The Future Offices Podcast is a new series that brings you an all-encompassing approach to the future of work. Hosted by Kevin Steinberger, the Director of Future Offices, we'll be speaking with various real estate leaders and workplace visionaries each episode who are at the forefront of changing the way we think about where and how we work.

Can't squeeze this podcast into your already long list of podcasts to consume? Here's a few reasons why The Future Offices Podcast needs to be on your "must listen" list:

  • Second-to-none guests who know their stuff! These are the experts who are shaping the offices of the global labor force.
  • The future of work, all in one place! Real estate, workplace, facilities, HR, and IT working in tandem throughout our conversations.
  • 4 generations of workers means 4 perspectives of work! The challenges and opportunities of Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z together in the office will be addressed.
  • It's a micro-podcast! You can turn these bite-sized, 15 - 20-minute episodes into a more exciting commute.

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About Your Host - Kevin Steinberger

Director and Producer of the annual Future Offices conferences, Kevin has a diverse commercial understanding in a variety of industry verticals across the corporate real estate, facilities, and workplace sector. Some of his hobbies include bike rides, hitting the beach, drawing, and producing music.

Episode #5:

"Twitter on Creating Functional Spaces with Unique Culture"

Guest: Sameer Pangrekar, Director of Global Design & Construction and Strategic Projects, Real Estate and Workplace, Twitter

Listen as they discuss the major focus Twitter has placed on their culture in their offices. How has Twitter effectively taken an understanding of both culture and real estate to better the functionality of their spaces? Dive in!

Episode #4:

"Why Real Estate and HR are Combining Forces to Create the Leading Workplaces of Tomorrow"

Guest Don Watson, Vice President Global Workplace and Enterprise Services, Merck

One of my favorite topics and immensely pertinent to corporate real estate. We dive into how real estate, workplace, and facilities teams are combining tactics and strategy with HR. We dive into the why’s, how’s, and unification of these departments.

Episode #3:

"Space Matters: Building a Sense of Community & Belonging"

GuestDr. Michelle Samura, Associate Professor of Education and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education, Chapman University

This episode, we talk to Dr. Michelle Samura about her groundbreaking research on building belonging. Listen and see how Michelle’s latest research, The Architecture of Belonging, is helping companies create better workplaces for our very diverse workforce.

Episode #2:

"Every Workplace Has Its Own Fingerprint"

Guest: Mark Miller, Global Workplace Technologist, Cisco

In this episode, Mark and Kevin dive into:

  • The 4 main trends when it comes to workplace and corporate real estate technology.
  • A.I. and relationship intelligence
  • The role workplace analytics are playing in shaping everything to do with offices

Episode #1:

"An Emotionally Intelligent Digital Transformation of the Office"

Guests: Avanade

In our very first episode, we dive into tackling digital transformation of the office from a "people perspective".

They discuss:

  • Pushing the needle on engagement, productivity, and creating happier employees
  • Making the workplace comfortable through digital transformation and tools
  • Understanding culture and the change management process in the workplace