Zillow Inc. has named Errol Samuelson to the new position of chief industry development officer and will lead the company's real estate industry relations strategy.
He will report to Spencer Rascoff, Zillow's CEO. Other industry-related services will continue to be managed by Greg Schwartz, Zillow's chief revenue officer. Schwartz, who also reports to Rascoff, will continue to lead the entire sales and revenue operations across all marketplaces.
Samuelson brings more than 20 years' experience in technology and the real estate industry. In addition to building and strengthening Zillow's relationships with brokerages, franchisers, multiple listing services and trade associations, Samuelson will also assume executive oversight for Zillow's real estate business-to-business products and tools.
Samuelson served as president of Realtor.com since 2007 and was appointed chief strategy officer of Move Inc. in 2013. He joined Move Inc. in 2003, previously serving as president of Move's subsidiary Top Producer Systems. Prior to Move, he was director of real estate, mortgage banking and law enforcement verticals at GTE Enterprise Solutions and previously was director of sales, marketing and product management at MPR Teltech.