Strategic Business Consultant, Planon Corporation
David Karpook is Strategic Business Consultant for Planon Corporation, a leading provider of technology solutions for facility management and real estate. A 20-year industry veteran, he has been a customer, vendor, system implementer, trainer and strategist, managing workplace technology projects in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Prior to joining Planon in 2015, he served as president and CEO at Bricsnet, an enterprise software provider. He also has held management positions at software providers Trimble Navigation, Tririga and Peregrine Systems. David has been involved with OSCRE since its earliest days, participating in numerous work groups including Service Request, Space Classification and Green Lease; he was vice chair of the latter.
His additional experience includes seven years as a facility manager and construction project manager at the University of Florida. A graduate architect with degrees from Harvard University and the University of Florida, he has also worked as a journalist for The New York Times and The Orlando Sentinel. David lives in Southern California with his family.
Head of Property Finance, Canada Life
Graeme Lambert has been Head
of Property Finance at Canada Life for 14 years, overseeing the implementation
of a general ledger on the property system and the development and
implementation of a commercial mortgage module to support the organization’s
growing commercial load book. During his tenure there, real estate holdings
have increased from £700m to £1.8bn and loan book from £120m to £2bn. Lambert
is a graduate of Edinburgh University where he studied accountancy and
mercantile law. He has held a range of senior accounting roles from Treasury
Manager to Finance Director in a diverse range of industries from oil to
insurance, including manufacturing and food.
Vice President of Commercial Property Management, RealPage
As the Vice President of Commercial Property Management at RealPage, Kim Maddox works with clients to ensure that they can run their business more smoothly with the help of RealPage solutions. Kim’s 30 year history of working directly with global companies to understand their real estate needs. This has helped her develop a strong track record of delivering solutions and dedication to client satisfaction. Prior to joining RealPage, she had worked for JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, Oracle, MRI and Yardi Systems in product management roles. Kim is a member of the Denver Alpha Xi Delta Alumni Association and has chaired their fundraising auction for Autism Speaks.
Senior Director of Professional Services, Yardi Systems
Pedersen has more than 35 years of leadership experience in real estate
technology, working with commercial property managers and investors alike. He
has served in product management, business development and implementation
leadership roles. Hans is currently a Senior Director of Professional Services
for Yardi Systems, where he provides oversight and strategic direction for
major software implementations.
previously led the effort to design and develop Yardi’s Commercial Management
system, which now forms the core of Yardi’s Commercial Applications Suite. He
was also closely involved in developing Yardi’s international functionality,
while leading the launch of the company’s European operations in Amsterdam and
London. Hans holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from California
Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo.
a technology vendor, Yardi Systems provide accounting, operational management,
energy and marketing solutions for residential, commercial and investment
management markets, on a global basis. Yardi’s more recent moves into energy
management and market intelligence make the company increasingly invested in
standards across the real estate sector.
Senior Vice President, Brookfield Johnson Controls
Lorri Rowlandson is an accomplished executive with nearly 20 years of
experience in strategic sourcing and corporate real estate. Lorri is
currently the Senior Vice President for Brookfield Johnson Controls,
Canada's leading provider of real estate outsourcing services. Her
responsibilities include Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability Solutions,
Business Development, Marketing and Communications, Workplace Solutions,
Strategic Consulting Services, and responsible for the strategic
development of Financial sector accounts.
Prior to Brookfield Johnson Controls, Lorri was a Senior Consultant
at P1 Consulting, one of Canada’s most respected Public Private
Partnership and Real Estate Consulting firms. Previous to this role
Lorri worked at Bank of Montreal where she held a number of progressive
positions in Strategic Sourcing and Real Estate; she began her
career at IBM in Global Procurement.
Lorri has a Masters in
Corporate Real Estate (MCR), is an Accredited Outsourcing Practitioner
(AOP), a Certified Deal Architect for Vested Outsourcing from the
University of Tennessee (CDA), and is an alumni of Harvard University's
GSD Real Estate program (AMDP). Lorri is also on the Board of Directors
for the Center for Outsourcing Research and Education and Committee
Chairperson for the Corenet Canada Leadership Council.
Chief Executive Officer, OSCRE International
As OSCRE International’s CEO, Lisa drives strategy and executive
level relationships into new territory for a member-based real estate
standards organization. She brings over 20 years’ experience in the real
estate industry in strategic planning, property management, real estate
operations, compliance and advocacy, real estate brokerage and
Specialties: Key competencies include strategic leadership, managing
change, entrepreneurship, strong P&L performance, business
development, branding, relationship management, education program
management, standards development, marketing and research, recruitment
and retention, cross-functional team coordination, operations and
process analysis, innovative strategic planning, effective communication
skills, and grass roots advocacy.