Leadership

Kristin Acker

Senior Vice President, Product

As senior vice president of product at Zillow Group, Kristin leads product strategy, design and development for Zillow. Kristin joined Zillow in 2004, as the first employee hired. Before joining Zillow, Kristin led program management and user interface design teams at several companies including Microsoft, PictureIQ, Expedia, and Pure Networks.

Kristin serves on the board of trustees for Plymouth Housing, a Seattle-based non-profit who focuses on providing permanent, supportive homes to those facing homelessness.

Kristin attended Stanford where she graduated with a bachelor of arts in economics and political science and competed as a varsity rower.

Rich Barton

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.

David Beitel

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.

Amy Bohutinsky

Chief Operating Officer

As chief operating officer, Amy oversees Zillow Group’s people organization (HR, recruiting and learning & development), as well as marketing, communications, consumer care and facilities. Amy joined Zillow pre-launch in 2005, as one of the company’s earliest employees, and previously served as its Chief Marketing Officer.

In 2017, Amy was the first woman to be named one of Swanepoel’s Ten Most Powerful People in Real Estate. Amy has received numerous awards including: Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2017 Women of Influence, 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 serves on the boards of directors of Zillow Group, Gap Inc., a global fashion business, and mobile hotel-booking service HotelTonight.

Before joining Zillow, Amy ran communications for Hotwire, an Internet travel company, where she led communications for its launch 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.

Jun Choo

Senior Vice President, Performance Marketing

As senior vice president of performance marketing at Zillow Group, Jun leads both our business-to-consumer and business-to-business performance marketing teams to help them grow their capabilities.  Previously Jun served as the senior vice president of strategy and operations for the Premier Agent division of Zillow Group.  Jun joined Trulia in 2014, before transitioning over to Zillow Group in 2015 following Zillow’s acquisition of Trulia.

Before joining Zillow Group, Jun was the vice president of demand generation at Market Leader Inc. He also served as vice president of marketing for A Place for Mom.  Jun began his career as an investment banking analyst and associate at Credit Suisse First Boston.

Jun earned a bachelor of arts in economics from Harvard University.

Tim Correia

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Trulia

As senior vice president and general manager, Tim leads the Trulia brand and business, overseeing all strategy, engineering, product, design and marketing where he is focused on achieving Trulia’s mission to help buyers and renters find the right home and neighborhood for them.

Tim joined Trulia in 2008 as a senior software engineer, rising through the ranks to become a Vice President of Engineering where he  led the development of Trulia’s agent products. After the formation of Zillow Group following Trulia’s acquisition by Zillow in 2015, Tim led the launch of the company’s Premier Agent App.

Tim earned a bachelors of science in computer science from California State University – East Bay.

Katie Curnutte

Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs 

As senior vice president of communications and public affairs at Zillow Group, Katie oversees the teams that run public relations for Zillow, Trulia, HotPads, and Realestate.com, as well as corporate communications, employee communications, public affairs and government relations. Before joining Zillow in 2008, Katie was a reporter in the Boston area.

Katie received a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is on the Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute Advisory Board.

Lloyd Frink

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.

Stan Humphries

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.

Brad Owens

General Counsel, Zillow Group

As General Counsel of Zillow Group, Brad oversees all of the company’s legal affairs including corporate governance, partnership agreements, litigation and compliance matters.

Since joining the company as corporate counsel in 2012, Brad has played a pivotal role in all of the company’s corporate governance initiatives to date including two successful follow-on equity offerings and all 13 of the company’s acquisitions, including Trulia, StreetEasy, HotPads and Naked Apartments.

Before Zillow, Brad was an associate at Perkins Coie LLP, focusing on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and public securities offerings. While at Perkins Coie, Brad acted as the lead associate on Zillow’s 2011 initial public offering, as well as Zillow’s 2011 acquisition of the Irvine, California-based company Diverse Solutions. Prior to that, Brad was special counsel in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Market Regulation. The Puget Sound Business Journal named Brad Outstanding General Counsel in 2016 and Outstanding Corporate Counsel Rising Star in 2013.

Brad received his Juris Doctor from the George Washington University Law School, and received his bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University.

Kathleen Philips

Chief Legal Officer

As chief legal officer, Kathleen oversees legal operations for Zillow Group and its portfolio of brands. Previously, Kathleen served as chief financial officer of Zillow Group, a position from which she stepped down in 2018 to begin the transition toward retirement.

Kathleen joined Zillow in 2010 as general counsel, and served as chief operating officer from 2013 to 2015. She 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 14 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 2017 CFO of the Year for a large public company, 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 Group, 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. Kathleen is on the board of directors of Apptio and TPG Pace Holding Corp., and currently serves on the University of Chicago Law School Council.

Arik Prawer

President, Homes Division

As president of the Homes Division at Zillow Group, Arik oversees the buying, renovating, and selling of homes through Zillow Offers.

Before joining Zillow Group in 2018, Arik was a pioneer in the institutional single-family rental (SFR) sector, most recently serving as Chief Integration Officer at Invitation Homes, the largest SFR Real Estate Investment Trust in the U.S., following its $20 billion merger with Starwood Waypoint Homes.  Prior to the merger, Arik served in several senior leadership roles with Starwood Waypoint Homes and its predecessors, overseeing the company’s rapid growth following its founding in 2012, including serving as its Chief Financial Officer and orchestrating over $40 billion of merger & acquisitions and capital markets transactions during that tenure.

Previously, Arik spent 12 years at Credit Suisse Securities (and its predecessor Donaldson, Lufkin Jenrette Securities Corporation) where he led the West Coast Real Estate investment banking practice focusing on capital formation and mergers and acquisitions for public and private real estate companies.

Arik received an B.S.E. in Finance and a B.A. in History from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Spencer Rascoff

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, Naked Apartments and RealEstate.com. 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 15 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 2017. 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 boards of directors of TripAdvisor and Hutch, a home design app that allows users to apply style filters to photos to customize rooms in their home. He is also a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization.

Toby Roberts

Senior Vice President, Technology

As senior vice president of technology at Zillow Group, Toby leads the development, engineering, and operations, like information security and compliance, developer operations, corporate technology for Zillow Group, and the development of sales and customer service technology. Toby joined Zillow in 2016.

Before joining Zillow Group, Toby was the head of technology for global finance at Amazon, where he led development of finance technology supporting Amazon’s global line of business. He also served as the director of technology for Cox Communication, where he led national service architecture, infrastructure operations and strategic roadmaps.

Toby earned a bachelors of science in political science from Arizona State University.

Jennifer Rock

Chief Accounting Officer and Interim Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer Rock is the Chief Accounting Officer and interim Chief Financial Officer at Zillow Group. Jennifer is responsible for overseeing finances, treasury and accounting for Zillow Group and its portfolio of brands.

Since starting at Zillow pre-IPO in 2011, Jennifer has helped to lead our S-1 drafting process and shepherd the company through the acquisition of Trulia and many other financial milestones, while also managing the preparation of every financial filing the company has made since becoming a publicly traded company. For the last seven years, Jennifer has held various leadership positions at Zillow Group in financial reporting, technical accounting, compliance, and financial planning and analysis.

Prior to working at Zillow Group, Jennifer spent nearly seven years at KPMG in the audit practice. She received a Bachelor of Arts. and a Master of Accountancy from Gonzaga where she graduated summa cum laude.

Errol Samuelson

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).

Greg Schwartz

President, Media and Marketplace

As president of Media & Marketplace (M&M) at Zillow Group, Greg leads sales, business and product strategy across the company’s Premier Agent, real estate, rental, mortgage and new construction marketplaces. Greg joined Zillow in 2007 and built the sales and revenue operations from the ground up.

Before joining Zillow Group, 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 board of directors for CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG) 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.

Dan Spaulding

Chief People Officer

As chief people officer of Zillow Group, Dan oversees the company’s people operations including human resources, recruiting, community & belonging, and learning & development teams. He focuses on creating solutions to attract, engage, develop and retain Zillow Group’s talented employees across our offices nationwide and multiple consumer and business brands.

Prior to joining Zillow Group, Dan was the Vice President of U.S. Stores and Operations HR for Starbucks, where his team drove support and strategy for over 8,000 stores and 140,000 partners nationwide. Before holding his position at Starbucks, Dan held roles on leadership and human resources teams at Life Technologies and Dell, Inc., where he integrated HR teams through numerous mergers and acquisitions and supported global growth initiatives.

Dan serves on the Board of Trustees for Knox College. He received his bachelor of arts in political science and history from Knox College and his master of science in human resources and industrial and labor relations from the University of Illinois.

Joshua Swift

Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and Operations

As senior vice president of acquisitions and operations at Zillow Group, Josh leads the acquisitions and operations for Zillow Offers. Before joining Zillow Group in 2018, Josh served as the senior vice president of investments at Colony Starwood Homes and as senior vice president of asset management Colony American Homes.

Previously, Josh was the chief operating officer at a start-up adventure tourism company doing business in the Caribbean, Mexico and the United States, including Hawaii. Before that Josh held various positions with the Loreto Bay Company, a sustainable development real estate company, partnered with the federal government of Mexico, building single-family homes, hotels, golf courses and a variety of other vacation property amenities.

Josh earned a bachelors of arts in economics and Spanish from DePaul University.

Jeremy Wacksman

President, Zillow

As president of Zillow, Jeremy oversees the strategy, product, engineering, and customer engagement for Zillow Offers, as well as oversees the Zillow Group marketing organization. Jeremy previously served as chief marketing officer of Zillow Group.

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 also on the board of directors for Rover.com.

Jeremy received an M.B.A from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in engineering from Purdue University.

Rich Barton

  • Executive Chairman, Zillow Group, Inc.

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 serves on the boards of directors of several other privately held companies. Rich has served on the board of directors of Netflix, Inc., an Internet-based television network, since 2002, and Liberty Interactive Corporation, a holding company of businesses in the digital commerce, media, communications and entertainment industry, since 2016. 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: 14

Erik Blachford

  • Venture Partner, Technology Crossover Ventures
  • Zillow Group Board Committee Service: Audit (Member), Compensation (Member), Nominating and Governance (Member)
  • Independent Director

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., an online travel company, 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, in particular consumer-facing mobile and Web-based media companies.

Years of Board Service: 13

Amy Bohutinsky

  • Chief Operating Officer

Amy is the chief operating officer at  Zillow Group, overseeing the company’s people organization, as well as marketing, communications, consumer care and facilities. Amy joined Zillow pre-launch in 2005, as one of the company’s earliest employees, and previously served as its Chief Marketing Officer. In addition to Zillow Group, Amy also serves on the boards of directors of Gap Inc., a global fashion business, and mobile hotel-booking service HotelTonight. Before joining Zillow, Amy ran communications for Hotwire, an Internet travel company, and began her career as a broadcast journalist for various NBC and ABC affiliates. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Washington & Lee University.

Qualifications, Attributes, Skills and Experience:  Amy is qualified to serve on Zillow Group’s board of directors because of the important perspective and experience she brings as Zillow Group’s Chief Operating Officer and formerly Chief Marketing Officer. She has extensive knowledge of Zillow Group’s business as one of its earliest employees. As a director and senior leader of other large consumer-facing companies, Amy brings valuable strategic and operational expertise to Zillow Group’s board.

 

Lloyd Frink

  • Executive Chairman, Zillow Group, Inc.

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: 14

Jay Hoag

  • General Partner, Technology Crossover Ventures
  • Zillow Group Board Committee Service: Compensation (Chair)
  • Independent Director

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 and compensation committees of TripAdvisor, Inc., an online travel company, since February 2018; Electronic Arts Inc., an interactive entertainment software company, since September 2011; and Netflix, Inc., online media subscription service provider, since 1999. Jay served on the board of directors of TechTarget, Inc., a marketing services provider, from 2004 to 2016. He also serves on the boards of directors of several private companies and universities. 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: 13

Gregory Maffei

  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Liberty Media Corporation and Liberty Interactive Corporation
  • Zillow Group Board Committee Service: Audit (Chair)
  • Independent Director

Greg has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Media Corporation (and its predecessor) since May 2007 and Liberty Broadband Corporation since June 2014. He has served as a director, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc., since July 2013, and as its Chairman of the Board since June 2015. He has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Interactive Corporation (and its predecessor) since February 2006 and as a director since November 2005, and as its Chief Executive Officer-Elect from November 2005 through February 2006.  Prior thereto, Greg served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Oracle Corporation, a business software and hardware systems company, President and Chief Executive Officer of 360networks Corporation, a wholesale provider of Internet connectivity services, and Chief Financial Officer of Microsoft Corporation, a software company. Greg has served as the Chairman of the Board of TripAdvisor, Inc., since February 2013; 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; Chairman of the Board of Sirius XM Holdings, Inc., a satellite radio company, since April 2013 and as a director since 2009;  director of Charter Communications, Inc., since May 2013; and Chairman of the Board of Pandora Media, Inc., since September 2017. Greg previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Starz, an integrated global media and entertainment company, from January 2013 until December 2016; as a director of DIRECTV (and its predecessor), a provider of digital television entertainment services, from June 2008 to June 2010; as a director of Expedia, Inc.; an online travel company, 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.  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 media, communications, and technology industries. 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: 13

Spencer Rascoff

  • 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 has served on the board of directors of TripAdvisor, Inc., an online travel company, since September of 2013. Spencer has served on the board of directors of Hutch, a home design app, in which Zillow Group is an investor, since July 2017. 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 industry and consumer-facing mobile and web-based media. 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: 7

Gordon Stephenson

  • Co-Founder and Managing Broker, Real Property Associates
  • Zillow Group Board Committee Service: Audit (Member) and Nominating and Governance (Chair)
  • Independent Director

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 serves on the boards of directors of Anchor Bancorp, a bank holding company, and its wholly owned subsidiary, Anchor Bank, a community-based savings bank, and Pure Watercraft, an early-stage electric boat company. 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: 13

April Underwood

  • Chief Product Officer, Slack Technologies, Inc.
  • Zillow Group Board Committee Service: Compensation (Member)
  • Independent Director

April Underwood is Chief Product Officer at Slack Technologies, Inc., a cloud-based software company that builds professional collaboration tools. Prior to joining Slack in 2015, April was director of product at Twitter, Inc., a social media and communications company, from April of 2010 to February of 2015. Prior to joining Twitter, Inc., April held various product and engineering roles at Google, Travelocity, and Intel. April holds a B.B.A. in Management Information Systems and Business Honors from The University of Texas at Austin, and an M.B.A. from The University of California at Berkeley (Haas).

Qualifications, Attributes, Skills and Experience: April is qualified to serve on Zillow Group’s board of directors because of her broad experience in technology product development, engineering, innovation, and consumer engagement, as well as her deep understanding of the mobile and internet industries. In various positions at leading technology and Internet companies, 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.

Years of Board Service: 1