Intuit VP of Global Sales and Marketing Recognized in Realcomm "Top 35 People to Watch in 2007"
RISMEDIA, April 10, 2007-Andrew Rains, vice president, global sales and marketing for Intuit Real Estate Solutions (IRES), was named to a select group of industry leaders as one of Realcomm's "Top 35 People to Watch in 2007," the company announces. IRES, a division of Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU), develops innovative real estate management software solutions for the global real estate industry.
These individuals in the commercial and corporate real estate industries were chosen based on unsurpassed traits in areas of persistence, patience, willingness and an innate ability to see how high-tech solutions fit into everyday business, the company reports.
"It is an honor and a privilege to be among this tremendous group of executives," expressed Rains. "I believe there is always room for growth and improvement in real estate management and corporate real estate industries, and I take pride in being considered one of the people on the forefront of change."
"Andrew is exceptional at helping our current clients and prospects understand how technology can help drive significant value in their businesses," explains Jeff Thompson, president and general manager for IRES. "It's great to have someone of Andrew's caliber and experience on our team. His understanding of the industry, core market challenges, and the application of technology are key inputs into the innovative design of our solutions. He is clearly driven by the desire to help our clients win and helping the real estate industry move forward."
Rains' impressive background, spanning more than 20 years in the real estate technology sector, was a contributing factor to his acknowledgment as one of the "Top 35 People to Watch." Prior to joining IRES, he was senior real estate director with Oracle/Peoplesoft. He also served JD Edwards World Solution Company as the worldwide industry manager and was a portfolio manager for CB Richard Ellis.
Recognized as an expert in the real estate management industry, Rains has spoken at various industry events including the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Realcomm, and internationally in Brazil and the U.K. As a published real estate technology author, he has been quoted in numerous publications, including the Wall Street Journal.
For the complete list of Realcomm's "Top 35 People to Watch in 2007," go to http://www.realcomm.com/.