Jules Perera
Vice President, Technology
Progress Residential

As Vice President of Technology at Progress Residential, Mr. Perera is responsible for the development and management of the enterprise technology platform that supports nearly 40,000 rental homes. Mr. Perera has over 20 years of software engineering experience, with a deep focus on cloud architecture and data-driven solutions to enable business goals.

Prior to joining Progress, Mr. Perera served as Vice President of Information Technology at Walton International Group, a multinational, privately-owned real estate investment and development group with assets over $3 billion USD and over 100,000 acres of land under administration. Mr. Perera also served as an executive at Accenture where he directed global teams and delivered digital and analytics solutions for Fortune 500 companies in the high-tech, retail, and media & entertainment industry sectors. Mr. Perera holds a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia.