Matthew Cohan joins JLL as Chief Digital Product Officer, EMEA

JLL has appointed Matthew Cohan as Chief Digital Product Officer, EMEA. In this new London-based role, Cohan will support JLL's digital strategy and will also oversee delivery of innovative technology-led solutions to enhance clients' real estate related experience

februari 07, 2019

Cohan has worked in senior technology roles around the world. He joins JLL from Zoopla Property Group, where he was Chief Product Officer. Over the past four years ZPG transformed significantly as it grew to include UK-based brands including data and analysis products and services via Hometrack, and price comparison brands uSwitch and Money.co.uk in addition to their online property portals Zoopla and PrimeLocation.  

"Technology is transforming the way companies buy, sell, and use real estate, and we are ensuring we are at the forefront of this revolution by hiring the best talent. We are delighted to have Matt join us. His experience and insight will be invaluable to our clients as we strive to offer them most innovative solutions," said Charles Boudet, EMEA Board member responsible for Digital, JLL.

Matthew Cohan, Chief Digital Product Officer, EMEA, JLL, said: "I am excited to join JLL at a time when technology, data and digital disruption are at the apex of redefining the real estate industry. I look forward to working closely with colleagues to expand and enhance JLL's technology-based services and products to our broadening client base."

This appointment follows other recent examples of JLL's commitment to its technology leadership ambitions, including hiring Vinay Goel as Global Chief Product Officer from Google, the launch of the latest chapter of its market-leading AI-lead platform NxT Invest, and the creation of JLL Spark's $100m global venture fund in 2018.