Alex Lange


Alex Lange is CEO of Forbes Global Properties.

Formerly, Alex has held senior executive positions at real estate technology companies, venture firms, and public companies alike. These include Upstream (a real estate data company backed by the National Associations of REALTORS®), Second Century Ventures, and Market Leader (acquired by Trulia).

As a well-respected industry veteran of the real estate industry, Mr. Lange has been awarded the following accolades and awards:

  • 2019, 2018, 2017 Swanepoel Power 200 – Top 200 Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate
  • 2012 Global Top 1,000 Chief Technology Officers (Bloomberg, S&P, The Global Leaders)
  • 2008 Inman Innovator Award: Most Innovative New Technology (Inman News)

Nobu Hata


Nobu Hata is the Director, Association and Industry Affairs at Zillow.

Prior to joining Zillow, Nobu was CEO of the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS®, following his 8-year tenure as Director of Member Engagement for the National Association of REALTORS®, America’s largest trade association that represents 1.6 million real estate agents.

Nobu has been listed in Inman News’ “100 Most Influential in Real Estate” as well as Stefan Swanepoel’s “Top 200 Most Influential in Real Estate” multiple times.

Joe Schneider


Joe is an internationally-recognized and respected Executive in the Real Estate Industry, with a visionary lens on the global real estate landscape.

Joe’s most recent role was Head of Industry Relations at Compass, a nationwide real estate brokerage with over 28,000 agents.

Formerly, Joe was Director of Global Strategy at the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), representing 1,500,000 real estate agents, where he developed and oversaw the execution of NAR’s Global strategy, forming 105 international partners in 84 countries, covering both Residential and Commercial Real Estate.

Jay Pepper-Martens


Jay Pepper-Martens is the Chief Technology Officer at the San Fransisco Association of REALTORS® (SFAR).

Mr. Pepper-Martens brings over a decade of real estate experience relating to data standards, analysis, MLS systems, association rules and regulations, and industry outreach.

Prior to working at SFAR, Mr. Pepper-Martens worked in leadership positions at Yardi Systems, Inc., following its acquisition of Point2 Technologies in 2010. At the time, Point2 was integrated with more than 150 MLS systems.

Howard Bregman


Howard Bregman is presently Director of National Retail Group and Vice President of Investments at one of the largest commercial real estate investment sales brokerage and capital markets advisory in North America.

Howard has a lifelong background in the commercial retail market, as a family business owner, with over 1,000 locations across North America, and a 20+ year history in real estate as both an investor and consultant. Mr. Bregman has executed more than 300 real estate transactions, exceeding $1.5 Billion.