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CIO Roundtable

November 1 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Westin Kierland

The Realcomm CIO Roundtable (by-invitation only) is an unrivaled experience in learning and networking with some of 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 post-pandemic issues related to the massive behavioral shifts in our workforce, driving digital dexterity across the organization and the challenges associated with reoccupancy and the 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 “now” normal.

Co-Chairs

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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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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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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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SESSIONS

Welcome and Introductions
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 2:00 pm - 2:10 pm    Location: Kierland 1B
Speakers:
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Howard Berger Realcomm
Howard Berger Managing Partner, SVP Programs Howard Berger has over 30 years of experience in technology and commercial/investment real estate. As Realcomm's SVP Programs, he manages its US and i
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Howard Berger
Managing Partner, SVP Programs
Realcomm
LinkedIn

Howard Berger has over 30 years of experience in technology and commercial/investment real estate. As Realcomm's SVP Programs, he manages its US and international conferences and CIO programs. Previously, he was with The Jamesan Group, which specialized in strategic technology consulting for the commercial real estate industry and prior to that, he was with TRW Real Estate Information Systems where he developed real estate information systems for the mortgage, appraisal and title insurance industries.

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

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

Aligning IT Capacity, Organizational Structure and Governance Around PropTech
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 2:20 pm - 3:00 pm    Location: Kierland 1B
Moderator:
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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.

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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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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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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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.

Future of Flex
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 3:10 pm - 3:30 pm    Location: Kierland 1B
Speaker:
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Scott Morey WeWork
Scott Morey President, Technology & Innovation
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Scott Morey
President, Technology & Innovation
WeWork

PECO Tenant Services Platform Case Study
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 4:05 pm - 4:25 pm    Location: Kierland 1B
Speaker:
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Kevin McCann Phillips Edison
Kevin McCann CIO Kevin McCann is a senior business technology executive with over 20 years of experience. Currently, he is Chief Information Officer at Phillips Edis
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Kevin McCann
CIO
Phillips Edison

Kevin McCann is a senior business technology executive with over 20 years of experience. Currently, he is Chief Information Officer at Phillips Edison & Company. Previously, Kevin was CIO and VP at IRC Retail Centers where he created and developed the company’s technology department, and set strategic technology goals. Previous to IRC, he was the IT Director for the Inland Real Estate Group of Companies.

BentallGreenOak Strategic Capital Partners Case Study
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 4:35 pm - 5:00 pm    Location: Kierland 1B
Speakers:
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Jim Carr BentallGreenOak
Jim Carr Chief Innovation Officer
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Jim Carr
Chief Innovation Officer
BentallGreenOak

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Doug Prichard BentallGreenOak
Doug Prichard VP, Business Enablement and Innovation Doug Prichard is BentallGreenOak’s Vice President, Business Enablement and Innovation focusing on Investment Management applications. The Investment
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Doug Prichard
VP, Business Enablement and Innovation
BentallGreenOak

Doug Prichard is BentallGreenOak’s Vice President, Business Enablement and Innovation focusing on Investment Management applications. The Investment Management team’s application portfolio include Argus Enterprise, Chatham Debt Management, DealCloud, Dynamo, Investran, MRI and RealPage BI / AIM. Prior to this position, Doug was responsible for BentallKennedy’s US Business Process team, and has also had overall responsibility for the IT function in a predecessor company.

Breakout Workshop: Office
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 5:10 pm - 5:40 pm    Location: Kierland 1B
Moderators:
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Mike Goodwin Stockbridge Capital Group
Mike Goodwin Director of Technology, CISO Mike Goodwin is Stockbridge's Director of Technology, CISO. He oversees information technology, information security and cybersecurity for the firm. H
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Mike Goodwin
Director of Technology, CISO
Stockbridge Capital Group

Mike Goodwin is Stockbridge's Director of Technology, CISO. He oversees information technology, information security and cybersecurity for the firm. He has a combined 18 years in the industry across different operational functions.

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Simon Okunev Tishman Speyer
Simon Okunev Managing Director, CIO Simon Okunev oversee the strategy and execution of Tishman Speyer's Global Information Technology function. He has 25 years of experience building and
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Simon Okunev
Managing Director, CIO
Tishman Speyer

Simon Okunev oversee the strategy and execution of Tishman Speyer's Global Information Technology function. He has 25 years of experience building and leading teams, as well as developing and implementing innovative technologies and systems.

Breakout Workshop: Retail
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 5:10 pm - 5:50 pm    Location: Kierland 1B
Moderators:
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Kim Scharf SITE Centers
Kim Scharf SVP, IT Kim Scharf has been the Senior Vice President of Information Technology at SITE Centers Corp. since April 2017. Before this, Kim served as SITE's Vice
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Kim Scharf
SVP, IT
SITE Centers

Kim Scharf has been the Senior Vice President of Information Technology at SITE Centers Corp. since April 2017. Before this, Kim served as SITE's Vice President of IT Enterprise Services. She is a member of the executive steering committee for SITE's Women of Influence program, the Realcomm Advisory Council, the Building Cyber Security (BCS) Advisory Board, and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).

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

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

Breakout Workshop: Industrial
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 5:10 pm - 5:50 pm    Location: Kierland 1B
Moderator:
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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.

Breakout Workshop: MFD
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 5:10 pm - 5:50 pm    Location: Kierland 1B
Moderators:
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Jeffrey Kok Mill Creek Residential Trust
Jeffrey Kok CIO & Chief Innovation Officer Jeffrey Kok serves as the Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Information Officer for Mill Creek Residential. He is the chair of the Innovation Committ
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Jeffrey Kok
CIO & Chief Innovation Officer
Mill Creek Residential Trust

Jeffrey Kok serves as the Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Information Officer for Mill Creek Residential. He is the chair of the Innovation Committee and a member of the Audit and Administrative Committee. In his role, Jeffrey is responsible for overseeing Innovation, Building Technology, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) with the goal to transform how Mill Creek leverages technology as a competitive advantage and increase the value of its communities.

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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.

Breakout Workshop: Takeaways
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 5:50 pm - 6:00 pm    Location: Kierland 1B
Speaker:
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Howard Berger Realcomm
Howard Berger Managing Partner, SVP Programs Howard Berger has over 30 years of experience in technology and commercial/investment real estate. As Realcomm's SVP Programs, he manages its US and i
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Howard Berger
Managing Partner, SVP Programs
Realcomm
LinkedIn

Howard Berger has over 30 years of experience in technology and commercial/investment real estate. As Realcomm's SVP Programs, he manages its US and international conferences and CIO programs. Previously, he was with The Jamesan Group, which specialized in strategic technology consulting for the commercial real estate industry and prior to that, he was with TRW Real Estate Information Systems where he developed real estate information systems for the mortgage, appraisal and title insurance industries.

Wrap Up
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 6:00 pm - 6:10 pm    Location: Kierland 1B
Speaker:
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Howard Berger Realcomm
Howard Berger Managing Partner, SVP Programs Howard Berger has over 30 years of experience in technology and commercial/investment real estate. As Realcomm's SVP Programs, he manages its US and i
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Howard Berger
Managing Partner, SVP Programs
Realcomm
LinkedIn

Howard Berger has over 30 years of experience in technology and commercial/investment real estate. As Realcomm's SVP Programs, he manages its US and international conferences and CIO programs. Previously, he was with The Jamesan Group, which specialized in strategic technology consulting for the commercial real estate industry and prior to that, he was with TRW Real Estate Information Systems where he developed real estate information systems for the mortgage, appraisal and title insurance industries.

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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