Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

Editor's note: For this first-person report, Inman News reporter Paul Hagey shadowed Gregg Larson, founder and CEO of Clareity Consulting Inc., for a day at the Real Estate Connect conference in New York City, to observe how business is conducted in the hallways, hotel lobby, and restaurants during the event. NEW YORK -- Gregg Larson has attended every Real Estate Connect conference held in San Francisco going back to 1997. The roots of the conference go back to an executive retreat Inman News Publisher Brad Inman held in 1996 in Sonoma, Calif. The retreat brought about 50 real estate CEOs and technologists together to share ideas -- something some weren't accustomed to doing at the time. Many who attended the first retreat could see that technology was going to transform the busin...