September 10, 2019 – Reed MIDEM and MetaProp NYC are pleased to announce major headline speakers for the annual 2019 MIPIM PropTech NYC on November 12-13, 2019 at the Metropolitan Pavilion with conference sessions also taking place at the Altman Building next door. This year’s exciting lineup includes Anthony E. Malkin, Chairman and CEO, Empire State Realty Trust; Scott Rechler, Chairman and CEO, RXR Realty LLC (RXR); Michael Rudin, Senior VP, Rudin Management Company;; and Dr. Andrea Chegut, Research Scientist, MIT Center for Real Estate.
“We are excited to announce the addition of four three distinguished industry thought leaders to this year’s summit,” said Nicolas Kozubek, Director of MIPIM PropTech. “We look forward to hearing their diverse perspectives, insights and experiences on the technological future of the built environment.”
Environmental sustainability has been a key theme at recent MIPIM Summits. High energy prices, climate change and new government regulations are actively changing traditional industry platforms and practices. Panelists will analyze how the real estate industry is being transformed and discuss strategic ways to adapt and invest moving forward, as well as how disruptive technologies such as virtual reality, artificial intelligence and big data are optimizing real estate management and profitability in the digital era.
Anthony E. Malkin
Malkin is Chairman and CEO of Empire State Realty Trust. He has been a leader in multiple existing building energy efficiency retrofits through the Clinton Climate Initiative, Johnson Controls, JLL and Rocky Mountain Institute at the Empire State Building. Malkin is a board member of the Real Estate Roundtable and Chair of its Sustainability Policy Advisory Committee, as well as a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Board of Governors of the Real Estate Board of New York, the Partnership for New York City’s Innovation Council, the Building Committee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy. He received a bachelor’s degree cum laude from Harvard College.
Scott Rechler is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of RXR Realty LLC, a multi-billion-dollar private real estate company and one of the largest owners, managers, and developers of real estate in the New York Tri-State area.
In 2011, Mr. Rechler was appointed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to serve on the Board of Commissioners as Vice Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. In 2013, Mr. Rechler was appointed to the Board of The National September 11 Memorial & Museum, and in 2017, he was appointed to serve on the Board of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
Mr. Rechler prides himself on enhancing the communities where RXR operates. As such, he serves as Chair of the Regional Plan Association, Chair of the Center for Social Innovation (CSI), member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), a Board member of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, and a member of the NYU Real Estate Institute Advisory Committee. In addition, Mr. Rechler serves on the Board of the Tribeca Film Institute, where he serves as its co-Chair.
Rudin is a Senior VP at Rudin Management Company, where he focuses on new developments, capital markets, commercial and retail leasing, sustainability and technology. He is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York Real Estate Technology Committee, the Real Estate Round Table Sustainability Policy Advisory Committee, the WiredScore Advisory Board, the NYU Furman Center Advisory Board and the Urban Land Institute. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design and Planning with an emphasis in real estate from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master of Science in sustainable real estate development from New York University’s Schack Institute.
About Dr. Andrea Chegut
Chegut is a Research Scientist at MIT that uncovers innovation in the built environment. She is the Co-Founder and Director of the Real Estate Innovation Lab, an inter-disciplinary team that identifies built environment innovative products, processes and technologies and their financial and economic impact. Chegut is also a Co-Founder and the Head of Research for DesignX, an entrepreneurial accelerator for new student and faculty ventures from MIT’s School of Architecture and Planning that focuses on design, cities and the built environment. In addition to research, Andrea teaches classes on innovation, corporate finance and entrepreneurship at MIT. Chegut earned her PhD in financial economics and has worked at the intersection of innovation, urban economics and real estate for over a decade.