Chief Executive Officer
As chief executive officer of Zillow Group, Spencer oversees the company’s portfolio of real estate and home-related brands, including consumer brands Zillow, Trulia, StreetEasy, HotPads and Naked Apartments. Spencer helped start Zillow in 2005, and served various roles including chief operating officer, until his appointment to CEO in 2010. Since becoming CEO, Spencer has led Zillow through its 2011 IPO and 13 acquisitions. In 2015, Spencer co-wrote and published his first book, the New York Times’ Best Seller “Zillow Talk: Rewriting the Rules of Real Estate.” Spencer is also the host of “Office Hours,” a monthly podcast featuring candid conversations between prominent executives on leadership and management topics.
Fortune and Forbes both listed Spencer as one of America’s most powerful CEOs under 40 and he is a recipient of Ernst and Young’s National Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In 2017, Spencer was named Swanepoel’s most powerful person in real estate. Spencer was also awarded Glassdoor’s Highest Rated CEO recognition for 2016. Before joining Zillow, Spencer was vice president of lodging for Expedia. In 1999, at the age of 24, Spencer co-founded Hotwire.com, a leading Internet travel company, which a few years later he sold to InterActiveCorp (the parent company of Expedia). Before his consumer web career, Spencer was in investment banking and private equity. He worked in the mergers and acquisitions group at Goldman Sachs and as an associate at TPG Capital. Spencer graduated cum laude from Harvard University.
Spencer is on the board of directors of TripAdvisor. He is also a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, and is on the advisory board of Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute.@spencerrascoff
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman
Rich is co-founder and executive chairman of the board of Zillow Group and served as the company’s first chief executive officer from 2005 until September 2010. Before co-founding Zillow, Rich served as president, chief executive officer and board director at Expedia, which he founded inside Microsoft at age 26 and then spun out through a successful IPO in 1999. He remained at Expedia until 2003, following the company’s acquisition by InterActiveCorp.
Rich is also co-founder and non-executive chairman of growing global job search and employer-review site Glassdoor, and Trover, where travelers share photos and stories from around the world. Rich is also a venture partner at Benchmark and is on the boards of directors at Netflix, Avvo, RealSelf, Nextdoor and Artsy. In 2014, Rich was named a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship by President Obama. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in General Engineering: Industrial Economics from Stanford University.@Rich_Barton
Chief Technology Officer
As chief technology officer, David manages the technical engineering team and is responsible for all website, mobile and internal product development, corporate IT and data center operations across Zillow Group. David joined Zillow in 2005 as one of the company’s first executive leaders, and in addition to his CTO role, has been deeply involved in organizational development and growing the company to its size and strength today. In 2012, David was named the region’s Most Innovative CTO by the Puget Sound Business Journal.
Prior to Zillow, David was CTO of Expedia, which he joined as one of its earliest team members and where he spent 12 years. David started his career at Microsoft in the handheld computing group. David earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science and an engineering master’s in computer science from Cornell University.
David is a board trustee with a number of advocacy, education and charitable organizations, including Technology Alliance, T4A.org, Plymouth Housing Group and University Prep.@davebei
Chief Operating Officer
As chief operating officer, Amy oversees Zillow Group’s people organization (HR, recruiting and learning & development), as well as marketing, communications and consumer care. Amy joined Zillow pre-launch in 2005, as one of the company’s earliest employees, and built the marketing and communications functions from the ground up. Prior to becoming COO, Amy served as Zillow Group’s chief marketing officer, leading brand strategy, growth and marketing for the company’s flagship Zillow brand.
Amy is a recognized leader in her field. In 2017, Amy was the first woman to be named one Swanepoel’s ten most powerful people in real estate. Amy has received numerous awards including: Inman News’ list of The Real Estate Influencers of 2017, Direct Marketing News’ Marketing Hall of Femme 2014, HousingWire’s 2014 Women of Influence and Puget Sound Business Journal’s 20 Under 40 in 2012. Amy also lends her expertise on the boards of directors of Avvo, the web’s largest legal marketplace, and HotelTonight, a fast-growing mobile-based hotel booking service.
Before joining Zillow, Amy ran communications for Hotwire, a discount travel site. She led the PR launch of Hotwire in 2000, and continued through the company’s $675 million acquisition by IAC/InterActiveCorp in 2003.
Amy started her career as a broadcast journalist, working for various CBS, NBC and ABC affiliates. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Washington & Lee University.@amybo
Co-Founder and Vice-Chairman
Lloyd co-founded Zillow in 2005, and today serves as the vice-chairman of Zillow Group, helping architect the company’s business strategies and product development plans. Prior to Zillow, Lloyd was senior vice president at Expedia, where he managed the air, hotel, car, destination services, content, merchandising, and partner marketing groups.
Before joining Expedia in 1995, Lloyd worked at Microsoft, where he started the groups that created software for pen-based and handheld devices. In 1979, he joined Microsoft at the age of 14 and worked there as a summer intern until he joined the company full-time in 1987.
In addition to his Zillow role, Lloyd serves on the board of directors for GrubHub. He graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor’s degree in economics.
Chief Analytics Officer
As chief analytics officer of Zillow Group, Stan oversees the company’s financial planning and analysis, corporate strategy, economic research, data science and engineering, marketing and business analytics, and pricing analytics. Stan was one of Zillow’s earliest pre-launch employees and is the creator of the Zestimate and its first algorithm.
Stan also serves as chief economist for Zillow Group. He has built out the industry-leading economics and analytic team at Zillow, a recognized voice of impartial, data-driven economic analysis on the U.S. housing market. Stan is a member of the Commerce Data Advisory Council and the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee. Stan also serves on the Visiting Committee of the Department of Economics at the University of Washington. In 2015, Stan co-wrote and published his first book, the New York Times Best Seller “Zillow Talk: Rewriting the Rules of Real Estate.”
Prior to joining Zillow, Stan spent five years at Expedia where he ran the advanced analytics team, which applied innovative econometric and data mining approaches to internal business problems, building systems for personalization, pricing, forecasting, and fraud detection. Before Expedia, Stan served as a researcher and faculty member at the University of Virginia, and was previously a Presidential Management Fellow where he served in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President, and the Technology Administration within the Department of Commerce. Stan has also served in the United States Peace Corps, where he taught high school physics and chemistry in the West African country of Benin.
Stan has a Bachelor of Arts from Davidson College, a Master’s of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and a Ph.D. in Government from the University of Virginia.@StanHumphries
Chief Financial Officer
As chief financial officer, Kathleen oversees finance, treasury and accounting as well as legal operations and corporate development for Zillow Group and its portfolio of brands.
Kathleen joined Zillow in 2010 as general counsel, and served as chief operating officer from 2013 to 2015. Kathleen has played a pivotal role in all of Zillow’s key corporate finance initiatives including Zillow’s 2011 initial public offering, two follow-on equity offerings, and all 13 of the company’s acquisitions, including Trulia, StreetEasy, HotPads and Naked Apartments. As COO, she ran mergers and acquisitions, corporate development, human resources, legal and customer support.
Kathleen has received numerous awards including: Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2012 Outstanding Corporate Counsel of the Year, Seattle Business Magazine’s 2013 General Counsel of the Year, San Francisco Business Times’ 2013 Corporate Counsel of the Year finalist, and honoree in San Francisco Business Times’ Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business 2014.
Before joining Zillow, Kathleen served as General Counsel of Hotwire, StubHub, Flip Video camera maker Pure Digital Technologies, and FanSnap.
Kathleen received her juris doctor with honors from University of Chicago Law School, and received her bachelor’s degree with distinction from the University of California, Berkeley. She currently serves on the Visiting Committee of the University of Chicago Law School.@kathleenphilips
Chief Industry Development Officer
Errol is the chief industry development officer for Zillow Group and is responsible for industry relations strategy and business-to-business product development and tools in the Zillow Group brand portfolio. He joined Zillow in 2014.
Errol has more than 20 years of experience in technology and the real estate industry. He has been named one of Inman News’ 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in the U.S. for seven consecutive years and ranked No. 19 on the Swanepoel Power 200 list of most powerful people in U.S. residential real estate.
Previously, Errol held the roles of chief strategy officer and chief revenue officer at Move, Inc. While at Move, he was also president of Realtor.com from 2007 to 2014, and president of Move’s business-to-business, Top Producer Systems from 2003 to 2007. Before joining Move, Errol was co-founder of real estate consultancy Pranix and was director of sales and product management in the real estate, mortgage banking, and law enforcement verticals at GTE Enterprise Solutions. He also was one of the original designers of T-III, a ground-breaking system that introduced interactive mapping and Internet networking to the multiple listing service business.
Errol graduated with honors from Simon Fraser University with a bachelor’s degree in applied science (electronics engineering).@errolsamuelson
Chief Business Officer
As business officer of Zillow Group, Greg leads sales and B2B business strategy across Zillow’s real estate, rental, mortgage and home improvement marketplaces. Greg joined Zillow in 2007 and built the sales and revenue operations from the ground up.
Before joining Zillow, Greg was vice president of advertising sales at CNNMoney, where he launched the advertising sales team and platform. He also served as national accounts director for Yahoo’s Automotive and Finance properties and held multiple positions at DoubleClick, Inc., including director of business development.
Greg was named by Inman News as one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in 2013. In addition, he was named to Swanepoel’s Power 200, a list of the 200 most powerful people in residential real estate.
Greg is on the boards of directors for the Woodland Park Zoo and Seeking Alpha and is a Policy Advisory Board Member for Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies. Greg earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Hamilton College.
Chief Marketing Officer
Jeremy Wacksman is the chief marketing officer of Zillow Group. Jeremy oversees marketing as well as product management and strategy for Zillow Group and its portfolio of brands. Jeremy can share successes and challenges associated with building Zillow Group brands into household names, growing their audiences and building innovative products that delight millions of consumers. As a mobile first innovator, he can also provide insights on the future of the mobile industry and emerging marketing platforms.
Prior to joining Zillow, Jeremy drove marketing and product management for Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE and consumer mobile efforts, where he grew digital distribution for Xbox and led product strategy for a mobile incubation group.
Prior to Microsoft, he worked in product management and sales for Trilogy Software, a pioneer in ecommerce software.
Jeremy is on the boards of directors for Rover.com and Room 77. Jeremy holds an M.B.A from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern and a B.S. in engineering from Purdue University.@jwacksman
CEO, Zillow Group
As chief executive officer of Zillow Group, Spencer oversees the company’s portfolio of real estate and home-related brands, including consumer brands Zillow, Trulia, StreetEasy, HotPads and Naked Apartments. Spencer helped start Zillow in 2005, and served various roles including chief operating officer, until his appointment to CEO in 2010. Since becoming CEO, Spencer has led Zillow through its 2011 IPO and 13 acquisitions. In 2015, Spencer co-wrote and published his first book, the New York Times’ Best Seller “Zillow Talk: Rewriting the Rules of Real Estate.”
Fortune and Forbes both listed Spencer as one of America’s most powerful CEOs under 40 and he is a recipient of Ernst and Young’s National Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In 2017, Spencer was named Swanepoel’s most powerful person in real estate. Spencer was also awarded Glassdoor’s Highest Rated CEO recognition for 2016. Before joining Zillow, Spencer was vice president of lodging for Expedia. In 1999, at the age of 24, Spencer co-founded Hotwire.com, a leading Internet travel company, which a few years later he sold to InterActiveCorp (the parent company of Expedia). Before his consumer Web career, Spencer was in investment banking and private equity. He worked in the mergers and acquisitions group at Goldman Sachs and an associate at TPG Capital. Spencer graduated cum laude from Harvard University.
Spencer is on the boards of directors of TripAdvisor and privately held online beauty company Julep. He is also a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, and is on the advisory board of Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute.
General Manager, Naked Apartments
As General Manager of Naked Apartments, Joe is responsible for the company’s strategy, operations, marketing, design, customer support and sales efforts. Joe and his team bootstrapped Naked Apartments into New York City’s largest rentals-only platform and developed ground-breaking tools to simplify the apartment hunt in the country’s largest real estate market.
Before Naked Apartments, Joe began his career in Mexico working for a pioneering company in the global seafood industry. He then served on the management team at BuyerZone, where he oversaw its Emerging Business Department, which incubated new business concepts, and the Online Marketing Department. BuyerZone was acquired by Reed Elsevier.
Joe graduated with honors from Harvard University.@joecharat
Vice President and General Manager, StreetEasy
Susan is the vice president and general manager overseeing all strategy, marketing, sales and customer divisions of Zillow’s New York operations, including NY-based real estate brand, StreetEasy. In 2015, Inman named Susan among the 33 people changing the real estate industry.
Susan joined Zillow in October 2012 after the company’s acquisition of Buyfolio, a co-shopping platform for real estate agents and their homebuyers, which she co-founded in 2009 (she came up with the idea while shopping for an apartment in NYC). Prior to Buyfolio, Susan co-founded the award-winning travel website SeatGuru, which was acquired by Expedia in 2007. Before SeatGuru, Susan worked in marketing and client management.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University and currently sits on their Board of Trustees.
Paul joined Trulia in 2011 as chief operating officer and became president upon Trulia’s acquisition by Zillow Group in 2015. As Trulia’s chief operating officer, Paul drove the rapid growth of Trulia’s agent, media and new ventures divisions, helping to scale the company through its IPO in 2012 and subsequent acquisition by Zillow. As president of Trulia, Paul now leads the product, marketing, design, and engineering teams that create and manage Trulia’s consumer Web and mobile offerings.
Paul has nearly 20 years of consumer Internet experience – with particular passion and expertise in search, local advertising, and online marketplaces — and previously held leadership roles at Yahoo!, E*TRADE, Current TV and AdBrite. Paul was vice president/general manager of Local at Yahoo! from 2003-2007, and managed Yahoo! Real Estate before Trulia and Zillow launched. He was named to the Swanepoel Power 200: Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate in 2013 and 2014.
Paul earned his bachelor’s degree from Amherst College and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.@plevine
Co-Founder and General Manager, HotPads
Douglas co-founded HotPads in 2005 with college friend Matt Corgan. HotPads is a leading apartment and rental housing search brand, and a top destination for renters in urban areas across the United States. As general manager of HotPads, Douglas manages the Product, Marketing, and Design teams charged with growing the HotPads brand and user base, and delighting renters in the process.
Douglas has a bachelor’s degree in finance and political science from the University of Notre Dame.
Rich is co-founder and Executive Chairman of the board of Zillow Group. Rich served as Chief Executive Officer from 2004 until September 2010. Rich has served as a venture partner at Benchmark Capital, a venture capital firm, since February 2005. Prior to co-founding Zillow, Rich founded Expedia, an online travel company, as a group within Microsoft Corporation, a software company, in 1994, which Microsoft spun out as Expedia, Inc. in 1999, and Rich served as Expedia’s President, Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its board of directors from 1999 to 2003. Rich also co-founded and has served as Non-Executive Chairman of Glassdoor.com, a salaries and reviews website for companies, since January 2008 and Trover, a mobile discovery network, since March 2010, and serves on the boards of directors of several other privately held companies. Rich also serves on the board of directors of Netflix, Inc., an online media subscription service provider. He holds a B.S. in General Engineering: Industrial Economics from Stanford University.
Qualifications, Attributes, Skills and Experience: Rich is qualified to serve on Zillow Group’s board of directors because of the broad range of relevant leadership and technical skills he possesses as a founder and former chief executive officer of companies in the mobile and Internet industries. Rich also has unique experience launching and promoting continued innovation at transformative technology companies and marketing mobile and Web-based products to consumers. He has extensive knowledge of Zillow Group’s business as its co-founder and one of its largest shareholders. As a director of other public companies, Rich also brings managerial, operational and corporate governance experience to Zillow Group’s board of directors.
Years of Board Service: 12@Rich_Barton
Erik has served as a venture partner at Technology Crossover Ventures since March 2011. He served as the Executive Chairman at Couchsurfing International, Inc., a hospitality exchange and social networking company, from August 2014 until August 2015, and Executive Chairman of TerraPass, Inc., a carbon offset company, from September 2009 to June 2014. Erik served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Butterfield & Robinson Travel, a luxury a luxury tour operator, from September 2009 until January 2011 and as Chief Executive Officer of TerraPass, Inc. from January 2005 to April 2007. From January 2005 to April 2007, Erik was an active independent investor in a variety of early stage private companies. From March 2003 to December 2004, Erik served as Chief Executive Officer of Expedia, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of IAC Travel, the travel division of IAC/InterActiveCorp, a holding company of Internet businesses. From January 2003 to December 2004, Erik served as President of Expedia North America and Expedia Senior Vice President of Marketing & Programming. Erik previously served on the boards of directors of Expedia, Inc. from April 2003 to September 2003, and Points International Ltd., a reward-program management portal, from June 2003 to December 2004. Erik currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of several privately held companies. Erik also serves on the U.S. National Council of the World Wildlife Fund. Erik holds a B.A. in English and a certificate in theater from Princeton University, and an M.B.A. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business.
Qualifications, Attributes, Skills and Experience: Erik is qualified to serve on Zillow Group’s board of directors because he brings valuable strategic and financial expertise as a venture capitalist and entrepreneur. He also possesses significant operational and corporate governance experience as a former chief executive officer and director of a public company in the mobile and Internet industries. In addition, Erik brings extensive experience with respect to development and management of innovative technology companies, especially consumer-facing mobile and Web-based media companies.
Years of Board Service: 11@erikbl
Pete co-founded Trulia. Pete served as Chairman of Trulia’s board of directors from June 2005 until February 2015 and as Trulia’s Chief Executive Officer from June 2005 until March 2015. From July 1998 to June 2003, Pete served in a variety of executive roles at lastminute.com Ltd., a European online travel company that he helped launch, including Head of Interactive Marketing and Business Development. Pete holds a Master of Physics degree from the University of Oxford and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.
Qualifications, Attributes, Skills and Experience: Pete is qualified to serve as a member of Zillow Group’s board of directors because of the valuable perspective and experience he brings as Trulia’s co-founder. He also brings significant knowledge about the residential real estate media industry. Pete possesses operational and financial experience as a chief executive officer and director of technology companies.
Years of Board Service: 1@peteflint
Lloyd is Zillow Group’s co-founder and has served as Vice Chairman since March 2011 and as President since February 2005. Lloyd previously served as Zillow’s Vice President from December 2004 to February 2005, as its Treasurer from December 2009 to March 2011 and as its Chief Strategy Officer from September 2010 to March 2011. From 1999 to 2004, Lloyd was at Expedia, Inc., where he held many leadership positions, including Senior Vice President, Supplier Relations, in which position he managed the air, hotel, car, destination services, content, merchandising and partner marketing groups from 2003 to 2004. From 1988 to 1999, Lloyd was at Microsoft Corporation, where he worked in many leadership roles, including as part of the original Expedia team and as a Group Program Manager from 1991 to 1995 and 1997 to 1999. Lloyd serves on the board of directors of GrubHub, Inc., an online and mobile food-ordering company. Lloyd holds an A.B. in Economics from Stanford University.
Qualifications, Attributes, Skills and Experience: Lloyd is qualified to serve on Zillow Group’s board of directors because of his valuable strategic and technical leadership as a founder and senior policymaker of companies in the mobile and Internet industries. He has extensive experience developing and implementing business strategy based on in-depth knowledge of relevant industry sectors, including consumer-facing mobile and Web-based companies. He has valuable knowledge of Zillow Group’s business as Zillow Group’s co-founder and one of Zillow Group’s largest shareholders. As a director and senior leader of large public companies, Lloyd also brings corporate governance and operational expertise to Zillow Group’s board.
Years of Board Service: 12
Jay co-founded Technology Crossover Ventures, a private equity and venture capital firm, in 1995 and continues to serve as a Founding General Partner. Jay has served on the boards of directors of Electronic Arts Inc., an interactive entertainment software company, since September 2011, Netflix, Inc. since 1999, and Tech Target, Inc., a marketing service provider, since 2004. Jay served on the board of directors of TheStreet, Inc., a financial media company, from November 2007 to January 2009. Jay holds a B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.
Qualifications, Attributes, Skills and Experience: As a venture capital investor, Jay brings strategic insights and extensive financial experience to Zillow Group’s board of directors. He has evaluated, invested in and served as a board member of numerous companies, both public and private, and is familiar with a full range of corporate and board functions. His many years of experience helping companies shape and implement strategy provide Zillow Group’s board of directors with unique perspectives on matters such as risk management, corporate governance, talent selection and leadership development.
Years of Board Service: 11
Greg has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Media Corporation (and its predecessor) and Liberty Interactive Corporation, holding companies of businesses in the electronic retailing, media, communications and entertainment industry, since May 2007 and February 2006, respectively. He also served as Chief Executive Officer-Elect of Liberty Interactive from November 2005 through February 2006. Greg served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Oracle Corporation, a business software and hardware systems company, during 2005 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of 360networks Corporation, a wholesale provider of Internet connectivity services, from 2000 until 2005 and Chairman from 2002 to 2011. Previously, Greg was the Chief Financial Officer of Microsoft Corporation from 1997 to 2000. Greg has served as the Chairman of the Board and a director of Starz, an integrated global media and entertainment company, since January 2013, as Chairman of the Board of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., a live entertainment and ecommerce company, since March 2013 and as a director since February 2011, as Chairman of the Board of Sirius XM Radio Inc., a satellite radio company, since April 2013 and as a director since 2009, and as Chairman of the Board and director of TripAdvisor, Inc., a publicly traded travel services company, since February 2013. Greg previously served on the board of directors of DIRECTV (and its predecessor), a provider of digital television entertainment services, from June 2008 to June 2010, as a director of Expedia, Inc. from 1999 to 2003 and Chairman from 1999 to 2002, as a director of Starbucks Corporation, a retailer of specialty coffee, from 1999 to 2006, as a director of Barnes & Noble, Inc., a retailer of books and digital media, from September 2011 to April 2014, and as a director of Electronic Arts, Inc., an interactive entertainment software company, from June 2003 to July 2013. Greg holds an A.B. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.
Qualifications, Attributes, Skills and Experience: Greg is qualified to serve on Zillow Group’s board of directors because he brings significant financial and operations experience due to his current and former leadership roles at public companies in the technology industry. He brings valuable perspective to strategic and operational matters based on extensive knowledge of governance practices and trends, particularly with respect to compliance and risk management. Greg also possesses significant expertise related to financial reporting and accounting as a result of his leadership roles with large public companies.
Years of Board Service: 11
Chief Executive Officer
Spencer has served as Zillow Group’s Chief Executive Officer since September 2010. Spencer joined Zillow as one of its founding employees in 2005 as Vice President of Marketing and Chief Financial Officer and served as Chief Operating Officer from December 2008 until he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer. From 2003 to 2005, Spencer served as Vice President of Lodging for Expedia, Inc. In 1999, Spencer co-founded Hotwire, Inc., an online travel company, and managed several of Hotwire’s product lines before Hotwire was acquired in 2003 by IAC/InterActiveCorp, Expedia, Inc.’s parent company at the time. Spencer served in the mergers and acquisitions group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., an investment banking and securities firm. Spencer serves on the board of directors of TripAdvisor, Inc. and Julep Beauty Incorporated, a privately held beauty products company. Spencer also serves on the advisory board at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Spencer served on the board of directors of zulily, inc., an e-commerce company, from June 2013 until the company’s acquisition by Liberty Interactive Corporation in October 2015. Spencer graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Government from Harvard University.
Qualifications, Attributes, Skills and Experience: Spencer is qualified to serve on Zillow Group’s board of directors because of the important perspective and experience he brings as Zillow Group’s Chief Executive Officer. He possesses extensive knowledge of the residential real estate media and consumer-facing technology industries. Spencer adds valuable strategic and operational insights to the board as a result of his background as both an innovator and entrepreneur as well as a senior leader and director of other large technology companies.
Years of Board Service: 5@spencerrascoff
Gordon is the co-founder and has been the Managing Broker of Real Property Associates (“RPA”), an independent real estate brokerage in the Pacific Northwest, since its inception in 1991. Prior to founding RPA, Gordon was an associate broker with Prudential MacPhersons and Windermere Real Estate, both of which are real estate sales and brokerage companies based in Seattle, Washington. Gordon holds an A.B. in Economics from Stanford University.
Qualifications, Attributes, Skills and Experience: Gordon is qualified to serve on Zillow Group’s board of directors because he brings extensive experience in the residential real estate industry as a founder and manager of a real estate brokerage firm. As a result of his experience in these roles, he possesses valuable financial and management skills. Gordon also has in-depth knowledge of the company’s products and operations based on his tenure on the board and his work in residential real estate.
Years of Board Service: 11@gstephenson
April Underwood is VP of Product at Slack, where she oversees product vision and strategy. April also drives key growth initiatives, including the development of platform products, partnerships, API integrations, and developer relations. A technology industry veteran, prior to Slack April was at Twitter for nearly five years. During this time, she was part of Twitter’s growth from groundbreaking startup to IPO, and led the development and launch of both the Tweet Button and Twitter API. April also managed strategic partnerships with Google, Microsoft, and Amazon. Prior to joining Twitter, April was a product manager and software engineer at Travelocity and a senior partner technology manager at Google. April is co-founder of #Angels—an angel-round investment group consisting entirely of former and current female Twitter executives. April holds an MBA from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at Berkeley.
Qualifications, Attributes, Skills and Experience: April is qualified to serve on Zillow Group’s board of directors because of her extensive experience in technology product development, engineering, innovation, and consumer engagement, as well as her deep understanding of the mobile and internet industries. April has successfully driven growth initiatives, including product marketing and developer relations, in various positions at leading technology and internet companies. In addition, as a founding member of #Angels, a woman owned and operated angel-investing group focused on helping grown technology start-ups, April brings a wealth of entrepreneurial experience in advising emerging technology companies on strategy development and execution to our Board.@aunder