Chicago — Mark Zikra has joined global advisory firm August Hill as head of innovation. In his new role, Zikra will lead the Chicago-based firm’s innovation services team in delivering best-in-class technology implementation and strategy to its global network of partners.
Before joining August Hill, Zikra served as senior vice president of technology and innovation for CA Student Living, where he designed and built the firm’s global technology and innovation infrastructure. He led a variety of integrated teams, including the company’s innovation lab, software services, technology services and reporting.
Prior to joining CA, Mark led a team of national leasing and marketing specialists at American Campus Communities. “There is an ever-widening gap between technology, capital and real estate owners and operators, and I’m looking forward to bridging that gap,” says Zikra.