Compass COO talks massive shakeup and her ‘constantly evolving’ job

Maëlle Gavet spoke at length with Inman about the results of Compass’ technology push, her working relationship with Robert Reffkin, the departure of multiple executives and what exactly Compass has accomplished.

Two top Compass execs exit amid major reorganization

Compass is restructuring its departments and leadership team to streamline operations. The move will consolidate the marketing and product departments. 

The money question for Compass

The company faces stiff competition from other firms, such as Redfin, Zillow and Opendoor, all of which have built businesses that deviate from the traditional brokerage. Finding new reliable revenue streams from ancillary services, then, would likely …

Compass taps Microsoft executive as new chief technology officer

Joseph Sirosh, formerly Microsoft’s chief technology officer of artificial intelligence, has signed on as Compass’ new CTO, the company announced Tuesday.

Compass reinvents the real estate sign for the smartphone era

Compass has unveiled a potentially groundbreaking new customizable sign that its agents can control from their smartphone at Inman Connect San Francisco.

Keller Williams, eXp spar over listing data startup Upstream

Real estate leaders sparred over real estate data management company Upstream’s role in the industry’s technology ecosystem at a morning session at Inman Connect in San Francisco.

Compass announces new executive hires from Spotify, Eventbrite

Compass, the ever-growing real estate technology company, is continuing its hiring spree in the wake of last year’s $550 million Series E funding round and is pulling top talent from other buzzy tech companies: Khurrum Malik, most recently of Spotify, is joining as Compass’s chief marketing officer and Matt Rosenberg, lately of Eventbrite, is coming aboard as chief revenue officer.

What’s behind skyrocketing real estate tech investment?

Panelists at the Capital Connect session at Inman Connect NY 2018 offer their views on what’s motivating the increased private investment in RE tech …

The week in industry hires and promotions: January 16-20, 2017

Who got hired or promoted this week? Here’s our weekly rundown, in chronological order …