About the Author
Dror Poleg advises the world's largest investors and organizations on the impact of technology on urban life and the way physical assets are designed, used, and valued. His current and past clients include multibillion-dollar organizations such as British Land, AvalonBay Communities, Dubai Holding, Liberty Mutual, Cushman & Wakefield, National Multifamily Housing Council, INREV, NAIOP, and EPRA, as well as venture-backed companies such as Breather, Venn, Carson, BumbleBee Spaces, and BuildingLink.Over the past two decades, Dror participated in developing over 30 million square feet of commercial and residential space, oversaw the expansion of a $3 billion property portfolio, and participated in hundreds of negotiations and development projects involving some of the world's largest financial institutions, real estate operators, and tenants, including BlackRock, HSBC, PAG, Frasers, China Construction Bank, GIC, Zara, H&M, Uniqlo, and LVMH.Dror's work draws on practical experience and formal training at the London School of Economics, INSEAD, and Swinburne University of Technology. His insights have been featured in reports and events by KPMG, PwC, MIPIM Proptech, JLL, PERE, Savills, Estates Gazette, Business Insider, Inc. Magazine, Real Estate Weekly, Propmodo, CRETech, and RICS. He serves as the Co-Chair of the Urban Land Institute's Technology & Innovation Council in New York City.