Kevin Chen
Smart Real Estate Technology Development, Digital Strategy and Innovation

About

As a proven and hands-on real estate technology and development professional, I offer over thirteen years of experience working with blue chip companies and startups in the USA, China, and SE Asia. I help my employer develop new business models, source commercial deals, negotiate terms, collaborate with other enterprises, and use technology to enhance asset portfolio.

My latest project is delivering the technology master contract to build a multi-billion dollar precinct consisting of retail, office, and residential. Positioned as the Singapore's Eastern CBD, I worked closely with government agencies, external partners and cross functional teams to achieve optimal commercial outcome via technology enhancements that covers next generation infrastructure, asset management, and digital lifestyle experiences.

Here are some of my capabilities and achievements:
~Value engineered S$1.8 million in ICT savings
~Sourced a media deal worth S$10 million
~Brought in solid smart home deal to differentiate residential offering
~Developed government relations that positioned my employer as progressive and innovative
~Upgraded to urban logistics that will change the way goods are delivered and stocked to our retail malls.
~Designed the next generation digital platform that will differentiate our asset from other white label platforms.
~Rationalized and brought in coworking concept to the CEO and as a result the business moved to a coworking space
~Experimented with IoT networks such as LoRa and Sigfox to pilot internet of things trials for the construction team.
~Improved employee health and well-being by bringing in innovative vending operator who serves healthy meals and monitor indoor air quality.
~Identified new opportunities with telcos, banks, transport, and tech organizations.
~Managed development webpage's high Google ranking without having to run adwords campaign.

Experience

head of technology

Lendlease

Oct, 2015 ‑ Present


Business Development Director

Shanda Capital

Sep, 2010 ‑ Jun, 2012


head of product development

Lendlease

Jul, 2012 ‑ Oct, 2015


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I'm based in

Singapore, Singapore