Title: Global Data with Robert Courteau
Summary: In this episode we talk to Robert Courteau from Altus Group about Global Data
The Propcast is by Louisa Dickins, Co-Founder of LMRE the leading Global PropTech recruiter brought to you in partnership with UK PropTech Association, The UK PropTech Association is a membership organisation to drive the digital transformation of the property industry.
This show will focus on connecting the Proptechs, real estate funds and VC’s globally…and get everyone talking about innovation of the built environment.
About Our Host
Louisa started her career in property working at a well-known estate agency in London. Realising her people skills, she moved over to Lloyd May to pursue a career in recruitment. She now is a Director at LMRE, who are a specialist recruitment firm driven by PropTech and recruitment professionals, and Louisa oversees their 5 core areas. Louisa co-founded LMRE and provides a constructive recruitment platform to the new disruptors in real estate. Louisa is also on the board of Directors at UK PropTech Association (UKPA).
LMRE believe there is a better way to recruit. LMRE focus on a more comprehensive, client led focus delivering exceptional talent to the right place at the right time. They are passionate about the industry and passionate about people's careers. LMRE spend time with each client to become and an extension of the business, and their transparency and core values help them grow with the sector. LMRE simplify recruitment and innovate with our clients and evolve the people driven, PropTech community.
About Our Guest
Robert Courteau is an accomplished senior executive with extensive experience in leading new business initiatives and achieving growth objectives with some of the world’s foremost companies. Most recently, he was President of SAP North America, a $6 billion global market leader in enterprise application software, with other previous roles including COO of its Global Customer Operations. Prior to joining SAP, Mr. Courteau served as an Executive Vice President for EDS Corporation. He has held a number of senior management roles at Xerox Corporation, where he served as a North American Divisional Vice President and General Manager. Robert has been an active board member of numerous North American not-for-profit organizations and has served on the boards of several publicly traded organisations. Robert joined Altus Group as CEO in 2012, and has repositioned the company for growth by capitalizing on a global market opportunity for software and data solutions into the commercial real estate sector.
LMRE website www.lmre.co.uk
Altus Group www.altusgroup.com
Argus Enterprise https://www.altusgroup.com/argus/products/argus-enterprise/
Insights from this Episode
Really getting control of how you look at your business is fundamental to good governance, insight and decision making – Robert Courteau
We are trying to attract CTOs from all sorts of other industries, whether it's finance or other technology sectors, and they're now seeing the huge opportunity they have to really change the real estate world – Robert Courteau
Cloud based technology opens up the opportunity to really innovate on how you operate your business on a global basis – Robert Courteau
At the end of the day, you have to have people that are like minded about making the customer the priority as you move forward – Robert Courteau
The automation of your workflows, the improvement in the way you manage your businesses is fundamental. If you have things like straight through processing of data and information, you're going to be at a competitive advantage – Robert