Corporate Officers

Spencer RascoffAbout My House
Spencer Rascoff - Chief Executive Officer

Spencer Rascoff is the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Zillow Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information marketplace. Spencer joined the company as one of its founding employees in 2005 as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Marketing and served as its Chief Operating Officer from October 2008 through his promotion to CEO in September 2010. Under Spencer’s leadership, Zillow achieved record Web and mobile traffic, revenue and profitability in 2011, and successfully completed its IPO in July 2011. Zillow was also given the Game Changer of the Year 2011 Award from the Seattle-King County Association of Realtors.

Spencer regularly appears on national broadcast television programs on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Fox Business to discuss real estate data, housing trends and the Zillow business. Spencer is a recognized leader in the real estate industry and has received numerous awards including: Ernst & Young’s National Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 Services Award, Ernst & Young’s 2013 Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year in the business services category, Swanepoel’s Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate in 2013, Inman News’ Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in 2012 and 2013, Inman News’ 2011 Innovator of the Year, Fortune’s 2012 40 Under 40 Hottest Young Stars in Business, Forbes’ America’s 20 Most Powerful CEOs 40 and Under in 2012 and 2013, and Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2011 40 Under 40. He was also was a finalist for Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2008 CFO of the Year.

In 1999, Spencer co-founded Hotwire, a leading Internet travel company, that was sold to Expedia in 2003. Spencer then became Vice President of Lodging for Expedia, where he ran the company’s largest and most profitable business line. During his five years in the travel industry, Spencer was a recognized industry leader and a frequent speaker at travel conventions. Spencer sat on the Board of Directors of the Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association and was named one of the “25 Most Extraordinary Sales & Marketing Minds in Hospitality” by Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International.

Before his consumer Web career, Spencer was a private equity investor at TPG Capital, and an investment banker at Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns and Allen & Company.

Spencer graduated cum laude from Harvard University, and he serves on Harvard University's Digital Community & Social Networking Advisory Group. Spencer is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, and the Policy Advisory Board at the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. Spencer also serves on the Boards of Directors of the following companies: TripAdvisor Inc., a publicly-traded (NASDAQ: TRIP) travel services company; Julep, a privately-held beauty brand; and Zulily Inc., a publicly-traded (NASDAQ: ZU) consumer products company. Spencer speaks frequently to students and entrepreneurs at Harvard Business School, the Kellogg School of Management, the University of Washington and the Northwest Entrepreneur Network and is also a mentor at TechStars Seattle, a leading venture incubator for startups. Additionally Spencer, along with Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries, is the author of “Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate.” 

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Richard BartonAbout My House
Rich Barton - Co-Founder and Executive Chairman

Rich is co-founder and Executive Chairman of Zillow. He served as Zillow's Chief Executive Officer from the company's inception in 2005 until September 2010 when he passed the baton to Spencer Rascoff. Before co-founding Zillow, Rich founded, the world's largest online travel agency today, inside Microsoft in 1994 at the age of 26. Expedia was spun out of Microsoft in a 1999 IPO and Rich served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Director until 2003. Rich is also co-founder and Non-Executive Chairman of Glassdoor, a social career and jobs community, where you can rate and review your company, search for jobs, and see how your salary stacks up internally and externally. He is also co-founder and Non-Executive Chairman of Seattle-based Trover, a mobile app helping people find and share their "discoveries" around the world. In addition, Rich dedicates his time as a venture partner at Benchmark Capital and serves on the boards of directors at Netflix, Avvo, RealSelf, Nextdoor and non-profit Year Up. He is also an active angel investor with stakes in innovative startups such as Hotel Tonight, Hipmunk, Room 77, Decide, Front Desk, Qliance, Duetto, Seattle Bank and Reinvate. Rich earned a bachelor's degree in general engineering: industrial economics from Stanford University.

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David BeitelAbout My House
David Beitel - Chief Technology Officer

As CTO, David manages the Technical Engineering team and is responsible for all website, mobile and internal product development, corporate IT and datacenter operations. One of the initial members of the Expedia team, David held many leadership roles in product development during his 10-year tenure there. He began as a software design engineer in 1994 and left Expedia as CTO in 2005. Before his Expedia years, David worked at Microsoft in the handheld computing group. David is a recognized leader in the tech industry and was named as Puget Sound Business Journal’s Most Innovative CTO in 2012. David earned a bachelor's degree in computer science and a master's of engineering degree in computer science from Cornell University.

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Amy BohutinskyAbout My House
Amy Bohutinsky - Chief Marketing Officer

As CMO, Amy is responsible for all marketing and communications at Zillow, including brand, advertising, public relations, mobile and social media marketing, email and business development. As one of Zillow's earliest employees, Amy has been a critical force behind the company’s brand and traffic growth, building Zillow’s marketing and communications organizations from the ground up. 

Amy is a recognized leader in her field, receiving numerous awards including: Inman News’ 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in 2013, Swanepoel Power 200: Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate 2014, Direct Marketing News’ Marketing Hall of Femme 2014, and Puget Sound Business Journal’s 20 Under 40 in 2012. She is also frequently cited as a housing and marketing expert, appearing on CNN, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning and CNBC. 

Prior to joining Zillow in 2005, 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.

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Chad CohenAbout My House
Chad Cohen - Chief Financial Officer

Chad joined Zillow shortly after the company’s launch in 2006, when he built and now oversees all finance, treasury and accounting functions. Prior to joining Zillow, Chad held positions of Assistant Controller and Financial Integrity Manager for Ticketmaster Entertainment. Previously, Chad was Vice President and Assistant Controller for Countrywide Bank. Before Countrywide, Chad served as Supervising Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young, where he worked out of both San Jose, California and Melbourne, Australia offices in the Technology, Communications and Entertainment practice.  He started his career as Financial Planning Analyst for Novellus Systems.  Chad is a recognized leader in the industry and was named as Puget Sound Business Journal’s CFO of the year in 2013. Chad graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and is licensed as a CPA (inactive) in California.

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Lloyd FrinkAbout My House
Lloyd Frink - Co-Founder and Vice Chairman

Lloyd Frink is co-founder and Vice Chairman of Zillow and is responsible for long-term strategic direction. Before co-founding Zillow, Lloyd was at Expedia, where he was Senior Vice President, Supplier Relations, managing the air, hotel, car, destination services, content, merchandising and partner marketing groups. Lloyd joined Expedia in 1995 as one of the original members of the team. From 1988 to 1994, Lloyd worked at Microsoft where he started the group that created products eventually evolving into the Tablet PC and Pocket PC. One of the youngest interns ever hired at Microsoft, Lloyd interned summers from 1979 until 1987. In December 2013, Lloyd was named to the Board of Directors at GrubHub (NYSE: GRUB), a mobile and online food-ordering company. He graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor's degree in economics.


Stan HumphriesAbout My House
Dr. Stan Humphries - Chief Economist

Stan is the Chief Economist of Zillow. Stan joined the company as one of its earliest employees in 2005 and created the Zestimate® and its first algorithm. Since that time, Stan has built out the industry-leading economics and analytics team at Zillow. A recognized leader in the real estate industry, Stan is a member of Fannie Mae’s Affordable Housing Advisory Council. Prior to joining Zillow, Stan spent five years at Expedia where he ran the advanced analytics team. Before Expedia, Stan served as a researcher and faculty member at the University of Virginia, and was previously a presidential management fellow at NASA, the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President, and the technology administration within the Department of Commerce. Stan also served in the U.S. Peace Corps, where he taught high school physics and chemistry in the West African country of Benin. Stan has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Davidson College, a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and a doctorate in government from the University of Virginia. Additionally Stan, along with Zillow Chief Executive Officer Spencer Rascoff, is the author of “Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate.” 

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Kathleen PhilipsAbout My House
Kathleen Philips - Chief Operating Officer

Kathleen is the Chief Operating Officer of Zillow. Kathleen joined the company in 2010 as General Counsel and was named COO in August 2013. In addition to managing Zillow legal, Kathleen is responsible for M&A, Customer Support and Human Resources. Kathleen is a recognized leader in her field and 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 and San Francisco Business Times' 2013 Corporate Counsel of the Year finalist. 

Prior to joining Zillow, Kathleen was General Counsel at FanSnap, Inc., a venture capital-backed ticket search engine, where she was also responsible for customer support, online marketing and finance operations. During her tenure, she also led lobbying efforts to transform state and federal ticket resale laws. Previously, she served as General Counsel of Pure Digital Technologies, the maker of Flip Video cameras acquired by Cisco in 2009. Prior to that, Kathleen served as General Counsel for StubHub, the online ticket marketplace acquired by eBay in 2007. She also previously served as General Counsel at, where she led the company's legal responsibilities through its 2003 acquisition by InterActiveCorp.

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.

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Errol SamuelsonAbout My House
Errol Samuelson - Chief Industry Development Officer

Errol is the Chief Industry Development Officer of Zillow and is responsible for Zillow’s industry relations strategy and business-to-business product development and tools. Errol joined Zillow in March 2014.

Errol has more than 20 years' experience in technology and the real estate industry. He’s often quoted as a leading industry expert in media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes and Bloomberg. Errol has been named one of Inman News’ 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in the U.S., seven consecutive years and ranked No. 19 on the Swanepoel Power 200 list of most powerful people in U.S. residential real estate.

Previously, he held the roles of Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Revenue Officer at Move, Inc. While at Move, he was also President of from 2007 to 2014, and President of Move’s business-to-business, Top Producer Systems company from 2003 to 2007. Prior to joining Move, Samuelson 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 served as Director of Sales, Marketing and Product Management at MPR Teltech. 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).

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Greg SchwartzAbout My House
Greg Schwartz - Chief Revenue Officer

As Chief Revenue Officer, Greg is responsible for sales and business strategy. He structured and now manages the largest real estate ad network in partnership with Yahoo! Homes. Prior to Zillow, he was Vice President of Advertising Sales at CNNMoney where he launched the advertising sales team and platform. Previously, he was National Accounts Director for Yahoo!'s Automotive and Finance properties and also held multiple positions at DoubleClick, Inc., including Director of Business Development, where he made valiant efforts to launch a wireless advertising business more than 10 years ago. Greg graduated from Hamilton College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

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