Despite COVID-19 shutting down your complete housing market in early 2020, it got here booming again with feverish demand just some months later; U.S. properties bought sooner and at increased costs than ever that yr. Our subsequent Leadership Lessons episode options one of the crucial recognizable names in the true property trade who disrupted the normal brokerage agency: Glenn Kelman, CEO of Seattle-based tech-powered actual property firm Redfin (NASDAQ: RDFN).
Kelman’s hybrid enterprise mannequin of utilizing each progressive expertise and human experience – he oversees greater than 5,000 real-estate brokers throughout the nation and a group of information scientists and economists – has saved prospects greater than $1 billion in commissions because it launched in 2006. In 2021, the corporate generated $1.9bn in income, representing 117% annual progress. Serving greater than 100 markets throughout the U.S. and Canada, it boasts 53 million common month-to-month customers on the web site and app.
Series host Jason Nazar will communicate with Kelman about his expertise main the corporate 5 years after its IPO, along with the toughest management classes he realized over his 25-plus yr profession. Topics of dialogue embody:
- Disrupting a conventional trade
- Building a billion-dollar enterprise
- Trends in the true property market
- Taking an organization public
- How to be “The Great Exhilarator”
- A CEO’s most dear trait
- Identifying your weaknesses & overcoming them
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About the Speakers:
Glenn Kelman has been the CEO of Redfin since 2005. Prior to becoming a member of Redfin, he was a co-founder of Plumtree Software, a Sequoia-backed, publicly traded firm that created the enterprise portal software program market. In his seven years at Plumtree, he at completely different instances led engineering, advertising, product administration, and enterprise improvement; he additionally was answerable for financing and normal operations in Plumtree’s early days. Prior to beginning Plumtree, he labored as one of many first workers at Stanford Technology Group, a Sequoia-backed start-up acquired by IBM. Glenn was raised in Seattle and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley.
Jason Nazar is co-founder/CEO of Comparably, a number one office tradition worker overview website. A serial entrepreneur, investor and advisor, he was beforehand co-founder/CEO of Docstoc (acquired by Intuit). Jason was named one among Los Angeles Business Journal’s Most Admired CEOs and appointed the inaugural Entrepreneur in Residence for the town of Los Angeles in 2016. The Los Angeles native acquired his B.A. from UC Santa Barbara and his J.D. and MBA from Pepperdine University.