Paul Chen leads the RealFoundations practice in Asia. With over 25 years of real estate experience, Paul has worked with some of the most reputable real estate investors, developers, and operators in North America, Asia and the Middle East. Paul has a strong track record in building scalable and competitive operating platforms in Asia for global real estate companies seeking to execute their global expansion strategies.
Paul stays at the forefront of innovations for real estate, by working with industry leaders explore the use of emerging technologies such as AI, IoT and blockchain. He is frequently invited to speak at conferences on topics ranging from innovation, digital transformation, smart cities and PropTech. Paul is an advisor to multiple real estate technology startups and is a mentor in real estate technology accelerator programs. He is also active in industry organizations such as the China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong Chapter.
Paul has a BA in Economics from UC Berkeley and received his MBA from the University of North Carolina. He is also fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese.