What is “urban tech” and how are startups in the space making cities more connected, livable, and sustainable? This webinar will bring together investors and innovation officers who are bringing to market tech solutions that promise to transform the built environment. We’ll cover the following topics:
- The trends that are making urban tech investments attractive
- The categories of tech that fall within “urban tech”
- How construction, real estate, and other sectors are evolving with technological change
- What kinds of startups leaders in the space are looking to invest in
As Executive Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer at Suffolk Construction, Chris Mayer is responsible for introducing and implementing new processes and technologies throughout the company which align with the Build Smart strategy, heading up the Innovation Committee which is focused on identifying innovative solutions from across and outside the company which have the potential to drive significant business improvement, overseeing IT strategic direction and operations, and managing Operations Support functions of Virtual Design Modeling, Scheduling, Quality Assurance/Quality Control, Lean Planning, and Safety.
Camille Renshaw is the CEO of RenshawCo, a real estate development firm and investment firm. RenshawCo invests in real estate redevelopment projects in the urban cores of America's cities. Over the years, RenshawCo has acquired retail, office, industrial, and medical property in Brooklyn, Orlando, Chicago, Atlanta, Nashville, and Tampa. On the tech side, RenshawCo invests in PropTech, UrbanTech, and other startups. Camille Renshaw began her career coding on a neural networks project and eventually founded and sold multiple startups.