JUNE 6 - 7, 2018 | THE COSMOPOLITAN OF LAS VEGAS
Pre-Con Events: June 5 | Innovation Tech Tours: June 8

The smart connected high performance Intelligent Buildings conference

Advisory Council

The following list represents the advisors who have joined IBcon. The 2018 Advisory Council will aid in the quest for providing high-quality education on the most significant topics to ever impact the commercial and corporate real estate industry!

Advisory Council Co-Chairs

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

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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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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.

Advisory Council Members

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Stephen Adams Cushman & Wakefield
Stephen Adams General Manager Stephen Adams had over twenty years’ experience in the management of A Class office buildings and Regional Shopping Centers. Currently he is overseein
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Stephen Adams
General Manager
Cushman & Wakefield

Stephen Adams had over twenty years’ experience in the management of A Class office buildings and Regional Shopping Centers. Currently he is overseeing the migration of a 500,000-sf office complex in downtown Toronto from a multi-tenant format to a single user headquarters. A key component of this program is the introduction of an integrated Smart Building environment. The key outcome is for integrated base building systems and data analytics driving tenant comfort efficiency and reducing operational risk.

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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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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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Kevin Bates Sharp Development
Kevin Bates Owner Kevin Bates is the owner of Sharp Development company. Over the past six years, he has concentrated on retrofitting older generation concrete tilt-u
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Kevin Bates
Owner
Sharp Development
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Kevin Bates is the owner of Sharp Development company. Over the past six years, he has concentrated on retrofitting older generation concrete tilt-up buildings that are carbon neutral, have a net zero energy bill as well as a strong emphasis on the health and wellness of the interior environment for the occupants. The driver for Kevin is to demonstrate that this way of repurposing existing building stock can be done in a manner that is more profitable for the ownership than the less expensive way of building to meet minimum code.

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Rich Bluth Irvine Company
Rich Bluth VP, Energy Management As VP, Energy Management, Rich oversees enterprise-wide energy management initiatives for the diversified 110 MSF Irvine Company real estate portfolio
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Rich Bluth
VP, Energy Management
Irvine Company
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As VP, Energy Management, Rich oversees enterprise-wide energy management initiatives for the diversified 110 MSF Irvine Company real estate portfolio including utility account management, energy procurement, metering, Energy Star benchmarking, demand response and new energy technologies. Prior to joining Irvine Company in 2006, he held positions in facilities management and engineering in semiconductor and aerospace manufacturing. He holds a BSME from Santa Clara University, a MSME from CSU-Long Beach and is a California Professional Engineer.

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Jeff Clayton Lincoln Properties
Jeff Clayton Director of Engineering As Director of Engineering for Lincoln Properties, Jeff Clayton is responsible for providing overall technical support and oversight for managed build
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Jeff Clayton
Director of Engineering
Lincoln Properties
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As Director of Engineering for Lincoln Properties, Jeff Clayton is responsible for providing overall technical support and oversight for managed buildings and implementing environmental, health and safety training programs.

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Dave Clute ESD
Dave Clute Vice President Intelligent Building Practice Dave Clute has been an AEC/FM/IT Design Professional for over 35 years. He spent 10 years at Cisco Systems and 5 years at Zurich Insurance before he j
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Dave Clute
Vice President Intelligent Building Practice
ESD
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Dave Clute has been an AEC/FM/IT Design Professional for over 35 years. He spent 10 years at Cisco Systems and 5 years at Zurich Insurance before he joined ESD in 2017. Dave is currently leading the Intelligent Building Practice for ESD Global. He is responsible for providing thought leadership, leading key initiatives and assisting clients and project teams deliver "truly intelligent buildings."

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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
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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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Daniel Cocosa Google
Daniel Cocosa Regional Facility Manager, BMS Daniel Cocosa has 32 years' experience in Communication Infrastructure. For the last 10, he has been the Regional Facility Manager at Google's Northe
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Daniel Cocosa
Regional Facility Manager, BMS
Google
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Daniel Cocosa has 32 years' experience in Communication Infrastructure. For the last 10, he has been the Regional Facility Manager at Google's Northern California Portfolio where he is responsible for developing strategies and systems that support over 5.5 million SF office space and growing R&D, along with the organization's Networked Fire Systems that connects 95 buildings. These systems were built from the ground up using state-of-the-art technologies and often converging systems. Dan has been instrumental in providing staff the high tech tools to support their ongoing maintenance practices for monitoring power; gas; water; 10,000 panel solar arrays; fuel cells and geothermal plant.

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Scott Collins Technology GC
Scott Collins Project Executive
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Scott Collins
Project Executive
Technology GC

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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
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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
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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 JLL
Maureen Ehrenberg President, Global Integrated Facilities Management Maureen Ehrenberg currently serves as Executive Managing Director of Integrated Facilities Management (IFM), Corporate Solutions for the Americas and
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Maureen Ehrenberg
President, Global Integrated Facilities Management
JLL

Maureen Ehrenberg currently serves as Executive Managing Director of Integrated Facilities Management (IFM), Corporate Solutions for the Americas and Chair of its IFM Global Specialty Board. She is an internationally recognized expert in the facility management field, and provides strategic direction and expertise to a team of 8,000 who currently manage more than 760 million square feet of property in the Americas and provides leadership to the members of JLL’s Global IFM Board.

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Kenneth Finnegan Related
Kenneth Finnegan CIO, Managing Dir Technology, Hudson Yards As CIO and Managing Director of Technology for Related Companies, Kenneth Finnegan manages the development of technology processes and teams to suppor
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Kenneth Finnegan
CIO, Managing Dir Technology, Hudson Yards
Related
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As CIO and Managing Director of Technology for Related Companies, Kenneth Finnegan manages the development of technology processes and teams to support Hudson Yards, 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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Michael Frazee Lend Lease
Michael Frazee VP, Information & Communications Technology 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, Information & Communications Technology
Lend Lease
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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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Joydeep Ganguly Gilead
Joydeep Ganguly VP, Engineering, Facilities & Operations Joydeep Ganguly is currently the VP of Corporate Engineering, Facilities and Operations at Gilead Sciences, where he is responsible for designing and
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Joydeep Ganguly
VP, Engineering, Facilities & Operations
Gilead
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Joydeep Ganguly is currently the VP of Corporate Engineering, Facilities and Operations at Gilead Sciences, where he is responsible for designing and executing its engineering, facilities and Infrastructure strategy. Passionate about engineering sciences and advanced analytics in the industry, Joydeep has been published in this space in numerous journals and holds multiple patents in the area of bioprocess optimization.

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David Giddings Oxford Properties
David Giddings Director, National Programs David Giddings currently directs Oxford's National Operating & Technical services initiatives aimed at enhancing site delivery of service excellence,
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David Giddings
Director, National Programs
Oxford Properties
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David Giddings currently directs Oxford's National Operating & Technical services initiatives aimed at enhancing site delivery of service excellence, best operating practices and enhancing returns for our its stakeholders. He leads a team of individuals that deliver programs leveraging Oxfords scale to address efficiency, expertise and governance. David is presently heading the company's effort to develop a National Standard for Smart Buildings, which includes a single converged network utilized by all base building systems.

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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 Gittleman oversees 3rd Party Services throughout Rising's 3+ million sq. ft commercial real estate portfolio, business development of integrated
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Marc Gittleman
CEO
5X5 Telecom
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Marc Gittleman oversees 3rd Party Services throughout Rising's 3+ million sq. ft commercial real estate portfolio, business development of integrated verticals, and Rising's energy, sustainability and technology initiatives. Marc has also participated as a GP investor in over $600M of transactions. Marc is also CEO & Co-Founder of 5x5 Telecom, a fiber optic ISP and smart-building platform located in Los Angeles. He is a noted expert in real estate innovation.

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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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Noah Goldstein Navigant
Noah Goldstein Director Noah Goldstein, PhD, LEED AP, is research director within Navigant Research's Custom Research group, with a focus on cleantech and building technologi
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Noah Goldstein
Director
Navigant
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Noah Goldstein, PhD, LEED AP, is research director within Navigant Research's Custom Research group, with a focus on cleantech and building technologies innovation in the market. He focuses on strategic engagement in topics of energy efficiency, building energy management, and applied sustainability. As the director of building research, Noah led research on Zero Energy Buildings, Energy Management Systems in Commercial Buildings, and corporate strategy. Previously, he was a scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, where he led research on energy systems informatics and energy efficiency as well as led sustainability compliance for the DOE site.

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Eric Gray Cousins Properties
Eric Gray Director, Engineer Eric Gray is currently the Director of Engineering at Cousins Properties. He oversees the operations and engineering staff for over 15 million rentabl
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Eric Gray
Director, Engineer
Cousins Properties
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Eric Gray is currently the Director of Engineering at Cousins Properties. He oversees the operations and engineering staff for over 15 million rentable SF of Class A+ office buildings in the sunbelt states. Responsibilities include: providing technical expertise in building efficient operation, establishing and monitoring standards of excellence, major project review and other support to enhance the engineering staff. Eric has been with the company for 27 years.

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David Gunter HP
David Gunter Region Head, Americas, Corporate Real Estate and Workplace Services (CREWS) David Gunter has over 14 years of global corporate real estate and facilities management experience. He is currently Region Head, Americas, Corporate
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David Gunter
Region Head, Americas, Corporate Real Estate and Workplace Services (CREWS)
HP
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David Gunter has over 14 years of global corporate real estate and facilities management experience. He is currently Region Head, Americas, Corporate Real Estate and Workplace Services (CREWS) at HP.

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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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John Hess Las Vegas Sands
John Hess Exec. Director of Engineering John Hess is Executive Director of Engineering for Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVSC). He is involved in specifying engineering design and optimization of b
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John Hess
Exec. Director of Engineering
Las Vegas Sands

John Hess is Executive Director of Engineering for Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVSC). He is involved in specifying engineering design and optimization of building infrastructure of LVSC’s over 50 million SF of integrated resorts worldwide. A particular focus is high performance DDC control systems to minimize utility consumption and cost, achieve aggressive sustainability performance targets, maximize occupant comfort and minimize maintenance burden on facilities’ technicians.

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Mike Hess Panasonic
Mike Hess VP, Smart & Sustainable Buildings Mike Hess, PE, LEED Fellow, leads Panasonic’s Smart & Sustainable Buildings team, and also supports their CityNOW initiatives for smart and sustainabl
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Mike Hess
VP, Smart & Sustainable Buildings
Panasonic
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Mike Hess, PE, LEED Fellow, leads Panasonic’s Smart & Sustainable Buildings team, and also supports their CityNOW initiatives for smart and sustainable cities. He provides up front sustainability, energy and technology consulting for Panasonic’s smart city projects, including analysis of utilizing autonomous shuttles.

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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 Hepta Control Systems
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
Hepta Control Systems

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
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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
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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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David Kaneda Integral Group
David Kaneda Managing Principal David Kaneda has been designing buildings in North America and Europe for over three decades. His breakthough IDeAs Z Squared building was the first n
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David Kaneda
Managing Principal
Integral Group
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David Kaneda has been designing buildings in North America and Europe for over three decades. His breakthough IDeAs Z Squared building was the first net zero energy commercial office in the United States and he has led the electrical design for dozens of Net Zero Energy, LEED Platinum, AIA COTE Top 10, and Well Certified buildings. He is a Professional Engineer, a Fellow in the AIA and a LEED Fellow.

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Gordon L'Estrange Salesforce
Gordon L'Estrange Sr. Director Real Estate Gordon L'Estrange has over 19 years of design and project management experience. He is currently Senior Director, Global Real Estate Projects at Sales
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Gordon L'Estrange
Sr. Director Real Estate
Salesforce
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Gordon L'Estrange has over 19 years of design and project management experience. He is currently Senior Director, Global Real Estate Projects at Salesforce responsible for new project delivery in AMER West.

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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
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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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Alina Lloyd QuadReal
Alina Lloyd Vice President, QuadReal Digital Innovation Programs and Research Alina Lloyd is VP, Real Estate Strategy of QuadReal, an ndependent and privately held global real estate company with managed assets totaling more tha
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Alina Lloyd
Vice President, QuadReal Digital Innovation Programs and Research
QuadReal

Alina Lloyd is VP, Real Estate Strategy of QuadReal, an ndependent and privately held global real estate company with managed assets totaling more than $18 billion.

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Neil Lumsden NVIDIA
Neil Lumsden Director Facilities & Site Services
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Neil Lumsden
Director Facilities & Site Services
NVIDIA
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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
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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 Deputy Associate CIO and Director for Planning, Strategy, and Programs in the Public Buildings Information Technology Services
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Charles Matta
Director
GSA
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Charles Matta, FAIA is Deputy Associate CIO and Director for Planning, Strategy, and Programs in the Public Buildings Information Technology Services at GSA. He is the former National Director for Federal Buildings and Modernizations in GSA's Office of Design and Construction Programs. Between 2005 and 2009, he oversaw a program consisting of approximately 120 buildings nationwide in various stages of planning, design and construction with a value exceeding $5 billion. He has represented GSA on Design Excellence Peer Reviews and AE Selection Panels for Federal facilities and has served as the agency's lead on key initiatives including ‘Total Building Commissioning', AIA Continuing Education, and BIM (Building Information Modeling) – a ground-breaking program that garnered numerous federal and corporate awards.

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Ted Maulucci SmartONE Solutions
Ted Maulucci President Ted Maulucci is the President of SmartONE Solutions, a company committed to advancing the digital living experience in communities. He assumed the rol
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Ted Maulucci
President
SmartONE Solutions
LinkedIn

Ted Maulucci is the President of SmartONE Solutions, a company committed to advancing the digital living experience in communities. He assumed the role of President at SmartONE after a 26 year career as the Chief Information Officer of a leading Toronto based multi-family real estate developer. He was recognized as the Private Sector Canadian CIO of the Year in 2016 for his achievements in connected buildings.

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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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Scott McBrayne Cadillac Fairview
Scott McBrayne Sr. Director, National Operations
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Scott McBrayne
Sr. Director, National Operations
Cadillac Fairview
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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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Justin Mills Vicinity Centres
Justin Mills Executive General Manager, Shopping 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
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Justin Mills
Executive General Manager, Shopping Centres
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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Quinn Munton GPG Advisers
Quinn Munton Executive Director Quinn Munton brings more than 15 years of experience to GPG Advisers in infrastructure engineering, energy management/ procurement, building automatio
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Quinn Munton
Executive Director
GPG Advisers
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Quinn Munton brings more than 15 years of experience to GPG Advisers in infrastructure engineering, energy management/ procurement, building automation engineering and operations management and consulting, with a significant amount of this experience concentrated on the Owner/REIT, Commercial Real Estate, Retail, Multi-Family and Hospitality sectors. Quinn's focus is on helping owner operators, corporate occupiers and multi-family portfolios improve their operations, solve technology problems and operate greener, with a focus on the bottom line.

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Brian Oswald CBRE|ESI
Brian Oswald Managing Director
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Brian Oswald
Managing Director
CBRE|ESI

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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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Raj Patel JBG SMITH Properties
Raj Patel CTO
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Raj Patel
CTO
JBG SMITH Properties
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Joe Pattenaude Bedrock Detroit
Joe Pattenaude Director of Building Systems
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Joe Pattenaude
Director of Building Systems
Bedrock Detroit

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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 Communications Officer & VP, Marketing 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 Communications Officer & VP, Marketing
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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Chip Pierpont GSA
Chip Pierpont Director, Innovation, Performance and Technologies Chip Pierpont manages and provides expert guidance on the development and execution of requirements/solutions for building operations and technologies
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Chip Pierpont
Director, Innovation, Performance and Technologies
GSA

Chip Pierpont manages and provides expert guidance on the development and execution of requirements/solutions for building operations and technologies for General Services Administration (GSA), a Public Buildings Service (PBS) government agency tasked with managing government buildings and real estate, providing product and service procurement support, and developing policies and regulations. The landlord for the civilian federal government, PBS owns or leases 8,700 assets, maintains an inventory of more than 370 million square feet of workspace for 1.1 million federal employees, and preserves more than 481 historic properties.

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Paul Roeser Brookfield
Paul Roeser SVP, Industrial Global Corporate Development
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Paul Roeser
SVP, Industrial Global Corporate Development
Brookfield

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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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Perry Schonfeld LBA Realty
Perry Schonfeld COO & Principal Perry S. Schonfeld is the Principal and COO for LBA and has over 37 years of experience in the financial and commercial real estate industries. Since
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Perry Schonfeld
COO & Principal
LBA Realty

Perry S. Schonfeld is the Principal and COO for LBA and has over 37 years of experience in the financial and commercial real estate industries. Since joining LBA in 1997, he has evolved into overseeing the overall operations of the company and currently serves on LBA’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining LBA, Perry was an Associate Director for Cushman & Wakefield of California and handled both asset and property management services for the Southern California region.

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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 CCTVm 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 CCTVm Wi-Fim Energy Management, shopper counting, and DAS. Brian support digital marketing initiatives including digital signage and property websites.

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Victor Settino First Gulf
Victor Settino SVP, Development & Construction With more than 17 years of experience in Planning and Development, Victor Settino leads the Development and Construction teams of First Gulf, ensuring
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Victor Settino
SVP, Development & Construction
First Gulf

With more than 17 years of experience in Planning and Development, Victor Settino leads the Development and Construction teams of First Gulf, ensuring every project - from design-build industrial to mixed-use office projects - is a success.

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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
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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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Jennifer Sicilia RYCOM
Jennifer Sicilia VP & GM
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Jennifer Sicilia
VP & GM
RYCOM

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Mike Smith WhiteSpace
Mike Smith President
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Mike Smith
President
WhiteSpace

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Casey Talon Navigant Research
Casey Talon Principal Research Analyst 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
Principal Research Analyst
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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Brian Turner OTI
Brian Turner President
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Brian Turner
President
OTI

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

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Leroy Walden Highrose Consultants
Leroy Walden President Leroy Walden has worked in various leadership positions in the Building Controls and Automation industry for forty years. He is passionate in the purs
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Leroy Walden
President
Highrose Consultants

Leroy Walden has worked in various leadership positions in the Building Controls and Automation industry for forty years. He is passionate in the pursuit of the growing uses of technology in sustainable building operations. Leroy bring specific insights to smart devices and equipment and how open source integration platforms will transform building maintenance in the coming decades.

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

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Tom Wirth Facebook
Tom Wirth Facilities Operations Manager Tom Wirth is Facilities Operations Manager at Facebook. Prior to Facebook, Tom held senior facilities positions at Apple, Cisco Systems and Google. To
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Tom Wirth
Facilities Operations Manager
Facebook

Tom Wirth is Facilities Operations Manager at Facebook. Prior to Facebook, Tom held senior facilities positions at Apple, Cisco Systems and Google. Tom has extensive background in the design and implementation of services, technology, and solutions in Facilities Operations and Services. Of interest to Tom is leveraging people, processes, and technology to deliver services that support the overall goals and objectives of global organizations and contribute to a positive employee experience.

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Leighton Wolffe NorthBridge Energy Partners
Leighton Wolffe Principal Leighton Wolffe is the Co-Founder of NorthBridge Energy Partners LLC, an independent consulting organization with expertise and perspective on US ener
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Leighton Wolffe
Principal
NorthBridge Energy Partners
LinkedIn

Leighton Wolffe is the Co-Founder of NorthBridge Energy Partners LLC, 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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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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Terry Young KRP Properties
Terry Young Vice President Operations
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Terry Young
Vice President 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.