The Top 20 Most Powerful People in Real Estate Technology

This category includes CEO’s, CTOs and other senior executives directly involved in technology or whose company is a service provider that primarily focuses on the home buying and selling process and/or the residential real estate brokerage industry. Although some of the companies in this category name themselves media, marketing, or advertising companies we include those whose core competency and offering is technology or internet based.

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Spencer Rascoff
Chief Executive Officer
Seattle, WA
Zillow

1

A founding employee in 2005. Served as CMO, CFO, COO, before becoming CEO in 2010. Led company through successful IPO in 2011. Read more -->
Pete Flint
Chairman and CEO
San Francisco, CA
Trulia

2

One of the most accomplished and powerful young leaders in the real estate industry. Co-founded company with Sami Inkinen. Read more -->
Steven Berkowitz
Chief Executive Officer
Thousand Oaks, CA
Move, Inc.

3

Berkowitz is the CEO at Move, Inc. Before that he served as SVP of the Online Services Group at Microsoft Corporation and CEO of Ask Jeeves. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from State University of New York at Albany. Read more -->
Errol Samuelson
Chief Strategy Officer
Thousand Oaks, CA
Move, Inc.

4

Responsible for driving growth and delivering a sustainable competitive advantage for all Move Inc. businesses; also serves as president of realtor.com Read more -->
Greg Schwartz
Chief Revenue Officer
Seattle, WA
Zillow

5

Leads the sales, advertising, operations, and industry relations teams and drives strategy for Zillow's advertising products and software tools.
Dale Ross
President and CEO
Chicago, IL
REALTORS® Property Resource (part of NAR)

6

Heads up RPR, the new venture formed by the NAR, to develop a national real estate property-centric national database for its members. Co-founder of MRIS.
Paul Levine
Chief Operating Officer
San Francisco, CA
Trulia

7

15 years of consumer Internet experience. Responsible for leading Consumer/Business Services divisions of company. Also investor to numerous Bay Area startups.
Curt Beardsley
VP Product Marketing
Thousand Oaks, CA
Move, Inc.

8

As VP of Business Development for Move, Inc., he is instrumental in leading Top Producer Systems and REALTOR.com
Mark Lesswing
SVP and CTO
Chicago, IL
National Association of REALTORS®

9

Started programming robots just out of college and now, as CTO, heads up all technology for the National Association of REALTORS®.
Ian Morris
President and CEO
San Francisco, CA
Market Leader (Trulia)

10

Under his leadership the company grew into a publicly-traded company that was ranked the 4th Fastest Growing Tech Company in North America by Deloitte & Touche.
Amy Bohutinsky
Chief Marketing Officer
Seattle, WA
Zillow

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Leads all marketing and communications at Zillow including brand, public relations, mobile, and social media marketing, email, business development and, advertising.
Austin Allison
Co-founder and CEO
Cincinnati, OH
Dotloop

12

Founded dotloop in 2009 to make the home sales process faster, and 100% online; 2012 Forbes "30 Under 30" and Inman News Innovator of the Year.
Glenn Shimkus
Founder
Naperville, IL
Cartavi (part of DocuSign)

13

Oversees product management, development, and marketing for DocuSign's eSignature and transaction management (Cartavi) solutions for agents.
Lorne Wallace
Founder and CEO
Cambridge, Canada
Lone Wolf

14

Founded Lone Wolf in 1988, a leading provider of accounting software to over 9,000 real estate brokerages in North America.
Andy Woolley
Vice President
Norfolk, VA
Homes.com (part of Dominion Enterprises)

15

Heads up the technology brands for Homes.com. Led the launch of Homes Connect, an integrated marketing platform.
Adi Tatarko
CEO
Palo Alto, CA
Houzz

16

Launched Houzz in 2009 with Alon Cohen. Their remodeling apps have been downloaded over 15 Million times. Raised $11.6M (2011) and $35M (2013) in funding.
Andy Rapattoni
President and CEO
Simi Valley, CA
Rapattoni

17

Early pioneer of computerized business applications whose company currently serves approximately 200,000 MLS and association users nationally.
Jay Gaskill
Chief Executive Officer
Aliso Viejo, CA
Real Estate Digital

18

CEO of Real Estate Digital since 2011. Previously President of LPS Real Estate Group for 5 years.
Grier Allen
Founder and CEO
Charleston, SC
BoomTown

19

Co-founder of the real estate web platform BoomTown. Ranked by Inc. magazine as the 96th fastest growing private company in the nation.
Drew Uher
Co-Founder and CEO
San Francisco, CA
HomeLight

20

Founder of Homelight, an algorithm that helps homebuyers and sellers find the best real estate agents.
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