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Technology & Innovation Chapter (April edition)

Global Committee Sponsor

Online
Wednesday, 21st April
15:00 - 16:00 | British Summer Time (GMT+1)
23 people are attending
Leonardo Faria
Leonardo
Leonardo Faria
DirectorGRI Club
An enthusiast of the real estate market, I've been working in the sector since 2016. From 2018 to 2020, I served as director of Smartus, a company focused on conferences and content production for the brazilian real estate decision-makers. Graduated in International Relations from Facamp.
Richard Wells
Richard
Richard Wells
Global Head of ProptechGRI Club

GRI Club's Global Committees set the professional standard for peer-to-peer knowledge sharing in order to identify new trendscapitalise on growth opportunities and aid deal flow discovery worldwide.

Curated purely by members, spanning 80+ countries, and across all asset classes, this global committee meets once per month via zoom to share the current sentiment, investment appetite and debate where the market is going.

Participation is open and welcome to all GRI Club Members, under the wing of the specific committee chapter. Be part of the global dynamic exchange and always be present for the opportune moments in your asset and region.

GRI Global Committee
Technology & Innovation Chapter

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Club Partners
Banco Sabadell en Peru
Brain
CBRE - México
CMS Hasche Sigle - Duesseldorf
Colliers International - Brazil
Duff & Phelps Ltd - London
Greystar
Grupo Patio
IHG Intercontinental Hotel Group
Newmark - Costa Rica
Regus - Mexico
SiiLA Mexico
Wolf Theiss - Poland
eClub Partner
Drooms GmbH
Pan European Club Partner
WeWork - UK
http://
Lima | Peru
Banco Sabadell es el cuarto grupo bancario privado español integrado por diferentes bancos marcas sociedades filiales y Sociedades participadas.
http://www.brain.srv.br
http://www.brain.srv.br
+55 41 3243 2880
Curitiba | Brazil
BRAIN is a company of intelligence, research and market studies in Real Estate. Brain develops quantitative, qualitative researches, product tests, vocational studies and competitive analysis, with its own methodology throughout Brazil.
http://www.cbre.com.mx/
http://www.cbre.com.mx/
+52 55 5284 0000
Ciudad de México | CMX | Mexico
Real Estate Consultancy specialized in providing solutions to investors developers occupiers and owners in all business lines.
https://cms.law/en/INT/global-reach/International/CMS-INT/Real-Estate-Construction
Düsseldorf | Germany
With the largest commercial real estate team in Europe and one of the biggest worldwide, CMS is well positioned to help investors, funders, developers, landlords and occupiers navigate all aspects of the real estate market and maximise their assets. Whatever the size and scope of your project or deal, with almost 800 real estate lawyers in 47 countries we have the resources to meet your needs quickly and efficiently, offering expert advice. We have been active in real estate in our markets for decades, so we understand the culture, the economic context, the local legal context and the history.
http://www.colliers.com/
http://www.colliers.com/
+55 11 3323 0000
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Colliers International is the global leader offering a complete portfolio of services for real estate investors, landlords, tenants and developers. As a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, Colliers has professionals in 485 offices around the world united by an entrepreneurial spirit - we take the initiative, think creatively, collaborate to reach and use our experience to innovate. Our 16,000 employees share a culture of service excellence. We strive to provide the best service experience in the business results we achieve and the personal attention in order to exceed the expectations of our clients.
http://www.duffandphelps.com
London | United Kingdom
Duff & Phelps REAG offers independent, specialized consultancy in connection with real estate investments, valuation, asset and portfolio management.
http://www.greystar.com/
Property and investment management and development services for residential and student housing properties.
http://www.patio.cl/
http://www.patio.cl/
+56 2 2979 6600
Santiago | Chile
Grupo Patio is a leading real estate company in Latin America and one of the fastest growing real estate development platforms in the region. The Company has under administration over US$1,5 bn, invested in over 70 real estate assets. The Company operates through each of its 5 divisions: Patio Comercial (Retail), Patio Oficinas (office), Patio Industrial (industrial), Patio Residencial (residential) and Patio Capitales (capital markets division). During its 14 years of operations, the Company has consolidated as a platform with a strong emphasis on value generation through an active management of its portfolio, innovative designs and strong focus on productivity and profitability of its assets.
http://
Florida | USA
IHG® is a global organization with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental®, Kimpton®, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN® Hotels, HUALUXE®, Crowne Plaza®, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Holiday Inn Resort®, avid™ hotels, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®. IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,200 hotels and nearly 780,000 guest rooms in almost 100 countries, with more than 1,500 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty program, which has more than 100 million enrolled members. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 350,000 people work across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices globally. Visit www.development.ihg.com for development information.
https://ngcentralamerica.com/
San José | Costa Rica
Newmark Knight Frank is one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe.
http://www.regus.com.mx/
Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal | Mexico State | Mexico
Regus is a global provider of work environments. Its network of more than 3,000 business centers in more than 104 countries. It provides convenient and high-quality spaces for people to work on, whether for minutes or years.
http://www.siila.com.mx
MEX | Mexico
SiiLA Mexico's mission is to provide market intelligence of the commercial real estate sector with the highest quality standards. SiiLA Mexico is a cloud-based platform backed by the best technology, reliable methodology and advanced statistics. This has successfully positioned us in Latin America as a provider of objective data and specialized consulting that allows our clients to make informed decisions.
http://www.wolftheiss.com/
http://www.wolftheiss.com/
+48 22 378 8900/ 48 22 378847
Warsaw | Poland
Wolf Theiss is one of the leading law firms in CEE and SEE. We have built our reputation on a combination of unrivalled local knowledge and strong international capability. We opened our first office in Vienna 60 years ago. Our team now brings together over 340 lawyers from a diverse range of backgrounds, working in offices in 13 countries throughout the CEE and SEE region. Over 80% of our work involves cross-border representation of international clients, and we offer full range of services.
https://www.drooms.com/
Frankfurt | Germany
Drooms is the leading provider of data rooms in Europe, connecting professionals and information in the worlds´ real capital markets. Our mission is to drive the transformation of manual processes into smart digital workstreams by connecting data and professionals across boundaries. We are expanding our tools and services around the globe through online, direct and indirect distribution channels with our passionate people, the main driver of our success.
http://www.wework.com
http://www.wework.com
+44 20 3695 7895
London | United Kingdom

Confirmed Participants

Adam Stanley
Adam Stanley
Cushman & Wakefield
Alex Edds
Alex Edds
JLL
Alexander Piur
Alexander Piur
ING Bank
Amit Diwan
Amit Diwan
Hines
Armando Fregoso
Armando Fregoso
Prologis
Audrey Klein
Audrey Klein
Kennedy Wilson
Ben Grippi
Ben Grippi
MetLife Investments
Bernardo Korenberg
Bernardo Korenberg
Bouwinvest
Cesar Jeri
Cesar Jeri
Verizon - UK
Dean Hopkins
Dean Hopkins
Oxford Properties Group
François Lacoursière
François Lacoursière
Ivanhoé Cambridge
Ian Mair
Ian Mair
Grosvenor Britain & Ireland and Grosvenor Fund Man
Ira Lehrman
Ira Lehrman
Nuveen Real Estate
James Whalen
James Whalen
Boston Properties
Adam Stanley
Adam
Adam Stanley
Global CIO and Chief Digital OfficerCushman & Wakefield
USA
Adam L. Stanley provides strategic and operational direction for Cushman & Wakefield’s client facing and colleague technology systems and infrastructure across all business lines and markets. As Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer, and a member of the Global Managing Board, he advocates for the best solutions for the best clients, supported by the best talent. Drawing on his more than 20 years of industry experience, Adam is a change agent with proven success driving growth, performance, talent retention and innovation. Under Adam’s leadership, Cushman & Wakefield (formerly DTZ) was named to the CIO100 for 2018, 2016 and 2015 by CIO Magazine.
Alex Edds
Alex
Alex Edds
Director of InnovationJLL
United Kingdom
Alexander Piur
Alexander
Alexander Piur
Head of Innovation and SustainabilityING Bank
Germany
Alexander Piur is responsible for Sustainability and Innovation for the global Real Estate Finance activities of ING Wholesale Banking, with local presence in APAC, EMEA and US. He has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate financing markets in Germany and Europa. Prior joining ING, he worked for several banks in Munich. Alexander is a member of IMMOEBS, has a degree as Immobilienökonom from the International Real Estate Business School in Regensburg and holds a B.Sc. in Finance and Management from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
Amit Diwan
Amit
Amit Diwan
MD and Country HeadHines
India
Amit Diwan is a Managing Director and the Country Head for Hines in India. Amit joined Hines in 2015 as the Chief Investment Officer. Prior to Hines, Amit was a Director/Partner at Piramal Fund Management for 5 years, responsible for the platform in North India which he had setup in 2010. Before his 2 year stint at Jones Lang LaSalle from 2008-2010, Amit was based in Singapore for 7 years and worked across Asia-Pacific, covering over 10 countries from Japan to UAE to Indonesia, first as a strategy consultant at Marakon Associates and thereafter as Head of Investments at GE Real Estate Southeast Asia. Amit received his BA in Economics from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University and earned his Masters from IIM, Ahmedabad
Armando Fregoso
Armando
Armando Fregoso
Senior VP & Country ManagerPrologis
USA
Armando Fregoso is currently Sr. Vice President, Country Manager for Prologis, Inc. in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is responsible for managing 10 million square feet, a team of 50 vibrant employees, all of our capital deployment and operations activities in Brazil and leads our Prologis Brazil Logistic Venture of nearly US $1.0 billion. Armando has participated in multiple leadership and career development programs, including: Dartmouth Society of Investment and Economics, the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and GRI. Armando holds a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College.
Audrey Klein
Audrey
Audrey Klein
Head of FundraisingKennedy Wilson
United Kingdom
Audrey Klein is the Head of Fundraising for Kennedy Wilson Europe. Prior to this she held Head of Fundraising roles at several firms but is best known for starting the European business out of London for the Park Hill Real Estate Group, a Division of Blackstone, which she ran for 9 yrs. Prior to joining Park Hill, she ran her own business for 5 yrs marketing alternative asset funds across all asset classes including private equity, real estate and hedge funds to European investors comprised of pension funds, banks, family offices and high net worth individuals. She is a graduate of Northwestern University's Kellogg School of business where she received an MBA, and is also a graduate of Emory University with a degree in Economics.
Ben Grippi
Ben
Ben Grippi
Associate DirectorMetLife Investments
USA
Real estate innovation thought leader. Seasoned investment professional with deep portfolio management, FinTech & PropTech experience across a wide variety of asset classes including Real Estate, Public & Private Fixed Income, Derivatives and Equity. Decisive leader who has managed global implementations impacting asset management, trade execution, asset & liability management and regulatory infrastructure enhancements.
Bernardo Korenberg
Bernardo
Bernardo Korenberg
Head of Sustainability and InnovationBouwinvest
Netherlands
Cesar Jeri
Cesar
Cesar Jeri
Head of Innovation & TechnologyVerizon - UK
United Kingdom
Real Estate Technology thought leader, focusing on the Future or Work. As the global head of Real Estate Innovation and Workplace Technology, Cesar is responsible for identifying, designing and scaling real estate technologies across Verizon’s property portfolio, which extends to over 100m sqft of real estate in 6,000 buildings worldwide; providing solutions across the RE lifecycle - strategy, design & construction, building operations, employee experience and ESG. The solutions range from IoT sensors and mobile apps to collaboration via mixed reality environments.
Dean Hopkins
Dean
Dean Hopkins
Executive Vice President & Chief Operations OfficerOxford Properties Group
Canada
Dean Hopkins is the Executive VP and Chief Operations Officer of Oxford Properties, a leading real estate investor, developer and manager. His role is to help design and enable the RE company of the future by evolving a wide variety of capabilities, systems, processes, and information necessary to support a rapidly growing, global platform. Prior to Oxford, he was the CEO of a scale-up hub established to help entrepreneurial technology companies through periods of substantial growth. Before that he spent a decade advising a leading multi-national media conglomerate on global transformation, and a decade founding and growing a pioneer in internet strategies. He began his career as a business analyst at a leading global management consultancy
François Lacoursière
François
François Lacoursière
Senior Vice President, InnovationIvanhoé Cambridge
Canada
As Senior Vice President, Innovation at Ivanhoé Cambridge, François is responsible for optimizing and bringing forward the various innovation activities, while leading collaborative efforts involving teams transversely. Recognized as an entrepreneur, a seasoned strategist and an agent of change within the corporate cultures, François Lacoursière has put his creative mind to profit for more than 25 years. Formerly a Senior Partner at Sid Lee, a world-class agency based in Montreal, François orchestrated numerous brand transformations for as many industries, geographies and disciplines.
Ian Mair
Ian
Ian Mair
Managing Director - Digital InnovationGrosvenor Britain & Ireland and Grosvenor Fund Man
United Kingdom
Ian is responsible for the digital innovation activities around the Group, being the Managing Director for the Digital Innovation business unit that was set up in July 2019. Ian joined Grosvenor in March 2012 as Commercial Finance Director for the Great Britain and Ireland business, being responsible for many change initiatives in his 2 years there before moving to Grosvenor Asia Pacific to take up the role of Regional Finance Director. Additionally taking on the Chief Operating Officer responsibilities, Ian spent 5 years in Asia before returning to the UK as Managing Director for Digital Innovation in July 2019.
Ira Lehrman
Ira
Ira Lehrman
Sr. Managing DirectorNuveen Real Estate
USA
James Whalen
James
James Whalen
SVP, Chief Information & Technology OfficerBoston Properties
USA
James Whalen serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Technology Officer for Boston Properties where he is responsible for the direction and implementation of technology, applications and security. Prior to joining the Company in March 1998, he served as Vice President, Information Systems of Beacon Properties. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a recipient of the New York City Urban Fellowship. Mr. Whalen is a current trustee and past President of the Boston Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM) and serves on the Realcomm Advisory Council, TechHire Boston and Boston Private Industry Council.
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