Virtual: The Power of Shared Spaces with Jesse Stein, Global Head of Real Estate at Airbnb

- Online Zoom Conference

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Jesse Stein
Global Head of Real Estate at Airbnb

Jesse is Airbnb’s Global Head of Real Estate. He joined Airbnb from KHP Capital, a real estate private equity firm focused on investments in boutique and independent hotels.
He has deep expertise in sourcing and executing development projects including hotel, timeshare, residential, and fractional assets.
Jesse oversees Airbnb’s strategy to create new supply and growth opportunities through real estate development projects and partnerships.
Prior to real estate, Jesse was pursuing a career in football and briefly played with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Reginald Weiser
Chairman & CEO at Positron

Reg Weiser is an electrical engineering graduate of Dalhousie University and the founder and CEO of the Positron and its divisions which included Positron Fiber Systems which went public on NASDAQ in 1997, Positron Public Safety Systems, the pioneer and leading provider of 9-1-1 Systems. He is active as CEO of Positron Access Solutions which enables high speed internet Gigabit services in residential and commercial buildings, not previously possible without rewiring buildings. Reg serves on the Advisory Board of Dalhousie University which awarded him an honorary doctorate degree in engineering and on the boards of Montreal Symphony Orchestra and Honest Reporting Canada.

Reg was a recipient of the 1999 Quebec Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the Export Canada Award and he was inducted in 2005 in the Canadian Engineering Academy.

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Shaya Lesches
Director at YJP Young Jewish Professionals

Shaya Lesches is Co-founder and Director of Young Jewish Professionals (YJP), a nonprofit dedicated to creating and promoting targeted business and educational opportunities that accelerate the career success of New York City’s Jewish business community. The organization, founded in 2008, has fostered unparalleled peer-to-peer learning and professional leadership platforms across the NYC business scene. YJP has succeeded in creating a world-class community connecting the nation’s top business leaders with aspiring young professionals through YJP’s innovative network.

An entrepreneur at heart, Shaya also founded Australian Kosher Winery in his native Australia. In 2018, Shaya established the YJP Center for Leadership, the world’s first Jewish Business Leadership Center located in the heart of Manhattan’s Union Square.

Shaya is also a founding member of the Rambam Foundation, a not-for-profit organization in connecting the world’s top Jewish business leaders, physicians and investors to accelerate innovation in healthcare delivery through cross functional collaborations.

Rabbi Lesches currently serves as a Trustee of the West Side Jewish Center in Manhattan. He currently resides in Manhattan with his wife and six children.



Online Zoom Conference


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Join us for an intimate VIRTUAL real estate fireside chat with Jesse Stein. This session will be an opportunity to connect with a select, intimate group of young rising stars in the industry, as we convene on May 24. Bring your questions to connect with Jesse, grow your network, and make new connections.

**This event will take place virtually

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