Technology is quickly changing the landscape of how the CRE industry operates. DisruptCRE exists to connect commercial real estate professionals with emerging technologies and trends. Through DisruptCRE, we are diving head first into the CREtech movement bringing you the latest and greatest in CREtech, educational panels, and a pitch session titled “Meet the Disruptors”.
Top real estate decision makers around the world convene at DisruptCRE to find out what’s here now, and what’s next in CRE tech.
As Senior Vice President of Business Development for Boingo’s DAS, Offload and Wholesales businesses, Doug oversees the strategy and development of Wi-Fi and DAS networks for Boingo’s new and existing venue partnerships in the commercial real estate sector and other verticals, as well as the monetization of those networks through innovative partnerships with wireless carriers (DAS, Offload) and Wholesale partners (American Express, MasterCard). His teams are responsible for generating nearly half of Boingo’s revenue. Doug has nearly a decade of experience in managing telecommunications infrastructure in large-scale, high growth environments.
Prior to joining Boingo, Doug was an early employee at Mobilitie where he was responsible for network strategy and the acquisition and development of telecommunications assets. Mobilitie was acquired in 2012 for $1.1B. Prior to Mobilitie, Doug served in a variety of investment banking roles at Wedbush Securities. Doug holds an MBA from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and an undergraduate degree from San Diego State University.
Earnest Sweat serves as an Investment Manager at Prologis Ventures. Earnest has a combined ten years of experience in the real estate and technology industries. He currently focuses on the technical and business model due diligence of investment opportunities. Prior to joining Prologis, Earnest gained portfolio management, venture deal analysis, and business development expertise in stints as an investor-in-residence at Backstage Capital and an entrepreneurial engineer at Camelback Ventures. He is an alum of Columbia University and the Kellogg School of Management.
Investment management professional with 10 year track record of spearheading finance and technology solutions. Proactive project leader with experience in coordinating cross-functional teams (finance, IT, operations) to drive company-wide strategic initiatives.