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.
President & CEO, EBusiness Strategies
Phil Wales is President and CEO of EBUSINESS STRATEGIES, LLC. For more than 35 years Phil has advised some of the world’s largest private- and public-sector real estate organizations in the application of business best practices and enabling technology. His expertise centers on applying creative business solutions to manage enterprise real estate and workplace assets.
Working with Fortune 500 corporations and federal, state, and local government agencies, he is helping to change the way complex, capital‐intensive entities view and manage their operations in the face of constant change, shifting marketplace economies, and unpredictable constituent demands. Phil is a prolific generator of business thinking and publications on solution‐driven issues having spoken at major events and conferences and published more than 35 professional articles over the last fifteen years.
Phil is a member of the OSCRE Council of 100 and has participated in several OSCRE strategy sessions, such as where the Academy was addressed. If selected to the board, his focus will be the driving of OSCRE’s value into corporate real estate and reengaging this segment of real estate professionals who severely need the organization’s standards - both in operational processes and data management.
Senior Consultant, R&K Solutions, Inc.
With more than 30 years of experience leading public-sector operations and facilities management, William Wingfield now plays a key role at R&K Solutions, Inc. in the development and implementation of enterprise geospatial real property management software. He serves as a functional subject matter expert in the facilities management domain. William leads the adoption of standards, enhancement of business processes and production of business intelligence, enabling customers to improve performance through informed decision-making.
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.