We look forward to seeing you on campus in less than a month for the 1st annual SREC EL Conference. We also hope you will join us for Wednesday’s Welcome Dinner at Rossotti’s and Thursday’s Hall of Fame Banquet, celebrating the inductions of SREC members
Brad Geier and Ken Woolley.

Please see below for your Fall Conference agenda, speaker bios, and SREC EL directory. In the meantime, feel free
to email Alex Forhan with any questions!

Day 1 – Wednesday, November 15

Rossotti’s Alpine Inn 

6:30 - 8:30pm | Drinks & Dinner

 

Day 2 – Thursday, November 16 

Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center (Fisher Conference Center and McCaw Hall) 

8:00 - 8:15am | Welcome and Overview 

8:15 - 9:35am | Working the Room – Networking Activity to Meet Your Fellow Members 

9:35 - 9:50am | Break 

9:50 - 10:55am | Conversations in Management with Professor Irv Grousebeck 

10:55am - 12:00pm | Keynote: In Conversation with Hamid Moghadam (McCaw Hall) 

12:00 - 1:00pm | Lunch with the SREC (McCaw Hall) 

1:00 - 1:45pm | The Inside View from the Top with Howard Wolf (McCaw Hall) 

1:45 - 2:45pm | Who’s Who and Where – Networking Activity by Geography 

2:45 - 3:00pm | Break 

3:00 - 4:00pm | THINK FASTER, TALK SMARTER! with Matt Abrahams

 

Stanford Real Estate Hall of Fame Banquet* (Optional)

Sharon Heights Golf & Country Club 

6:00 - 9:00pm 

* Honoring Brad Geier and Ken Woolley

 

Day 3 – Friday, November 17 

Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center (Fisher Conference Center) 

8:45 - 9:00am | Welcome and Overview 

9:00 - 10:00am | The Future of Work with Professor Nick Bloom 

10:00 - 11:30am | Tales from the Trenches 

11:30 - 11:45am | Break 

11:45am - 12:45pm | Proptech Startup Pitch Competition

12:45 - 1:45pm | Brown Bag Lunch 

1:45 - 2:45pm | Looking Ahead - How are VCs Planning for the Future? 

2:45 - 3:15pm | Walk to Denning House 

3:15 - 4:00pm | Denning House Tour 

4:00 - on | Wind Down at Treehouse (no host)

 

Day 4 –Saturday, November 18 (Optional)

Chuck Taylor Grove and Stanford Stadium 

Tailgate (Time TBA) 

Big Game (Time TBA) 

Conference Speakers

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Matt Abrahams is a passionate, collaborative and innovative educator and coach. He has published research articles on strategic communication, cognitive planning, persuasion, and interpersonal communication.

Matt published the third edition of his book Speaking Up Without Freaking Out, a book written to help the millions of people who suffer from anxiety around speaking in public. Additionally, Matt developed a software package that provides instant, proscriptive feedback to presenters. Prior to teaching, Matt held senior leadership positions in several leading software companies, where he created and ran global learning and development organizations.

Matt is also founder and principal at TFTS Communications LLC, a presentation and communication skills company based in Silicon Valley that helps people improve their presentation skills. Matt has worked with executives to help prepare and present keynote addresses and IPO road shows, conduct media interviews, and deliver TED talks.

Matt also hosts the Stanford GSB podcast called Think Fast Talk Smart: The Podcast. And, he curates the NoFreakingSpeaking.com website.

He is currently a member of the Management Communication Association (where he received a “Rising Star” award) as well as the National and Western States Communication Associations.

Matt received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Stanford and his graduate degree in communication studies from UC Davis.

photo-faculty-abrahams-matt.jpeg

Matt Abrahams is a passionate, collaborative and innovative educator and coach. He has published research articles on strategic communication, cognitive planning, persuasion, and interpersonal communication.

Matt published the third edition of his book Speaking Up Without Freaking Out, a book written to help the millions of people who suffer from anxiety around speaking in public. Additionally, Matt developed a software package that provides instant, proscriptive feedback to presenters. Prior to teaching, Matt held senior leadership positions in several leading software companies, where he created and ran global learning and development organizations.

Matt is also founder and principal at TFTS Communications LLC, a presentation and communication skills company based in Silicon Valley that helps people improve their presentation skills. Matt has worked with executives to help prepare and present keynote addresses and IPO road shows, conduct media interviews, and deliver TED talks.

Matt also hosts the Stanford GSB podcast called Think Fast Talk Smart: The Podcast. And, he curates the NoFreakingSpeaking.com website.

He is currently a member of the Management Communication Association (where he received a “Rising Star” award) as well as the National and Western States Communication Associations.

Matt received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Stanford and his graduate degree in communication studies from UC Davis.

2024/2025 SREC EL Members

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  • Preferred Name: Hady

    Last Name: Abou Jaoude

    Job Title: Vice President

    Company Name: IPI Partners

  • Preferred Name: Shashank

    Last Name: Agrawal

    Job Title: Project Manager

    Company Name: Affirmed Housing Group

  • Preferred Name: Albert

    Last Name: Alix

    Job Title: Development Associate

    Company Name: The Howard Hughes Corporation

  • Preferred Name: Santiago

    Last Name: Arrangoiz

    Job Title: Assistant Project Manager

    Company Name: Sares Regis

  • Preferred Name: Hilary

    Last Name: Barte

    Job Title: Managing Director

    Company Name: JLL

  • Preferred Name: Sean

    Last Name: Becker

    Job Title: Associate Attorney

    Company Name: Allen Matkins

  • Preferred Name: Morgan

    Last Name: Blaska

    Job Title: Vice President, Development and Investment

    Company Name: Trammell Crow Company

  • Preferred Name: Mike

    Last Name: Bordoni

    Job Title: Managing Director

    Company Name: Stanford Real Estate Office

  • Preferred Name: David

    Last Name: Brody

    Job Title: Associate

    Company Name: BW Brody Affiliated Companies

  • Preferred Name: Elliott

    Last Name: Byers

    Job Title: Senior Vice President

    Company Name: Clarion Partners LLC

  • Preferred Name: Andrés

    Last Name: Cantero

    Job Title: Senior Real Estate Attorney & Adjunct Professor

    Company Name: Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

  • Preferred Name: Emily

    Last Name: Chabrier

    Job Title: Executive Vice President

    Company Name: CBRE

  • Preferred Name: Anna

    Last Name: Cole

    Job Title: Asset Management Associate

    Company Name: Stockbridge Capital Group

  • Preferred Name: Caleb

    Last Name: Cragle

    Job Title: Director, Investments

    Company Name: DivcoWest

  • Preferred Name: Satej

    Last Name: Desai

    Job Title: Development & Preconstruction Manager

    Company Name: Nvidia

  • Preferred Name: Travis

    Last Name: Duncan

    Job Title: VP of Development

    Company Name: DECA Companies

  • Preferred Name: Arnaud

    Last Name: Dusser

    Job Title: Director, Real Estate Development

    Company Name: Hillspire, LLC

  • Preferred Name: Humberto

    Last Name: Escapini

    Job Title: Founder & Principal

    Company Name: EKHO Capital

  • Preferred Name: Gary

    Last Name: Evans

    Job Title: Managing Director - Portfolio Acquisitions

    Company Name: Hines

  • Preferred Name: Katherine

    Last Name: Evers

    Job Title: Senior Associate

    Company Name: Tishman Speyer

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