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@ the Intersection of Commercial and Corporate Real Estate,
Technology, Automation and Innovation
Virtual: Oct. 26 - 29 | Crossover: Oct. 28 | Onsite: Oct. 28 - 29

CIO Roundtable

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

The Realcomm CIO Roundtable is an unrivaled learning experience for the best and brightest CIOs in the Commercial Real Estate industry. Dissecting challenges and opportunities for real estate technology strategies among industry peers, the Roundtable provides attendees with the tools to become cross-functional change managers, guiding business strategy and driving innovation within their organizations. This highly focused event addresses the complex issues related to COVID-19 in an era of unprecedented change, elevating digital dexterity across the organization and the challenges associated with hybrid workplaces of the future. With content developed by leading senior IT leaders, the Roundtable provides an opportunity to learn IT leadership skills to navigate the next normal. The CIO Roundtable is a by-invitation only event.

ADVISORS

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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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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. He is a 20-year business technology veteran.

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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
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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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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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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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Sheridan Ware Charter Hall
Sheridan Ware Chief Information & Technology Officer Sheridan Ware manages all aspects of technology at Charter Hall. Multi-layered with far-reaching impact, her team constantly seeks new ways to leverag
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Sheridan Ware
Chief Information & Technology Officer
Charter Hall

Sheridan Ware manages all aspects of technology at Charter Hall. Multi-layered with far-reaching impact, her team constantly seeks new ways to leverage platforms and data – to drive deeper insights that will not only create better choices in property investment, but also ensure the business is operating as efficiently as possible to continue to grow and support its investors’ future wealth. As a human-centric designer, Sheridan puts people at the heart of everything she does.

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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.

TOPICS TO BE PRESENTED

(subject to change without notice)

This Forum is open to commercial property managers (end-users) only.
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SESSIONS

Agility, Flexibility and Vision: The Importance of IT LEADERSHIP in Troubled Times
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 8:00 am - 8:35 am    Location: Virtual
In recent years the role of the Real Estate IT professional has greatly expanded. Adding to the list of back office systems, smart building technologies including tenant apps and emerging tech, have made the role increasingly complex. With the arrival of COVID-19, the list of responsibilities has expanded once again. COVIDtech, WFH, Virtual Remote Tours, COVID related project management and technology related requirements now fall under the role of the Real Estate CIO. This session brings together leading CIOs from various sectors of the Real Estate industry for a frank discussion on the challenges of managing successful IT teams in today’s Real Estate organizations.

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

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

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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
LinkedIn

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. He is a 20-year business technology veteran.

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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.

Back to the Office: What Does the ULTIMATE HYBRID WORK Environment Look Like?
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 8:40 am - 9:20 am    Location: Virtual
New York City office buildings are at less than 20% occupancy, major companies such as Google, Salesforce and others are pushing return dates to the summer of 2021 and the office we knew at the beginning of 2020 may be gone forever. Occupancy, density and utilization were already under attack and being challenged by coworking companies and the continued mobilization of the workforce, COVID-19 was simply an accelerant. The question on everyone’s mind is; “What does the new work environment look like?”. Hybrid is a word being widely used but many are unsure what it means. This session brings together senior IT leaders from some of the most successful companies to discuss what this new hybrid work environment, could, should, will look like.

Speakers:
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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
LinkedIn

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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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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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
LinkedIn

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

Efficiency, Insight and Profitability: DATA STRATEGY, Science, Integration and Analytics
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 9:35 am - 10:10 am    Location: Virtual
Organizations are now challenged with organizing, normalizing, integrating and analyzing large amounts of data in order to enable the business to make better tactical and strategic decisions. To align with this challenge, companies must now develop comprehensive enterprise data strategies to ensure all data-related processes, from data architecture and model to ongoing governance, are taken into consideration. This essential session brings together the industry’s most progressive thought leaders who share their insight on this topic.

Speakers:
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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
LinkedIn

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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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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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.

BREAKOUT: Private Equity Outlook – Bets Being Placed and Technology's Impact
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 10:15 am - 10:45 am    Location: Virtual


Speakers:
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Janet Eaton CIM Group
Janet Eaton 1st VP, CTO
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Janet Eaton
1st VP, CTO
CIM Group

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Robert Teel Yardi
Robert Teel SVP, Global Solutions Rob Teel is responsible for product development, support and implementations of Yardi's Commercial Property Management and Investment Management suite
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Robert Teel
SVP, Global Solutions
Yardi

Rob Teel is responsible for product development, support and implementations of Yardi's Commercial Property Management and Investment Management suites. Rob joined Yardi Systems in 2003, and he has nearly 20 years of property and financial systems implementation experience.

BREAKOUT: Achieving Your Data Ambition – Invesco's Journey to Optimizing Data Strategy
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 10:15 am - 10:45 am    Location: Virtual
Speakers:
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Pete Schow Invesco
Pete Schow Global Data Strategist
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Pete Schow
Global Data Strategist
Invesco

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Naseem Wenzel CohnReznick
Naseem Wenzel Partner Naseem Wenzel is a partner in CohnReznick's Commercial Real Estate Advisory Practice. Leveraging a deep understanding of the industry and its function
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Naseem Wenzel
Partner
CohnReznick

Naseem Wenzel is a partner in CohnReznick's Commercial Real Estate Advisory Practice. Leveraging a deep understanding of the industry and its functions with more than 20 years of experience, she has a proven track record of providing world-class service to investment management and private equity firms focusing on business transformation and strategy.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT

The CIO Roundtable is a by-invitation only event. You must also be a registered Realcomm | IBcon virtual conference attendee to participate. Once you’ve registered, please reserve your seat by contacting Cheri Parr. Space is limited so you must RSVP.

Cheri Parr  –  Program Manager   |   Phone: 310-421-4362   |   cparr@realcomm.com

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