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Episode 26: Lance French/RealPage: The Transformative Effect of AI In Multifamily

Jun 17, 2024
45 min

AI in general - and the Lumina AI platform specifically - is creating a new paradigm for multifamily operations. In this ground-breaking podcast, Arben Skivjani and Chief Information Officer Lance French discuss AI fundamentals, systems of intelligence that ensure data quality and the phenomena of model hallucination. Discover why AI has now become the fundamental tool for future success.

Arben Skivjani

Deputy Chief Economist and Director of Forecasting
RealPage, Inc.

Arben Skivjani serves as a Deputy Chief Economist and Data Scientist for RealPage, Inc. His primary focus is on forecasting and econometric modeling, economic impact studies, reporting and analysis of macroeconomic trends that affect the multifamily industry. Prior to joining RealPage, Arben worked for several government and private sector entities, including the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services, Center for Business and Economic Development at the University of Alabama and Camoin Associates in Upstate New York.

Arben is heavily involved in the Dallas/Fort Worth Association for Business Economics where he currently serves as Vice President and is a member the National Association for Business Economics.

Arben holds a master’s degree in economics from The University of Alabama.

Lance French

Chief Information Officer
RealPage, Inc.

Lance French serves as RealPage's Chief Information Officer. Lance brings over 25 years of experience that includes leading global, high-performing teams focused on strategy, execution and delivery of customer value. His expertise is in digital transformation, innovative architecture, product leadership and change management.

Prior to RealPage, Lance was with Salesforce as the SVP Technology Office where he was responsible for the strategic portfolio and application solutions, in addition to risk management and change management. Prior to that, he had a successful tenure with BNSF Railway company, where he was responsible for technology services supporting transportation, operations, marketing, industry, human resources, data, design and finance.

Lance holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA from Baker University.

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