The real estate industry is about to be disrupted.

About

The Real Estate Network will become the world’s largest and most consulted marketplace for consumer real estate and any related products or services. Seamlessly bridging traditional television, web-based media, mobile technology, and social media platforms, we will create a lifelong engagement with the consumer. Our focus is on the four aspects of real estate that are most important to the consumer:

  • Primary residence
  • Second homes and vacation homes
  • Investment properties
  • Senior living

The current void in consolidated real estate information will be filled with 24/7 informative and entertaining real estate-related content, including:

  • Timely news and trends
  • Financial insight
  • Local, national, and global real estate information
  • Entertainment and lifestyle programming
  • Addictive reality shows
  • Insightful profiles of specific geographic markets
  • Valuable tips, strategies, and other educational content

Our Team

The people bringing our vision to life.

Robert Atkinson
Founder and Board Member

Mr. Atkinson is an experienced real estate executive. He grew up working around building sites and learned many on-the-job lessons about construction, land use, and development. This experience prompted Mr. Atkinson to pursue a career in real estate, and it’s become his life’s work. Mr. Atkinson has developed, leased, and sold office, industrial, retail, investment, and residential community properties across the country. As his career progressed Mr. Atkinson realized that the real estate industry was slow to embrace technology to simplify and enhance the process of researching and buying/selling properties. He saw a need to consolidate all aspects of property ownership under one educational and informative umbrella -- The Real Estate Network.



Mike Boissonneault
Chief Executive Officer and Board Member

For over 35 years, Mr. Boissonneault was a senior leader at ESPN with extensive experience in across multiple business units including Production Operations, HR Talent Acquisition, and Technology Business Operations. In addition to directing such iconic studio shows as SportsCenter, Inside Baseball, The NBA Today and NFL GameDay, Mr. Boissonneault led transformational changes that elevated ESPN’s staffing process via strategic recruitment and workforce planning.



Stuart W. Evey
Chairman of the Board

In 1979, while a senior executive at Getty Oil Company, Mr. Evey directed the development and launch of ESPN, the first 24-hour cable television sports network, He served as the Founding Chairman of ESPN, building it into “the worldwide leader in sports broadcasting.” In 1985, Mr. Evey negotiated the sale of ESPN to ABC-TV. Mr. Evey has served as a director of many world-wide companies including: H.F. Ahmanson & Company, Mitsubishi Oil Company, and Vadium Technology



Chuck Pagano
Chief Technology Officer and Board Member

Mr. Pagano joined ESPN prior to its launch in 1979 and was named its first Chief Technology Officer in 2011. He is a renowned Broadcasting Engineer and Executive who led the establishment, growth and eventual transformation of ESPN from the top media content production facility to the most sophisticated and technical multimedia infrastructure in the world.



Jack Schneider
Board Member

For over 34 years, Mr. Schneider was managing director at Allen & Company, LLC, a premier international investor, underwriter, and broker to some of the biggest companies in the media, technology, information and entertainment sector. Mr. Schneider brings a wealth of M&A experience to The Real Estate Network as well as long-term relationships with senior leaders in the technology, media, information, and entertainment industries.



Robert Friedman
Board Member

Mr. Friedman founded and is CEO of Bungalow Media + Entertainment, an integrated entertainment and media holding company focused on developing, producing, and distributing content across all platforms. In previous positions Mr. Friedman’s accomplishments include producing multiple award-winning television programs such as the pilot episode of AMC’s Mad Men, transforming the way consumers shop for cars, and developing the pay-TV subscription service for The Movie Channel.



Robert M. Pollichino
Board Member

Mr. Pollichino served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Madison Square Garden Company from 1998 until his retirement in 2015. In 2005, he played a major role in taking the company public. Prior to joining MSG, Mr. Pollichino was Senior Vice President of Rainbow Sports, managing the SportsChannel Regional Network, Prime Network and NewSport national sports services and corporate staff.



Evan Schechtman
Technology Advisor

Evan Schechtman is one of the interactive industry’s leader in the digital, mobile and emerging platform space. As the Chief Technology Officer of RadicalMedia, he has led a global team in the exploration and integration of technology for a multitude networks, agencies, studios, musicians, institutions and brands. Under his leadership and thirteen-year history with the company, Evan has achieved a digital organization responsible for some of the most groundbreaking and award-winning projects such as The Johnny Cash Project; the Sting 25 App; the Gagosian Gallery’s iPad App; Nike+ Fuelband Installations; and countless digital content for Amex Unstaged including the Taylor Swift Blank Space Experience App and American Express Pivot.



Michael Charland
Senior Financial Advisor

Mr. Charland is a Senior Executive experienced in developing and executing business strategies to grow revenue and ROI for early stage companies as well as established Fortune organizations. Develops strong relationships with officers, board directors and shareholders. Successful in raising capital, identifying and integrating merger and joint venture partners, and managing divestitures. Strengthen organizations through strategic planning, financial modeling, financial controls, best practice implementation, business planning and reporting, and restructuring operations utilizing Six Sigma methodology. Execute deals to provide growth into new Asian and European markets. Acknowledged for building and leading great teams.



Charles Segars
Advisory Board

Mr. Segars currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Ovation TV, Inc. He has over 20 years experience working with advertisers and content providers for broadcast, cable, satellite, web, and print. His accomplishments include a key role in all creative and operational aspects of DreamWorks Television, program development at CBS and Viacom, and the evolution of the Movie-Time Network into E! Entertainment Television.



John Klaers
Advisory Board

Mr. Klaers has been leveraging data to drive exponential growth in support of business strategy for over 12 years. He is currently focused on aligning technology investments with business imperatives and delivering strategic insights necessary to hyper-qualify leads generated by digital and mobile advertising.



Jillian Vorce
Strategy & Communications

Ms. Vorce helps professionals make connections and achieve business goals. An expert at relationship development, she helps executives and business owners open doors and create opportunities. As founder of The Jillian Group Inc., she and her team provide idea generation, digital marketing & strategic relationship development services. Her previous work includes her book 20-20 Mind Sight and “The Lens of Connectivity” TEDx talk.



Bryn Knatterud
Mobile Technology

Mr. Knatterud has served as a Chief Technology Officer of Acts Media Inc. for over 10 years. He and his team have created and supported mission-critical technology for Fortune 500 companies. He has a proven track record of creating and managing technology solutions over multiple channels in complex environments.



John S. Rose
The Boston Consulting Group

Mr. Rose is a Senior Partner and Managing Director of the Boston Consulting Group. He has led the firm’s global Media Practice and co-led the US Private Equity practice. His recent focus has been helping companies involved in Technology, Media, and Telecommunications to address the discontinuities and uncertainties associated with the rapidly changing and increasingly disruptive competitive landscape.



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