Mark Blum

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cognian

Over 30 years’ international leadership experience in the IT&T, Managed Services and Innovation sectors. Mark was previously GM, IoT Innovation Centres at Cisco. He was a founding executive at AAPT,  responsible for development, engineering and operations. Mark was also Senior VP Ops and Engineering at Reliance Globalcom.

Mark holds B.Sc and B.E (Hons) degrees from Sydney University, an  M.Eng degree from the University of Technology, Sydney and an MBA from Deakin University.

Takes part in

  • Smart & Healthy Buildings SummitView Full Event
  • 11:30 - 12:10

    Panel Discussion: PropTech Innovators Showcase - Integrating new technologies into smart buildings

    By Stephen Macdonald Partner, The PropTech Connection

    New technologies are coming fast and furious to an industry that is in dire need of new methods and processes to heighten efficiencies and create resiliency and sustainability. Will these leading-edge technologies be the solution in a new era of smart and healthy innovation?

    In this session, we hear from 3 leading international start-ups who are each delivering solutions to meet the current challenges of the industry. They will share insights into why they have developed these tech solutions and how they will transform key aspects of the industry.

    Panellists include:
    Mark Blum Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cognian
    Roope Pajasmaa Chief Growth Officer, Platform of Trust
    David Azar AI Innovation Manager, AdOPT AI
    Moderated by:
    Stephen Macdonald Partner, The PropTech Connection

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