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Climate Change, Real Estate, and Community-Building with Michael Beckerman

Climate Change, Real Estate, and Community-Building with Michael Beckerman

Did you know…

About 40% of all carbon emissions worldwide are generated from building and managing real estate?

When serial entrepreneur Michael Beckerman learned of this, he made it his mission (along with his team at to rally the commercial real estate industry around reducing their collective carbon footprint while simultaneously seeing opportunity in adopting new technologies.

Recently, they launched CRETech Climate to offer curated content, events, and more to the real estate industry on all things climate tech.

If you have interest in real estate, climate change, and/or community-building (Michael has built CRETech into the largest international community and media platform for the commercial real estate tech industry), then check out this interview.

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Michael Beckerman is a leader in the commercial real estate tech sector.

He entered the sector in 2012 after a 25-year career in commercial real estate public relations, in which he started and built Beckerman Public Relations into one of the largest firms in the country before eventually selling the agency.

Michael now serves as CEO of CRETech, the largest event, consulting and content platform in the commercial real estate tech sector.

Michael blogs at and is active on the commercial real estate tech speaking circuit.

Learn more about CRETech Climate at

This interview is part of our new “Super-Connector Secrets” series where we introduce you to diverse entrepreneurs and subject matter experts.

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Jared Kleinert is the founder of Meeting of the Minds (, as well as a TED speaker, 2x award-winning author, and USA Today's "Most Connected Millennial".

Meeting of the Minds curates "super-connectors" and subject matter experts as invite-only attendees to 3 day summits in places like Napa Valley, Bermuda, and elsewhere, as well as “deep dives” such as this Marketing and Biz Dev strategy & implementation workshop. Members of the MOTM network include CEOs of 7, 8, and 9-figure businesses, creators of globally-recognized brands and social movements, New York Times bestselling authors, founders of pre-IPO tech unicorns, c-suite execs from Fortune 500 companies, and others.

Jared's career began at 15 years old when he started his first company, and took off at 16 while working as the first intern, and then one of the first 10 employees, for an enterprise SaaS company called 15Five, which today has raised over $40M and has almost 2000 forward-thinking companies as monthly recurring clients.

Later, Jared would become a delegate to President Obama's 2013 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Malaysia, write multiple books including the "#1 Entrepreneurship Book of 2015", and speak at TED@IBM the day before he turned 20. 

As a highly-sought after keynote speaker and consultant, Jared’s clients range from organizations like Facebook, Samsung, Bacardi, Estee Lauder, IBM, Cornell, Berkeley, AdAge, and the National Speakers Association. His insights on entrepreneurship, networking, marketing, and business development have been featured in Forbes, TIME, Harvard Business Review, Fortune, NPR, Entrepreneur, Mashable, Fox Business and more.

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