Sineesh Keshav is an IT EXECUTIVE who is a proven leader with over twenty two years of experience in Information Technology.Sineesh has expertise in the design and delivery of cost-effective innovative technology solutions in support of rapid business growth with globally dispersed cross-functional teams of over 600 people. He combines a deep hands-on technical background with a strong business acumen that has resulted in a successful track record in delivering high-performance business enabling technical solutions.Sineesh is currently serving as the CTO at Prologis.View the profile
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Sineesh Keshav of Prologis and Emily Wright of Estates Gazette dissect the benefits of an increasingly data-driven style of real estate management and why staying on the leading edge of technology is crucial to success. Sineesh explores the concept of digital transformation and how improving efficiency, automation, optimization, and technological integration has given Prologis a competitive advantage in the industrial warehousing sector. Sineesh and Emily review the potential benefits and shortcomings of an increasingly remote workplace, while also discussing predictions for the future of CRE as a whole.
04:50 Approach to commute
07:55 The shift
17:00 First impression of working in real estate
20:45 Solving the problems
23:05 What it’s going to be after things start getting back to normality
Hello and this is Emily Wright, Tech Editor and Head of Special Projects at Estates Gazette based here in London. I'm joined today by Sineesh Kishav, Chief Technology Officer at Prologis. How are you today? Good to see you, Emily. And yes, I'm doing great. Thank you The role at Prologis you took just about 2 years ago now, May 2018 you joined and worked at Expirion, Safeway, and American Express. And it was a newly created role so there's been a lot to do I'm sure
And it has been an extraordinary past few months as we all know so I'm interested to find out a bit about the role pre-pandemic and a bit how you're responding to the role now. I understand you are just in the Bay Area. That's right. I'm about 40 miles east of San Francisco used to work out of our HQ in the city. Haven't been there in 4 months. Like everyone else the pandemic has challenged Us in some unique ways. But I was also the work the hard work that we've done before the pandemic has come in handy
as important since we were at Prologis pretty much a hundred percent video conferencing company in the sense that every meeting was a video conference. We have employees around the world. And so the interaction we had
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