VivaTech 2021


Sandeep Mathrani



United States of America


Sandeep Mathrani has served as WeWork’s Chief Executive Officer and as a member of WeWork’s board of directors since February 2020. Mr. Mathrani most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Properties’ Retail Group and Vice-Chairman of Brookfield Properties. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer of GGP Inc. for eight years, during which the company was recapitalized in November 2010, experienced eight years of growth, and in August 2018 was sold to Brookfield Property Partners. Prior to joining GGP in 2010, Mr. Mathrani was President of Retail for Vornado Realty Trust, where he oversaw the firm’s U.S. retail real estate division and operations in India comprised principally of office properties. During his tenure, he was responsible for stabilizing and growing the portfolio. Before that, he spent eight years as Executive Vice President at Forest City Ratner, where he was tasked with starting and growing a new platform of retail properties across the five boroughs of New York City. Mr. Mathrani serves as a member of the board of directors of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., Wework India Management Private Limited and WeWork Greater China Holding Company B.V. He also serves on the Miami Herbert Business School Real Estate Advisory Board. Prior, Mr. Mathrani served on the executive board and the board of trustees for the International Council of Shopping Centers, the executive board and 2019 chair of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Mr. Mathrani earned a Bachelor of Engineering, a Master of Engineering and a Master of Management Science from Stevens Institute of Technology.