The RecoTech Podcast

This a story from zero to hero. Do not mistake to think it’s a fairytale because it’s far from it. We want it to be a success story, something epochal, even revolutionary.

On this podcast, we talk with visionaries, thought leaders, developers, and practitioners in the built environment. Enjoy and be inspired!

2020 Podcasts

Eleanor O’Neil “Customer-centric technology company”

Eleanor O’Neil from on a customer-centric and human-centric holistic approach in and how it changes the way they help their clients in creating high living quality and sustainable urban environments

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Toni Luhti “Harmonizing and utilizing data”

Toni Luhti from Platform of Trust on the importance of data, transparency and integration. How would built environment change, if we will create an ecosystem and integrate all the data, instead of building individual vertical platforms?

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2019 Podcasts

Marko Tulamo “Standardise, visualise and smartly analyse”

Marko Tulamo from Sitowise is specialised in combining building automation system data with the BIM model into a Digital Twin of the building and identifying and visualising potential failures in performance of building technical systems with mathematical algorithms.

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Tal Friedman “People are entitled to beautiful architecture”

Tal Friedman(B.ach,M.eng) is an architect and construction-tech-entrepreneur active in digital and automated construction. His work explores new possibilities for transforming the built environment through the innovative use of materials and design algorithms for creating new architectural and structural typologies.

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Dr. Thomas Herr “When investing in a new product you should invest the same amount into the cultural change”

Dr. Thomas Herr is Managing Director and EMEA Head of Digital Innovation at CBRE. In this role he is responsible for the connection of CBRE with the European PropTech ecosystem and the management of innovation within the company.

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Volker Buscher and the journey into the Data Supernova

Volker Buscher is Arup’s Data Leader (Chief Data Officer).  He is a member of Arup’s Group Board Digital Executive, with responsibility for developing Arup wide data driven automation, services and products. A Project Director for public and private sector clients in the UK, Europe, Middle East, US and SE Asia.  

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Tomi Ventovuori a forerunner in digitalisation in real estate

Tomi Ventovuori is the head of digitalisation at Newsec one of the biggest Property Asset Management companies in the Nordics. Tomi has over 20 years of experience in property business including mid to large size organisations, sales, corporate development and business management, operations and strategy.

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Wouter Truffino on the speed of change in the industry

Wouter Truffino is known as a one of worlds’ thought leaders in PropTech. He is a serial entrepreneur as founder of Global PropTech and Holland ConTech & PropTech.

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2018 Podcasts

Duke Long on the Opportunities in Proptech

Duke Long is a world-renowned PropTech promoter, commercial real estate broker and owner of the Duke Long Agency. In this interview, he talks about why Proptech is a huge opportunity and how to seize it.

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Proptech Innovation and Development at Granlund – Interview with Pekka Metsi

Ever since its birth in 1960, Granlund has been at the technological forefront in its field. In this interview, CEO Pekka Metsi talks about Proptech innovation and Granlund’s efforts in that area.

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Tieto Empathic Building – Interview with Tomi Teikko

Many smart building solutions focus on the building’s performance. Tieto Empathic Building aims to improve employee well-being and happiness and increase individual performance. By automating time-consuming and non-productive tasks of communication and administration, it enables and encourages employees to interact, collaborate, and co-innovate.

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PropTech Finland – Interview with Ola Sundell and Hannu Käki

What is PropTech Finland and why it came about? In this interview, Ola Sundell and Hannu Käki talk about the community that connects individuals who want to make a change.

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Better Urban Living – Interview with Teemu Suila of Kojamo

Kojamo is the biggest housing investor and rental services provider in Finland. Teemu Suila is the Chief Development Officer leading the strategic development and digitalization of the company. 

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Visionary and Disruptive -Interview with Roger Nickells of BuroHappold

In this interview, Roger Nickells, Partner at BuroHappold Engineering, talks about the challenges and emerging opportunities of the built environment design and engineering.

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Nordic PropTech Outlook – Interview with Magnus Svantegård of Datscha

Magnus Svantegård is the Global Head of Product Management at Datscha and a partner of Stronghold Invest. In this interview, he talks about the present and the future of Nordic proptech companies, including Datscha, a leading real estate data firm.

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Advice to EU PropTech Startups – Interview with Leila Collins of MetaProp NYC

In this interview, Leila Collins, Senior Associate at MetaProp NYC, talks about investing in PropTech and gives advice to EU startups entering the US market.

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Driving Game Changing Ideas – Interview with Thomas Birr of Innogy Innovation Hub

Disruptive business models change the rules of entire industries. The energy industry is also affected by this. The innogy Innovation Hub drives forward the transformation from a power plant-based energy generation company into a customer-oriented solutions provider.

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Rethinking City Energy Services – Interview with Markus Logren of Helen

Markus Logren is Innovation Team Lead at Helen, a Finnish energy company. He and his team are rethinking the ways an energy company could serve its customers in the future.

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