James Huang is currently President of eXp Commercial, a division of eXp World Holdings, Inc.
Formerly, James was President of Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates, where he grew the company across more than 20 states and into multiple countries. Previously, James spent several years at Marcus & Millichap, a leading Commercial Real Estate company, after a tenure as Vice President at Morgan Stanley. James was most recently the National President of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA).
Alex Lange is currently 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 is the CEO of the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS®.
Prior to this role, Nobu was the Director of Member Engagement for the National Association of REALTORS®, America’s largest trade association that represents 1.4 million members. There, Nobu specialized in helping REALTOR® members, Brokers and Association execs integrate techniques into their practice to reduce friction for members, buyers and sellers, increase productivity, and earn trust.
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.
Jay Pepper-Martens is the MLS Director at the San Fransisco Association of REALTORS®. 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.
Simon Bodymore is the Chief Financial Officer of Tasktop Technologies Incorporated, a Vancouver based leading global supplier of integration software for developer tools.
Prior to this he was CFO of Wurldtech Security Technology (acquired by GE) as well as CFO of PNI Digital Media. His professional career also included being a senior manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Vancouver and Dublin, Ireland.
Wesley Graham is a Consultancy Manager at Blockchain at Berkeley, and tokenization analyst at Galaxy Digital. He is an entrepreneur with extensive experience in PoC consulting, use case research, token economics, and executive education – having worked with and educated hundreds of CEOs on blockchain fundamentals and tokenization strategies.
In the past Wesley has completed blockchain projects with ExxonMobil, a US Cabinet Department, Haywood Securities, Uphold, and more. Wesley has been recognized as a TEDx Speaker, United Nations Youth Ambassador, and BC Excellence Award winner.