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Konrad Putzier, The Wall Street Journal's Commercial Property Reporter, interviews Cushman & Wakefield's Adam Stanley, Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer; and Brett White, Executive Chairman & CEO.
02:22 Financial services industry
04:00 Importance of technology change
05:30 The right approach
18:30 What to expect in the real estate industry?
23:34 Digital technology and innovation
26:22 Promising technologies
Results driven business partner with Wharton MBA and over 20 years of achievement in driving value from technology investments. Strong leader and change agent with proven success delivering operational excellence, supplier performance, talent retention, and innovation. As a global technology evangelist, my primary role is to identify shifts and threats, maximize opportunities to optimize our portfolio, and determine where best to place technology bets with constrained capital. I am NOT a corporate IT leader, though I am proud of the great work we do strengthening the foundation that makes our business run. I work for our clients and focus on how we can deliver for them.View the profile
I am a reporter at the Wall Street Journal, covering the commercial real estate industry. My work has been featured on CNN, CNBC, WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, NY1 and Austrian state TV ORF.View the profile
Thanks for joining us. I'm excited to be here with Adam Stanley who's the Chief Digital Officer and Chief Information Officer for Cushman & Wakefield and Brett White who is the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Also at Cushman & Wakefield. My name is Konrad Putzier I'm a real estate reporter at the Wall Street Journal and we have a lot of ground to cover with this panel will talk about the company Cushman & Wakefield its digital strategy
why maybe doesn't do as many Venture Investments as some other company is a bunch of things and then we'll talk about the real estate industry as a whole the role of Technology how everything is being impacted by the pandemic Etc. So very briefly introduce the two speakers and then we'll go straight to the questions. So I'll start with Adam who's been with Cushman Wakefield since 2014 and his current role and he's responsible for technology data and Innovation strategy for the whole company. And before he joined Cushman & Wakefield Adam Busby technology and Security Services
director. Aviva one of the world's biggest insurance companies is also served as Global Chief technology officer for an on a risk management insurance and reinsurance company and he spent nearly 10 years with the boys Consulting and he's also pretty active in the start of community and I take it is on the board of 1871 the Chicago-based incubator. Brett's served as executive chairman and chief executive of Krishna Wakefield since 2015 before he joined Krishna wakefield's he was at the competitor CBRE for 28 years serving as chief executive from 2005 to
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