PD Marcelo Cajias heads the Data Intelligence section, which is part of the Investment Strategy and Research team at PATRIZIA SE. In his role he is responsible for the global portfolio of machine learning solutions and dashboards that support strategic investment decisions. Marcelo holds a Ph.D. and a Habilitation (PD) with his major fields being statistics, econometrics, machine learning and real estate. His papers have been published in various international journals and he was awarded the RICS best paper award, the German real estate research award, the Emerald best reviewer award and the AREF research award, amongst others. Marcelo teaches Real Estate Econometrics at IRE|BS in Regensburg and TUM and is a qualified reviewer in various academic journals.