EIR Strategic Innovation & Partnerships
NAR REACH Commercial
Ashkán Zandieh is a leading expert in commercial real estate tech, innovation, and venture capital. Ashkán's research and insights have been sourced globally across media, real estate, venture capital, and technology organizations.
A real estate tech veteran, Ashkán hosted the world's first Real Estate Tech Demo Day and Real Estate Tech Hackathon in partnership with the Urban Land Institute (ULI), helping to usher in innovation in the built world.
An entrepreneur and commercial real estate expert, Ashkán is the founder of RE:Tech (acquired by CREtech) a global proptech-venture capital research and advisory firm, a Member of the Board of Advisors at CREtech, Co-founder and former co-chair of the ULI New York Real Estate Tech Council, co-founder of Sonoture, Strategic Corporate Partnership Lead at REACH Commercial, Co-chair of the Center for Real Estate Technology & Innovation and trusted advisor to leading real estate organizations.
Mr. Zandieh is a frequent source for leading business publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, New York Times, The Real Deal, Estate Weekly, Business Insider, GlobeSt, Commercial Observer and more. In 2012, Mr. Zandieh was named the "Tech Whisper" by the Commercial Observer. He has also been published in Forbes for his research on the Sociology of Tech, a TEDx speaker on the Biology of Cities, and a founding member and co-chair of ULI New York's Real Estate Tech Council.