Speakers &
Session Leads

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Greg Lindsay

Journalist, Urbanist, Speaker, Futurist

Greg Lindsay is the senior fellow for applied research and foresight at NewCities, a senior fellow of MIT’s Future Urban Collectives Lab, and a non-resident senior fellow of the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Strategy Initiative. He’s a founding partner at FutureMap, a geo-strategic and climate advisory firm based in Singapore, and has advised Intel, Samsung, IKEA, Starbucks, Audi, MINI, Tishman Speyer, British Land, and André Balazs Properties, among many others.

Linda Alvarado

President and Chief Executive Officer

At this year’s Global Conference, you will have the opportunity to hear from Linda Alvarado, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alvarado Construction, Inc. Her leadership in business, civic and charitable organizations has been acknowledged with numerous awards for achievement.  Learn more about Linda and join her at Global Conference.

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M. Ryan Gorman

Chief Executive Officer
Coldwell Banker

M. Ryan Gorman is president and chief executive officer of Coldwell Banker®. Under Gorman’s leadership and guidance, the company has blazed a forward-thinking path into the 21st century, including its Project North Star rebrand; CBx listing technology powered by big data; agent empowerment services such as Listing Concierge; its Global Luxury program; support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®; and dedication to diversity and inclusion. Gorman is a self-professed urban planning geek, intrepid commuter, husband to his high school sweetheart and father to three incredible humans.

Liz Gehringer

President & Chief Operating Officer
Coldwell Banker

Liz Gehringer is chief operating officer at Coldwell Banker® overseeing a franchise network of more than 1,400 affiliated company offices in the U.S. and 860 international operating companies, including growth, field service, talent attraction, as well as the international and Coldwell Banker Commercial® operations. Gehringer is a proponent of the Coldwell Banker Inclusive Ownership program and is the leading voice for the Coldwell Banker What Moves Her program. She is the executive sponsor of Realogy’s women’s employee resource group and the International Luxury Alliance. In 2021, Gehringer was named a RISMedia NewsMaker recipient.

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Dan Spiegel

Managing Director
Coldwell Banker Commercial

Dan leads the Coldwell Banker Commercial network and oversees the strategy implementation and daily operations of the brand, one of the most recognized in the real estate industry with over 3,000 commercial real estate professionals in over 500 markets in North America and around the world. Passionate about people and adaptation to change, he frequently writes on the topic of the intersection of technology and real estate and is active in organizations such as ULI and the CRE technology community. But, no matter which hat he is wearing, his goal is simple – to build a strong connection with people and work with them to achieve desired business outcomes.

David Marine

Chief Marketing Officer
Coldwell Banker

As the chief marketing officer for Coldwell Banker®, David does more than just market the longest running residential real estate brand in the industry. With over 20 years of digital, content and social marketing experience, he’s obsessed with telling the story of the brand in ways that can’t be ignored. In addition to developing the highest rated ad ever in the real estate category and leading the first Coldwell Banker rebrand in nearly half a century, David leads a team of diverse, thought-provoking marketers to reshape a brand that has existed for 115 years. While CMO by day, David trains four young padawans at night in raising four boys with his wife, Wonder Woman.

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