Founder and Publisher, Inman
Overall Rank: 34
Inman is founder and owner of the residential real estate industry’s leading publication, Inman (formerly “Inman News”), which publishes award-winning news stories and breaking news on a daily basis. After bringing a renewed focus to the firm in 2015, Inman has greatly expanded his site’s readership in 2016, expanding its reach to more than 700,000 real estate professionals each month.
Inman also organizes the popular biannual Inman Connect conferences, which draw thousands of attendees with its focus on innovation and technology. Inman’s industry impact dates back to his syndicated real estate column with the San Francisco Examiner. A seasoned entrepreneur, Inman has built many businesses. In 1999, he founded the real estate lead-generation firm HomeGain and sold it to Classified Ventures in 2005 for an undisclosed sum. He founded Inman News in 1996.