Zillow Group Announces Leadership Changes

Matt Daimler to lead Zillow Group product strategy; Caroline Burton promoted to General Manager of StreetEasy and Zillow Group New York; Zillow Group adds seasoned marketing executive

SEATTLE and NEW YORK CITY – July 16, 2020 – Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG), which is transforming the way people buy, sell, rent, and finance homes, today announced that Matt Daimler has been named SVP of Product for Zillow Group, Inc. Long-time StreetEasy executive Caroline Burton will assume Daimler’s former role as General Manager of StreetEasy and Zillow Group NYC.

Both Daimler and Burton have been integral to numerous strategic initiatives for the New York office and Zillow Group enterprise over the past several years.

As head of the newly created Product group, Daimler will oversee the company’s core real estate shopping experience and be a central point for aligning multiple customer-facing product groups to deliver a more seamless experience for Zillow customers. He will report to Jeremy Wacksman, President of Zillow.

“Matt has a stellar track record of building innovative technologies that solve customer pain points and creating products that customers love,” says Wacksman. “As a successful entrepreneur and seasoned executive, he brings the forward-thinking perspective and focus that we need to build innovative products that rewire the way people buy, sell, rent, and finance homes. We are thrilled he has agreed to take on this critical role at Zillow.

“Caroline’s made immense contributions to Zillow Group New York the past five years, including building our New York brands’ rentals and sales marketplace strategies and scaling the office’s customer operations and sales teams. We are excited for Caroline to bring her effective, passionate leadership to take StreetEasy, Out East, and Naked Apartments to new heights.”

In addition to the leadership moves, Zillow Group announced the key executive appointment of Ravi Kandikonda as Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing, reporting to Zillow Group Chief Marketing Officer Aimee Johnson.

Kandikonda will lead the teams responsible for product marketing, campaign planning and management, channel marketing, partner engagement, and marketing operations. Most recently, Kandikonda served for eight years as SVP of Marketing at Comcast, where he led consumer marketing programs and operations for the company’s Xfinity branded products. Prior to Comcast, he held leadership and management positions at Ogilvy, FICO, and HSBC Card Services, and brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing, analytics, customer insights and experience development, and business and team building.

About Zillow Group

Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) (NASDAQ: ZG), the largest portfolio of real estate brands on mobile and the web, is building an on-demand real estate experience. Whether selling, buying, renting or financing, customers can turn to Zillow Group's businesses to find and get into their next home with speed, certainty and ease.

In addition to Zillow's for-sale and rental listings, Zillow Offers buys and sells homes directly in dozens of markets across the country, allowing sellers control over their timeline. Zillow Closing Services offers customers title and escrow services to support a more seamless transaction experience. Zillow Home Loans, our affiliate lender, provides our customers with an easy option to get pre-approved and secure financing for their next home purchase.

Millions of people visit Zillow Group apps and sites every month to start their home search, and now they can rely on Zillow Group to help them finish it — with the same confidence, ease and empowerment they've come to expect from real estate's most trusted brand.

Zillow, Zillow Offers, and Zillow Closing Services are registered trademarks of Zillow, Inc. Zillow Home Loans, LLC is an Equal Housing Lender; NMLS 10287, www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org. The company is headquartered in Seattle.


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