Introducing Jeff Gagnon as EVP, Head of Workplace at Raise: Building the Future of Workplace Experiences
Raise is thrilled to welcome Jeff Gagnon to the team as the Executive Vice President, Head of Workplace. With a formidable background in real estate technology and analytics, workplace consulting, and tactical leadership, Jeff brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new role.
Prior to joining Raise, Jeff served as the Director of Real Estate Technology & Analytics at Meta, where he was responsible for defining, implementing, and managing real estate and workplace technologies with a focus on employee-facing and business-enablement solutions. Before that, he was Executive Managing Director for the West Region at Cushman & Wakefield, overseeing workplace and real estate consulting services for clients across various industries. Jeff also played a crucial role as the National Workplace Services Delivery Lead at Cresa, helping to build and lead their national workplace consulting practice.
As EVP, Head of Workplace at Raise, Jeff will leverage his expertise to develop a strategic vision and roadmap for the future of workplace experiences. He aims to identify opportunities for efficiencies and improvement, and bring new perspectives for services and digital products to Raise's clients. Jeff's holistic approach recognizes that reducing friction in today's workplace is essential to creating meaningful experiences.
According to Jeff, "This means not only building great space, but helping real estate teams improve business processes and implement technologies that make it easier for people to connect while automating the work of work. This doesn't happen in a vacuum. Real Estate, HR, Legal, Finance, and Enterprise Engineering teams all have a stake in helping any organization define, implement, and manage employee experience." Jeff's focus on creating a common data-driven language for workplace solutions will be a primary objective for the Workplace practice at Raise moving forward.
One of the unique strengths of Raise is their ability to combine services with technology development. Jeff believes that this uniquely positions Raise to deliver solutions that the industry has been lacking. By integrating innovative technologies and services, Raise can help organizations optimize their workplace experiences and create environments that foster collaboration, productivity, and employee satisfaction.
Jeff's passion for workplace solutions stems from his belief that the workplace is not just a physical space, but an ecosystem of people, processes, and technologies that can be optimized for success. His judicious leadership and deep understanding of workplace dynamics will drive Workplace forward and empower organizations to create exceptional workplace experiences.
Jeff's appointment as EVP, Head of Workplace at Raise marks an exciting new chapter for the company. With his extensive experience and insightful vision, Jeff will lead Workplace and help organizations thrive in the ever-evolving landscape of work. By combining services with technology development, Raise is poised to deliver the innovative solutions that the industry needs. The future of workplace experiences looks bright with Jeff on board, and Raise is excited to continue their mission of transforming the way people work.