Leadership

Glenn Kelman
Glenn Kelman
Chief Executive Officer

Glenn Kelman has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since March 2006 after serving in a number of executive-level roles since 2005. Before joining us, Mr. Kelman was the co-founder of Plumtree Software, Inc., a provider of enterprise portal software products, where he served as Vice President of Marketing and Product Management from 1997 to 2004. Mr. Kelman holds a B.A. in English from University of California, Berkeley. We believe that Mr. Kelman’s deep understanding of our company and his real estate industry experience qualifies him to serve on our board of directors.



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Scott Nagel
President of Real Estate Operations

Scott leads real estate operations at Redfin, with responsibility for brokerage and partner revenue, recruiting, and training, and is President of Title Forward, a Redfin owned title company. Prior to Redfin, he was a managing director at LexisNexis, with profit-and-loss responsibility for an $80 million-business. Prior to that, Scott served as vice president of strategy and client operations at Applied Discovery, a successful legal services software start-up. Scott worked for many years as an attorney, having graduated with a law degree from Seattle University and a political science degree from the University of Washington.



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Chris Nielsen
Chief Financial Officer

Chris Nielsen has served as our Chief Financial Officer since June 2013. Before joining us, Mr. Nielsen served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Zappos.com, an online shoe and clothing subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., from 2010 to June 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Nielsen served as Vice President, Home & Garden, and in various finance roles, at Amazon.com, Inc., an electronic commerce and cloud computing company, from 2003 to 2010. Mr. Nielsen holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A from MIT Sloan School of Management.



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Bridget Frey
Chief Technology Officer

As Redfin’s Chief Technology Officer, Bridget leads the software engineering team, which she has grown to more than 150 engineers in Seattle and San Francisco. Her mission is to build technology that makes the process of buying and selling a home less complicated and less stressful. She is a thought leader on issues facing women in technology, and nearly 30% of the software engineers on her team are women. Prior to Redfin, Frey was the director of analytics and business applications at Lithium Technologies. In addition, she has held management positions at IntrinsiQ Research, IMlogic and Plumtree Software. Bridget holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Harvard University, where she graduated magna cum laude. She was recently named to the Puget Sound Business Journal 40 Under 40 list. Follow Bridget on Twitter.



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Adam Wiener
Chief Growth Officer

Adam leads the Marketing, New Ventures, & Analytics teams at Redfin. He is responsible for marketing strategy, customer acquisition, and building Redfin’s brand as the modern way to buy and sell a home. Adam also leads our newest ventures, Redfin Mortgage and Redfin Now, and is responsible for using data to improve revenue growth, customer satisfaction, and efficiency across all of Redfin’s businesses. Adam joined Redfin in 2007 on the product management team and was one of the pioneers of the Redfin Partner Program for agents and our title subsidiary, Title Forward. Prior to Redfin, Adam worked at Microsoft in the SQL Server Division for five years. Adam graduated from Stanford with a degree in Symbolic Systems and a concentration in Human-Computer Interaction.



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Christian Taubman
Christian Taubman
Chief Product Officer

As Chief Product Officer Christian leads Redfin’s Product Design, Product Management, and User Research teams. Prior to joining Redfin, Christian spent eight years at Amazon, where he held leadership roles in Product Management and Software Development in Amazon’s Retail, Prime, and Alexa businesses. Before Amazon, Christian worked at two early-stage start-ups as well as ThoughtWorks, a software consultancy. Christian holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Harvard University and master's degree in business administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Karen Krupsaw
Senior Vice President, Real Estate Operations

As Senior Vice President of Real Estate Operations, Karen Krupsaw oversees the home-selling business at Redfin nationwide and is responsible for the company's East Coast operations, including revenues, hiring, customer service and expansions into new markets. Karen was hired in 2009 as the Washington DC Market Manager and stepped up to the role of East Coast Regional Director in 2011. Prior to Redfin, Karen spent 15 years working in the home building industry, leading the growth of large sales organizations and overseeing company-wide marketing strategies. She served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Bozzuto Homes and previously for Renaissance Housing. Karen graduated from Boston University's School of Management with a degree in Finance.



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Anthony Kappus
General Counsel

Anthony leads Redfin's Legal and Human Resources teams. Before joining Redfin, Anthony was a corporate and securities attorney in the Seattle office of a multinational law firm, where he represented venture capital funds and technology companies of all sizes. Anthony holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Calgary and a law degree from the University of Washington School of Law, where he graduated with high honors and served as Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Washington Law Review.



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Jennifer Chao
Vice President, Engineering

Jennifer leads the San Francisco engineering team at Redfin. She joined the company in 2008 as a software engineer on the core search experience team and was a key developer on the first version of the highly rated Redfin iOS app. Today she leads the Redfin web and mobile apps teams that are responsible for helping people search for homes and for connecting customers to Redfin Agents. She also oversees the company’s initiative to automate and streamline the home tour scheduling process. Previously, Jennifer worked as a software engineer at Plumtree Software and BEA Systems. She graduated from Stanford University with a degree in computer science.



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Keith Broxterman
Senior Vice President, Real Estate Support

Keith leads the nationwide support operations team at Redfin and is responsible for the business teams that support Redfin agents and clients throughout the entire home buying process. Keith joined Redfin in 2015 as an agent before assuming his current role in 2017. Prior to Redfin, Keith spent 21 years leading customer service organizations for JPMorgan Chase and its affiliates. He most recently served as Senior Vice President of North America operations at APAC Customer Services, where he led a team of 11,000 customer service professionals across multiple industries, including financial services, healthcare, retail, telecommunications, and technology. Keith attended the University of Kansas.


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Daryl Fairweather
Chief Economist

Daryl Fairweather is the chief economist of Redfin. Prior to joining Redfin she was a senior economist at Amazon working on problems related to employee engagement and managing a team of analysts. During the housing crisis, Daryl worked as a researcher at the Boston Fed studying why homeowners entered foreclosure. Daryl received her Bachelor's of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received her Ph.D. and Master's degrees in economics at the University of Chicago where she specialized in behavioral economics. Follow her on Twitter @FairweatherPhD.


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Lisa Taylor
Vice President, Marketing

Lisa leads brand marketing and communications at Redfin. She joined the company in 2009 as the first marketing hire and built Redfin's email marketing, customer research and home-buying and selling class programs. Today she leads all customer communication efforts including developing TV, radio, outdoor and digital ads and manages product marketing teams that help define and launch innovative services for home-buyers and sellers. She also leads the PR and communications teams in positioning Redfin in the media as a housing market authority and technology thought leader. She graduated summa cum laude from Whitman College with degrees in classical piano performance and economics.


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In addition to our management team, we have a number of other housing market experts who can weigh in on national, local and lifestyle stories. To arrange to speak with any of our spokespeople, contact:
Redfin Journalist Services
press@redfin.com
206-588-6863