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Professional Profile: Arie Barendrecht 2016

About

  • Title: CEO & Co-Founder
  • Company: WiredScore
  • Location: NYC
  • Birthplace: La Crosse, WI

Education: UC Berkeley, Wharton MBA

First job outside of real estate: Management consultant at KPMG

First job in real estate or allied field: WiredScore! 

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Simply put, I help companies find the best Internet-connected buildings. In the future, my teammates and I will implement the global standard for how buildings should be designed and constructed to maximize connectivity.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Live music – anything local in the East Village.

Favorite book or author: “The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies” by Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee. If you’re curious about how different things might be for us in 5-10 years, this is a fascinating read.

Favorite movie: “Good Will Hunting”

One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative

Rules to live by in business: Integrity, scrappiness, and teamwork combined will accomplish anything.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Steve Jobs, East Village Dive Bar

What is your dream job? Teacher and a basketball coach