Akshai Rao, Sr Vice President, Ancillary Services, Yardi Systems
Abstract: Several large real estate owners and managers have announced aggressive sustainability goals, and this discussion will touch on the critical drivers that are shaping ESG trends in the Real Estate industry. The conversation will include some of the real world and practical considerations necessary for the industry to make substantial gains on their sustainability goals.
Bio: Akshai Rao joined Yardi in 2013, and oversees Yardi’s Procure to Pay and Energy business units. During his tenure, Akshai has helped grow Yardi’s Procure to Pay client base to more than 3,000 clients across all real estate verticals and several countries. In his role at Yardi, Akshai supports product direction, implementation and ongoing support to enable clients to make the most of Yardi’s platforms. Prior to joining Yardi, he was a Manager in Bain & Company’s Tech and Telecom practice. Akshai has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas and an MBA from the University of Michigan.