ShareDesk, Kimball Look to Optimize Smart Offices

Vancouver’s ShareDesk has partnered with Kimball Office.

Kimball Office, an office manufacturer, has made a strategic investment in ShareDesk, a workplace technology startup, to help companies optimize real estate utilization.

“Collaborating with thought leading partners, such as Kimball Office, allows us to reimagine the workplace experience”, said Kia Rahmani, Founder and CEO of ShareDesk. “Together, we will provide an eco­system that can revolutionize the way companies manage and measure their workplace effectiveness.”

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“Our collaboration with ShareDesk ensures that Kimball Office will be at the forefront of the workplace transformation, which is being fueled by the rapid advancement in technology,” states Wendy Murray, Director of Marketing for Kimball Office.

The two companies will debut the smart concept during this year’s NeoCon Conference in Chicago in June., where ShareDesk will launch Optix Pro, a fully integrated app that allows companies and serviced offices to seamlessly manage smart shared workspaces. By utilizing the latest in mobile and location technologies, ShareDesk will power Kimball’s environments with a virtual layer that will enhance the interaction between people and workspaces.

With over 5,000 venues across 40 countries, ShareDesk provides a platform for mobile professionals to discover spaces to book work and meeting spaces by the hour, or day.