Carolyn Trickett

Carolyn is a senior IT executive with a record of delivering technology and business solutions across various industries and tech platforms. She is passionate about using technology as a strategic enabler for business innovation and growth. Carolyn leads the role of Asia Pacific lead for JLL Spark, performing strategic relationship management with JLL Spark’s portfolio of startup companies and external partnerships to promote growth and co-develop opportunities. Prior to her career in JLL Spark, she headed the Property & Asset Management Business Technology team at JLL for 12 years. Initially focused on Australia, expanding to Asia-Pacific, Carolyn’s team delivered a transformational program that re-engineered and digitized the day-to-day functions for staff and provided clients with a continually improving reporting and service delivery suite.

Chris Pu

Chris is the managing partner of JLL Spark China Ventures, focusing on strategic PropTech investments in the China market and developing JLL Spark’s presence in mainland China.

Chris brings more than 20 years of experience in direct investment and business development with on-the-ground venture investment practices in China, East Asia, Southeast Asia, India, and the United States. Before joining Spark, Chris served as General Partner and Head of China for Telstra Ventures. Prior to that, Chris worked at Intel Capital in Silicon Valley and Beijing, overseeing investments in mobile internet, communications, and enterprise software and services in Asia.

Chris holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, and an MS in Control Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.