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Wednesday, August 5
 

2:00pm

Connecting with the Consumer: Marketing Real Estate in the Digital Age
Moderators
avatar for Chris Scott

Chris Scott

President, The Paperless Agent
Chris Scott is a marketing veteran who has run marketing programs for people like Brian Buffini, companies such as Bank of America, and has led teams that have landed on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing businesses. Chris is no stranger to technology and works with agents and... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Rebekah Bastian

Rebekah Bastian

Vice President of Product Teams, Zillow
Rebekah Bastian is Vice President of Product Teams at Zillow. She currently drives the strategy and execution of the product teams that focus on Premier Agent advertising, financial and sales integrations, and tools for sellers and their agents. Rebekah was one of Zillow's first employees... Read More →
avatar for Vanessa Bergmark

Vanessa Bergmark

General Manager/Partner, Red Oak Realty
Vanessa is a negotiation specialist. In fact, she is certified in conflict resolution, which tends to come in handy in real estate transactions these days! She holds a California real estate license and a Bachelor’s degree from Penn State. She fell in love with real estate when... Read More →
avatar for Bob Hale

Bob Hale

President and CEO, Houston Association of Realtors® (HAR)
Bob Hale has been the president and chief executive officer of the Houston Association of Realtors® (HAR) since 1988. Through Bob’s leadership, HAR has grown to become the largest trade association in Houston and the second largest local Realtor® association in the country... Read More →
avatar for Jani Strand

Jani Strand

Senior Vice President of Brand Marketing and Communications, Redfin
Jani is Senior Vice President of Brand Marketing and Communications, which includes corporate, industry and consumer communications for the company, as well as all things brand and design. Prior to joining Redfin, Jani was Vice President of Corporate Communications and PR for American... Read More →
avatar for Garry Wise

Garry Wise

Co-Founder, GoodLife Realty
Garry Wise began his career in the real estate industry 2 decades ago. Early in his career, Garry quickly became an award-winning leader in sales, but was disappointed in the inefficiencies rampant in the business. In his journey to eliminate the frustration with how complicated the... Read More →


Wednesday August 5, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Hilton Franciscan Ballroom

2:00pm

How New Tech, New Thinking and Emerging Data Standards are Changing Digital Listing Distribution
Moderators
avatar for Brian Boero

Brian Boero

Partner, 1000Watt Consulting
Brian is a partner at 1000Watt Consulting, a firm that provides consulting services to real estate companies, media organizations and startups that want to define real estate’s future. Prior to co-founding 1000Watt Consulting, Brian was CEO of VREO, Inc. At VREO, he created and... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Crawford

Jeremy Crawford

CEO, RESO
Jeremy Crawford joins RESO from MLSListings, where he has been Chief Operating Officer since 2012. He was responsible for all aspects of Enterprise Information Technology, including infrastructure, design, development, implementation, and management for MLSListings, Inc. Crawford... Read More →
avatar for Trent Gardner

Trent Gardner

CEO, ListTrac
Trent Gardner is not your ordinary geek CEO. True, he’s spent more than 15 years in boththe trenches and boardrooms to hone his skills as an expert in software development and deployment, but he also lettered as an NCAA Division I Basketball player at San Diego State University... Read More →
avatar for Rainy Hake

Rainy Hake

Executive Vice President, Alain Pinel Realtors
Rainy Hake has over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry. While the majority of her professional experience is concentrated on marketing and brand strategy for the luxury real estate industry, she also has extensive experience in strategic business and marketing consulting... Read More →


Wednesday August 5, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Hilton Imperial Ballroom A

2:00pm

Super Sonic Agents -- Why they Succeed
Moderators
avatar for Jennifer Berman

Jennifer Berman

Hilton & Hyland
Jennifer is a recognized expert in real estate technical systems and is a proven manager, coach, and national speaker.  Jennifer has earned a reputation as one of real estate’s first technology speakers and consultants. In that role, she has helped brokers, managers, and agents... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Christophe Choo

Christophe Choo

Agent, Coldwell Banker Previews International
A native of Los Angeles, yet raised in Europe, Christophe gained valuable experience traveling the world as an international fashion model before beginning his real estate career at age 19. Fluent in French and Spanish, Christophe’s continual pursuit of education and training, together... Read More →
avatar for Tanya Dzhibrailova

Tanya Dzhibrailova

Agent, Zephyr Real Estate
With 25 years of real estate experience and over 400 real estate transactions to her name, Tanya Dzhilbrailova is a top producer for Zephyr Real Estate and in the top 1% of all agents in San Francisco. In 2014 Tanya closed over 68 transactions resulting in $46 million in sales... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Greenwell

Andrew Greenwell

CEO and Principal, Venture Sotheby's International Realty
Andrew Greenwell is the CEO and principal at Venture Sotheby’s International Realty, based in Pleasanton, California. A licensed broker, formerly of Keller Williams Realty, Andrew averages $250 million in sales per year and led his former team to nearly $1 billion in annual sales. Early... Read More →
avatar for David Kramer

David Kramer

Executive Vice President, Hilton & Hyland
David Kramer has consistently been a top producing agent with over $185 million in sales for 2011, making him the #1 Sales Agent at Hilton & Hyland. He has represented buyers and sellers of major estates and unique properties throughout the Westside (Los Angeles) for over 20 years... Read More →


Wednesday August 5, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Hilton Grand Ballroom B

3:00pm

A La Carte v. Full Service
Moderators
avatar for Brian Boero

Brian Boero

Partner, 1000Watt Consulting
Brian is a partner at 1000Watt Consulting, a firm that provides consulting services to real estate companies, media organizations and startups that want to define real estate’s future. Prior to co-founding 1000Watt Consulting, Brian was CEO of VREO, Inc. At VREO, he created and... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Courtney Poulos

Courtney Poulos

Broker/Owner, Acme Real Estate
Hailing from the East Coast, Courtney and received a degree in Journalism/Public Relations from Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland at College Park. She spent 9 years working in arts and entertainment public relations prior to entering real estate, which... Read More →
avatar for Tommy Sowers

Tommy Sowers

Professor, Duke University and CEO and Founder, SOLOpro.com
Dr. Tommy Sowers is the current CEO and founder of SOLOpro, a venture backed real estate marketplace.  SOLOpro offers a full 3% rebate to homebuyers as well as access to real estate agents who have unbundled their services. In 2014 to 2015 Sowers taught at Duke University.  From... Read More →
avatar for Chris Trapani

Chris Trapani

Founder and CEO, Sereno Group
Chris Trapani is Founder & CEO of Sereno Group. He co-founded Sereno Group with his father, Marko Trapani, Sr. and his lifetime best friend, Ryan Iwanaga. Sereno Group has blossomed to eight offices and over 230 experienced realtors in less than nine years. The company has established... Read More →


Wednesday August 5, 2015 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Hilton Imperial Ballroom A

3:00pm

Inside the Keller Williams Phenomenon
Moderators
avatar for Bernice Ross

Bernice Ross

CEO, RealEstateCoach.com
Nationally syndicated columnist, author, trainer, and speaker, Bernice Ross couples her expertise as a Master Certified Coach with 30 years of real estate sales experience. From 1993 to 1997, she served as Executive Director of Training for the 4,000 agent Prudential Jon Douglas Company... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Mark Spain

Mark Spain

CEO, Mark Spain Team - Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta
Mark Spain is an Atlanta native and a University of Georgia graduate from the TerryCollege of Business. In 2013, Mark Spain broke the $2 billion sales mark for lifetime sales—he is believed to be one of only 50-100 Realtors  in the nation to achieve this, out of well over 1 million... Read More →
avatar for Beverly Steiner

Beverly Steiner

Regional Owner, Keller Williams
Beverly Steiner was licensed and started selling real estate at the age of 18; she obtained her broker's license at 23. By 26 years of age, she had taken over her mother’s real estate company and raised the company market share from 22 percent to 48 percent through her focus on... Read More →
avatar for Jerimiah Taylor

Jerimiah Taylor

Team Leader, Keller Williams Realty
Jerimiah Taylor is a Team Leader, recruiter and trainer for 400 real estate agents, assistants and staff members at Keller Williams Realty in San Diego, a franchise owned by the CEO of Keller Williams Realty Inernational, Chris Heller. Since Jerimiah began his role as Team Leader... Read More →


Wednesday August 5, 2015 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Hilton Franciscan Ballroom

3:00pm

Mortgage Disrupters
Moderators
avatar for Jennifer Berman

Jennifer Berman

Hilton & Hyland
Jennifer is a recognized expert in real estate technical systems and is a proven manager, coach, and national speaker.  Jennifer has earned a reputation as one of real estate’s first technology speakers and consultants. In that role, she has helped brokers, managers, and agents... Read More →
avatar for Jeff Chalmers

Jeff Chalmers

Branch Manager/VP of Productivity, Ross Mortgage Company
Committed to building a better consumer experience, Jeff dove into real estate where he's perfected many hats - Paralegal, Consultant, Entrepreneur, eStrategist, Loan Officer, Speaker and Trainer. Over 25 years, his perpetual success in building 'ships and streamlining businesses... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Hamilton

Nicole Hamilton

Founder and CEO, Tactile Finance
Nicole Hamilton is the founder and CEO of Tactile Finance, a technology company that makes complex financial decisions clear to consumers and uncovers new business opportunities by leveraging data and clarity. Tactile Finance’s first products revolve around home financing opportunities... Read More →
avatar for Faramarz Moeen-Ziai

Faramarz Moeen-Ziai

Senior Vice President of Sales and Production, Commerce Home Mortgage
Faramarz Moeen-Ziai is senior vice president of sales and production for Commerce Home Mortgage, a fast-growing regional lender offering conventional, government, jumbo and reverse mortgage products... Read More →
avatar for Michael Slavin

Michael Slavin

CEO, Privlo Mortgage
Michael Slavin has over 13 years experience in private capital markets including real estate development, real estate debt investment, and private equity. In 2011, he founded Privlo with the goal of redefining the mortgage industry by building a company that lends the “right... Read More →
avatar for Nick Stamos

Nick Stamos

Co-Founder and CEO, Sindeo
Nick has a background in consulting and strategy, and was a founding team member at Telephia, a mobile analytics firm that was acquired by Nielsen. He then led mobile partnerships, M&A, and strategy at Nielsen before leaving to start Sindeo. Nick started Sindeo to work with a great... Read More →


Wednesday August 5, 2015 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Hilton Grand Ballroom B

4:00pm

Brokers Who Get It, Who are Innovating, Adapting and Succeeding
Moderators
avatar for Jennifer Berman

Jennifer Berman

Hilton & Hyland
Jennifer is a recognized expert in real estate technical systems and is a proven manager, coach, and national speaker.  Jennifer has earned a reputation as one of real estate’s first technology speakers and consultants. In that role, she has helped brokers, managers, and agents... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Borland

Matthew Borland

Managing Broker/Partner, Zephyr Real Estate
Matthew joined Zephyr Real Estate in 2004, having formerly co-owned and managed his own real estate firm. A Certified Residential Brokerage Manager, he is unequivocally focused on the success of his agents. Active in local organized real estate, Matthew was named REALTOR® of the... Read More →
avatar for Alain Pinel

Alain Pinel

Sr. Vice President / General Manager, Intero Prestigio International
Alain Pinel is Senior Vice President & General Manager of Intero Prestigio International. In this role, tailor-made for his talents, Pinel is leveraging his unique experience, and continued success as the pioneer and renowned expert in the field of global high-end real estate to make... Read More →
avatar for Sandra Sanders

Sandra Sanders

Broker/Owner, RE/MAX Estate Properties
Sandra is Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Estate Properties, the largest and most productivecompany in sales and service in the South Bay, with 16 Residential Real Estate offices from San Pedro to Beverly Hills and two Commercial Real Estate offices.Sandra is a member of the RE/MAX International... Read More →
avatar for Sharran Srivatsaa

Sharran Srivatsaa

President, Teles Properties
Sharran Srivatsaa serves as the President of Teles Properties, Inc. Magazine's fastest growing real estate brokerage in California. In addition to striving to build the most advanced agent service platform in the industry, Sharran’s focus includes Teles’ corporate growth strategy... Read More →


Wednesday August 5, 2015 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Hilton Grand Ballroom B

4:00pm

Is the Traditional Brokerage Model Obsolete?
Moderators
avatar for Bernice Ross

Bernice Ross

CEO, RealEstateCoach.com
Nationally syndicated columnist, author, trainer, and speaker, Bernice Ross couples her expertise as a Master Certified Coach with 30 years of real estate sales experience. From 1993 to 1997, she served as Executive Director of Training for the 4,000 agent Prudential Jon Douglas Company... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for James Hussaini

James Hussaini

Founder and President, Realty Point
James Hussaini is the Founder and President of Realty Point. James believes in the power of education and philanthropy to affect positive change in his business, personal life and in the lives of those he meets. Upon realizing the need for a new way to conduct real estate business... Read More →
avatar for Fafie Moore

Fafie Moore

Broker/Owner, Realty Executives of Nevada
Fafie Moore is the President of Realty Executives of Nevada, repeatedly ranked the #1 woman-owned business in the Business Press Book of Lists, and ranked #94 in the Top 100 Real Estate Offices in the United States by RISMedia Power Broker Report for 2007 Sales Volume. Realty... Read More →
avatar for Penny Nathan

Penny Nathan

Broker, Ascent Real Estate
Penny is a real estate broker residing in San Diego, California. During her active selling career between 2000-2004 Ms. Nathan sold hundreds of homes, representing both buyers and sellers. After beginning her career with a leading franchise brand, where she ranked in the top 1% of... Read More →


Wednesday August 5, 2015 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Hilton Franciscan Ballroom

4:00pm

The Coming Data War: Who Will Win Control of Real Estate Listings?
Moderators
avatar for Brian Boero

Brian Boero

Partner, 1000Watt Consulting
Brian is a partner at 1000Watt Consulting, a firm that provides consulting services to real estate companies, media organizations and startups that want to define real estate’s future. Prior to co-founding 1000Watt Consulting, Brian was CEO of VREO, Inc. At VREO, he created and... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Bednarsh

Jonathan Bednarsh

President, Onboard Informatics
Jonathan Bednarsh, President of Onboard, has over 20 years experience in local data management and distribution for some of the biggest brands in real estate. Featured in the Fiscal Times as an entrepreneur to watch, Jonathan combines real-world experience with unparalleled knowledge... Read More →
avatar for Chris Heller

Chris Heller

CEO, Keller Williams Realty
Chris's determination, relationship-building skills and extreme success in real estate make him an ideal leader for a global real estate giant. This is especially true since he describes the industry as an incredible opportunity for unlimited income - or an entrepreneur's dream. And... Read More →
avatar for Mitchell Skinner

Mitchell Skinner

Attorney/Owner, Larson Skinner PLLC
Mitchell A. Skinner is the managing member of Larson Skinner PLLC, a Minneapolis based law firm. Larson Skinner PLLC provides copyright, trademark, technology, and licensing counsel to individuals, trade organizations, standards settings bodies, and companies of all sizes. Skinner... Read More →


Wednesday August 5, 2015 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Hilton Imperial Ballroom A
 
Thursday, August 6
 

2:00pm

How Successful Teams are Changing Real Estate
Moderators
avatar for Stephanie Pfeffer Anton

Stephanie Pfeffer Anton

Executive Vice President, Luxury Portfolio International | Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
Stephanie Pfeffer Anton is the Executive Vice President for Luxury Portfolio International®. Stephanie has been with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® since Luxury Portfolio was launched in 2005 and today she oversees the day-to-day operations of the global luxury marketing... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Sejal Binnings

Sejal Binnings

Luxury Property Specialist, Payton + Binnings, Pacific Union International
Sejal Binnings is a co-founder of the Payton+Binnings Team at Pacific Union / Christie's International. She began her real estate career in 2007 with her husband, Arrian, at Sotheby's International Realty. After a robust start as a husband/wife team, the two were approached by Payton... Read More →
avatar for Chris Heller

Chris Heller

CEO, Keller Williams Realty
Chris's determination, relationship-building skills and extreme success in real estate make him an ideal leader for a global real estate giant. This is especially true since he describes the industry as an incredible opportunity for unlimited income - or an entrepreneur's dream. And... Read More →
avatar for Dina Landi

Dina Landi

Partner, Village Properties
After working in public relations and integrated marketing for Lexus in Los Angeles, Dina arrived in Santa Barbara in 2004, finding a perfect fit with Riskin Partners. With over 11 years experience as an established agent, Dina dedicates herself to the details, getting an exhaustive... Read More →
avatar for Jacky Teplitzky

Jacky Teplitzky

Team Leader, Douglas Elliman Real Estate
An Associate Broker at Douglas Elliman and Douglas Elliman Florida, she does not expect success; she demands it. And she leads by example. A former sergeant in the Israeli army, she is among the top 1% of New York City’s nearly 30,000 licensed real estate brokers and is within the... Read More →


Thursday August 6, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Hilton Imperial Ballroom A

2:00pm

Rental Housing - Portals, Start-ups and Disrupters
Moderators
avatar for Joel Burslem

Joel Burslem

Member, 1000Watt Consulting
Joel joins 1000Watt with over 10 years of experience in consumer marketing, new media, website design and Internet marketing. His introduction to real estate came in 2005 when he joined Prudential Northwest Properties. In 2006, he founded the influential Future of Real Estate Marketing... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Anthemos Georgiades

Anthemos Georgiades

Co-Founder and CEO, Zumper
Anthemos Georgiades is the Co-Founder & CEO of Zumper, the first search-through-close apartment rental platform in the US. Zumper has raised $8.2 million in venture capital, most recently a $6.5 million Series A led by Kleiner Perkins. Before Zumper, Anthemos grew up in a real estate... Read More →
avatar for John Kobs

John Kobs

CEO and Co-Founder, Apartment List
John Kobs is the CEO and Co-founder of Apartment List, the fastest growing rental marketplace in the United States, now reaching 3 million renters each month. Apartment List currently boasts the multifamily industry’s only pure play, pay-per-lease product.  Apartment List has been... Read More →
avatar for Lee Lin

Lee Lin

Founder and CEO, RentHop
Lee Lin is the founder and CEO of RentHop.com, an apartment rental startup funded by Y Combinator that disrupted the broker-dominated New York City rental scene before expanding nationwide.  RentHop has been featured in the Harvard Business School case study "Killing Craigslist... Read More →
avatar for Blake Pierson

Blake Pierson

Chief Product Officer, RentPath
As the Chief Product Officer, Blake drives consumer-facing product initiatives for RentPath and oversees all of the day-to-day business and strategic operations at Lovely. Blake co-founded Lovely with Doug Wormhoudt in 2011 in San Francisco with the mission of helping renters find... Read More →
avatar for Heidi Williams

Heidi Williams

Vice President of Product Management, Apartments.com
Heidi Williams, Vice President of Product Management for Apartments.com, joined CoStar Group in 2014. She leads the product team that is responsible for the design and requirements for Apartments.com website, mobile applications, advertising tools and reports. Previously, Ms. Williams... Read More →


Thursday August 6, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Hilton Imperial Ballroom B

2:00pm

Super Sonic Agents -- Why they Succeed
Moderators
avatar for Joseph Rand

Joseph Rand

General Counsel and Managing Partner, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate – Rand Realty
Joseph Rand is the General Counsel and Managing Partner for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate – Rand Realty, one of the largest companies in the New York region with 30 offices, 800 agents, and closing over $1.5 billion in real estate transactions in 2013. His primary responsibility... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Joel Goodrich

Joel Goodrich

Realtor, Coldwell Banker Previews International
One of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most prominent luxury real estate agents of the past 22 years, Joel Goodrich works closely with clients in the sale and purchase of prominent estates, penthouses and investment properties. He has listed some of the most expensive homes in America... Read More →
avatar for Nina Hatvany

Nina Hatvany

Luxury Property Specialist, Pacific Union
Nina represents both buyers and sellers of luxury houses, condominiums and apartment buildings. From 2008 to 2015, Nina has been ranked the top individual agent in San Francisco. She has also been recognized by the Wall Street Journal as one of the Nationwide Top 25 Sales Agents... Read More →
avatar for Gregg Lynn

Gregg Lynn

Senior Global Real Estate Advisor, Sotheby's International Realty
Equal parts seasoned professional, engaging raconteur and savvy negotiator, Gregg Lynn is an expert in marketing San Francisco’s finest homes, condominiums and cooperatives. Ranked by the San Francisco MLS as one of the Top Three Realtors and one of the Top 75 Realtors in the... Read More →
avatar for Sam Real

Sam Real

Broker, Douglas Elliman Real Estate
Sam Real sold over $80 million dollars in sales just in 2014. Recognized as one of the premier residential agents in Los Angeles, Sam continues to provide results to his clients on an unprecedented level. Sam's ability to analyze market trends and current values is distinguished... Read More →


Thursday August 6, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Hilton Grand Ballroom B

2:00pm

Digital Marketing Workshop
The Digital Marketing Workshop is a two hour workshop designed to provide hands on, tactical digital marketing advice to agents and brokers. Experts from 1000Watt Consulting, Katie Lance Consulting, The Paperless Agent, Lion & Orb and more will share tactics to get more from marketing efforts.

Speakers
avatar for Morgan Brown

Morgan Brown

COO, Inman
Morgan is the COO of Inman and the co-author of Startup Growth Engines: How Today’s Most Successful Startups Unlock Extraordinary Growth. A 15-year digital marketing veteran, Morgan has launched and built successful brands and online businesses across a variety of different verticals... Read More →
avatar for Audie Chamberlain

Audie Chamberlain

Founder and CEO, Lion & Orb
Dubbed by Brad Inman as a “next-generation PR hound” and a “persistent (sometimes annoying) digital hack” Audie is an innovator and award-winning strategist with a highly successful track record in public relations, growing brands, customer acquisition and profitability. As... Read More →
avatar for Katie Lance

Katie Lance

Founder, Katie Lance Consulting
Katie is the Founder of Katie Lance Consulting – a social media and marketing firm. Katie’s clients include companies such as RE/MAX International, DocuSign, RPM Mortgage, SmartZip and many others. Katie is also a frequent keynote speaker, a contributor to The Huffington Post... Read More →
avatar for Seth Price

Seth Price

VP of Marketing, Placester
Seth Price has spent 20 years in digital marketing, consulting for more than 300 companies during that period, including 19 of the FORTUNE 500. He’s the host of the Craft of Marketing Podcast and serves as VP of Marketing at Placester, the fastest growing provider of real estate... Read More →
avatar for Chris Scott

Chris Scott

President, The Paperless Agent
Chris Scott is a marketing veteran who has run marketing programs for people like Brian Buffini, companies such as Bank of America, and has led teams that have landed on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing businesses. Chris is no stranger to technology and works with agents and... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Swesey

Jessica Swesey

Member, 1000Watt Consulting
Jessica Swesey joined 1000watt in 2012 after working in online real estate and digital media for over 10 years. In addition to working with some of the top brands in real estate, Jessica has worked on marketing, content development and PR for rising startups in the social, mobile... Read More →


Thursday August 6, 2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hilton Franciscan Ballroom

3:00pm

Get Your Head Out of the Sand - MLS's That Are Innovating
Moderators
avatar for Joel Burslem

Joel Burslem

Member, 1000Watt Consulting
Joel joins 1000Watt with over 10 years of experience in consumer marketing, new media, website design and Internet marketing. His introduction to real estate came in 2005 when he joined Prudential Northwest Properties. In 2006, he founded the influential Future of Real Estate Marketing... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Denee Evans

Denee Evans

CEO, Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS)
Denee Evans is the chief executive officer of the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS), which is the largest professional organization dedicated to the multiple listing service (MLS) industry in North America. It currently consists of 234 members, including 163 MLS providers... Read More →
avatar for Bill Head

Bill Head

Director of Communications, MetroTex Association of REALTORS®
Bill has over 20 years of experience in communications and professional development with MetroTex. His introduction to the REALTOR® community started in 1994 when he started in the Professional Development Department for MetroTex. During that time he taught technology classes to... Read More →
avatar for Tom Phillips

Tom Phillips

President and CEO, Trend
Tom Phillips is the President and CEO of TREND, a network of over 28,000 real estate professionals in the Greater Philadelphia region including counties in Delaware; Southern New Jersey; and Southeastern Pennsylvania. TREND’s MLS database houses over 5 million public records... Read More →
avatar for Kirby Slunaker

Kirby Slunaker

President and CEO, REcolorado
Kirby is President / CEO of REcolorado, the largest MLS in Colorado, which providesservices to over 17,000 brokers and agents.     Prior to joining REcolorado in 2011, Kirby led corporate turnarounds for several venture capital backed startup companies, including ProCard, eBags... Read More →


Thursday August 6, 2015 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Hilton Imperial Ballroom B

3:00pm

How to be Truly Customer Focused
Moderators
avatar for Stephanie Pfeffer Anton

Stephanie Pfeffer Anton

Executive Vice President, Luxury Portfolio International | Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
Stephanie Pfeffer Anton is the Executive Vice President for Luxury Portfolio International®. Stephanie has been with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® since Luxury Portfolio was launched in 2005 and today she oversees the day-to-day operations of the global luxury marketing... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jason Aleem

Jason Aleem

Southwest District Manager, Redfin
As Redfin’s Texas District manager Jason is responsible for Redfin’s brokerage operation in the Southwest, including implementation of technology, financial reporting, passing on Redfin’s culture to new agents and monitoring other metrics that ensure we deliver great customer... Read More →
avatar for Linsey Ehle

Linsey Ehle

Career Development Coach, Better Homes and Gardens | Gary Greene
Linsey is a top producing California Realtor since 2001, and licensed as a California Broker since 2004. She has worked at both large and small brokerages, as well as managing her own brokerage since 2006.Linsey has a long history of working as an industry trainer, speaker and coaching... Read More →
avatar for Nicole Nicolay

Nicole Nicolay

Partner and Sales Associate, The Engel Group
Nicole is a momtrepreneur turned real estate agent. She joined The Engel Group as a partner and sales associate after her marketing company was acquired. Nicole spent the last decade training and speaking to over 200,000 real estate agents nationwide. During that time she created... Read More →
avatar for Sherri Stoneberger

Sherri Stoneberger

Broker, Legacy Real Estate and Associates
An old dirt road, simple farmhouse and 13 siblings, SHERRI STONEBERGER emerged with great discipline and vision to be successful in everything she attempts.  SHERRI is a legend in Bay Area Real Estate.  She has been a consistent Top Producer for 29 years plus.   She is an advocate... Read More →


Thursday August 6, 2015 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Hilton Imperial Ballroom A

3:00pm

Next Generation Brokers Who are Killing it
Moderators
avatar for Joseph Rand

Joseph Rand

General Counsel and Managing Partner, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate – Rand Realty
Joseph Rand is the General Counsel and Managing Partner for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate – Rand Realty, one of the largest companies in the New York region with 30 offices, 800 agents, and closing over $1.5 billion in real estate transactions in 2013. His primary responsibility... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for James Dwiggins

James Dwiggins

CEO, NextHome, Inc.
James is the Chief Executive Officer of NextHome, Inc. He brings to the table a sharp, innovative and forward-focused vision. He has been in the franchise business for 8 years now, originally joining Realty World Northern California & Nevada as Director of Technology and Strategy... Read More →
avatar for Chris Lim

Chris Lim

Founder and CEO, Climb Real Estate Group
Chris Lim is the founder and CEO of Climb Real Estate Group, a leading San Francisco-based real estate firm. Climb offers a comprehensive array of brokerage and marketing services for residential buyers, sellers and developers. Under Chris’s leadership, Climb has become the fastest-growing... Read More →
avatar for Katie Maxwell

Katie Maxwell

Managing Broker, Intero Real Estate Services
Katie is the Vice President of Intero Real Estate Services in Houston, Texas. Katie oversees the business and production of all three Houston offices, including a fourth office set to open in early 2014. She, along with her team, have built a brokerage described as a "Swanky... Read More →


Thursday August 6, 2015 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Hilton Grand Ballroom B

4:00pm

Best Ways to Convert Leads
Moderators
avatar for Stephanie Pfeffer Anton

Stephanie Pfeffer Anton

Executive Vice President, Luxury Portfolio International | Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
Stephanie Pfeffer Anton is the Executive Vice President for Luxury Portfolio International®. Stephanie has been with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® since Luxury Portfolio was launched in 2005 and today she oversees the day-to-day operations of the global luxury marketing... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Kimberly Fell

Kimberly Fell

Agent, HomeSmart Realty West
In just 4 years as a realtor, Kimberly has become the top producer at HomeSmart Realty West in San Diego County. She has developed a niche for converting internet opportunities to sales. It began in 1999 as a BMW Client Advisor when leads were initially received by fax then quickly... Read More →
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Wendy Forsythe

Executive Vice President and Head of Global Operations, Carrington Real Estate Services
Wendy has leveraged her passion for real estate, technology and branding to help build successful real estate networks in both Canada and the United States. Since joining Carrington Real Estate Services in 2012 as Executive Vice President/Head of Global Operations, the company has... Read More →
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Tim Heyl

Owner and CEO, The Heyl Group and Phone Animal
Tim Heyl is the ambitious founder and leader of the Heyl Group and Phone Animal. Since 2009, Tim has grown his team to become one of the preeminent real estate teams in Austin, helping families buy and sell real estate in Central Texas. The Austin Business Journal named The Heyl... Read More →
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Scott Segall

Agent, Douglas Elliman Real Estate
Based in the firm's Beverly Hills Office Scott ranked as the #1 Sales agent in California for the firm in 2014. He brought his 22 years of award winning real estate experience to the firm upon its opening in California. He has set new record prices regularly, including the most expensive... Read More →


Thursday August 6, 2015 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Hilton Imperial Ballroom A

4:00pm

What’s Next in Real Estate Tech
Moderators
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Joel Burslem

Member, 1000Watt Consulting
Joel joins 1000Watt with over 10 years of experience in consumer marketing, new media, website design and Internet marketing. His introduction to real estate came in 2005 when he joined Prudential Northwest Properties. In 2006, he founded the influential Future of Real Estate Marketing... Read More →

Speakers
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Philip Lang

Co-Founder & COO, TripleMint
Philip Lang is the Co-Founder & COO of TripleMint, a technology-enabled real estate brokerage based in New York City.  TripleMint is the refreshingly simple way to find your home.  Prior to founding TripleMint, Philip worked on Wall Street as an investment banking analyst at... Read More →
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Jeff Lobb

Founder and CEO, Spark Tank Media
Jeff Lobb is the Founder & CEO of SparkTank Media – a consulting firm specializing in real estate technology, productivity and mobile strategies. A renowned speaker, trainer and coach, and the former Vice President of Technology & Innovation for EXIT Realty Corp. International... Read More →
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Chris Smith

Co-Founder, Curaytor
Chris Smith is the co-author of Peoplework and the co-founder of Curaytor. He also co-hosts a popular weekly webshow about marketing and technology called #WaterCooler. Chris was recently named the most influential person in the real estate industry. He works for dotloop... Read More →
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Justin Tucker

National VP of Marketing, Sales & Technology, WFG National Title Insurance Company
Justin’s role is to empower WFG’s clients in the space where technology, sales and marketing overlap, and he does so for the fastest growing title underwriter in the nation. He collaborates every day with top producing Realtors, mortgage lenders and title agents to forge comprehensive... Read More →


Thursday August 6, 2015 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Hilton Imperial Ballroom B

4:00pm

Zillow, Trulia and Move: Taking Advantage of the Portal Wars
Moderators
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Joseph Rand

General Counsel and Managing Partner, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate – Rand Realty
Joseph Rand is the General Counsel and Managing Partner for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate – Rand Realty, one of the largest companies in the New York region with 30 offices, 800 agents, and closing over $1.5 billion in real estate transactions in 2013. His primary responsibility... Read More →

Speakers
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Vikram Deol

Broker, Windermere Real Estate
Vikram Deol is the owner and team leader of The Deol Group, a luxury, residential, real-estate team in the Seattle/Bellevue metropolitan area.  After obtaining his MBA in 2009, Vikram uprooted himself from sunny California to beautiful Bellevue, WA and started his real estate career... Read More →
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Kevin Markarian

Broker Associate, Marker Real Estate
With over ten years of experience in the California real estate community, Kevin Markarian knows that whether he's working with a young couple excited to find the perfect first home or veteran investors keen to make the best return on a large-scale venture, the key to real estate... Read More →
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Adriana Plut

Realtor, Alain Pinel Realtors
Adriana Trenev Plut is one of the fastest up and coming realtors in Silicon Valley. In four short years, Adriana has become a Zillow 5-Star Premier Agent, a member of the Top Agent Network and Alain Pinel Realtors President’s Club, and closed the record high sale to-date, for a... Read More →


Thursday August 6, 2015 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Hilton Grand Ballroom B