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.
Dennis Main, Vice-Chair
Dennis is a consultant with USAA, a Fortune 500 diversified financial services group of companies. Dennis previously served as Senior Vice President for IT with Equity Commonwealth, an office REIT. Dennis has experience with IT strategy and operations including creating and managing the IT budget, keeping the in-house data center up and running, SOX compliance, project management, help desk, developing and executing business intelligence strategy, hiring resources and partnering with vendors, contract negotiations, implementing collaboration tools, cybersecurity, and improving efficiencies throughout the organization. His experience at EQC also included the overhaul of a major accounting system, creation and delivery of extensive business intelligence platform, performed many cybersecurity upgrades, and a full Office 365 rollout.
Senior Director of Professional Services, Yardi Systems
Hans 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.
Hans 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.
As 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, Head of Technology, Brookfield Properties
Soheil Pourhashemi heads technology for Brookfield Properties commercial real estate in North America. He is responsible for establishing and executing the commercial real estate IT strategy, vision, and roadmap for the Office sector. As part of his mandate, he has a keen focus on data & analytics, automation, IoT and partnering with the business in executing of new innovations across the portfolio.
Brookfield Properties develops and operates more than 650 properties and 325 million square feet of high-quality, sustainability-focused real estate assets around the globe. Providing integrated services across all property investment strategies of Brookfield Asset Management, a global alternative asset manager with over $600 billion in AUM.
Vice President of Product Management, MRI Software
As a 20-year veteran of Project and Product Management in the software industry, Beth has had the opportunity to be a part of some of the most significant process changes that have helped software development evolve. During this time, she has led the development of Project Management standards with division peers while working at Intuit and have created Product Management organizations at 3 different companies. This experience has positioned her as a “get it done” leader who is consistently given strategic projects and products to lead.
During her tenure, she has been fortunate to focus on just two markets, Real Estate and Healthcare, who’s technology needs heavily overlap. As the Vice President of Product Management at MRI Software, Beth is focused on building a global Product Management organization as the organization continues to expand.
Naseem has more than 15 years of experience as a technology leader and domain expert in the real estate industry. She has worked with many of the leading real estate owners and operators, as well as investors. Naseem has provided strategic direction to these clients in numerous capacities, including, data warehousing/aggregation consulting; software selection through analysis of needs and requirements; business process optimization across multiple functions; general ledger and reporting solutions; design of data integration tools and solutions; information optimization through data normalizations that supported a global data structure through implementation of data governance model; training and talent development focusing on change management for existing and enhanced business processes supported by technology solutions; integration between acquired and acquiring organizations to support compliance and business function transition; and design and implementation of a shared services organization.
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 association management.
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.