The easiest way to rent


Date: Friday 12-04-2019
Room: 7
Time: 16:10
Duration: 40
Cost: £0.00
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Digitalisation is moving the rentals market away from the traditional model of appointments and in-person viewings towards an online transactional model.

Learn how finding a tenant can be as easy as clicking a button and what this means for your business. 


Speaker Profiles

James Kirimy

James Kirimy is General Manager for UK and Ireland at Spotahome. In this role he will oversee the company’s operations on a local level, bringing the sales, marketing and partnerships functions in-situ in the market. This will bring a closer working relationship with key accounts and B2B Real Estate partners and allow Spotahome to realise its mission to reinvent real estate sooner.

Previous to joining Spotahome, James worked at Uber for three and a half years, where his most recent role was as head of Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure. In this role, James developed and implemented the strategy for the transition of the ridesharing business to electric vehicles in the UK, garnering a £200M investment to financially support drivers through the transition, led research projects and transactions with OEM and charging operators leading to partnerships with companies such as Nissan, ChargePoint and other key European EV charging operators.

Prior to Uber, James founded his own company called ShowMango, offering unlimited subscription services for concerts and live events. He went on to mentor other entrepreneurs through Seedcamp, something he maintains to this day. Before founding his company, he worked as an M&A Financing Analyst at Société Générale.  

James holds an Masters in Management & Business from Brandeis International Business School (Massachusetts, USA), a Master of Science in Financial Engineering from Université Paris Dauphine (France) and completed a Certificate in Finance at Harvard University