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CRE Cybersecurity Forum

November 1 | 9:00 am - 11:30 am | Westin Kierland

Cybersecurity, as it impacts the built environment, is one of the most serious concerns for building owners and operators today. The ever-increasing number of managed and unmanaged entry points to building data and operational systems presents unique challenges associated with securing smart buildings and facilities. We’ve recently seen an unprecedented number of highly organized ransomware attacks which are affecting real estate portfolios globally as unique challenges on effective cybersecurity protocols for remote work environments and critical infrastructures arise. A new-found appetite for invasive technologies, such as the vast amount of new IoT devices and cloud services being onboarded to buildings, add to the new complexities of cybersecurity and privacy strategies.

The CRE Cybersecurity Forum will assess cybersecurity best practices for the built environment’s next normal and bring together industry thought leaders to address the most high-impact cyber threats and OT ransomware attacks building owners and operators face today. Much of the content for this event will be developed by the ongoing work of the Real Estate Cyber Consortium (RECC).

Co-Chairs

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Ryan Allbaugh Wells Fargo
Ryan Allbaugh Real Estate Technology & Innovation Strategist 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
Real Estate Technology & Innovation Strategist
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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Thano Lambrinos QuadReal
Thano Lambrinos SVP, Digital Buildings, Experiences & Innovation Thano Lambrinos has over 15 years’ experience in the construction and building technologies space, and leverages digital transformation learnings acro
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Thano Lambrinos
SVP, Digital Buildings, Experiences & Innovation
QuadReal

Thano Lambrinos has over 15 years’ experience in the construction and building technologies space, and leverages digital transformation learnings across vertical markets to drive innovation and change in commercial real estate. At QuadReal, Thano works to deploy advanced technologies that redefine the way buildings are designed, built, managed, and how the occupants experience their environments. As Senior Vice President, he leads the Digital Buildings, Customer Experience & Innovation teams, and is focused on the development and execution of the digital strategy across a global real estate portfolio.

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Charles Meyers RECC
Charles Meyers Executive Director Charles Meyers has over 40 years of financial systems and technology experience. Currently, he is spearheading the Real Estate Cyber Consortium (RECC
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Charles Meyers
Executive Director
RECC

Charles Meyers has over 40 years of financial systems and technology experience. Currently, he is spearheading the Real Estate Cyber Consortium (RECC) to elevate awareness across the real estate community to improve cybersecurity preparedness for buildings and facilities. He recently retired and was formerly the SVP & Chief Technical Architect, Corporate Property Group of Wells Fargo and was responsible for emerging technologies that optimize the company's real estate portfolio.

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Sean Nealon Brookfield Properties
Sean Nealon VP, Cyber & Info Security Sean Nealon is the Information Security leader for Brookfield Properties Retail Group (Formerly GGP). Brookfield Properties Retail Group is a large Re
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Sean Nealon
VP, Cyber & Info Security
Brookfield Properties

Sean Nealon is the Information Security leader for Brookfield Properties Retail Group (Formerly GGP). Brookfield Properties Retail Group is a large Real Estate Investment Trust managing 161 retail properties in 42 states which encompass 146 million square feet. In this role, he has created an information security program from the ground up and established a risk management strategy for the corporate offices and vast amount of IoT devices across the portfolio.

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

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SESSIONS

Welcome and Agenda Review
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 9:00 am - 9:05 am    Location: Kierland 1
Speaker:
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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
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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.

Building Cyber Incident Case Study
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 9:15 am - 9:45 am    Location: Kierland 1
Speaker:
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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.

State of the RECC 2021
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 9:05 am - 9:15 am    Location: Kierland 1
Speaker:
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Charles Meyers RECC
Charles Meyers Executive Director Charles Meyers has over 40 years of financial systems and technology experience. Currently, he is spearheading the Real Estate Cyber Consortium (RECC
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Charles Meyers
Executive Director
RECC

Charles Meyers has over 40 years of financial systems and technology experience. Currently, he is spearheading the Real Estate Cyber Consortium (RECC) to elevate awareness across the real estate community to improve cybersecurity preparedness for buildings and facilities. He recently retired and was formerly the SVP & Chief Technical Architect, Corporate Property Group of Wells Fargo and was responsible for emerging technologies that optimize the company's real estate portfolio.

State of the Industry 2021
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 9:45 am - 10:15 am    Location: Kierland 1
Moderator:
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Don Goldstein 5Q Partners
Don Goldstein President & CISO As President, Don Goldstein is responsible for the overall leadership, operations, cyber security strategy, and direction of 5Q’s four service lines.
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Don Goldstein
President & CISO
5Q Partners

As President, Don Goldstein is responsible for the overall leadership, operations, cyber security strategy, and direction of 5Q’s four service lines. He is an accomplished, award winning C-Level technology executive as Global CIO and CISO, with a distinguished 37-year career of providing robust technology and cyber security solutions to enable business growth. He possesses over 22 years of commercial real estate experience across all lines of business with the largest commercial real estate services, investment management and development company in the world.

Speakers:
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Fred Gordy Intelligent Buildings
Fred Gordy Dr Cybersecurity & Managing Consultant Fred Gordy is an industry expert within building intelligence data analysis for building control and power monitoring systems with emphasis on cyberse
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Fred Gordy
Dr Cybersecurity & Managing Consultant
Intelligent Buildings

Fred Gordy is an industry expert within building intelligence data analysis for building control and power monitoring systems with emphasis on cybersecurity. With over 18 years in the BAS space, over 6 years of BAS cybersecurity and 20 years in the IT space, Gordy is nationally recognized as a cybersecurity thought leader and speaker. He is currently working with a national top 5 healthcare provider, acting as Facility Operation SME for the customer’s national facility group cybersecurity programs and is also actively involved cyber assessments for REITs, retail, US and Canadian government facilities. Additionally, Gordy has developed Intelligent Building’s Smart Building technology assessment processes and tools.

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Sabine Lam Google
Sabine Lam REWS Building Operating Systems Global Lead Sabine Lam is the Building Operating Systems (BOS) Global Lead for Google's Real Estate and Workplace Services (REWS) organization. In this role, she
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Sabine Lam
REWS Building Operating Systems Global Lead
Google

Sabine Lam is the Building Operating Systems (BOS) Global Lead for Google's Real Estate and Workplace Services (REWS) organization. In this role, she focuses on bringing the connected building vision to the forefront of Google real estate and facilities operations teams and equips them to deliver next generation services and workspaces to enhance employee's security and productivity.

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

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Kevin Smith Tridium
Kevin Smith CPO Kevin Smith is the CTO of Tridium, providing technology strategy and direction. The author of seven technology books on the subjects of cybersecurity,
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Kevin Smith
CPO
Tridium

Kevin Smith is the CTO of Tridium, providing technology strategy and direction. The author of seven technology books on the subjects of cybersecurity, semantic interoperability, and software engineering, he is a frequent speaker at industry conferences on various topics, including a focus on cybersecurity and building control systems. For more than 25 years, Kevin has led technology organizations and endeavored to develop highly secure, data-focused software solutions for a wide variety of customers, including both US government and commercial industry.

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Helane Stein Brixmor
Helane Stein SVP, CIO Helane Stein is SVP, CIO of Brixmor, which owns and operates a high-quality, national portfolio of open-air shopping centers. Its 393 retail centers c
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Helane Stein
SVP, CIO
Brixmor

Helane Stein is SVP, CIO of Brixmor, which owns and operates a high-quality, national portfolio of open-air shopping centers. Its 393 retail centers comprise of approximately 69 million square feet of prime retail space in established trade areas.

BCS Framework Intro
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 10:15 am - 10:45 am    Location: Kierland 1
Speaker:
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Lucian Niemeyer Building Cyber Security
Lucian Niemeyer CEO Lucian Niemeyer is the CEO of Building Cyber Security, a non-profit organization enhancing global safety in a smarter world. He applies his expertise
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Lucian Niemeyer
CEO
Building Cyber Security

Lucian Niemeyer is the CEO of Building Cyber Security, a non-profit organization enhancing global safety in a smarter world. He applies his expertise and experience in the convergence of facilities, real estate and technology to counter emerging global threats. Lucian is also a former Assistant Secretary of Defense, US Senate professional staff member, small business owner, and an Air Force veteran.

Risk Framework / Securing OT Networks-Devices
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 10:40 am - 11:05 am    Location: Kierland 1
Speakers:
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Desiree Lee Armis
Desiree Lee CTO
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Desiree Lee
CTO
Armis

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Sean Nealon Brookfield Properties
Sean Nealon VP, Cyber & Info Security Sean Nealon is the Information Security leader for Brookfield Properties Retail Group (Formerly GGP). Brookfield Properties Retail Group is a large Re
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Sean Nealon
VP, Cyber & Info Security
Brookfield Properties

Sean Nealon is the Information Security leader for Brookfield Properties Retail Group (Formerly GGP). Brookfield Properties Retail Group is a large Real Estate Investment Trust managing 161 retail properties in 42 states which encompass 146 million square feet. In this role, he has created an information security program from the ground up and established a risk management strategy for the corporate offices and vast amount of IoT devices across the portfolio.

RECC Best Practices
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 11:05 am - 11:55 am    Location: Kierland 1
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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Ken Kurz COPT
Ken Kurz VP, IT / CIO Ken Kurz brings over 20 years of leadership and operational experience in cybersecurity, network technologies, information systems, risk mitigation an
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Ken Kurz
VP, IT / CIO
COPT

Ken Kurz brings over 20 years of leadership and operational experience in cybersecurity, network technologies, information systems, risk mitigation and remediation, and technical project management to COPT. Supporting COPT as CIO since 2016, he has prior experience as the CISO for the University of Delaware, CISO for the University of Oklahoma, and CIO for the US Naval Academy Alumni Association & Foundation. He has also held various technical and leadership positions within the Department of Defense.

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Thano Lambrinos QuadReal
Thano Lambrinos SVP, Digital Buildings, Experiences & Innovation Thano Lambrinos has over 15 years’ experience in the construction and building technologies space, and leverages digital transformation learnings acro
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Thano Lambrinos
SVP, Digital Buildings, Experiences & Innovation
QuadReal

Thano Lambrinos has over 15 years’ experience in the construction and building technologies space, and leverages digital transformation learnings across vertical markets to drive innovation and change in commercial real estate. At QuadReal, Thano works to deploy advanced technologies that redefine the way buildings are designed, built, managed, and how the occupants experience their environments. As Senior Vice President, he leads the Digital Buildings, Customer Experience & Innovation teams, and is focused on the development and execution of the digital strategy across a global real estate portfolio.

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Sean Nealon Brookfield Properties
Sean Nealon VP, Cyber & Info Security Sean Nealon is the Information Security leader for Brookfield Properties Retail Group (Formerly GGP). Brookfield Properties Retail Group is a large Re
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Sean Nealon
VP, Cyber & Info Security
Brookfield Properties

Sean Nealon is the Information Security leader for Brookfield Properties Retail Group (Formerly GGP). Brookfield Properties Retail Group is a large Real Estate Investment Trust managing 161 retail properties in 42 states which encompass 146 million square feet. In this role, he has created an information security program from the ground up and established a risk management strategy for the corporate offices and vast amount of IoT devices across the portfolio.

Closing
Date: 11/1/2021    Time: 11:55 am - 12:00 pm    Location: Kierland 1
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
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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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