The annual conferences will be held on June 22-23 (Pre-Con Events: June 21) at the San Jose Convention Center. Executive Briefings and Tours to several major tech companies in the area will be offered on June 24.
CARLSBAD, CA, February 01, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — Realcomm Conference Group has announced that Realcomm and IBcon 2016 will be hosted in Silicon Valley, the epicenter of technology and innovation. The annual conferences will be held on June 22-23 (Pre-Con Events: June 21) at the San Jose Convention Center. Executive Briefings and Tours to several major tech companies in the area will be offered on June 24.
“Innovation is all around us and is changing our lives daily,” said Jim Young, co-founder and CEO of Realcomm. “Silicon Valley was the birthplace of most of the technologies that have been shaping our world for the past several decades and continues to be the epicenter of today’s major innovations. The region truly reflects this year’s conference theme: Commercial and Corporate Real Estate INNOVATION Starts Here! as we continue to explore ways to improve how we manage, operate and use commercial and corporate real estate.”
To assist with the development of the educational content for both conferences, Realcomm has invited two groups of over 100 industry leaders involved with the implementation of technology and automation within their organizations to sit on the Realcomm and IBcon Advisory Councils. These councils represent more than 35 billion square feet of commercial and corporate space. Heading the councils are Joe Rich of Tishman Speyer, Tom Taddeo of Kimco Realty, Lachlan MacQuarrie of Oxford Properties and Curt Radkin of Wells Fargo.
Joe Rich is the CIO for Tishman Speyer, one of the leading owners, developers, operators and fund managers with over 140 million SF of first-class real estate worldwide. He oversees the daily operations and planning for IT and is is responsible for maintaining a high standard of efficiency for all information systems globally. He has been instrumental in making Tishman Speyer a leader on the technology front among real estate companies.
As VP & CIO, Tom Taddeo is responsible for the overall technology strategy, systems and infrastructure that support Kimco’s global business operations. He also directs the implementation of enterprise initiatives that leverage technology to improve organizational efficiency and productivity. Kimco is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that is North America’s largest publicly traded owner and operator of open-air shopping centers comprising of 105 million SF of leasable space across 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada.
Lachlan MacQuarrie is the VP, Real Estate Management and oversees Oxford Properties’ national programs, which are responsible for improving the operations side including sustainability, energy management, national procurement, security and life safety and media revenues. Oxford has over $20 billion in assets under management in Canada, USA and Europe and the organization manages 50 million square feet of Canada’s very best office, retail, multi-residential, industrial and hotel real estate.
Curt Radkin is the SVP and Sustainability Strategist for Wells Fargo Corporate Properties Group (CPG). In this role, he is responsible for developing strategies and working with other CPG and corporate leaders to engage in sustainable practices that will minimize the environmental impact of Wells Fargo’s 100 million square foot corporate real estate portfolio, which accounts for 85 percent of Wells Fargo’s GHG emissions. A part of this overall effort is to research and deploy relevant and or innovative technologies to enhance the environmental performance of Wells Fargo properties.
Targeted for the commercial and corporate real estate industry, Realcomm | IBcon is where automated real estate solutions and smart, connected, high performance buildings intersect for four intense days. Attracting global attendees, the conferences feature leading edge topics, best of breed projects/innovation showcases and unprecedented access to industry leaders and leading solution providers exhibiting the latest technology products and services. Visit www.realcomm.com to register today!
About Realcomm Conference Group
Realcomm Conference Group, LLC is the leading research and educational institution that produces annual conferences and expositions on technology, automated business solutions and intelligent buildings strategies for executives in commercial, corporate, government and institutional real estate. Realcomm was founded in 1999 with the goal of bringing industry leaders together each year to discuss, demonstrate and debate the latest innovations that impact the industry. Today, in addition to the annual conferences, Realcomm conducts webinars, workshops and other strategic services to educate industry professionals about the latest business solutions and technologies to improve commercial real estate development, leasing, management and operations.
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