Troy Helming is a planet-saver, official course tester for American Ninja Warrior (he’s training to compete on the hit NBC show in 2018), former runway model, former national champion male cheerleader & gymnast. Troy’s been the founder & CEO of two impactful clean energy companies: TradeWind Energy, which he founded in 1998 & sold in 2004 ($3 Billion of wind projects built since then) and then Pristine Sun: 300 solar projects built so far totaling $100 Million in market value and many high profile projects including the largest floating solar project award in North America & the largest community solar projects in both Vermont and Wisconsin. He’s the author of the 2005 book The Clean Power Revolution, co-inventor of FloatoRack (an innovative floating solar system with multiple patents pending) and inventor of the Red Gopher (a world-changing technology in stealth mode also with patents pending). Troy been driving an electric car since 2012, was the 1st customer of the world’s fastest production motorcycle, the all-electric Lightning LS-218, and started driving on biodiesel and natural gas in 2004 as an early adopter. Troy is a yogi, rock climber, and family man: he’s married to Alysia Helming, author of the best-selling young adult novel Protogenesis. They have one son and live in the Oakland Hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay. He’s not a fan of Donald Trump.
Born in London, England as a twin, he found early on a natural tendency to create. Initially at a young age, this meant defacing his nursery wall, at a later stage at school the same scribbles earned him several art awards. In the early eighties, he joined the prestigious design firm of Roche Bobois. After his apprenticeship and subsequent travels to Paris and Milan to learn the trade of design, his mentor taught him to continue to explore and develop his own style. In the late eighties, he moved to Roche Bobois USA. He also taught at Interior Design Institute (IDI) before deciding to have his own practice. Therefore in 1994, James Charles Design was created. In 1997, he was awarded the Beverly Hills Decorating Contest and has been published in several publications. He enjoys the interaction of client/designer and thus enables him to interpret their needs and desires in great detail, and therefore successfully creating interiors that truly respect their taste and lifestyle.
After finishing his commission as a Royal Naval Officer, Guy began his design career as an apprentice to Sylvia Lawson Johnston in his native Aberdeenshire. A trainee directorship at Sybil Colefax and John Fowler Ltd. followed and a period working alongside his mentor and friend Michael Inchbald. Guy joined David Laws as Co-Director of his firm in 1995. assuming ownership in 2002 when the name changed to Oliver Laws Ltd. Guy has a background of Architectural and Design History from The University of Edinburgh where he received a Masters Degree. He gained a practical architectural diploma from The Prince of Wales’s Foundation, (graduating with distinction) and was granted the prestigious Attingham Scholarship for his knowledge of period architecture and design. In addition, Guy was consultant EVP of Design and Development to André Balazs Properties in New York. He has lectured on design at Sotheby’s, …
Bryan Grad serves as the Managing Director of Sales and Executive Vice President of Real Capital Analytics, Inc., and served as its Senior Vice President of Sales. Mr. Grad served as a Vice President, Sales of Real Capital Analytics, Inc. Mr. Grad was responsible for Real Capital Analytics's overall sales and account management. Prior to joining Real Capital Analytics in 2002, he served as Vice President - Sales & Marketing of Torto Wheaton Research in Boston. Previously, Mr. Grad held several positions with the FW Dodge Division of McGraw-Hill including most recently, a sales role in which he helped transform a suite of real estate research products from infancy to a multi-million business.
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Christian Giraud is a Graduate of the ESC-Marseille Business School and holds a “Banking & Finance DESS” Degree from the University in Lyon. From 1993 to 1998, he operated in the corporate banking division in Germany and France for Deutsche Bank and Dresdner Bank. In 1998 he started his career in investment banking at the Paribas Bank Group in Frankfurt as Head of the French-German office. As of 2000 Christian could get a deep experience in consulting as the Cofounder of the German subsidiary of the British Group bfinance (shareholders: GE Capital and Carlyle). In 2005 Christian joined the Accor Group in Germany. He started as Director of Treasury, Asset Management and Insurance and was in charge of the restructuration of about 100 hotels.From 2009 to 2015 Christian headed the Hotel Development Department … first in Germany, than Austria and Eastern Europe. Since 2016 he is in charge as SVP Development Europe for the development in about 30 countries, in which Accor Hotels opens in average more than 100 hotels per year.
was born in Athens, Greece. He is a graduate of the Law School and also graduate of the Political Sciences and Public Law School of the University of Athens.
He is a n active lawyer in Athens, at the Supreme Court and the Council of State of Greece. He is specialized in Property Law, Commercial Law and Rentals, Dwelling House Legislation & Property Taxation.In 1983 he founded the Hellenic Property Federation (POMIDA). Since 2004 he is the President of the International Union of Property Owners (UIPI). He is the Introducer of the legislation for the deregulation of the commercial and dwelling rentals in Greece and he is a member of the State Committee for the Codification of the Commercial Rentals Legislation, 1994. He has been active member of the State Committee for the Taxation of Real Estate Property, 1997, the National Council against Tax Evasion, 2007 and the Ministry of Finance Committee for the Taxable value of real estate property (2016). Stratos Paradias was decorated by the "Haus & Grund Deutchland", German association - member of the International Union of Property Owners (UIPI) with its "Goldene Ehrennadel" for his success and devotion to his long time duties as UIPI President (Berlin, 2017) and has been nominated as a member of the Honorary Senate of the "Deutch-Hellenische Wirtschaftsvereinigung"("DHW") for his contribution to its efforts and goals (Koln,2008).
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brings a career-long trajectory of delivering leading-edge multimedia solutions to the healthcare and education ecosystems of South Florida, and projecting from South Florida into many global markets. Combining artistic, technological and business talents and skills, he has led projects, established revenue-generating businesses, and pioneered multiple industry milestones applying media and technology to patient, staff, community, medical education initiatives, distance learning, telemedicine and medical documentation. Common threads in this wide range of achievements can be found in their refined aesthetic, engineering-like precision and use of technology, and a business sense of economic contribution and value.
Born and raised in Greece, George moved to Miami in 1978 and completed his studies at Florida International University, while pioneering that university’s media and technology academic programs. Armed with a unique combination of artistic talent, technology orientation, and business acumen, Mr. Lakis moved into the workforce in 1986, joining South Miami Hospital. Here, he led many successful initiatives that put that hospital on the medical technology media map. Subsequent to the South Miami Hospital acquisition by the Baptist Health system in 1994, George assumed corporate-wide responsibilities for media and technology programs in Baptist’s local and international programs. At Baptist, George has grown with, and fueled, that system’s rapid expansion and development into a medical multimedia powerhouse in South Florida and internationally.
During his career, Mr. Lakis has demonstrated an insatiable appetite for challenges on many levels, maintaining a broad range of professional and civic activities. In addition to his primary professional activities, George is proactive in community educational organizations, has continued exercising his passion for photography, and actively participates in the management of his family-based real estate interests.
Since late 2011, Mr. Lakis initiated a transition from Baptist Health (where he continues to provide advisory services), to new professional challenges, and is currently evaluating a number of projects and opportunities to leverage his experience and energy with a focus on continuing to be a catalyst for technology and media/based progress in communicating complex content clearly, aesthetically, convincingly and profitably.
Fotis’ experience includes quantitative research in regional, spatial and real estate economics, finance, portfolio management and financial engineering. He holds PhD, MSc, PGDip (U.of Surrey) and BSc (A.U.E.B) degrees, all in economics, and an IMC (CFA-UK). In his career Fotis has combined pure research with working for the industry. He has previously held senior industry positions in major firms, including Eurobank Property Services, Millen Group Limited (CTO), Prudential Property Managers, DTZ Research and Triton Consulting, and has also conducted research consultancy projects for institutional clients including Metro Asset Management, the Office of Deputy Prime Minister (UK) and Knight Frank. His academic background includes holding positions at Cass Business School, City University London (11 years, tenure, full time), Athens University of Economics and Business (8 years, visiting), the Department of Economics, University of Surrey (5 years, full time). Fotis has published several book chapters and articles in world leading journals, including Regional Studies, Urban Studies, Journal of Property Research and Defence Economics, and has received awards for research achievements.
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The iREAL 2017 is the 2nd Global Business Camp organized for FIABCI Young members. Through workshops and seminars attendees will learn about Sustainable Development Goals adopted by United Nations and the City Prosperity Initiative project implemented by UN-Habitat and FIABCI. They will also have the opportunity to exchange with FIABCI members and they will be encouraged to give their own insights on new innovation technology and current trends.