JLL Technologies Adds New Chief Data Officer

June 12, 2020

Yao Morin will lead global data strategy and end-to-end management of data product roadmap

SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2020 JLL (NYSE: JLL) today announced the hire of Chief Data Officer Yao Morin to JLL Technologies. Yao, who is based in San Francisco, will lead JLL’s global data strategy, product roadmap and delivery. JLL Technologies is a division of JLL unifying the company’s technology, businesses, services and applications.

“Now, more than ever, we are seeing broad innovation and adoption of technology in commercial real estate,” said Yishai Lerner, co-chief executive officer at JLL Technologies. “A comprehensive data strategy is key to JLL’s ambitions, and Yao Morin’s expertise will bolster our team with guidance and insights to drive our technology roadmap while delivering further value for stakeholders.”

Prior to JLL Technologies, Yao served as chief data officer and head of U.S. engineering at StubHub, where she defined and championed StubHub’s company-wide data strategy and oversaw the execution of a complete data transformation. She also drove the development and modernization of Intuit’s data infrastructure as head of data science and machine learning engineering/principal data scientist. In her new role, Yao will refine and accelerate JLL Technologies’ approach to gathering, extracting, storing and leveraging data assets across all JLL businesses to create new value for investors, occupiers and the broader JLL organization. 

“I am inspired by the potential that technology and data hold for JLL, our customers and the world,” said Yao. “Data can make an important, real-world impact in commercial real estate, from reducing environmental impact to facilitating safer ways of working in a COVID-19 world.”

JLL is embracing technology to meet the needs of clients today and anticipate the opportunities of tomorrow, aspiring to lead the global commercial real estate industry in reshaping the future of work and the built environment.

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $18.0 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 94,000 as of March 31, 2020. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit