Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Technology Property Tour

150 Van Ness Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94102

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Arrivals and Refreshments

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Property Tours

Groups of 10-15 will embark on tours for 150 Van Ness.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technology Asset Management Forum 


We will have an intimate theater session where anyone who attends can participate in the discussion around technology assets - finding a vendor, thinking about a strategy, implementation challenges, getting quick feedback, finding resources or anything on your mind. Moderators will reserve the right to edit, cajole and limit self-serving or unfocused rambling so the group can productively use the time to connect and share needs and ideas

Moderator: Jim Kjolhede, President, Satteron Enterprises

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Event Venue:

Mission Bay Conference Center
1675 Owens Street

San Francisco, CA 94158

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Networking Breakfast 

8:45 am - 9:45 am

Tough Lessons in Smart Home Implementation

Smart home deployments bring a new level of technical and operational complexity that challenges most organizations. We’ll ask volunteers to share their lessons in contracts, infrastructure, information security, resident reactions and supply chain management to flesh out the real world cost of innovation. Smart homes require unprecedented collaboration between operations, maintenance, sales, vendors, IT, marketing, residents and other contractors. We’ll save some time to talk about the project management leadership required to make it all come together as planned, and on time.

Lesley Carhart, Principal Threat Analyst, Dragos Inc.

Ian Davis, Founder and  Partner, Davis Craig Law Firm

Taylor Wiederkehr, Director of Innovation Services, BH Management Services

Moderator: Jim Kjolhede, President, Satteron Enterprises

9:45 am - 10:00 am

Networking Break

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Proptech Investment Updates

VC and tech company joint update on customer milestones, hurdles, funding and future plans. We’ll ask investors to lay out their initial investment thesis, metrics and perspectives, and how those have shifted as the market responded to the product and company. We’ll dive into the symbiosis between investor, innovator and key customers and interact with the audience to share their thoughts and experiences. Key takeaways will include understanding how capital thinks about young companies, and what they actually end up with once the initial funding burns through.

Snappt by DreamIt

Andrew Ackerman, Managing Director, DreamIt

Noah Goldman, COO, Snappt

SmartRent by RETV

John Helm, Managing Director, RETV

Lucas Haldeman, CEO, SmartRent

SOCi by Vertical Venture Partners

Afif Khoury, CEO, Soci

Brad Corona, Partner, Vertical Venture Partners

Vector Travel - Bootstrapped

Mickey Kropf, Founder and CEO, Vector Travel

Jonas Bordo, Moderator

11:00 am - 11:15 am

Networking Break

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Keynote Entrepreneurship Interview

Clyde Holland’s career as an entrepreneur spans over three decades of multifamily growth. Clyde’s breakthrough success was serving as the West Coast Group Managing Partner for Trammell Crow Residential. From there, he created Holland Partner Group which has raised over $10 billion in capital for developing 50,000 Class A, cutting-edge communities.


Within the multi-family industry, Mr. Holland has taken a significant lead in policy research and the development of new multi-family product concepts focused on high-density, urban infill and mixed-use opportunities.


He has been recognized by the industry for excellence in urban planning and design, and his work has received numerous awards from the Urban Land Institute, the National Multifamily Housing Council, and Multifamily Executive.

Clyde Holland, CEO and Chairman, Holland Partner Group

Steve Lefkovits, Executive Producer, Joshua Tree Conference Group

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Networking Lunch

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Startup Collaboration Showcase

The new startup presentation is evolving. We’ll ask each table of attendees to visit for 10 minutes with a rotating cast of six to eight startups. Each startup company will share a short presentation before the conference for attendees top prepare. Then at MTEC, the group will have 10 minutes to ask questions, network, and offer tips, thoughts and connections. Each table will have its own personalized experience of quick interactions with innovators, who may have opportunities for them to invest, implement or become vendors to the presenters.

Ethan Bahir, CEO and Co-founder,

Christopher Bledsoe, CEO and Co-founder, Ollie

Mike Brinck, Vice President of Sales, CityLift

Lucas Dickey, Co-Founder and CPO, Fernish

Riley Kiltz, CEO, Craftwork Coffee

Mickey Kropf, CEO and Co-founder, Vector Travel

Sankarshan Murthy, CEO and Co-founder, Bumblebee Spaces

Georgianna Oliver, CEO and Founder, Tour24

Sina Shekou, CEO, Aptly

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Networking Break

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Deep Dive Tech Presentations

MTEC is about expanding minds and seeing new possibilities. Our Deep Dive presentations are designed to introduce new, relevant concepts to the audience, and to give investors and customers more time to think and probe about novel concepts that could meaningfully impact the business. Our diverse invitees this year span smarter locks (VirtualKEY), revolutionary building materials (Baumatix), onsite convenience store (Stockwell) and digital securities (Harbor).


Each presenter will be asked to visually tell the story of their company - whether with images, a storyline or a live demonstration. We want the audience to experience the novelty, not just hear it described in words. The goal for everyone present is to think differently about working with, investing in or supporting these companies that truly have different takes on the way that the built world operates.

Steve Burrows, CEO, Baumatix

Ashwath Rajan, President and CTO, Stockwell

Resha Shroff, CEO and Co-founder, VirtualKEY

Josh Stein, CEO, Harbor

Moderator: Jeff Kok, CIO and CIO, Mill Creek Residential

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Caffeine Networking Break

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Meet the VC's - Lightning Round

MTEC will close with a quick round of stage introductions of some of the leading proptech investors in our space. We’ll ask selected VCs, angels and private equity investors to introduce themselves and their work in 3 minute blurbs. Each investor will be asked to share information including:


  • Their experience in proptech

  • Representative investments to date

  • Investment parameters (stage, size, role)

  • Best suggestion on pitching them

  • The value they bring to their portfolio companies beyond capital

  • Contact information


The goal of this session is to deepen connections to venture capital for both technology entrepreneurs and strategic early adopters that want to find new ways to collaborate on the evolving property technology experience.

Andrew Ackerman, Managing Director, DreamIt

Mark Groner, Vice President, Sopris Capital

John Helm, Managing Director, RETV

John Lin, Associate Partner, Trinity Ventures

Greg Thome, Investor, Propel Ventures

Moderator: Andrea Taylor, Director of Business Process Waterton

4:45 pm - 6:00 pm



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