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5 AUG 2019

Neil Shah joins board of CREtech

RICS is pleased to announce that Neil Shah, Managing Director, Americas, has recently joined the board of CREtech, a leading firm connecting the commercial real estate and technology sectors to foster innovation and growth in the property industry. In his new role with CREtech, he will bring his deep experience in growth strategies, proptech, built environment industry standards and strategic partnerships.

Shah was chosen for his demonstrated ability as an industry thought leader and for his record in growing the RICS footprint, building on the organization's reputation as the global leader in professional standards in the land, valuation, real estate, infrastructure and construction sectors. As the leader of RICS in the Americas, Shah is responsible for managing the presence of RICS across U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America. His focus is on building the organization's brand, growing the number of qualified professionals in the region and ensuring RICS professionals continue to be at the forefront of the sector's most pressing issues.

I'm incredibly honored to join the diversified and robust board of CREtech. The organization is a true hub for commercial real estate and technology professionals, fostering innovation and new ways of thinking in an industry undergoing seismic shifts in the ways companies and other CRE stakeholders do business.

Neil Shah
Managing Director, Americas, RICS

CREtech represents professionals who each have built successful careers in the real estate and tech sectors - and its board is a diverse who's who of commercial real estate and technology influencers. The organization functions as a multifaceted, one-stop shop for all things proptech, including news and trends, event hosting, networking, thought leadership, consulting and content services.

Prior to joining RICS, Shah was a successful business development leader in commercial real estate investment and technology. He holds an MBA from Emory University, an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a BA in Economics and a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Boston University.

About CREtech

CREtech's mission is to connect the commercial real estate and tech sectors, bringing a new age of innovation and growth to the industry. The CREtech team comes from within the industry and is passionate about advocacy and is expert on all things commercial real estate technology. No other site in the world offers the same breadth of commercial real estate technology resources in one location, including in-depth research and analysis, the most comprehensive directory of startups, news from the leading media sources, original expert content and the largest events in the most cities—all of this in real time as the news and information breaks.