Strategic Advisory Group

David Karpook, Chair – David  is the Strategic Business Consultant for Planon Corporation, a leading provider of technology solutions for facility management and real estate. A 20-year industry veteran, he has been a customer, vendor, system implementer, trainer and strategist, managing workplace technology projects in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Prior to joining Planon in 2015, he served as president and CEO at Bricsnet, an enterprise software provider. He also has held management positions at software providers Trimble Navigation, Tririga and Peregrine Systems. He speaks frequently at IFMA events and has been a member of the Information Technology Council as well as the Corporate Real Estate Council. Additionally, he has worked with the IFMA Foundation’s Global Workforce Initiative.David is vice chairman of OSCRE International, the Open Standards Consortium for Real Estate. His additional experience includes seven years as a facility manager and construction project manager at the University of Florida. A graduate architect with degrees from Harvard University and the University of Florida, he has also worked as a journalist for The New York Times and The Orlando Sentinel. David currently resides in the Boston area and can be reached at

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