CREtech Announces New Additions To Its Leadership Board

Group Represents Most Distinguished Leaders in Commercial Real Estate Tech Sector

New York, NY (June 26, 2019)CREtech (, the leading event, content and connectivity platform for the commercial real estate technology industry has announced 99 new additions to its Leadership Board, the most prestigious group of commercial real estate executives in the world. The Leadership Board provides CREtech with invaluable insights on macro trends in the growing commercial real estate tech sector as well as input on the most relevant themes for its industry-leading conferences.

“Our Leadership Board is one of the most important ways that our CREtech brand remains on the forefront of this rapidly evolving industry,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech. “We are humbled and honored to be able to work with such a distinguished and accomplished group of commercial real estate tech executives who individually, as well as collectively, are having a profound impact on bringing innovation to the largest industry on Earth,” Beckerman concluded.

New members of the CREtech Leadership Board include:

Andrea Jang, Growth Lead, Americas, JLL Spark

Andrew Tavakoli, Founder, RetailMatch

Blake Nucci, Managing Director, Acquisitions & Development, Tishman Speyer

Brad Dockser, CEO, Green Generation

Chandra Dhandapani , Chief Digital & Technology Officer, CBRE

Chang Xu, Principal, Upfront Ventures

Cindy Parker, Chief Information Officer, LaSalle Investment Management

Cory Moelis, General Partner, Ground Up Ventures

Dave Bragg, Managing Director, Green Street Advisors

Deborah Boyer, EVP, Director of Innovation and Community Impact, The Swig Company

Diane Danielson, Chief Operating Officer, SVN International Corp.

Ed Walters, General Partner, Tamarisc

Elena Painter, Principal, Craft Ventures

Eric Wittman, Chief Growth Officer, JLL Spark

Eric Roseman, Vice President of Innovation and Partnerships, Lincoln Property Company 

Evan Rosenburgh, Director, Digital Product Sales, CBRE | Digital & Technology Platforms

Eyal Reggev, President, Stonehenge

Jackson Slavik, Starwood Ventures, Starwood Capital Group

Jake Edens, SVP, Technology & Innovations, Colliers

Jeffrey Kok, Chief Innovation Officer And Chief Information Officer, Mill Creek Residential

Jenny Wong, Managing Director, Innovation and Ventures Tishman Speyer

John Sarokhan, Executive Director, PGIM Real Estate

Jonathan Meisel, Senior Vice President, CBRE

Julie Lein, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Urban Innovation Fund

Khushbu Sikaria, Vice President, Innovation & Product Development, Bozzuto Management Company

Louisa Xu, Investor, IVP

Marcin Pokorski, VP of Strategic Marketing, Eastdil Secured

Mark Ezra, Product Director, Leasing, CoStar Group

Merritt Hummer, Principal, Bain Capital Ventures

Michael Yang, Managing Partner, OMERS Ventures

Minta Kay, Partner & Chair, Real Estate Industry, Goodwin

Momei Qu, Vice President, PSP Growth

Neil Shah, Regional Managing Director, Americas, RICS

Patrick Klein, SVP & Chief Technology Officer, Essex Property Trust

Saeed Amidi, CEO, Plug and Play Tech Center / Partner, Plug and Play Ventures/Amidzad Ventures

Thano Lambrinos, VP, Smart Building Technology & Digital Innovation, QuadReal Property Group

Travis Connors, Partner, Building Ventures

Tyler Thompson, Partner, Second Century Ventures

Vivek Thadani, Director - Strategy & Innovation, Moody's Analytics

Wendy Mann, CEO, CREW Network


Existing members of the CREtech Leadership Board are:

Adam Stanley, Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer, Cushman & Wakefield

Andrew Ackerman, Managing Director, Dreamit

Antony Slumbers, Strategic Innovation in Real Estate,

Arteen Arabshahi, Vice President, WndrCo LLC

Ben Liao, Managing Director , Techstars

Brad Greiwe, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Fifth Wall

Brad Klatt, Co-Founder, Roseland Property Company and Logical Buildings

Brendan Wallace, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Fifth Wall

Bryan Koop, Executive Vice President, Boston Properties

Charlie Kuntz, Innovation Officer, Hines

Constance Freedman, Founder and Managing Partner, Moderne Ventures

Craig Robinson, Global Head of Enterprise Services, WeWork

Dan Spiegel, Managing Director, Coldwell Banker Commercial

Darren Wesemann, EVP and Chief Innovation Officer, Berkadia

David Goldberg, General Partner, Corigin Ventures

David Knowles, Managing Director, Stanfield Partners

Dror Poleg, Owner, Rethinking.RE

Elie Finegold, Entrepreneur in Residence, Metaprop

Geoffrey Kasselman, SIOR, LEED AP, CEO, Op2mize Energy, LLC

Jeff Berman, Partner, Camber Creek

Jeff Roberts, Executive Managing Director and Chief Information Officer, HFF

Jeremy Neuer, Executive Vice President, CBRE

Jesse Franklin, VP Investments and Innovation, Macerich

John Helm, Managing Director, RETV

Jon Schultz, Managing Principal, Onyx Equities

Julia Arlt, Global Digital Real Estate Leader at PwC, Co-Founder of FUTURE:PropTech and Startup Mentor at MetaProp

Justin Wilson, Investment Director, SoftBank Vision Fund

Karen Hollinger, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, AvalonBay

Kevin Shtofman, Blockchain Lead, Real Estate, Deloitte

Kim Duty, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Industry Initiatives, National Multifamily Housing Council

Kyle Daniel, Managing Director, COO and CCO, Glade Brook Capital

Linda Isaacson, Senior Vice President, Director Business Intelligence, Data & Analytics, First American Title

Mark Goldberg, Principal, Index Ventures

Matt Toner, Managing Director | Smart Buildings and IoT, CBRE

Matthew Boras, Investor, RXR Realty 

Michael Horwitz, Founder and Partner, Capital Pacific

Michael Rudin, Senior Vice President, Rudin Management Company

Mike Hart, Senior Vice President, National Director - Data Management & Technology Operations, JLL

Mitch Williams , Real Estate, Uber

Patricia Nakache, General Partner, Trinity Ventures

Patrick McGrath, CIO, Head of Client Technology, Savills Studley

Pierce Neinken, Global Portfolio Manager, Airbnb

Raj Bhatti, Chief Information Officer, NKF

Rich Boyle, General Partner, Canaan

Rob Marten, Co-founder, Built World Technology Alliance India

Robert Thornburgh, Executive Vice President, Partner, Kidder Matthews

Roberto Charvel, CEO, Vander Capital Partners

Ryan Salvas, Senior Manager of Digital R+D for Powered by We WeWork

Sandy Jacolow, Chief Information Officer, Meridian Capital

Sara Shank, Managing Director, Beacon Capital

Scott Moore, Chief Information Officer, Cortland Partners

Scott Wesson, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, UDR

Shaw Lupton, Director of Global Analytics, Costar

Steve Kapp, Executive Managing Director, Newmark Knight Frank

Steve Weikel, Head of Industry & Alumni Relations, MIT Center for Real Estate

Thomas Kim, Senior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Finance, Mortgage Bankers Association

Tim McGuinness, Vice President, Global Trade Expositions, ICSC

Travis Putnam, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Navitas Capital

Will O'Donnell, Managing Partner, Prologis


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