Warren, NJ, Jan. 12, 2021 – Fifth Gen Media, publisher of Connected Real Estate Magazine, is pleased to announce that Darlene Pope will serve as Chairman of our Advisory Council for 2021. Pope is a highly credible industry veteran with vast experience across the building technology spectrum, including smart buildings, digital workplace, IoT, energy, wireless and telecom. Widely recognized as a pioneer and visionary in the proptech space, we are excited to team with Darlene to broaden our impact in connected real estate and provide valuable content to the industry.
“I’m really pleased to have Darlene as part of the Connected family and having her chair our Advisory Council. She is a well-regarded thought leader in the field, and having her input and guidance are a huge plus for our whole organization”, said Rich Berliner CEO of Fifth Gen Media. “With her background as an executive leader at JLL, WeWork, and Realcomm, we gain a tremendous resource in terms of knowledge and experience. She understands our clients, our readers, and especially the real estate leaders that we want to educate. There are very few people in the industry who possess her background and insights.”
“Darlene will be assembling an expanded group of real estate leaders to join our Advisory Council for 2021,” Berliner continued. “Based on her contacts and connections, this group promises to include some of the best thought leaders in the real estate industry who will help us deliver valuable content and events throughout the year.”
Darlene Pope is a Smart Building Industry veteran, with more than 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, technology, and smart building consulting. Most recently, Pope served as Global Head of Smart Building Operations for WeWork, and was formerly EVP/Managing Director and Global Lead for JLL’s smart building practice. Prior to JLL, Ms. Pope was the founder and CEO of CoR Advisors®, a woman-owned small business, specializing in smart buildings and technology consulting for commercial and corporate real estate. She also served as Managing Director and Partner at Realcomm and was the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the RealcommEDGE magazine. She is a globally recognized subject matter expert, author, and speaker on smart buildings, digital workplace, IoT, energy management, mobile applications, wireless solutions, DAS, and other real estate technologies.
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Fifth Gen Media is the publisher of Connected Real Estate Magazine which is published in print and digital formats each quarter. The company’s mission is to help educate the Commercial Real Estate community about the changing technology landscape regarding wireless, Proptech, connectivity, technology, cybersecurity and much more. They do so, not only with their magazine but using webinars, white papers, face to face introductions, video interviews, etc.