JLL appoints Google Executive Vinay Goel as Chief Digital Product Officer
Chicago-based real estate and investment management professional services company Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has named Vinay Goel as its new Chief Digital Product Officer (CDPO), an appointment that will further accelerate the company’s digital transformation program.
“I am excited to join JLL at such a transformative time for the company and for the industry,” said Goel. “Technology is revolutionizing the future of work and how employers attract and retain talent, which creates tremendous opportunity for our industry and the clients we serve.”
Goel joins the company from Google where he stood as the Director of Product Management for Google Maps and Local Technologies for a period of almost seven years. Further, prior to this, Goel stood as the Head of Products for Google India for a further four years and a half years.
In addition, Goel has also held senior roles at Intel, Sega, Motorola and Webroot Software.
“Vinay joining JLL is a game-changer for the corporate real estate industry,” said John Forrest, Global and Americas CEO, JLL Corporate Solutions. “His 30-year track record of digital innovation leadership, combined with our incredible JLL team, will accelerate our ability to deliver products and insights that help clients drive business transformation.”
Goel will be tasked with overseeing the development and delivery of JLL’s technology solutions, largely launched within JLL Spark - the division dedicated to delivering new technology-driven real estate service offerings.