Cindy McLaughlin, CEO Envelope

Cindy McLaughlin, CEO Envelope

Technology

Cindy McLaughlin, Envelope

 

Envelope uses its proprietary 3D zoning and search technology, built over a decade, to reveal hidden acquisition opportunity and enable above-market returns on funds. Launched in NYC, Envelope partners deeply and exclusively with the largest developer in each of the world's most valuable, complex cities to raise capital and buy real estate together.

 
Jonathan Lowenberg, Vice President of Delos

Jonathan Lowenberg, Vice President of Delos

Technology

Jonathan Lowenberg, Delos

 

Jonathan Lowenberg advises real estate developers and investors on strategies to include Wellness Real Estate programs and technology in various development typologies. He executes commercialization of Delos Residential Wellness Intelligence Platform-DARWIN and Delos Hospitality Program-Stay Well. He assists in the business development of WELL certification within commercial office and corporate tenants segments. Previously, he served on the business strategy team at Relationship Science, a software as a service company. He advised real estate firms, investment banks, hedge funds, and private equity funds on ways to capture and monetize their relationship capital.

 
Erik Fossum Færevaag, Founder of Disruptive Technologies

Erik Fossum Færevaag, Founder of Disruptive Technologies

Technology

Erik Fossum Færevaag, Disruptive Technologies

 

Erik is the founder of Disruptive Technologies, a rapidly growing innovator in the IoT market, and developer of the world's smallest commercial-grade wireless sensors. Erik has inspired the best engineers, designers and developers and achieved something no one thought was possible. His uncompromising attitude is why Disruptive has the leading position they have with customers and partners today.

 
Per Haaheim, Partner Create-Solutions

Per Haaheim, Partner Create-Solutions

Technology

Per Haaheim, Create-Solutions

 

Per has an extensive experience from the real estate industry. Through his experience, he has seen the need for a company that develops a complete solution for commercial properties. Create-Solutions collects and analyzes data and gives you the insight that you need.

 
Fredrik Wisløff, CTO at Ambita

Fredrik Wisløff, CTO at Ambita

Technology

Fredrik Halmøy Wisløff, Ambita

 

Digital maps is a platform in real estate development. Ambita has digitized the public register of rights and encumbrances in real estate in Norway. What digital possibilities does this provide? Through their subsidiary Alva Technologies, they are now developing completely new AI solutions. Meet the CTO in Ambita, which tells about experiences in using modern AI technology.

 
Siri Gomnæs Børsum, former leader of Digital Transformation Google Norway

Siri Gomnæs Børsum, former leader of Digital Transformation Google Norway

Technology

Siri Gomnæs Børsum

 

How will voice-activated controls change the real estate industry? Where are we today? What opportunities exists? Will voice-activated controls be the preferred platform in the future? Meet and listen to Siri Gomnæs Børsum, former leader of digital transformation in Google Norway.

 
Bjørn Andreas Sponheim Wentzel Business Developer, Cisco

Bjørn Andreas Sponheim Wentzel Business Developer, Cisco

Technology

Bjørn Andreas Wentzel, Cisco

 

Bjørn Andreas Sponheim Wentzel is responsible for the development of new concepts and ecosystems in Cisco Norway, with the main focus on building. He has 20 years of experience in systems engineering, sales and business development in networks and communication technology. In his current role, he works closely with Cisco's R&D unit in Norway to identify and define how to technologically support future types of workspaces and way of working.

 
Bart Brinckman, Director Mobile CTO Office, Cisco Systems

Bart Brinckman, Director Mobile CTO Office, Cisco Systems

Technology

Bart Brinckman, Cisco Systems

 

Bart Brinckman is Director of Engineering in the Wireless Innovation Group in Cisco’s Enterprise Network Business. Bart’s team is responsible for incubating new concepts and initiatives in the wireless space, and bringing them to market.

The Wireless Innovation Group works very closely with Cisco’s wireless CTO team as well as the wireless engineering team to incubate new concepts in the wireless spaces, develop prototypes, collect customer feedback and bring them to market. The team also works very closely with partners throughout the wireless eco-system to ensure that our users get the best wireless experience.

Bart joined Cisco in 2013, where has held a similar role in the Service Provider Mobility business and has worked both in the Enterprise and Service provider CTO team. Prior to Cisco, Bart spent 9 years at Juniper Networks, where as a Director of Product Management, he was responsible for building products in the Identity and Policy Management space, and later in the mobility space. Before that Bart was responsible for engineering mobile data networks at a mobile service provider. Bart holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and a post-graduate in telecommucations.

 
Derek Wright, IOT Business leader at Signify

Derek Wright, IOT Business leader at Signify

Technology

Derek Wright, Signify

 

Derek has over 18 years of experience in global high technology organizations including Sony & Samsung. Derek’s focus is in bringing technology to market where it truly adds value for the users and bringing large market share growth in the process. Derek is now globally responsible for office, education and municipal buildings in Signify (Formerly known as Philips Lighting). This ranges from the simplest system to connected lighting as demonstrated in the World’s most sustainable building “The Edge”.

 
David Felkai, Leader partnerships at Plug & Play

David Felkai, Leader partnerships at Plug & Play

Startups

David Felkai, Plug & Play

 

Plug and Play is the largest corporate innovation platform globally and the most active early-stage investor in Silicon Valley. David leads partnerships at Plug and Play Smart Cities and assists the international effort to connect 320+ corporate partners with ~10,000 startups/year.

 
Reza Alaghehband, Co-founder and CEO at Envio Systems

Reza Alaghehband, Co-founder and CEO at Envio Systems

Startups

Reza Alaghehband, Envio Systems

 

Reza is a Canadian entrepreneur who enjoys the challenge of developing innovative companies that change the landscape of technology and protect our environment. He has been an internationally featured speaker at industry conferences, leading universities and events discussing entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability. Reza has 9 years of experience in entrepreneurship and 2 years in executive management. He was also the youngest accepted mentor into the Service Core of Retired Executives.

 
Simon Laurent, Co-founder and CEO at Havr

Simon Laurent, Co-founder and CEO at Havr

Startups

Simon Laurent, Havr

 

Simon, whilst finishing off his engineering studies, thought to himself: "What if light could open doors?" and so Havr was born. A young and budding entrepreneur based in Paris, Simon has already successfully sold and exited one company.

 
John Mears, Co-founder and COO at Havr

John Mears, Co-founder and COO at Havr

Startups

John Mears, Havr

 

After having graduated in theology, and spent time working in humanitarian aid, John is now managing day to day operations at Havr.

 
Craig Vallis, Co-founder and CPO at Myvoice

Craig Vallis, Co-founder and CPO at Myvoice

Startups

Craig Vallis, Myvoice

 

Craig is an entrepreneur and technologist who has been working with Startups, SME's, Multinationals and Government departments throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa since starting his first IT Consultancy in South Africa in 1994. An early adopter he pioneered the use of Web Browser and Internet technologies in providing enterprise solutions. In 23 years he has amassed an immense technical experience and exposure to Managed Services and Full Application Lifecycle Software Development in organisations of all sizes.

 
Nikola Andelic, Co-founder and COO at Myvoice

Nikola Andelic, Co-founder and COO at Myvoice

Startups

Nikola Andelic, Myvoice

 

Nikola Andelic is an Ex-athlete & Founder of 2 venture backed tech startups with 1 exit. Entrepreneur with a bias towards action. Relentless and hard working.

 
Florian Waubke, Co-founder and CEO at Fairfleet

Florian Waubke, Co-founder and CEO at Fairfleet

Startups

Florian Waubke, Fairfleet

 

Florian is a serial entrepreneur that has created four startups in total. Previously, he has been working for couple of years at IBM in Strategy and Change Consulting as well as in the Digital Transformation at Allianz X.

 
Finn Magnus Holden, Business developer at Unloc

Finn Magnus Holden, Business developer at Unloc

Startups

Finn Magnus Holden, Unloc

 

Innovation will make a better welfare system, that's why I develop myself to make an impact. I aim to be better prepared for the massive global challenges we are up against. As an independent person, creativity and freedom are more important to me than stability.

 
Maximilian Trommer, Founder of Rebartek

Maximilian Trommer, Founder of Rebartek

Startups

Maximilian Trommer, Rebartek

 

14 years of experience in the construction industry. Now building a start-up to robotize reinforcement prefabrication.

 
Lasse Schrader Kristiansen, VP Strategy and Alliances, wogow

Lasse Schrader Kristiansen, VP Strategy and Alliances, wogow

Startups

Lasse Schrader Kristiansen, wogow

 

Coworking has been growing 25 percent every year this decade. And there seem to be new startups in this segment every year. But what about the landlords? Will they be left out, only delivering buildings and infrastructure? Lasse has a MSc in Telecommunications and has worked for companies like Alcatel, Sun Microsystems and Oracle with business development and sales. As a co-founder of wogow, he and his colleagues aim to disrupt the Real Estate Industry with automated workspaces. Enabling commercial real estate landlords to deliver profitable coworking spaces themselves, in existing and new buildings.

 
Minus Opels, CEO Giraffe360

Minus Opels, CEO Giraffe360

Startups

Mikus Opelts, Giraffe360

 

Mikus is the CEO and co-founder of Giraffe360 and GiraffeVIsual. He is working in the real estate space since more than ten years and one of his company has been highlighted as one of top 25 prop tech start-ups in Europe in 2018 with a Total funding amount of €1.6 million.

 
Vegard Westergård, Head of Sales Norway in wec360°

Vegard Westergård, Head of Sales Norway in wec360°

Technology

Vegard Westergård, wec360°

 

In 2018 wec360° helped visualize every third of the Swedish real estate market when it comes to new development. After one year in Norway they have received great feedback for their 3D technology and have now also entered both Finland and USA. Vegard Westergård is Head of Sales Norway in wec360° and he will share his thoughts on why use AR when selling real estate and how to use it.

 
Frode Tørresdal, Head of development at Norconsult

Frode Tørresdal, Head of development at Norconsult

Technology

Frode Tørresdal, Norconsult

 

Application Developer in a wide variety of BIM and CAD applications. He is particularly interested in development on the Forge, MicroStation and Revit platforms. His specialties is BIM, CAD, MicroStation development, Revit development, Navisworks development, ProjectWise development, C, C++, C# and Android development. AR technology is going in full speed into the world of Proptech. Norconsult and partners have developed a groundbreaking project using AR technology. With your mobile phone you can get information about an object or a building. A project that can revolutionize the industry.

 
Espen Brodin, Chairman Of The Board Qi Holding

Espen Brodin, Chairman Of The Board Qi Holding

Technology

Espen Brodin, Qi Holding

 

Serial entrepreneur, various management positions in a broad range of tech sectors, including Chief Strategy Officer The Future Group (IMR), Co-Founder CEO & President Fast Search & Transfer, Sales Director Opticom, IT Director Christiania Bank and Kreditkasse (Bank), Senior Vice President Norwegian Banks Payment and Clearing Systems, Founder & CEO Finnit (IT, boat), Senior Manager Accenture (Consulting), Researcher Philosophy. Board member of various International companies (listed and non-listed) e.g. Norwegian Bank Payment and Service System, BankAxept, CSAM, Chairman & CEO Nio Security, Chairman Teamco.

 
Ole Kleppe, Director of Property Development at BOB BBL

Ole Kleppe, Director of Property Development at BOB BBL

Technology

Ole H. Kleppe, BOB

 

Through his work as head of the property in BOB, Kleppe has developed some leading projects. Ole will show us how new construction technology can improve the building processes.

 
Manuela Seve, CEO and Co-founder of Alphainc

Manuela Seve, CEO and Co-founder of Alphainc

Technology

Manuela Seve, Alphainc

 

Alpha'a is an arts for purpose platform, crowdsourcing talent and building out a portfolio of limited edition prints around causes such as: ocean conservation and female empowerment. Alpha'a is currently working with over 5k artists, and B2B clients such as: Gilt, The Yard, as well as a strong presence in the hospitality industry.

 
Renata Thome, COO and Co-founder Alphainc

Renata Thome, COO and Co-founder Alphainc

Technology

Renata Thome, Alphainc

 

Co-founder and COO at Alpha'a. Past experiences include major galleries, and auction houses (David Zwirner & Christies) alongside the development of built to suit projects for the art Start Up Paddle 8.

 
Steinar Nævdal, CEO at BIR

Steinar Nævdal, CEO at BIR

Technology

Steinar Nævdal, BIR

 

Digitization, traceability and collaboration in the waste industry are crucial to the success of circular value chains. Originating in BIR, the digital platform WasteIQ has been established. Sensor technology, dynamic route planning, robots and data warehouses are areas where we work to improve efficiency and services, and to reduce our climate footprint. For several years, BIR has had a fee model in which customers pay based on how much residual waste they throw away, and to which customers react with changed behaviour in form of better source sorting and less residual waste.

 
Anders Waage Nilsen, Project developer at Waste IQ

Anders Waage Nilsen, Project developer at Waste IQ

Technology

Anders Waage Nilsen, Waste IQ

 

Anders is a business developer, design strategist, investor, technology columnist and public speaker. He likes the combination of big ideas and hands-on practical work, because the big picture is made from the important details. During his career he founded several companies, events and not-for-profit initiatives. Currently he is developing  WasteIQ - a digital platform for public waste management, based on open standards and IoT integrations. A datadriven resource management is necessary to create circular business models and new behavioural incentives.

 
Sturle Drageset, Commercial director of BKK

Sturle Drageset, Commercial director of BKK

Technology

Sturle Drageset, BKK

 

Sturle Drageset is the commercial director of BKK, focusing on the business areas Entrepreneur and Market. He has 25 years of experience in IT / ICT from the finance, telecom and energy sectors. Sturle now works across BKK's entire product / service portfolio of digital, renewable and electrical solutions.

 
Akkelies van Nes, Professor at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL)

Akkelies van Nes, Professor at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL)

Academia

Professor Akkelies van Nes

 

Professor Dr. Akkelies van Nes is an internationally leading researcher that has been involved in several international research projects related to mobility and network characteristics, such as revealing the relationship between space and crime in neighbourhoods, understanding urban centralities, applying space syntax in regenerating urban areas, developing theories on the relationship between urban space and urban sustainability. The core of her research activities is about developing and applying various spatial analyses tools on urban development, archaeology and strategic planning in cities.

 
Michelle Littlefield, Smart Cities Leader | City Planner | Advisor | Speaker, Stanford University and Redwood City.

Michelle Littlefield, Smart Cities Leader | City Planner | Advisor | Speaker, Stanford University and Redwood City.

TECHNOLOGY

Michelle Littlefield, Stanford University

 

Michelle Littlefield works at the intersection of smart cities technology, urban planning and policy development in Silicon Valley. Michelle leads digital services and analytics initiatives that help local government leverage data to manage growth, improve online services and inform operational and policy change. She serves as an advisor to the Digital Civil Society Lab at Stanford University, Co-Chair of the Data-Informed Decision Making Subcommittee for the San Francisco Bay Area Civic Innovation Network, Co-Founder of the Code for America Chapter for San Mateo County, and Chief Government Affairs Officer for Ability Revolution, Inc. Michelle is passionate about technology that helps cities solve its greatest urban growth challenges and advises govtech startups on developing products that make better decisions.

 
Philip Russo, Property Technology Advisor and influencer

Philip Russo, Property Technology Advisor and influencer

Technology

Philip Russo, MetaProp

 

Philip Russo has helped build MetaProp as a leading Proptech player in New York. Now he is working on new upcoming Proptech projects both in New York and London. Meet Philip Russo and get his global prospects for the future in PropTech.

 
Henrik Lie-Nielsen, Investor

Henrik Lie-Nielsen, Investor

Investor

Henrik Lie-Nielsen, Investor

 

Henrik co-founded the IT- and internet professional services firm Reaktor in 1995, making him one of the internet pioneers of the Norwegian West Coast. He went on to develop the firm into a professional services company group with more than 110 employees and 40 minority shareholders (partners). Henrik is passionate about the internet, and one of Scandinavia’s foremost experts on the use of web- and mobile technology within banking and financial services. With over 20 years of experience from the internet business world as an entrepreneur, consultant and advisor - Henrik approaches business challenges with an open and digital mindset and quickly sees opportunity. Henrik is also involved in mentoring entrepreneurs and startups and has invested in and serves on the board of several Norwegian startups.

 
Harald Schjelderup, Chairman Proptech Innovation

Harald Schjelderup, Chairman Proptech Innovation

PropTech

Harald Schjelderup, Proptech Innovation

 

Harald Schjelderup has management experience from Statoil, Bergen Scenarios and the Kavli Fund. He has been a full-time politician for the Labor Party for two periods, most recently as city council leader in Bergen. Harald Schjelderup has also held several board positions in, among other things, culture, sports and housing associations. Now Harald Schjelderup is Chairman of Proptech Innovation, and CEO at BOB BBL.

 
Anders Daniel Brekke, Head of business development BOB

Anders Daniel Brekke, Head of business development BOB

PropTech

Anders Daniel Brekke, BOB

 

Anders Daniel Brekke has a background in economics and entrepreneurship studies in the US and Copenhagen. He has given BOB and the real estate community in Bergen a unique ability to see long-term and identify some of the major challenges facing the industry. Anders has been central to the creation of Proptech Innovation. He is passionate about technology and how it can help make buildings and cities better.