November Program | Technology Conversation Continued

November 16, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Jack Casino
1000 Broadway Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Join us this month as we continue to discuss technology and how it affects the built environment 

The Future is Already Here; How Will Disruptive Technologies Change the Way We Do Business?

Join us for a panel presentation featuring businesses from the Brandery. Rob McDonald, the Co-Founder of Brandery, will lead us through a discussion of various up-and-coming technologies and how they will impact the construction industry. Rob will be talking with our panelists from Matt from Datarole, Natasia from Wyzerr, Adam from Losant, and James from Martin. Each company is based in Cincinnati and has introduced technology focused on data, consumer feedback, artificial intelligence, internet of things, and communication.

Robert McDonald, Moderator. Rob is the Co-founder of The Brandery, a top-10 globally ranked technology accelerator. In addition, Rob is a Partner in the Business and Finance group of Taft Stettinius and Hollister, LLP. Rob also co-manages Vine Street Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund that invests in mobile and web based technology businesses.

Matt Lenahan, Founder and CEO of DataRole - Matt Lenahan is CEO of DataRole, an enterprise platform delivering the most accurate property data to the P&C insurance industry. Over the last decade, Matt has worked in the real estate, mortgage, and insurance industries and today leads his team in unlocking data-driven opportunities for top insurance companies like American Family Insurance, Allstate, and more.

James Hassett, Founder and CTO of Martin - James Hassett is the CTO and Co-founder of Martin, an Artificial Intelligence enabled virtual marketing expert. Martin performs the role of an entry-level marketing employee, allowing organizations to expand their marketing capacity at a fraction of the cost. James has previously managed engineering teams at Rio Tinto and Tesla, specializing in applying machine learning and control theory algorithms to automate complex processes.

Adam Daniel, Vice President, Enterprise Solutions at Losant IoT - Adam is the VP of Enterprise Solutions at Losant. His primary responsibility is working with the customers of Losant to achieve success in their Internet of things journey. Adam supported Hewlett Packard Enterprise build and deploy their IoT solution in a matter of weeks. Adam has 20 years of experience in software consulting and development. During his time consulting at Sogeti, he architected and built large-scale applications for Ethicon Endo-Surgery, General Electric, and other enterprises. As the Technology Director at Hyperquake, he led the technology team which created custom websites and applications for some of the world's largest brands including Procter & Gamble, Warner Bros, and Welch’s.

Natasia Malaihollo, Founder CEO of Wyzerr - Natasia is the co-founder and CEO of Wyzerr. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Ms. Malaihollo studied law, with a focus on Intellectual Property (IP). She worked for several years as a patent specialist in Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C., prosecuting patent applications for major tech companies like IBM, Samsung, and Fujifilm. Ms. Malaihollo studied Computer Science and Legal Studies at UC Berkeley, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in 2008.



11:30: Networking and Registration 

12 - 1PM: Program

For any questions on this program or registration, please contact Meg Mueller @ [email protected] or 513.233.7081.

Additional Program Sponsorships are available. Contact: Karen Holtman  @ [email protected].

Online registration closes at 5PM on November 13th. Anyone (including members) wishing to register after this cutoff date will be charged the walk-in rate. Thank you for understanding.


$40.00 Greater Cincinnati SMPS Member

$65.00 Non Member

$55.00 Partnering Organizations (ACI, ABC, NAWIC, SDA, ASPE)

$40.00 Current Members of Another SMPS Chapter

$75.00 Walk-in