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Episode 60 – Insights from BOMA 2023: Sustainability, Preventative Maintenance, and Automation


with Ryan Prosser

July 20, 2023

38 minutes

In the 60th episode of IoT Podcast: Over the Air, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very, attends BOMA 2023 to find out what technology innovations are happening in commercial real estate. He is joined by Bethany Ibarra, VP of Sales and Client Strategy at Very.

Throughout the episode, Ryan and Bethany talk to Matt Mikolajczyk, SiteMap Technical Sales Lead at GPRS, about utilizing technology for service and development; Travis Jarrett, Director of Metropolis, about using AI to improve parking experiences; Tasha Birdwell, AVP of Product Marketing at dormakaba Americas, about solving security problems and maintaining security units; Brian Fenske, Director of Commercial Business at Navien, about NaviLink; Brian Pawlik, Corporate Account Manager at Nalco Water, about the sustainability drive in the commercial space; Courtney Beall, Senior Brand Manager at Husqvarna, about sustainable landscape solutions; Gregory McKeever, Major Account Manager at Quench, about making water cooler conversations sustainable; and Bill Collar, Enterprise Sales Account Executive at Trane, about the use of AI in the HVAC space.

The episode covers: 

πŸ‘‰ [00:52] GPRS’s approach to utilizing technology for service and development

πŸ‘‰ [03:35] Creating frictionless parking with Metropolis

πŸ‘‰ [10:10] Solving security issues with dormakaba

πŸ‘‰ [14:02] All about NaviLink

πŸ‘‰ [19:25] Kastle’s upcoming innovations for data tracking

πŸ‘‰ [25:04] Driving sustainability with Nalco Water

πŸ‘‰ [29:17] Husqvarna’s autonomous landscaping solution

πŸ‘‰ [34:04] Kimberly-Clark’s restroom technology innovations

πŸ‘‰ [38:15] The sustainability of the water cooler conversation with Quench

πŸ‘‰ [42:39] A look into Trane’s use of AI for HVAC

If you’re interested in learning about innovation in commercial real estate, tune into the 60th episode of IoT Podcast: Over the Air.

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About the Show

β€œIoT Podcast: Over the Air” is a podcast that features unfiltered conversations with executives about their IoT journeys β€” the mistakes they made, the lessons they learned, and what they wished they’d known when they started. In each episode of Over the Air, our expert guests will make bold predictions, reveal unpopular opinions, and share stories you won’t hear anywhere else.

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Hosted by: Ryan Prosser

CEO at Very

As Very's CEO, Ryan collaborates daily with product, sales, and marketing to deliver the IoT solutions our clients look for. He is also a champion for our culture, fostering transparency and efficiency across our distributed team.