnbull First Capital Realty
Ian Turnbull CIO Ian Turnbull is CIO at First Capital Realty, a Canadian public real estate company that develops, owns and operates over 23.8 millions gross leasable
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Ian Turnbull
CIO
First Capital Realty

Ian Turnbull is CIO at First Capital Realty, a Canadian public real estate company that develops, owns and operates over 23.8 millions gross leasable area of urban retail properties.

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Brandon Van Orden Cousins Properties
Brandon Van Orden SVP, CIO Brandon Van Orden is SVP & CIO for Cousins Properties Incorporated based in Atlanta. He is responsible for Cousins technical vision and all aspects o
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Brandon Van Orden
SVP, CIO
Cousins Properties

Brandon Van Orden is SVP & CIO for Cousins Properties Incorporated based in Atlanta. He is responsible for Cousins technical vision and all aspects of the Information Technology organization including people, strategy, development and operations. Prior to joining Cousins in 2016, Brandon was VP of Global Applications for Novelis and prior to that he was with GE Energy for 12 years where he held a number of IT leadership roles increasing in responsibility after he graduated from the GE Information Technology Leadership Program in 2003.

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Renato Vanin RioCan
Renato Vanin VP, IT Renato Vanin is VP, IT of RioCan, Canada's largest Real Estate Investment Trust. He leads and manages the strategy, delivery and operations of IT serv
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Renato Vanin
VP, IT
RioCan

Renato Vanin is VP, IT of RioCan, Canada's largest Real Estate Investment Trust. He leads and manages the strategy, delivery and operations of IT services in support of the company's objectives.

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Cheryl VanPatten Washington Prime Group
Cheryl VanPatten SVP, CIO Cheryl VanPatten is SVP, CIO of Washington Prime Group. She is responsible for providing solutions, direction and leadership regarding information tec
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Cheryl VanPatten
SVP, CIO
Washington Prime Group
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Cheryl VanPatten is SVP, CIO of Washington Prime Group. She is responsible for providing solutions, direction and leadership regarding information technology to corporate and field operations and to other business partners. Washington Prime Group is a retail REIT and an owner, manager and developer of retail properties.

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Edward Wagoner JLL
Edward Wagoner EVP & Americas CIO Edward Wagoner is Global CIO, Corporate Solutions at JLL. He is globally responsible for all aspects of JLL’s technology for corporate occupiers, incl
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Edward Wagoner
EVP & Americas CIO
JLL

Edward Wagoner is Global CIO, Corporate Solutions at JLL. He is globally responsible for all aspects of JLL’s technology for corporate occupiers, including the business strategy, marketing, development, deployment and support.

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Xavier Walker British Land
Xavier Walker CIO Xavier Walker is a strategic and commercial thinking IT leader with a hands on approach who has delivered large scale change and IT programmes, both i
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Xavier Walker
CIO
British Land
LinkedIn

Xavier Walker is a strategic and commercial thinking IT leader with a hands on approach who has delivered large scale change and IT programmes, both internal and customer facing. He is currently CIO/Head of Technology at British Land, one of the largest property development and investment companies in the UK.

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Marguerite Westbrook EDENS
Marguerite Westbrook VP, Technology Marguerite Westbrook is VP, Technology at EDENS, a nationally leading retail real estate owner, operator and developer. She oversees creating value fo
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Marguerite Westbrook
VP, Technology
EDENS

Marguerite Westbrook is VP, Technology at EDENS, a nationally leading retail real estate owner, operator and developer. She oversees creating value for the company by improving user productivity through collaboration and data analytics, as well as automation and integration of EDENS’ systems. She is responsible for providing solutions, direction and leadership to align the technology strategy with the company's goals and objectives.

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Jim Whalen Boston Properties
Jim Whalen SVP, CIO/CTO Jim Whalen serves as SVP and CIO/CTO responsible for the direction and implementation of technology and applications at Boston Properties, a fully int
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Jim Whalen
SVP, CIO/CTO
Boston Properties
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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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Park Wong Oxford Properties
Park Wong VP, IT Park Wong is VP, IT of Oxford Properties. He is responsible for providing IT vision, strategy and leadership while partnering with the business leader
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Park Wong
VP, IT
Oxford Properties

Park Wong is VP, IT of Oxford Properties. He is responsible for providing IT vision, strategy and leadership while partnering with the business leaders in leading and driving both traditional IT services as well as proactively proposing innovative solutions to solve increasingly scalable business needs.

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Damien Wu Link REIT
Damien Wu CIO Damien Wu is CIO of Link Asset Management Limited, currently Asia’s largest REIT. He is responsible for the formulation and management of its informat
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Damien Wu
CIO
Link REIT

Damien Wu is CIO of Link Asset Management Limited, currently Asia’s largest REIT. He is responsible for the formulation and management of its information technology strategy and functions. Damien has over 20 years of IT management, IT consulting and IT Startup experiences.

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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.

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Scott Zimmerman CenterPoint Properties
Scott Zimmerman CIO Scott Zimmerman has been CenterPoint’s CIO for over 20 years and is responsible for directing the IT Department and aligning the IT strategy with the
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Scott Zimmerman
CIO
CenterPoint Properties
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Scott Zimmerman has been CenterPoint’s CIO for over 20 years and is responsible for directing the IT Department and aligning the IT strategy with the company's objectives. He is also responsible for CenterPoint’s corporate marketing activities as well as their business process initiatives.

IBcon Advisory Council Co-Chairs

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

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

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

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

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Jared Summers ExxonMobil
Jared Summers Data Foundation Manager Jared Summers is a motivated execution-oriented high performance individual who has extensive experience managing large-scale global programs. He brin
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Jared Summers
Data Foundation Manager
ExxonMobil
LinkedIn

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

IBcon Advisory Council Members

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

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

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Ryan Allbaugh Wells Fargo
Ryan Allbaugh Business Initiatives Consultant Ryan Allbaugh has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Currently, he leads highly knowledgeable and collaborative teams to design and imple
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Ryan Allbaugh
Business Initiatives Consultant
Wells Fargo
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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Peter Asmus Navigant
Peter Asmus Principal Research Analyst Peter Asmus is a principal research analyst contributing to Navigant Research’s Energy Technologies program, with a focus on emerging energy distribut
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Peter Asmus
Principal Research Analyst
Navigant

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

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

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

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

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

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Scott Cochrane Cochrane Supply & Engineering
Scott Cochrane President Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering, overseeing six branches throughout three states and one in Canada. He is an advi
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Scott Cochrane
President
Cochrane Supply & Engineering
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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Scott Collins Technology General Contractor,
Scott Collins Project Executive
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Scott Collins
Project Executive
Technology General Contractor,

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

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

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Eric Cruz Alexandria Real Estate Equities
Eric Cruz Executive Director, Technical Development
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Eric Cruz
Executive Director, Technical Development
Alexandria Real Estate Equities
LinkedIn

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Traci Doane JLL
Traci Doane President, Technology Solutions Traci Doane joined JLL in 2016 as the President of Technology Solutions and is responsible for defining strategic direction, overall financial operati
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Traci Doane
President, Technology Solutions
JLL
LinkedIn

Traci Doane joined JLL in 2016 as the President of Technology Solutions and is responsible for defining strategic direction, overall financial operations and business development performance. She has more than 26 years’ experience in workplace management services and technology solutions for CRE and FM.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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David Giddings Oxford Properties
David Giddings Director, National Programs With 25+ years of property management experience, David Giddings currently directs Oxford Properties' National Operating & Technical services initiati
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David Giddings
Director, National Programs
Oxford Properties
LinkedIn

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

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

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

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Marc Gittleman 5x5 Telecom
Marc Gittleman CEO Marc is CEO of 5x5 Telecom, Southern California’s fastest-growing Internet Service Provider. 5x5 combines the fastest install time (1-2 day vs 30-90 d
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Marc Gittleman
CEO
5x5 Telecom
LinkedIn

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

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

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Arv Gupta Cadillac Fairview
Arv Gupta SVP, National Operations Arv Gupta is an accomplished operations executive with over 25 years of experience in leading business renewal, and building sustainable customer valu
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Arv Gupta
SVP, National Operations
Cadillac Fairview
LinkedIn

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jeff Houpt Automation Integrated
Jeff Houpt President/CEO Jeff Houpt is a serial entrepreneur with 25 years experience in highly demanding engineering environments. Jeff’s experience runs from critical facili
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Jeff Houpt
President/CEO
Automation Integrated
LinkedIn

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

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Rick Huijbregts George Brown College
Rick Huijbregts VP, Strategy & Innovation As VP, Strategy & Innovation, Rick Huijbregts oversees strategic planning and partnership development to ensure George Brown College remains well pos
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Rick Huijbregts
VP, Strategy & Innovation
George Brown College
LinkedIn

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Lachlan MacQuarrie Oxford Properties
Lachlan MacQuarrie VP, Real Estate Management Lachlan MacQuarrie oversees the service side of Oxford’s operations platform across 5 asset classes in Canada including Smart & Connected, and Cyber S
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Lachlan MacQuarrie
VP, Real Estate Management
Oxford Properties
LinkedIn

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

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

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

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Paul Maximuk Ford Land Energy
Paul Maximuk Energy Manager Paul Maximuk is Energy Manager for Ford Land Energy where he is currently is providing project and program technical guidance to implement global met
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Paul Maximuk
Energy Manager
Ford Land Energy
LinkedIn

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jeff Nash Brookfield Properties
Jeff Nash Sr. Director, Energy Management
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Jeff Nash
Sr. Director, Energy Management
Brookfield Properties
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Mike Nootens Equity Commonwealth
Mike Nootens SVP Engineering, Construction & Ops
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Mike Nootens
SVP Engineering, Construction & Ops
Equity Commonwealth
LinkedIn

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Neil Osten Mortenson
Neil Osten MEP Design Phase Manager
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Neil Osten
MEP Design Phase Manager
Mortenson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Tom Shircliff Intelligent Buildings
Tom Shircliff Co-Founder Tom Shircliff is a co-founder and principal of Intelligent Buildings, a nationally recognized smart real estate professional services company that was
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Tom Shircliff
Co-Founder
Intelligent Buildings
LinkedIn

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

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

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Mike Smith WhiteSpace
Mike Smith President
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Mike Smith
President
WhiteSpace

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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