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SP200 Technology Executives


A subset of the main SP200 List, the SP200 Technology Executives list acknowledges executives with technology companies who primarily serve residential real estate brokerage companies.


1

Spencer Rascoff
CEO
Zillow Group

Seven years into his tenure as CEO, Rascoff, 41, has Zillow Group humming on all cylinders. It operates the world's most popular real estate site in Zillow, is building a comprehensive data management platform epitomized by the acquisition of Bridge Interactive Group, and saw the company's market cap climb to $6.5 billion.

Overall Rank: 1

2

Ryan O'Hara
CEO
Move, Inc.

Since taking the helm of realtor.com operator Move Inc. in early 2015, O’Hara has hit the ground running. His immediate effect included a significant rebrand of flagship brand realtor.com, a bold new marketing campaign for realtor.com helped grow traffic by 65 percent to over 50 million monthly visitors and won three coveted “Webby awards.”

Overall Rank: 9

3

Amy Bohutinsky
COO
Zillow Group

Within Zillow Group’s office tower overlooking Seattle’s Elliott Bay, Bohutinsky is often referred to by company insiders as the smartest of a very smart group of very smart executives, which includes other SP200 leaders Greg Schwartz, Errol Samuelson, and, of course, Spencer Rascoff. She joined Zillow pre-launch in 2005.

Overall Rank: 10

4

Chris Bennett
General Manager
CoreLogic

As long-time manager of data giant CoreLogic’s real estate division, Bennett oversees one of the nation’s largest MLS technology service providers. CoreLogic’s Matrix platform is used by over 500,000 brokers and agents in MLSs throughout the country. In 2016, CoreLogic introduced its Trestle product.

Overall Rank: 43

5

David Mele
President
Homes.com

Mele oversees the large national real estate portal Homes.com, whose over 15 million monthly visitors makes it one of the nations most popular real estate sites. While Homes.com had a relatively quiet year, the site remains a viable advertising alternative to Zillow Group sites and realtor.com for real estate brokers and agents.

Overall Rank: 49

6

Greg Schwartz
Chief Business Officer
Zillow Group

After joining Zillow in its infancy in 2007, Schwartz built the firm’s sales and revenue operations from the ground up. He is now responsible for sales and business strategy for Zillow Group’s full brand portfolio. Schwartz previously served as vice president of advertising at CNNMoney and as a national accounts director for Yahoo!’s Automotive and Finance divisions.

Overall Rank: 55

7

Errol Samuelson
Chief Industry Development Officer
Zillow Group

Samuelson is responsible for managing Zillow Group’s partnerships and relationships with MLSs, brokerages franchisors and associations. Samuelson has been strategically involved in the acquisitions of Bridge Interactive Group and Retsly.

Overall Rank: 57

8

Stan Humphries
Chief Analytics Officer
Zillow Group

Humphries leads Zillow Group’s economic and analytic team and has become the most quoted economist in the real estate industry. He is in charge of calculating all statistics on the housing market, including the Zillow Home Value Index. Humphries is also co-author of The New York Times bestseller, “Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate.”

Overall Rank: 87

9

Paul Levine
President
Trulia

When Zillow Group acquired Trulia in 2015, Levine became the brand’s president and now oversees its products and 200 employees. Before joining Trulia in 2011 as chief operating officer, he held executive roles at various digital media firms including Yahoo.

Overall Rank: 90

10

Grier Allen
Founder and CEO
BoomTown

Allen is the CEO of the fast-growing SaaS real estate tech firm BoomTown, which connects millions of homebuyers and sellers with its network of real estate clients. Allen has a degree in computer science and over 10 years of experience in software development and real estate.

Overall Rank: 123

11

Tim Morse
CEO
Ten-X

Morse leads Ten-X, which rebranded from Auction.com in January 2016. The firm’s Ten-X Homes division is focused on building an end-to-end real estate platform that will facilitate the completion of transactions online (its two other divisions cover commercial real estate and real estate auctions).

Overall Rank: 127

12

Matthew "Matt" Barba
Co-Founder and CEO
Placester

After raising $27 million in funding in 2016, Barba oversaw Placester’s acquisition of ratings and client satisfaction platform RealSatisfied in April.

Overall Rank: 134

13

Eric Wu
Co-Founder and CEO
Opendoor

Wu’s well-funded Opendoor startup serves as both a property owner and brokerage. It garnered headlines left and right in 2016 as it continued to expand and introduce new products, highlighted by its $210 million funding round announced in November.

Overall Rank: 139

14

Nate Johnson
CMO
Move, Inc.

Johnson oversees Move Inc.’s marketing and public relations efforts. He helped oversee realtor.com’s significant rebrand starring actress Elizabeth Banks that helped grow web traffic to over 50 million monthly visitors. Prior to joining Move Inc. Johnson held senior roles at Path, Apple and Google.

Overall Rank: 146

15

Gregg D Larson
Founder and CEO
Clareity Security

With over 30 years of experience, Larson leads Clareity Security, which provides software such as a single-sign-on dashboard and security services to MLSs. Clareity also hosts an annual MLS workshop and is an influential driver in real estate listings display standards.

Overall Rank: 147

16

Jeremy Wacksman
CMO
Zillow Group

Wacksman guides Zillow Group’s considerable marketing campaigns as chief marketing officer, a position he assumed in 2015. Before joining Zillow in 2009 as a vice president of market-ing, he drove marketing and product management for Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE and consumer mobile efforts.

Overall Rank: 148

17

Morgan Carey
Founder and CEO
Real Estate Webmasters

Carey’s growing company offers custom websites to 2,000 real estate firms serving 60,000 agents in Canada and the United States. The firm has 150 employees across five offices in Canada.

Overall Rank: 160

18

Georg Gerstenfeld
General Manager of Global Real Estate Solutions
DocuSign

Gerstenfeld manages the residential, property management, mortgage brokers and global real estate customers at e-signature and transaction management platform giant DocuSign. Realtors receive discounts on some DocuSign tools as a NAR member benefit.

Overall Rank: 165

19

Bill Brown
CEO
Matterport

Brown leads the high-profile 3-D virtual tour provider Matterport. In 2016, the startup released a virtual reality feature that allows consumers to engage with its models in an immersive VR environment. In five rounds of funding the company has raised $56 million.

Overall Rank: 170

20

Jamie Wilson
CEO
ZapLabs

Wilson is the lead architect behind Realogy’s new innovation and technology hub ZapLabs, maker of the tech platform Zap. In 2011, he became vice president of technology at ZapLabs’ predecessor ZipRealty, which Realogy acquired for $166 mil-lion in 2014.

Overall Rank: 171


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