The forthcoming European PPW Conference is just less than 2 months away and the registrations are flowing in. It looks likely that we will be up to our limit of around 100 attendees very quickly so be quick in making your decision to attend.
Andreas has over 20 years experience in marketing in both B2B and B2C environment within media and technology companies. He joined ImmobilienScout24 in 2006, prior to which he held roles in a variety of technology and media companies in Germany.
Stephen has a background in real estate and the property market as well as extensive experience in research and analysis in Europe and Russia. The website of Idinaidi was launched early in 2013 after extensive research and planning.
Justin is the co-founder of Private Property which from its inception in 1999 has grown to become a major player in the online real estate market in South Africa. That success has now spread to the next stage of development through operations in other countries in Africa.
“The trends driving this global industry”
Simon Baker – Chairman at Property Portal Watch
Simon established Property Portal Watch after a highly successful career driving REA Group / Realestate.com.au to become a global leader in the industry. He is an investor and advisor to many portals around the world. His insight and knowledge of the marketplace and trends in the industry are always a core part of any PPW conference.
Jonas is one of the 3 founding team that starting in a basement in Copenhagen has built Boliga into the leading property portal in Denmark. Over the past year the company has embraced the challenge of providing a truly comprehensive portal through private listings.
Gilles was for many years the CEO of Seloger, he has now gone on to invest in Zameen the leading portal in Pakistan. The market potential aside; the challenges the team face are as much geo-political as traditional internal industry challenges.
Tim joined Hemnet in 2010 after building a career in new media and technology. Hemnet is one of the most successful industry owned portals; alongside Funda in Holland. Over the years Hemnet has grown their business through maintaining a clear focus on supporting their partner customers whilst optimizing the consumer experience.
Jasper has built Paraius into a challenger to the incumbent Funda focusing on the rental sector, a valuable platform that allows for strategic advancement into the real estate transactions through property developments. Their incumbent is judged to the strongest leader in any portal market so their challenge would have to be seen as a one of the most daunting.
Christophe is the founder of Immoweb, the leading Belgium portal. In late 2012 the company was majority acquired by Axel Springer. The story of the rise of the portal and the decisions around the strategic investment / divestment provide a vital insight for other property portals.