Savills Global CEO Mark Ridley and CIO & Head of Client Technology Patrick McGrath Added to Keynote Speaker Lineup for FUTURE PropTech/CREtech Virtual Global Summit
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FUTURE PropTech and CREtech to Jointly Host the World's Largest Global Virtual Real Estate Tech Event on July 27-30
New York, NY (July 6, 2020) — CREtech (cretech.com) and FUTURE PropTech, the largest intelligence platforms devoted to Reimagining Real Estate, announced today that Savills Group Chief Executive Officer and CIO & Head of Client Technology will take the stage for the Reimagining Real Estate Virtual Global Summit, the largest global real estate tech virtual conference ever assembled.
“When it comes to innovation, few professional service firms in the real estate industry can rival what Savills is doing on the technology front,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech and FUTURE PropTech. “Therefore, we are thrilled that Mark and Patrick will be taking the virtual stage at our Global Summit and sharing their innovation strategies that have enabled Savills to remain on the leading-edge of the real estate industry. This session is a must attend for anyone in the industry looking to learn best practices on how to embrace technology on a global scale,” Beckerman added.
Based in Savills global headquarters in London, Ridley oversees the firm’s international network of more than 600 offices and associates throughout the Americas, the UK, Continental Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, employing over 39,000 people. The company’s consultancy and transactional services cover all key segments of the residential and commercial property. Ridley joined Savills in 1996 and has held roles as CEO of the UK and EMEA business before being appointed as Group Chief Executive, following the retirement of Jeremy Helsby.
As Savills top tech expert, McGrath is leading and executing a digital transformation of the firm’s real estate services platform in North America. He joined Savills in 2002 and he was appointed to his current role in 2018. McGrath works across departments to deploy best-in-class systems to integrate and capture key data flows that give the Savills brokerage teams the edge they need to compete in the rapidly changing real estate industry. Among his responsibilities is the continued development of the firm’s customer-facing global data visualization and analytics platform Knowledge Cubed. The platform received the H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Award from CoreNet Global and recognition from the American Business Awards and the Esrj User Conference.
This first-of-its-kind global real estate technology virtual conference will focus on landlords, brokers and tenants who are embracing innovation throughout their company and properties. Featuring an extraordinary lineup of office, industrial, multifamily, retail, residential and construction real estate thought-leaders from around the world, the event will showcase C-Suite speakers who will share their perspectives on the role technology and innovation are playing in today's challenging marketplace.
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About CREtech and FUTURE PropTech
CREtech and FUTURE PropTech are Reimagining Real Estate. We are the largest international community of professionals devoted to technological innovation in the real estate sector. Our mission is to help the industry embrace, adopt and future proof their businesses. Our intelligence and event platform inspires the next generation of ideas, processes and people to champion the world's largest asset class.
CREtech is owned by The News Funnel, a news platform devoted to the commercial real estate and tech sector. The company also owns the leading digital marketing firm devoted to the real estate sector ATYPICAL.
Savills helps organizations find the right solutions that ensure employee success. Sharply skilled and fiercely dedicated, the firm’s integrated teams of consultants and brokers are experts in better real estate. With services in tenant representation, workforce and incentives strategy, workplace strategy and occupant experience, project management, and capital markets, Savills has elevated the potential of workplaces around the corner, and around the world, for 160 years and counting.
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