Dave Cairns, VP Office Leasing @CBRE
Alex Morris, Partner @ McKinsey @McKinsey & Company
Sami Hero, Chief Revenue Officer @Remo
Moderated by: Mike LaRosa, Director of Channel Partnerships @ Upflex
Sponsored by: Upflex
With Remote Work becoming a permanent part of ‘work’ the question becomes where is the physical office going? Are we looking at a future of coworking, hybrid offices, work and place physical spaces, or a combination of them all? This panel hopes to break down what they think will happen to physical spaces over the next few years.
People know Mike LaRosa as “Mike the Coworkaholic”. Since 2013 he’s researched, studied, and visited over 600 flex workspace locations in 42 countries. His blog, Coworkaholic, is all about “coworking and traveling the world on points and miles”. Mike has consulted organizations such as JLL, Selina, WeWork, Deskpass, Marriott, and many others on the ever-changing needs of a modern workforce.
Dave Cairns started his career at CBRE in 2012 after being a professional poker player where he was ranked as one of the top 100 online tournament players in the world for a time. Since then, Dave has become a thought leader within the commercial real estate industry with global recognition. Working alongside his team, Dave’s focus is on working with high-growth companies in the tech sector, Space as a Service Operators (#SPaaS), and with financial services firms on a local, national, and global level.
Alex is a partner in McKinsey’s Toronto office and a core leader in our innovation practice. Alex offers strategic and creative counsel to CEOs, senior executives, and board members
looking to de-risk and accelerate change. His experience includes nearly two decades
transforming organizations, unlocking new growth, and taking a purpose-driven and
customer-centric approach to addressing strategic opportunities and challenges.
Sami Hero is the CRO for Remo where his primary focus is to help organizations advance their digital transformation journey and enable remote and hybrid work whether it’s for specific events or ongoing meetings, workshops, or peer-2-peer engagements leading to improved outcomes and engagement. Sami is passionate about people and finding talent to nurture anywhere in the world. He has over 20 years’ experience managing globally distributed teams and most recently he’s managed a global team at HappyOrNot and currently 100% remote team at Remo.co