Prologis Managing Partner Will O’Donnell to Present Keynote on the Company’s Forward-Thinking Tech Strategy at Upcoming CREtech New York Conference
Geoffrey Kasselman, CEO of Op2mize Energy, LLC to Introduce and Interview O’Donnell at Premier Commercial Real Estate Tech Conference
New York, NY (September 6, 2019) — CREtech (cretech.com), the leading event, content and connectivity platform for the commercial real estate technology industry has announced that Prologis Ventures Managing Partner Will O’Donnell will deliver a Keynote presentation on their company’s tech and innovation strategy at the world’s premier commercial real estate tech conference taking place this October 16th and 17th in New York.
Prologis is the world’s largest logistics company with $104 billion in assets under management. The company is also recognized as one of the most forward-thinking and active investors/adopters in tech as well. In this in-depth interview led by Geoffrey Kasselman, SIOR, LEED AP, CEO of Op2mize Energy, LLC, attendees of CREtech NYC will get a first hand view from the company's leading tech executive of how Prologis is on the leading edge of the CREtech revolution.
The 2019 CREtech NYC Conference will be held on October 16th and 17th at Dock 72 in Brooklyn and is expected to attract 2,000 professionals from around the world. Global commercial real estate executives will attend the event to network, uncover new investment opportunities, and acquire leading-edge products and services to enable digital transformation for the largest industry in the world.
Will O’Donnell leads Prologis Ventures, the innovation platform and venture capital arm of Prologis. With over 21 years of experience in both real estate and technology he heads this new group’s efforts to invest in cutting-edge technology for supply-chain logistics and real estate. Mr. O’Donnell joined legacy AMB in 2003 and established a successful track record of building and acquiring investment platforms and companies globally. In addition, he has private equity fund management expertise including capital raising, joint venture negotiation, asset management, work-outs, debt structuring, and disposition. Mr. O’Donnell also has acquisition and development experience throughout Asia, Europe and North America.
Prior to joining AMB, Mr. O’Donnell was Director of Acquisition Solutions at Acxiom Impact a leading digital marketing company and a management consultant at Cambridge Technology Partners.
Geoffrey Kasselman, SIOR, LEED AP, serves as the CEO and Founder of Op2mize Energy, a strategic energy procurement firm, and served as the 2017 Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR) Global President. Additionally, he is currently the Chicago Regional Chair for Foundation for International Blockchain and Real Estate Expertise (FIBREE).
Over the course of his 31-year career he has completed more than 1,000 transactions worth in excess of $1 billion. Current or recent clients include CAT, ASOS, Cummins, Petco, JB Hunt, Reyes Holdings, Assemblers/Skinny Pop, DWR/Herman Miller, Hussmann, Hydrofarm, Gotham Greens, Heys Luggage, IDI, Prologis, and many others.
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Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high- growth markets. As of June 30, 2019, the company owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 786 million square feet (73 million square meters) in 19 countries. Prologis leases modern distribution facilities to a diverse base of approximately 5,100 customers principally across two major categories: business-to-business and retail/online fulfillment.
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