Juwai IQI has hired Premendran Pathmanathan, the former General Manager of Customer Data Solutions at the REA Group’s REA Asia and iProperty subsidiaries, as its new senior advisor for data strategy.
Pathmanathan has led the data business for the past six years at the REA Group’s iProperty. He has produced analysis tools for iProperty’s consumers, agents, and developers across Southeast Asia.
Pathmanathan has more than 25 years of experience in digital tools and data analysis. He is a regular commentator on big data and the property market on television, radio, and the mainstream print and online news.
In 2015, Pathmanathan founded Brickz.my, the first business in Malaysia to report on transacted property prices. Users can access per square foot and actual market prices by running reports on recent transactions, filtered by location, floors, room, or home size.
“Juwai IQI is the world’s fastest-growing property technology innovator,” said Pathmanathan, ” in not just Southeast Asia but all 22 countries where it operates. I’m very pleased to join the team and look forward to making the most of the immense data resources Juwai IQI derives from its portals and significant transaction flow.”
Kashif Ansari, Juwai IQI’s Co-Founder and Group CEO, said, “Prem’s experience in big data and his background as a property analyst make him uniquely placed to lead our data strategy. We’re confident that under his leadership, Juwai IQI will continue to lead in providing data products and services that empower transactions and assist developers, our agents, advertisers, and consumers.
Juwai IQI Co-Founder and Group Managing Director Daniel Ho said, “Prem’s appointment reflects our commitment to grow our data and insights business. Juwai IQI has long been the leader in real estate sales and marketing. Providing world-class data products and services will accelerate our growth and help us better serve our customers and clients.”
Nabeel Mungaye, Juwai IQI Chief Operations Officer COO, said, “Prem has a wealth of knowledge and experience in data, product management, and technology. At REA Group, he was responsible for managing data at one of the world’s most valuable real estate technology companies. His expertise will contribute to expand our data business.”
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