SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Multifamily Innovation® Advisory Council, a private, member-only group whose goal is to help owners and operators of multifamily communities by reducing the risks associated with reviewing new technologies and updates. implemented, today announced the appointment of Kerry W. Kirby as Chair of Technology Initiatives for the Multifamily Innovation® Advisory Board. Kirby is the founder and CEO of 365 Login®, an award-winning technology company serving the multifamily housing industry.
The recently launched Multifamily Innovation® advisory board currently has approximately 1.5 million apartments represented. Members are comprised of a diverse group of industry leaders, from NMHC’s Top 50 companies, to workforce housing operators, to boutique community developers. The council is on track to reach over 3 million units by the end of the year, with the goal of being the catalyst for innovation, providing insights to industry leaders.
“We are thrilled to have Kerry as President of Technology Initiatives,” said Patrick Antrim, Chairman of the Multifamily Innovation® Advisory Board. “Kerry lives at the forefront of the future of our industry and relentlessly pushes technological boundaries to solve many of the challenges that many of our operators face today. He will provide invaluable insights to our members, help them identify opportunities and navigate disruptive technologies in the real estate landscape.
A technologist at heart, Kirby is an accomplished entrepreneur, innovator and industry influencer. He holds an array technology award, has presented over 150 webcasts reaching over one million listeners around the world, and is changing the way we think about the convergence of technology in the rental housing market. He is also a member of the advisory board of Rainbow, a national non-profit organization that provides enriched housing programs for affordable housing communities across the country. Kirby and his wife Melinda are an integral part of the philanthropic community, where they support several initiatives focused on education, health and equality programs.
Board members have access to a diverse group of high-level multi-family owners and operators, where ideas are exchanged on deploying and using different types of technology, without investing valuable resources in a capital fund. risk. Members are stripped of vendor influence and selling points to allow them to think freely about the challenges they face in deploying technology, as well as find quality solutions for their operations. Council members also meet face-to-face each year at the Multifamily Innovation® Summit, where they participate in panel discussions.
Kirby said, “What an honor to contribute to this highly esteemed group of multifamily leaders who strive to overcome challenges and positively impact their operations. With more than 43 million Americans calling a rental apartment their home , our goal is to meet changing consumer expectations, reimagine the role of our workforce, and explore how next-generation tenants can be accommodated through the power of technology.”
ABOUT MULTIFAMILY INNOVATION® ADVICE: The Multifamily Innovation® Council is a private, members-only group focused on assisting owners and operators of multifamily communities by reducing the risks associated with verifying new technologies and their implementations. Through leverage the knowledge and creativity of people within the organization, emerging digital transformation can be explored and accelerated. For more information visit MultifamilyInnovation.com
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