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Current responsibilities

Dave Sawdey is a Senior Vice President and the Director of Business Intelligence at JLL. He is responsible for developing and leading the firm's Business Intelligence practice. He is an advocate, advisor, trainer, and promoter of business intelligence and data analytics to derive actionable insights that shape smarter business decisions and improve overall outcomes for clients. He brings proven best practices to portfolio data advisory services related to measurement, reporting, analytics, and business intelligence.

During his tenure at JLL, Dave led development of the Portfolio Analytics Tool (PAT), an industry-leading business intelligence platform that helps clients determine actual occupancy, predictive forecasting methods to anticipate future space need, and measurement and accountability of corporate real estate costs.

Previous experience

As a senior real estate technology executive, Dave has over 18 years of experience in technology product development, enterprise software implementation, consulting, project management, system architecture, and business intelligence.

Dave also has experience in designing, developing, implementing, and selling alternative workplace strategy, space and occupancy management, lease administration, and real estate accounting solutions.

Education and affiliations

Dave earned a Bachelors of Finance from Michigan State University. He is a member of CoreNet Global, a previous member of the International Facilities Management Association, and is a frequent speaker at industry events.