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Chris Kane Chris Kane

Six Ideas

Author and Founder, Six IdeasChris is a strategic thinker with an innate ability to extract clarity from highly complex, cluttered and ...

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0 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-six-ideas jplist-topic-chris-kane 0 431660 431660 Author and Founder, Six IdeasChris is a strategic thinker with an innate ability to extract clarity from highly complex, cluttered and controversial situations. His strong grasp of how the property industry works, and his ability to assess what organisations need, are informed by almost three decades’ experience as a workplace professional including senior roles at the BBC and The Walt Disney Company.  He is a portfolio professional who is a founder of Six Ideas, a Non-Executive Director and a special advisor on 21st Century Workspaces and Workplaces.One of his focus areas is smart place making based on his experiences of helping the BBC move from analogue to digital.  As CEO of BBC Commercial Projects his recent achievements include: the reshaping of the BBC’s White City campus including the sale of BBC Television Centre, a 1m sq ft complex for £200m. Prior to that as Head of CRE at the BBC he masterminded the relocation strategy, culminating in the creation of Media City UK in Salford, as part of a major regeneration concept, which involved opening 2,500 BBC jobs in Salford.   He was also responsible for the £1bn redevelopment of Broadcasting House in London.Prior to the BBC, Chris spent seven years as Vice President Corporate Real Estate at the The Walt Disney Company.  This provided him with some great experiences of dealing with real estate issues around the globe and to build an expertise in broadcasting and media facilities.  Beforehand, Chris started his professional career as a Surveyor with JLL where he focused on Corporate Real Estate Services.Chris is a Founder of Six Ideas, which is a distinctive community that brings together the very best strategists, researchers and thinkers to solve complex and seemingly impossible challenges that arise at the nexus between technology, people, culture and place. Six Ideas are change catalysts and work to inspire organisational, educational, cultural & workplace innovation.Chris combines this role with his Non-Executive Director activities which currently include Elstree Film Studios; having previously served on the boards of NHS Property Services , Reach2 Academy and Network Homes.I'M SPEAKING ATThe Non-Traditional WorkspaceWednesday, December 9th1:15p to 2:00p EST

Chris Kane

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Author and Founder, Six IdeasChris is a strategic thinker with an innate ability to extract clarity from highly complex, cluttered and controversial ...

Angie O'Grady Angie O'Grady

Stella Pop

Partner & COO, Stella PopAs COO, I’ve grown companies by more than 50% via organic and M&A growth. I excel in implementing sales ...

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1 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-stella-pop jplist-topic-angie-o-grady 0 437195 437195 Partner & COO, Stella PopAs COO, I’ve grown companies by more than 50% via organic and M&A growth. I excel in implementing sales strategies, improved processes, team member engagement, and marketing positioning to ensure profitability on all services and products. I have led and participated on efficient and high-impact executive teams, in addition to developing successful C-level client relationships at client companies. I spent almost 15 years as the President and Chief Operations Officer for Carr Workplaces and prior had 14 years of experience at a HQ Global Workplaces, now known as Regus. In January 2015, I made the decision to join my husband, Mike as partner at StellaPop in business by providing the management consulting branch. When I’m not moving and grooving in business, you can find me lacing up my sneakers and hitting the running path or spending time with Mike at our son’s sporting events. I'M SPEAKING ATTurning a New Leaf: A Focus on People, Products and ProfitTuesday, December 8th5:00p to 5:45p EST

Angie O'Grady

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Partner & COO, Stella PopAs COO, I’ve grown companies by more than 50% via organic and M&A growth. I excel in implementing sales ...

Tim Alpe Tim Alpe

Ovolo Group

COO Hong Kong, Ovolo GroupFor more than a decade, Tim Alpe has proactively set out to disrupt the traditional hospitality model, both in ...

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2 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-ovolo jplist-topic-tim-alpe 0 435780 435780 COO Hong Kong, Ovolo GroupFor more than a decade, Tim Alpe has proactively set out to disrupt the traditional hospitality model, both in Hong Kong and abroad. As a true global citizen, his professional experience spans New Zealand, Mainland China, the United Kingdom, Macau and Hong Kong including several pre-opening assignments, rebranding’s and conceptualisations for such brands including the InterContinental Hotels Group Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn Express and Rhombus International Hotels Group prior to joining the Ovolo Group.  Tim has a detailed understanding of all facets of hospitality from the ground up with vast experience at both property and regional level roles, covering food and beverage, sales and revenue, general management and corporate office leadership. He thrives on challenging the status quo in some of the world’s more challenging and often more traditional hotel markets.Holding an Applied Hospitality & Tourism Management degree from the Pacific International Hotel Management School, Tim is the Chief Operating Officer of Ovolo Group Hong Kong & Indonesia, charged with leading the continued growth of the much-loved Ovolo portfolio of properties and launching the By Ovolo Collective in South East Asia.  I'M SPEAKING ATThinking Outside of the Traditional Workspace BoxTuesday, December 8th9:00p to 9:45p EST

Tim Alpe

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COO Hong Kong, Ovolo GroupFor more than a decade, Tim Alpe has proactively set out to disrupt the traditional hospitality model, both in Hong Kong ...

Sara McTyeire Sara McTyeire

GSK

Director, Real Estate & Asset Management – Americas, GSKSara joined GSK in 2019 after being the GSK Americas Account Director with ...

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Sara McTyeire

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Director, Real Estate & Asset Management – Americas, GSKSara joined GSK in 2019 after being the GSK Americas Account Director with Jones Lang ...

Roxette Miranda Roxette Miranda

Yardi

Account Executive, Yardi KubeRoxette Miranda has been in the Flexible Office space for over four years, starting with WUN Systems she got ...

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Roxette Miranda

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Account Executive, Yardi KubeRoxette Miranda has been in the Flexible Office space for over four years, starting with WUN Systems she got introduced ...

Warren Hersowitz Warren Hersowitz

Yardi

Regional Manager, YardiWarren joined Yardi in 2017 as part of the WUN acquisition. Currently manager of the Coworking sales team and has ...

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5 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-yardi jplist-topic-warren-hersowitz 0 436341 436341 Regional Manager, YardiWarren joined Yardi in 2017 as part of the WUN acquisition. Currently manager of the Coworking sales team and has been in the shared space industry for 7 years. Currently residing in Miami with his wife and two dogs.  I'M SPEAKING ATHow to Navigate Your Business During the PandemicTuesday, December 8th6:30p to 7:15p EST

Warren Hersowitz

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Regional Manager, YardiWarren joined Yardi in 2017 as part of the WUN acquisition. Currently manager of the Coworking sales team and has been in the ...

Patrick Wellen Patrick Wellen

Staples

Director of New Services, StaplesPatrick Wellen is the Director of New Services for Staples US Retail. Pat and his team manage 7 Staples ...

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6 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-Staples jplist-topic-Patrick-Wellan 0 436340 436340 Director of New Services, StaplesPatrick Wellen is the Director of New Services for Staples US Retail. Pat and his team manage 7 Staples Studio coworking locations in the greater Boston area, outfitted with state-of-the-art podcasting lounges, TSA Pre Check and essential services enrollment centers, community event spaces, and more.  Pat and his team are also in process of launching iPostal1’s digital mailbox services to 1000+ US Staples stores.  Pat has spent the past 11 years at Staples in various roles across the organization, including being heavily involved with the introduction of Staples Studio in June 2019. I'M SPEAKING ATHow to Navigate Your Business During the PandemicTuesday, December 8th6:30p to 7:15p EST

Patrick Wellen

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Director of New Services, StaplesPatrick Wellen is the Director of New Services for Staples US Retail. Pat and his team manage 7 Staples Studio ...

Kate North Kate North

Colliers

Vice President, Workplace Advisory, ColliersKate is a senior leader within the Workplace Consulting practice at Colliers ...

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7 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-kate-north jplist-topic-colliers 0 429358 429358 Vice President, Workplace Advisory, ColliersKate is a senior leader within the Workplace Consulting practice at Colliers International and is a globally recognized thought leader, speaker and author. With over 25 years of experience, Kate believes in “the power of place” and has witnessed “what’s possible” when the workplace is aligned with an organization’s culture and business goals.I'M SPEAKING ATDesigning to Create Customer ConfidenceTuesday, December 8th3:00p to 3:45p EST

Kate North

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Vice President, Workplace Advisory, ColliersKate is a senior leader within the Workplace Consulting practice at Colliers International and is a ...

Jamie Hodari Jamie Hodari

Industrious

CEO, IndustriousJamie Hodari is the CEO and Co-founder of Industrious, the largest premium workplace provider in the U.S. Under his ...

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8 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-industrious jplist-topic-jamie-hodari 0 435850 435850 CEO, IndustriousJamie Hodari is the CEO and Co-founder of Industrious, the largest premium workplace provider in the U.S. Under his leadership, Industrious has grown to over 95 locations across more than 50 cities, achieving the best unit economics in the industry, and pioneering the evolution to landlord partnerships over traditional leases. Prior to Industrious, Jamie was CEO of Kepler, a hedge fund analyst at Birch Run Capital, a corporate lawyer at Sullivan & Cromwell, and a reporter for the Times of India. He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, an M.P.P. from Harvard University, and a B.A. from Columbia University. I'M SPEAKING ATTHE Defining Term of the Future: Work From AnywhereTuesday, December 8th8:00p to 8:45p EST

Jamie Hodari

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CEO, IndustriousJamie Hodari is the CEO and Co-founder of Industrious, the largest premium workplace provider in the U.S. Under his leadership, ...

Grant Barnhill Grant Barnhill

Shift Workspaces

Founder, Shift WorkspacesGrant is the Founder of Shift Workspaces, a shared workspace community that offers members personalized ...

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Grant Barnhill

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Founder, Shift WorkspacesGrant is the Founder of Shift Workspaces, a shared workspace community that offers members personalized concierge-level ...

Dale Hersowitz Dale Hersowitz

Yardi

Vice President, Yardi KubeDale is the Vice President of Coworking for Yardi. Fueled by his entrepreneurial spirit and driven by a passion ...

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10 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-yardi jplist-topic-Dale-Hersowitz 0 436336 436336 Vice President, Yardi KubeDale is the Vice President of Coworking for Yardi. Fueled by his entrepreneurial spirit and driven by a passion to revolutionize the shared space category, Dale Hersowitz founded WUN Systems, which was acquired by Yardi in 2017. WUN’s Kube platform became the leading provider of turn-key cloud-based products for the shared space community. Significant changes in where, when and how people work inspired Hersowitz to co-found HappyDesk featuring the HappyDesk Marketplace an on-line peer-to peer marketplace and HappyDesk Apps the only software of its kind transforming the way Providers offer and Seekers access space. Dale’s philosophy guides the team – Be Great. I'M SPEAKING ATHow to Pivot & Achieve Success in Your Coworking Space during Uncertain TimesWednesday, December 9th10:15a to 10:35a EST

Dale Hersowitz

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Vice President, Yardi KubeDale is the Vice President of Coworking for Yardi. Fueled by his entrepreneurial spirit and driven by a passion to ...

Elise Valoe Elise Valoe

Steelcase

Director - UX Research, Market Insights and Strategic Foresight, SteelcaseElise Valoe is responsible for managing Steelcase’s research ...

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11 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-steelcase jplist-topic-elise-valoe 0 436334 436334 Director - UX Research, Market Insights and Strategic Foresight, SteelcaseElise Valoe is responsible for managing Steelcase’s research efforts in Asia Pacific as well as leading Steelcase’s strategic foresight practice. Her foresight responsibilities include forecasting perspectives and framing strategic choices from a landscape of future possibilities for Steelcase’s executive team. In her Asia Pacific role, she leads a design research team, which focuses on understanding culture, changing work patterns and rapid economic growth in markets such as India and China. She has spent three years in the Asia Pacific region growing Steelcase’s research efforts. Prior to working in Asia, she was responsible for research and strategy efforts in the healthcare market for Steelcase Health. Her responsibilities included identifying new opportunities and developing new business models to serve the needs of both physicians and patients. Elise’s expertise also includes research in North America’s higher education system. She was an integral member of the original research team whose insights led to the founding of the Steelcase Education. Over the past ten years at Steelcase Inc., her research has generated insights that directed the development of multiple innovative and award-winning products across education, health and office environments. Elise graduated from the Institute of Design at the Illinois Institute of Technology with a Master’s of Design with an emphasis in research and strategy. I'M SPEAKING ATDesigning to Create Customer ConfidenceTuesday, December 8th3:00p to 3:45p EST

Elise Valoe

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Director - UX Research, Market Insights and Strategic Foresight, SteelcaseElise Valoe is responsible for managing Steelcase’s research efforts in ...

Jonathan Wright Jonathan Wright

Colliers International

Director | Flexible Workspace Consulting | Asia, Colliers InternationalJonny leads the Flexible Workspace Consulting team for Asia Pacific ...

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12 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-colliers 0 434030 434030 Director | Flexible Workspace Consulting | Asia, Colliers InternationalJonny leads the Flexible Workspace Consulting team for Asia Pacific at Colliers, having founded the business line in 2015. Flexible Workspace Consulting works with operators, occupiers, asset owners and investors offering consultancy, advisory and transaction services to leverage this fast growing and dynamic sector. Jonny has overseen over 2 million sq. ft. of flexible workspace transactions on behalf of operators and advised some of the largest asset owners in Asia Pacific on their strategy towards integrating flexible workspace and meaningful amenities to their portfolios, while also supporting Colliers’ occupier clients in the sector.   I'M SPEAKING ATTHE Defining Term of the Future: Work From AnywhereTuesday, December 8th8:00p to 8:45p ESTThinking Outside of the Traditional Workspace BoxWednesday, December 9th9:00p to 9:45p EST

Jonathan Wright

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Director | Flexible Workspace Consulting | Asia, Colliers InternationalJonny leads the Flexible Workspace Consulting team for Asia Pacific at ...

Javier Garcia Javier Garcia

IOS Offices

CEO, IOS OfficesJavier is an entrepreneur with more tan 20 years of experience in the Workspace Industry. His expertise goes from ...

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13 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-ios-offices jplist-topic-javier-garcia 0 429318 429318 CEO, IOS OfficesJavier is an entrepreneur with more tan 20 years of experience in the Workspace Industry. His expertise goes from organizational culture to sales, infrastructure, technology and constant innovation, as well as customer service. In 2007 he cofounded IOS OFFICES with his brother Adrián. With a clear vision to become the best in the market, they reinvented the work culture by offering workspaces where happiness is a key component for creating an environment of community and productivity. Today with more than 70,000 m2 of office space in 40 Business Centers in Mexico, the IOS OFFICES Business Community is made up of more than 20,000 members. Amongst his priorities, Javier dedicates his time to the conservation of the environment, planting more than 100,000 pines and oak trees, some of them in danger of becoming extinct. Practicing sports is another of his passions, participating in multiple marathons and an Ironman race, as well as mountain climbing and biking. I'M SPEAKING ATNew Marketing Approaches In The Era Of Work From AnywhereTuesday, December 8th2:00p to 2:45p

Javier Garcia

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CEO, IOS OfficesJavier is an entrepreneur with more tan 20 years of experience in the Workspace Industry. His expertise goes from organizational ...

Corrine Toh Corrine Toh

CapitaLand

Head of Leasing & Enterprise Solutions, CapitaLandPreviously serving in roles for Barclay's Bank and JLL, Corrine now served in her ...

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14 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-capitaland jplist-topic-corrine-toh 0 435781 435781 Head of Leasing & Enterprise Solutions, CapitaLandPreviously serving in roles for Barclay's Bank and JLL, Corrine now served in her current role with CapitaLand in Singapore for the past two years.I'M SPEAKING ATTHE Defining Term of the Future: Work From AnywhereTuesday, December 8th8:00p to 8:45p EST

Corrine Toh

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Head of Leasing & Enterprise Solutions, CapitaLandPreviously serving in roles for Barclay's Bank and JLL, Corrine now served in her current role ...

Brad Krauskopf Brad Krauskopf

Hub Australia

CEO, Hub AustraliaBrad Krauskopf is the founder and CEO of Hub Australia, Australia’s largest privately held coworking space provider, ...

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15 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-hub-australia jplist-topic-brad-brauskopf 0 435779 435779 CEO, Hub AustraliaBrad Krauskopf is the founder and CEO of Hub Australia, Australia’s largest privately held coworking space provider, which works with thousands of growing businesses across the country. Hub was launched in 2011 and quickly established a national presence after receiving significant private equity investment in 2017 from Wingate to grow its network. With more than 20 years’ industry experience which includes global expertise gained in Madrid and Boston, Brad has firmly established his position as the driving force within the Australia coworking movement and flexible workspace industry.I'M SPEAKING ATThinking Outside of the Traditional Workspace BoxTuesday, December 8th9:00p to 9:45p EST

Brad Krauskopf

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CEO, Hub AustraliaBrad Krauskopf is the founder and CEO of Hub Australia, Australia’s largest privately held coworking space provider, which works ...

Jack Richer Jack Richer

Place Pay

CEO, Place PayJack Richer is the CEO for real estate payment platform PlacePay, a subsidiary of public company i3 Verticals, Inc. Jack ...

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16 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-place-pay jplist-topic-jack-richer 0 435670 435670 CEO, Place PayJack Richer is the CEO for real estate payment platform PlacePay, a subsidiary of public company i3 Verticals, Inc. Jack joined the team three years ago and since that time expanded the firm’s operations into the flex office value chain through integrated software partnerships. The result is an unparalleled operating expense reductions for workspace operators. PlacePay is the country’s first payments provider to build tools tailored for the GWA constituency. His career started a decade prior managing residential fixed asset portfolios as one of the earliest adopters to deploy an all digital cloud-based operations approach. Jack holds dual degrees in economics and dramatic arts, lives in Manhattan, avidly patronizes the city’s comedy clubs and is halfway towards his goal of visiting a majority the world’s nations.I'M SPEAKING ATHappy HourWednesday, December 9th5:00p to 6:00p EST

Jack Richer

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CEO, Place PayJack Richer is the CEO for real estate payment platform PlacePay, a subsidiary of public company i3 Verticals, Inc. Jack joined the ...

Jeremy Bernard Jeremy Bernard

essensys

CEO North America, essensysJeremy is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in the real estate and technology sectors. ...

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17 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-jeremy-bernard jplist-topic-essensys 0 434176 434176 CEO North America, essensysJeremy is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in the real estate and technology sectors. Jeremy is the CEO of essensys North America, the leading global provider of software and technology to the flexible workspace industry. Most recently, Jeremy was the Global Head of Real Estate for Knotel where he grew and oversaw a portfolio of 5.5MM sq ft of flexible office space across 250 locations in 17 cities around the world. Prior to Knotel, he was COO of Oasis Hospitality, a short-term vacation rental company, and he founded tansler.com, a proptech company for booking short-term vacation rentals. His real estate career includes launching a boutique real estate investment firm and as well as senior roles at Fireman Capital Partners and Acadia Realty Trust. Jeremy resides in Westport, CT with his wife Jamie, daughter Morgan and son Brody.I'M SPEAKING ATMeeting The Needs Of The New Tenant MixTuesday, December 8th12:30p to 1:15p ESTUnder the Hood: Delivering Premium Workspaces at ScaleTuesday, December 8th1:30p to 1:50p EST

Jeremy Bernard

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CEO North America, essensysJeremy is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in the real estate and technology sectors. Jeremy is the ...

Jeff Johnson Jeff Johnson

Industrious

VP of Sales, IndustriousJeff began his career in an age when workplace mobility was just a vision. He’s worked for the biggest names in ...

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Jeff Johnson

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VP of Sales, IndustriousJeff began his career in an age when workplace mobility was just a vision. He’s worked for the biggest names in the ...

Sarah Travers Sarah Travers

Workbar

CEO, WorkbarFrom working as a community manager for global provider IWG to leading Workbar’s expansion strategy, Sarah has held every ...

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19 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-sarah-travers jplist-topic-workbar 0 429360 429360 CEO, WorkbarFrom working as a community manager for global provider IWG to leading Workbar’s expansion strategy, Sarah has held every role available in the coworking industry. With over 15 years of experience in workspace solutions, Sarah has the unique perspective of witnessing the industry’s explosive growth as both a seasoned veteran of the world’s largest shared office giant and as the CEO of Boston’s original coworking space. When not at Workbar, Sarah can be found spending time with her family in South Boston or sailing around the Boston harbor.I'M SPEAKING ATNew Marketing Approaches In The Era Of Work From AnywhereTuesday, December 8th2:00p to 2:45p, EST

Sarah Travers

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CEO, WorkbarFrom working as a community manager for global provider IWG to leading Workbar’s expansion strategy, Sarah has held every role ...

Jamie Russo Jamie Russo

Everything Coworking

CEO, Everything CoworkingWhere passions for entrepreneurship and personal wellness meet, you’ll find Jamie Russo, the Founder of ...

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20 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-gwa-board jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-jamie-russo jplist-topic-everything-coworking jplist-topic-operator jplist-topic-marketing 0 423988 423988 CEO, Everything CoworkingWhere passions for entrepreneurship and personal wellness meet, you’ll find Jamie Russo, the Founder of Everything Coworking.A self-described nerd, Jamie has an MBA from the University of Chicago in finance and entrepreneurship. She’s a spreadsheets, pro-formas, DCFs kind of woman. She also ran marketing departments for Fortune 500 brands after business school, and she was the COO of a healthcare startup after that.Today, Jamie’s experience in the coworking industry includes recruiting investors, opening and operating two coworking spaces, and all-out selling a coworking business. She serves as the Executive Director of the Global Workspace Association (GWA), and she speaks regularly at industry conferences such as the GWA/NAIOP Office Evolution Conference and Worktech. In the past, she served for two years as President of the League of Extraordinary Coworking Spaces. I'M SPEAKING ATState of the IndustryTuesday, December 8th9:00a to 9:45a ESTMeeting the Needs of the New Tenant MixTuesday, December 8th12:30p to 1:15p ESTNew Marketing Approaches In The Era Of Work From AnywhereTuesday, December 8th2:00p to 2:45p EST

Jamie Russo

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CEO, Everything CoworkingWhere passions for entrepreneurship and personal wellness meet, you’ll find Jamie Russo, the Founder of Everything ...

Mark Gilbreath Mark Gilbreath

Liquidspace

CEO, LiquidspaceMark has over 20 years of experience in the software industry including sales, marketing and general management positions ...

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21 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-mark-gilbreath jplist-topic-gwa-board jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-tenant-mix 0 422893 422893 CEO, LiquidspaceMark has over 20 years of experience in the software industry including sales, marketing and general management positions with Wyle, Altera, Toolwire and Venga Ventures. LiquidSpace is his third startup and was inspired by his direct experiences developing and operating an OBC in Boise Idaho. Mark also serves as the President of the Global Workspace Association.I'M SPEAKING ATState of the IndustryTuesday, December 8th9:00a to 9:45a EST

Mark Gilbreath

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CEO, LiquidspaceMark has over 20 years of experience in the software industry including sales, marketing and general management positions with Wyle, ...

Otto Orr Otto Orr

Blackbaud

Director of Real Estate + Workplace, BlackbaudOtto Orr is currently a Director of Real Estate + Workplace at Blackbaud. In this role he ...

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Otto Orr

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Director of Real Estate + Workplace, BlackbaudOtto Orr is currently a Director of Real Estate + Workplace at Blackbaud. In this role he oversees ...

Nestor Eliadis Nestor Eliadis

Americas COO and CFO - The Instant Group

Nestor Eliadis joined The Instant Group at the start of 2020 as the COO/ CFO, Americas. An accomplished real estate professional with more ...

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23 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-nestor-eliadis jplist-topic-instant-offices 0 428483 428483 Nestor Eliadis joined The Instant Group at the start of 2020 as the COO/ CFO, Americas. An accomplished real estate professional with more than 20 years of experience in corporate real estate and finance; real estate consulting and brokerage; project management and architecture, Eliadis most recently served at Walgreen Co. for nine years in the real estate and finance divisions. During his tenure there, he led real estate for more than 3,500 operating assets; 1,000 idle dispositions; $2 billion in sale-leasebacks; multiple organizational transformations; the acquisition of nearly 2,000 properties; and scaled finance programs totaling more than $4 billion in operating expenses, $1 billion in capital expenses, and $150 million in cost reductions annually. Eliadis leads operations and finance for The Instant Group in the Americas, a fast-growing region for the global firm. He is based in the firm's growing Chicago office.I'M SPEAKING ATThe Redistribution of WorkforceTuesday, December 8th10:00a to 10:45a EST

Nestor Eliadis

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Nestor Eliadis joined The Instant Group at the start of 2020 as the COO/ CFO, Americas. An accomplished real estate professional with more than 20 ...

Morgan Neff Morgan Neff

Preferred Office Network

VP of Business Development, Preferred Office NetworkMorgan Neff, VP of Business Development for Preferred Office NetworkRedirects to ...

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24 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-morgan-neff jplist-topic-pon 0 430699 430699 VP of Business Development, Preferred Office NetworkMorgan Neff, VP of Business Development for Preferred Office NetworkRedirects to external site. (PON), has been working in the coworking industry for over 13 years, but grew up in the business through her mother’s career at HQ (formerly Omni Offices). Her role with PON is to strategically align the sales and marketing efforts to strengthen the brand within the flex marketplace, make meaningful connections, and drive more business to the network. Morgan believes that the flex industry stands the chance of coming out of the pandemic even stronger than before. With companies of all sizes and dynamics re-evaluating their real estate portfolios in order to maximize efficiencies and cut costs, flex space is the obvious answer. She enjoys working in this fast paced, ever evolving industry where every day presents a different challenge. After graduating from the University of Georgia, Morgan moved to Washington D.C. where she lived for 7 years. She then returned to her hometown of Atlanta, GA in 2014, where she currently lives with her husband and two young children.I'M SPEAKING ATWill Spec Suites Be The Future of FlexWednesday, December 9th11:45a to 12:30p EST

Morgan Neff

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VP of Business Development, Preferred Office NetworkMorgan Neff, VP of Business Development for Preferred Office NetworkRedirects to external ...

Chris Hoyt Chris Hoyt

Pioneer Collective

Co-Founder and COO, Pioneer CollectiveChris grew up in the Pacific Northwest and has spent the majority of his life in Seattle. While in ...

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25 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-chris-hoyt jplist-topic-pioneer-collective 0 431670 431670 Co-Founder and COO, Pioneer CollectiveChris grew up in the Pacific Northwest and has spent the majority of his life in Seattle. While in college, Chris began traveling and building websites for companies in Central America and Spain. Chris later worked at Microsoft as an analyst and marketer before founding The Pioneer Collective with his wife, Audrey, in 2014. Chris now oversees marketing, sales, systems, and operations for TPC. When not at work, you can find Chris biking, working in the family woodshop, playing guitar, surfing, or traveling with Audrey and their two daughters, son, and dog in tow. I'M SPEAKING ATOpportunity In A Smaller EconomyWednesday, December 9th2:15p to 3:00p

Chris Hoyt

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Co-Founder and COO, Pioneer CollectiveChris grew up in the Pacific Northwest and has spent the majority of his life in Seattle. While in college, ...

Bob Fox Bob Fox

FOX Architects

AIA, IIDA, LEED AP, Chairman & Principal, FOX ArchitectsIn 2003, Bob Fox founded FOX Architects, an integrated, award-winning ...

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Bob Fox

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AIA, IIDA, LEED AP, Chairman & Principal, FOX ArchitectsIn 2003, Bob Fox founded FOX Architects, an integrated, award-winning architecture and ...

Scott Montgomery Scott Montgomery

Crank Tank Office Club

President and Founder, Crank Tank Office ClubMy specialty is managing businesses. I build brands at a reasonable cost, raise funds when ...

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27 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-scott-montgomery jplist-topic-Crank-tank 0 430702 430702 President and Founder, Crank Tank Office ClubMy specialty is managing businesses.  I build brands at a reasonable cost, raise funds when needed, locate the talent to innovate exciting product lines and integrate eCommerce and Brick & Mortar sales for a seamless OMNI channel marketing plan. In 2016, as CEO of Nutcase, we orchestrated a successful turnaround and then a sale to bring liquidity to ownership. At that time, looking for office space we purchased property for our team and began renting out the extra offices to local entrepreneurs and formed CrankTank Office ClubRedirects to external site.. No business grows without setbacks.  I have experienced almost every difficult scenario a company can encounter.  I am comfortable navigating challenging situations that require bank and stakeholders all pulling together to return the company to health.  CrankTank's goal is to find opportunities to improve sales, increase margins, and improve cash flow.I'M SPEAKING ATOpportunity in a Smaller EconomyWednesday, December 92:15p to 3:00p EST

Scott Montgomery

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President and Founder, Crank Tank Office ClubMy specialty is managing businesses. I build brands at a reasonable cost, raise funds when needed, ...

Kane Willmott Kane Willmott

iQ Offices

CEO, iQ OfficesKane Willmott is the Co-Founder and CEO of iQ OfficesRedirects to external site., a luxury coworking company with ...

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28 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-gwa-board jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-kane-willmott 0 427647 427647 CEO, iQ OfficesKane Willmott is the Co-Founder and CEO of iQ OfficesRedirects to external site., a luxury coworking company with locations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa and Montreal.Kane has 20 years of sales and entrepreneurial experience, assisting in the startup of multiple real estate brokerages as well as a public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. He is passionate about creating experiential environments where top performers can do their best work. He takes great pride in building strong teams, reinforced with a culture of service excellence.In addition to running iQ Offices, Kane oversees the operation of a real estate brokerage, Spire Commercial Realty, as well as a real estate investment company, Spire Capital Investments. He served as President of the Global Workspace AssociationRedirects to external site. and has done a number of speaking engagements promoting the use and implementation of coworking strategies for entrepreneurs, organizations, and owners of commercial real estate.Kane holds a Diploma in Property Management from George Brown College as well as a Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. He is a registered real estate broker, a level 1 ski instructor, and Air 4 certified freestyle ski coach. I'M SPEAKING ATOpportunity in a Smaller EconomyWednesday December 9th2:15p to 3:00p

Kane Willmott

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CEO, iQ OfficesKane Willmott is the Co-Founder and CEO of iQ OfficesRedirects to external site., a luxury coworking company with locations in ...

Andrea Pirrotti-Dranchak Andrea Pirrotti-Dranchak

Office Evolution

Chief Marketing and Development Officer, Office EvolutionWith twenty-eight years of experience generating revenue for start ups and Fortune ...

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29 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-office-evolution jplist-topic-andrea-pirrotti-dranchak 0 429689 429689 Chief Marketing and Development Officer, Office EvolutionWith twenty-eight years of experience generating revenue for start ups and Fortune 500 companies, I began my career at GramaVision a boutique jazz record label (distributed by RHINO / WEA) and have had subsequent roles with Warner Home Video (My core product was Tony Little the fitness guru who outsold Jane Fonda videos.), Ernst & Young LLC (Technology, Communications and Entertainment group), and Regus Business Centres (I was global head of marketing and member of the leadership team that grew the company from $200 million to $1 billion in revenue - unprecedented growth in the category). During my tenure in the coworking / flexible workspace category I have run sales, marketing and advisory services for 900+ locations across 65 countries. Driving transformational growth is what I do. Four companies that I have run sales, marketing and have provided advisory services for have had successful exits. Today I am the Chief Marketing and Development Officer at Office Evolution, the largest and fastest growing coworking franchise in the nation, and an advisor to RevWork an award-winning SaaS platform that drives behavior-change at scale. I have an MBA Marketing from Pace, Lubin School of Business and BS from Boston University. My husband, Johnny Dranchak, and I live in Fairfield, CT with our remarkable children Johnny and Sophia.I'M SPEAKING ATOpportunity In A Smaller EconomyWednesday, December 9th2:15p to 3:00p

Andrea Pirrotti-Dranchak

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Chief Marketing and Development Officer, Office EvolutionWith twenty-eight years of experience generating revenue for start ups and Fortune 500 ...

Sean Clark Sean Clark

AvalonBay

Senior Vice President of Asset Management, AvalonBaySean Clark joined AvalonBay in 2005, and is the Senior Vice President of Asset ...

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30 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-sean-clark jplist-topic-avalon-bay 0 429373 429373 Senior Vice President of Asset Management, AvalonBaySean Clark joined AvalonBay in 2005, and is the Senior Vice President of Asset Management a role he has been in since 2013. He is responsible for AvalonBay’s national asset management platform and he oversees the Company's Design and Retail groups. From 2009 through 2013, he was Vice President of Redevelopment overseeing redevelopment investment activity on the West Coast. Prior to joining the Redevelopment team, he was Vice President of Development responsible for initiating and developing high-end residential and mixed-use communities in the Los Angeles and Ventura county regions for AvalonBay. Before joining AvalonBay, Sean spent nearly 8 years with Meta Housing Corporation, a multifamily development company located in Los Angeles, CA. With Meta, he oversaw the development of both market rate and tax credit financed multifamily communities and was responsible for the company’s redevelopment activity. Sean is the current chair of the Technology and Real Estate product council. He also serves as board member for New Hope Housing, a non-profit working to address homelessness in Fairfax and Arlington Virginia. Sean earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Real Estate from California State University, Northridge, and a Masters in Business Administration from Pepperdine University. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute.I'M SPEAKING ATThe Non-Traditional WorkspaceWednesday, December 9th1:15p to 2:00p EST

Sean Clark

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Senior Vice President of Asset Management, AvalonBaySean Clark joined AvalonBay in 2005, and is the Senior Vice President of Asset Management a role ...

Lisa Swearingen Lisa Swearingen

Marriott International

Customer Experience Design and Innovation, Marriott InternationalLisa leads Customer Experience Design and Innovation for Marriott ...

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31 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-lisa-swearingen jplist-topic-marriott 0 429338 429338 Customer Experience Design and Innovation, Marriott InternationalLisa leads Customer Experience Design and Innovation for Marriott International. In this role she and her team drive the CX journey management discipline across the company, create new experiences for our portfolio of 7400+ hotels, and launch new product and service lines. She loves the hospitality industry because it offers the opportunity to design for both physical and digital experiences and contemplates both product and service design. Lisa and her team are adept at combining consumer insights, creativity and pragmatism to drive new ideas to market. Before finding her passion in travel and hospitality, Lisa developed a strong business and strategy mindset through years of consulting where she worked across a variety of industries including financial services, automotive, logistics, and CPG. It is this combination of strategy, business, and design thinking that she leverages to create customer experiences that drive loyalty and revenue.I'M SPEAKING ATThe Non-Traditional WorkspaceWednesday, December 9th1:15p to 2:00p EST

Lisa Swearingen

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Customer Experience Design and Innovation, Marriott InternationalLisa leads Customer Experience Design and Innovation for Marriott International. In ...

Ashley Buckner Ashley Buckner

Carr Workplaces

COO, Carr WorkplacesAshley Buckner is a long-time Carr Workplaces team member who started with the company and in the coworking industry ...

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32 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-ashley-buckner jplist-topic-carr-workplaces 0 429312 429312 COO, Carr WorkplacesAshley Buckner is a long-time Carr Workplaces team member who started with the company and in the coworking industry shortly after the seventh CW location opened in 2007. Ashley has truly worked her way up in the organization, holding nearly every single role during her tenure. She has watched not only her company evolve into a national player with 30 locations but the coworking industry in general. As Chief Operating Officer, Ashley’s responsibilities include ensuring the overall financial success of the company, providing leadership through direct and indirect supervision of the entire company workforce, and generating new business and growth opportunities. Ashley holds a BS & a BA from the University of Alabama with degrees in Management and French, as well as an MBA from the George Washington University. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys rooting for the Crimson Tide with her husband Brian, her daughter Holland, and their crazy dog Gibson.I'M SPEAKING ATThe Non-Traditional WorkspaceWednesday, December 9th 1:15p to 2:00p EST

Ashley Buckner

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COO, Carr WorkplacesAshley Buckner is a long-time Carr Workplaces team member who started with the company and in the coworking industry shortly ...

Deanna Schmidt Deanna Schmidt

WashREIT

Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, WashREITMs. Deanna Schmidt joined WashREIT in September 2017 as Senior Director, Marketing ...

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33 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-washreit jplist-topic-deanna-schmidt 0 429314 429314 Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, WashREITMs. Deanna Schmidt joined WashREIT in September 2017 as Senior Director, Marketing and Communications. In this role, she is responsible for corporate and property marketing, branding, and media relations. Prior to joining WashREIT, Ms. Schmidt worked at both JBG Smith and Vornado/Charles E. Smith driving marketing projects such as company rebrands, residential lease ups, and office marketing. She led award-winning marketing for projects such as The Bartlett apartments in Pentagon City and Crystal City Design Lab. Before that, Ms. Schmidt worked at JLL in various roles both in the District and in San Francisco. Ms. Schmidt holds a BA in English from Virginia Tech.I'M SPEAKING ATWill Spec Suites Be The Future of FlexWednesday, December 9th11:45a to 12:30p

Deanna Schmidt

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Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, WashREITMs. Deanna Schmidt joined WashREIT in September 2017 as Senior Director, Marketing and ...

Kate Hosko Kate Hosko

Lynx Ventures

Development Manager, Lynx VenturesKate manages new market and acquisition due diligence, leasing, tenant retention, and community ...

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34 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-kate-hosko jplist-topic-lynx-ventures 0 429319 429319

Kate Hosko

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Development Manager, Lynx VenturesKate manages new market and acquisition due diligence, leasing, tenant retention, and community engagement ...

Itay Banayan Itay Banayan

Mindspace

VP, Real Estate & Projects, MindspaceItay Banayan is the VP of Real Estate & Projects at Mindspace and a member of the management ...

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35 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-mindspace jplist-topic-itay-banayan 0 429315 429315 VP, Real Estate & Projects, MindspaceItay Banayan is the VP of Real Estate & Projects at Mindspace and a member of the management team. He is responsible for Mindspace’s global real estate growth strategy, including securing prime locations worldwide, as well as overseeing the Design and Project-Management teams. Prior to Mindspace, Itay was VP of Capital Markets at Gazit-Globe in the U.S., a $20bn global owner, developer, and operator of shopping centers and mixed-use properties, where he drove corporate level and asset level financial strategy and led real estate M&A transactions. Earlier in his career, he worked in the real estate investment banking group at Citi Bank in New York City. Itay has an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business (with honors) and a BA in Business Administration and Economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (Magna Cum Laude). Itay is passionate about the intersection of technology, hamans and real estate. He is the proud father of Anna and Tom. I'M SPEAKING ATFlexibility In The Management AgreementWednesday, December 9th10:45a to 11:30a EST

Itay Banayan

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VP, Real Estate & Projects, MindspaceItay Banayan is the VP of Real Estate & Projects at Mindspace and a member of the management team. He is ...

L. Read Mortimer L. Read Mortimer

Rubenstein Partners

SVP, Investments & Capital Formation, Rubenstein PartnersRead joined Rubenstein Partners in 2016. As Regional Director of the Sun Belt, ...

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36 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-read-mortimer jplist-topic-rubenstein-partners 0 429367 429367 SVP, Investments & Capital Formation, Rubenstein PartnersRead joined Rubenstein Partners in 2016. As Regional Director of the Sun Belt, he is responsible for the firm’s investment and asset management activities in the region with a focus on Nashville, Dallas, Houston and Austin. Prior to Rubenstein Partners, Read worked at Starwood Capital Group, TA Associates Realty, Mesa West Capital and as a real estate attorney with King & Spalding. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and earned his Master of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California.I'M SPEAKING ATFlexibility In The Management AgreementWednesday, December 9th10:45a to 11:30a EST

L. Read Mortimer

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SVP, Investments & Capital Formation, Rubenstein PartnersRead joined Rubenstein Partners in 2016. As Regional Director of the Sun Belt, he is ...

Mike Kriel Mike Kriel

Launch Workplaces

CEO, Launch WorkplacesMike is the founder and CEO of Launch Workplaces.I'M SPEAKING ATFlexibility In The Management AgreementWednesday, ...

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37 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-mike-kriel jplist-topic-launch-workplaces 0 430721 430721 CEO, Launch WorkplacesMike is the founder and CEO of Launch Workplaces.I'M SPEAKING ATFlexibility In The Management AgreementWednesday, December 9th10:45a to 11:30a EST

Mike Kriel

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CEO, Launch WorkplacesMike is the founder and CEO of Launch Workplaces.I'M SPEAKING ATFlexibility In The Management AgreementWednesday, December ...

David Moore David Moore

EQ Office

SVP-Portfolio Director, EQ OfficeDavid Moore is a SVP-Portfolio Director at EQ Office, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone’s real ...

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38 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-david-moore jplist-topic-EQ-Office 0 428853 428853 SVP-Portfolio Director, EQ OfficeDavid Moore is a SVP-Portfolio Director at EQ Office, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone’s real estate funds. In his role, David oversees multiple markets and leads teams on the strategic direction, project execution, and value creation efforts throughout the investment life cycle. Prior to joining EQ, David was a Director at Hines and was responsible for conceptualizing, financing, and executing on acquisition and development investment opportunities. During his time with Hines, David was involved with ground-up development work covering over $2.2b of capitalization, including 3.2m sq. ft. of commercial office space, 1.0m sq. ft. of residential development, and over 1,200 residential rental units. Before Hines, David held positions at Henry Crown and Company, a family private equity office, and at Credit Suisse First Boston, an investment banking firm. David also started his own company, Red Room Ventures, a specialty outdoor media company. David holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from University of Illinois and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.I'M SPEAKING ATFlexibility In The Management AgreementWednesday, December 9th10:45a to 11:30a EST

David Moore

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SVP-Portfolio Director, EQ OfficeDavid Moore is a SVP-Portfolio Director at EQ Office, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone’s real estate funds. ...

Rachel Wachtel Rachel Wachtel

Brookfield Properties

SVP of Flexible Workspace, Brookfield PropertiesRachel Wachtel is Senior Vice President of Flexible Workspace for Brookfield Properties, ...

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39 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-rachel-wachtel jplist-topic-brookfield-properties 0 430703 430703 SVP of Flexible Workspace, Brookfield PropertiesRachel Wachtel is Senior Vice President of Flexible Workspace for Brookfield Properties, where she is responsible for standing up Brookfield’s flexible office product and managing the flex operator relationships across the portfolio.  Rachel originally joined Brookfield in 2002, holding a variety of workplace, operations and branding/communication roles. In 2017, she took a brief hiatus to create and manage the real estate and workplace strategies for a leading Fintech broker-dealer before returning to Brookfield Properties in 2019 to focus on the creation of Brookfield’s flexible workspace strategy. Rachel holds a BS in Design & Environmental Analysis from Cornell University. I'M SPEAKING ATThe Acceleration of Flex Is HereWednesday, December 9th9:15a to 10:00a EST

Rachel Wachtel

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SVP of Flexible Workspace, Brookfield PropertiesRachel Wachtel is Senior Vice President of Flexible Workspace for Brookfield Properties, where she is ...

Paige Pitcher Paige Pitcher

Hines

Director - Innovation, HinesPaige is an urban planner, real estate developer, and tech enthusiast. Currently a Director of Hines Office of ...

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40 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-paige-pitcher jplist-topic-hines 0 428855 428855 Director - Innovation, HinesPaige is an urban planner, real estate developer, and tech enthusiast.  Currently a Director of Hines Office of Innovation she vets and launches new products, processes, and technologies that drive the industry forward.  Previous to joining Hines, she co-founded a planning and development company that built half a million square feet designed to stabilize neighborhoods and transform lives. Paige holds a Master of Real Estate Development from MIT and a BS in Urban Planning from the University of Utah.  As a Fellow of the Samuel Tak Lee Real Estate Entrepreneurship Lab, her pioneering research quantified the financial impact of autonomous vehicles on the built environment.  But she prefers life on two wheels and firmly believes in the (n+1) bicycle equation.I'M SPEAKING ATThe Acceleration of Flex Is HereWednesday, December 9th9:15a to 10:00a EST

Paige Pitcher

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Director - Innovation, HinesPaige is an urban planner, real estate developer, and tech enthusiast. Currently a Director of Hines Office of ...

Thais Galli Thais Galli

Tishman Speyer

Managing Director, Tishman SpeyerMs. Galli joined Tishman Speyer in 2016 and currently oversees Studio, the firm’s global coworking and ...

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41 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-tishman-speyer jplist-topic-thais-galli 0 431636 431636 Managing Director, Tishman SpeyerMs. Galli joined Tishman Speyer in 2016 and currently oversees Studio, the firm’s global coworking and flexible leasing platform. She previously was a part of the Strategy team, where she focused on corporate initiatives. Prior to Tishman Speyer, Ms. Galli was a consultant for McKinsey & Company, where she worked on restructurings, turnarounds, mergers, and acquisitions for large global corporations. She holds her BA in Business and Economics from Fundação Getulio Vargas and her MBA from Harvard Business School.I'M SPEAKING ATThe Acceleration of Flex Is HereWednesday, December 9th9:15a to 10:00a EST

Thais Galli

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Managing Director, Tishman SpeyerMs. Galli joined Tishman Speyer in 2016 and currently oversees Studio, the firm’s global coworking and flexible ...

Vince Pan Vince Pan

Analogue Studio

Principal, Analogue Studio Since founding Analogue Studio in 2011, Vince Pan has built the firm into an award-winning architecture and ...

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42 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-vince-pan jplist-topic-analogue-studio 0 429350 429350 Principal, Analogue Studio Since founding Analogue Studio in 2011, Vince Pan has built the firm into an award-winning architecture and branding practice, with a growing roster of clients in the startup, education, and hospitality industries. As the firm’s principal, Mr. Pan ensures that every project — from a brand campaign to a university student center — benefits from Analogue’s interdisciplinary approach and passion for design-based problem-solving. Through his previous work with a diverse range of performing arts, research, academic, healthcare, residential, and commercial clients, he identified the need for a more ecosystem-based approach to design. This observation became the foundation of Analogue Studio and has led to a practice where graphics, branding, interior design, and architecture hold equal potential in the designer’s toolkit.I'M SPEAKING ATDesigning to Create Customer ConfidenceTuesday, December 8th3:00p to 3:45p EST

Vince Pan

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Principal, Analogue Studio Since founding Analogue Studio in 2011, Vince Pan has built the firm into an award-winning architecture and branding ...

Scott Homa Scott Homa

JLL

SVP and Director of US Office Research, JLLScott Homa is Senior Vice President and Director of U.S. Office Research at JLL. In this role, ...

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43 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-scott-homa jplist-topic-jll 0 428471 428471 SVP and Director of US Office Research, JLLScott Homa is Senior Vice President and Director of U.S. Office Research at JLL. In this role, Scott tracks and analyzes key economic and market fundamentals to provide insight and predictive intelligence to owners, investors and occupiers of commercial real estate. His work throughout his tenure at JLL earned recognition from the American Marketing Association for Best Quantitative Research and his market insights have been regularly quoted in leading business publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times and various real estate trade publications. Before joining JLL, Scott held a variety of positions in economics and finance, serving as a Research Clerk with the Department of Economic Analysis at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a Venture Capital Analyst at MCG Capital and a Research Associate for a nonprofit consulting firm. Mr. Homa received a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Cum Laude, from Georgetown University. He has lectured at several undergraduate and graduate-level business programs, including Georgetown University’s Masters in Real Estate, George Washington University’s International Honors and the University of Cincinnati’s Lindner Honors-PLUS programs and has been asked to testify before the United States Congress on matters related to federal real estate. Scott resides in Washington, DC, with his wife, Jessica, and their four children.I'M SPEAKING ATWhat's the Next Move for the Enterprise CustomerTuesday, December 8th11:30a - 12:15p EST

Scott Homa

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SVP and Director of US Office Research, JLLScott Homa is Senior Vice President and Director of U.S. Office Research at JLL. In this role, Scott ...

William Edmundson William Edmundson

Office Evolution

COO, Office EvolutionWilliam Edmundson is the Chief Operating Officer of Office Evolution, one of the fastest growing franchises in the ...

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44 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-gwa-board jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-william-edmundson jplist-topic-office-evolution jplist-topic-sponsor 0 423987 423987 COO, Office EvolutionWilliam Edmundson is the Chief Operating Officer of Office Evolution, one of the fastest growing franchises in the U.S. offering coworking and private office space, phone answering and business address solutions. With over twenty-five years of experience leading service and franchise organizations in the hospitality and workspace industries. William has launched and led brands, turned-around companies and built amazing teams. During his career, he has repeatedly produced double-digit growth in sales, revenue and EBITDA; reversed multi-year same-store declines; and achieved record customer satisfaction scores.  William has received recognition including “Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales & Marketing” from Hotel Sales & Marketing Association International, “Chain Leadership Award for Marketing” by Lodging Hospitality and Top 40 (Business People) Under 40 by Memphis Business Journal. Recognition of his teams includes awards from JD Power & Associates, HSMAI and Travel Weekly. He has held board positions in the workspace and hospitality industries and various community boards. He has been married to his college girlfriend, Leah, for over twenty-five years and is a proud parent of their fourteen- year-old son William.I'M SPEAKING ATState of the IndustryTuesday, December 8th9:00a to 9:45a EST

William Edmundson

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COO, Office EvolutionWilliam Edmundson is the Chief Operating Officer of Office Evolution, one of the fastest growing franchises in the U.S. offering ...

Annie Rinker Annie Rinker

Hines

Director, Office of Innovation, HinesWith 13+ years’ experience in the coworking, sales, management, brokerage, property management and ...

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45 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-gwa-board jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-annie-rinker jplist-topic-state-of-the-industry 0 423985 423985 Director, Office of Innovation, HinesWith 13+ years’ experience in the coworking, sales, management, brokerage, property management and asset management fields, I am familiar with many components that drive results and revenue in commercial assets. I began my career working for a coworking company with offices across the US, in sales, operations and management. Seeing a direct correlation between coworking, technology and hospitality and how these elements add value to buildings, I received a master’s degree in real estate finance and development from Georgetown University to further expand my knowledge in asset management and development.In my career, I have personally managed coworking facilities, including all financial and operational components as well as being responsible for a larger regional sales team of coworking managers. I continue to build on the intersection of coworking and traditional commercial real estate by exploring other ways to drive value to buildings though the Hines coworking platform, The Square.My years of sales, client management, P&L Management, tenant representation and corporate leadership in both coworking spaces and traditional commercial assets have put me in a unique position for where this industry is headed. Through these experiences, I have learned how to think outside the box; how to pitch ideas and solutions; develop the ability to read and work with all types of people; understand client and tenant needs and problem solve directly with them; drive strong retention rates; evaluate existing revenue streams and identify new revenue opportunities; team member mentorship and coaching; and adding value to commercial assets. I'M SPEAKING ATState of the IndustryTuesday, December 8th9:00a to 9:45a EST

Annie Rinker

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Director, Office of Innovation, HinesWith 13+ years’ experience in the coworking, sales, management, brokerage, property management and asset ...

Mick Heys Mick Heys

IDC Future of Workplace

VP, IDC Future of WorkplaceMick Heys is vice president of IDC Future of Workplace and Imaging in Europe. In his role he offers ...

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46 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-mick-heys jplist-topic-idc jplist-topic-IDC-Future-of-Workplace 0 430717 430717 VP, IDC Future of WorkplaceMick Heys is vice president of IDC Future of Workplace and Imaging in Europe. In his role he offers strategic direction and advice to both vendors and end-user clients. He is responsible for research into the Future of Work as it relates to physical aspects and spaces.   He is particularly interested in the future of the office in the world of flexible and mobile working and the in optimization of the workplace.  He also responsible for managing IDC’s Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions team covering all aspects of imaging including 3D printing, Office Printing, Production Printing and ECM.Mick has other 30 years’ experience in the office automation and print industries in business development, product management and consultancy roles.  His analysis and opinions are widely sought by industry leaders and investors.  He is a frequent speaker, presenter and moderator at industry conferences and client events. I'M SPEAKING ATMeeting the Needs of the New Tenant MixTuesday, December 8th12:30p to 1:15p EST

Mick Heys

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VP, IDC Future of WorkplaceMick Heys is vice president of IDC Future of Workplace and Imaging in Europe. In his role he offers strategic ...

James Rankin James Rankin

Instant Offices

Head of Research, Instant OfficesJames leads The Instant Group’s growing Research and Insight team who focus both on primary ...

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47 Speaker-Profile-Speaker-Profile jplist-topic-speaker jplist-topic-james-rankin jplist-topic-instant-offices 0 428256 428256 Head of Research, Instant OfficesJames leads The Instant Group’s growing Research and Insight team who focus both on primary industry research and turning Instants own market-leading data into actionable insight. James is a research specialist who has worked across a number of B2B and B2C industries providing insight to both internal and external clients. James is seen as an industry data expert and provides information on industry trends at many events globally. James has been with The Instant Group for 3 years and has worked with occupiers, providers, investors and landlord of flexible space during his time at the company.I'M SPEAKING ATQ&A with Instant OfficesTuesday, December 8th11:00a to 11:20a EST

James Rankin

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Head of Research, Instant OfficesJames leads The Instant Group’s growing Research and Insight team who focus both on primary industry ...

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