Inman
August 26, 2015

Russ Perna: ‘I’d like to see the whole industry working together to make transactions smooth, easy and transparent’

Russ Perna is the Senior Software Architect for Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty. What’s your favorite part of what you do? I really enjoy the challenge of programming. In many ways, my job is to come up with things that shouldn’t be able to work and then find a…
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Inman
March 17, 2015

Kenneth Jenny: ‘Not everyone appreciates an outside opinion of the future or the need to change’

Kenneth Jenny is the managing director and CEO of TranCen.com. Describe what you do in one sentence: I help others see and understand opportunities for change way above what they cannot see because they have their heads down everyday running their businesses. Age: Old enough to know better. Degree, school:…
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WFG News
March 6, 2015

Kevin Hincker: ‘The industry is currently dependent on a single technology — one invented 2,000 years ago’

Chief technology officer and co-founder, NuOffer Time at NuOffer: Two years. Describe what you do in one sentence: I oversee the development team and create new features. Age: 51 Location: Los Angeles Social media: LinkedIn  Kevin Hincker’s workspace. What do you do? I draw on white boards and go to meetings :). I write code,…
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WFG News
March 5, 2015

Elizabeth Ann Stribling-Kivlan on her stint in culinary school and following in her mother’s footsteps

Elizabeth Ann Stribling-Kivlan is the president of Stribling & Associates. Describe what you do in one sentence: I oversee the daily brokerage of Stribling & Associates, whether that be helping to negotiate, hiring a new agent or mediate a potential issue. Age: 35 Degree, school: College of the Holy Cross, B.A. in theology…
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WFG News
March 4, 2015

Eli King on big phone screens, WordPress and why Exchange is her favorite email host

Inman is interviewing real estate professionals in every area of the field to talk about technology use. Here’s Eli King, an online specialist at Roohan Realty. Is your phone an iPhone, Android, Windows Phone? What model? Why? Android Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (I’m not due for my upgrade until July). I…
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WFG News
March 2, 2015

Rae Catanese: ’80 percent of my leads come from my real estate blog’

Inman is interviewing real estate professionals in every area of the field to talk about technology use. Here’s Rae Catanese, a Realtor at RE/MAX Bay to Bay and Author of The Tampa Real Estate Insider Blog and an Inman contributor. What kind of phone do you use and why? I have an iPhone…
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WFG News
February 26, 2015

Kenneth Ham’s real estate tech career started with TI-82 calculator games

Lead developer and architect, Balcony Time at Balcony: Six months What he does: My job is to fully realize the Balcony platform, which includes our Web product, mobile app, vendor integrations, as well as development that targets social media and marketing. Age: 31 Degree, school: MS in computer science, Texas…
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WFG News
February 24, 2015

Stephanie Crawford: ‘My WordPress website accounts for half our business’

Inman is interviewing real estate professionals in every area of the field to talk about technology use. Here’s Stephanie Crawford, a Realtor/broker at Keller Williams Realty. What kind of phone do you use and why? I have an iPhone 5s. I’ve tried Android in the past, but Apple just works better.…
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WFG News
February 19, 2015

Dave Eisenberg: ‘The agent role will shift to focus on vertical interest and serious domain expertise’

Dave Eisenberg is the CEO of Floored. Age: 29 Degree, school: Psychology, Harvard Location: New York City Social media: LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook Dave Eisenberg relaxing over a glass of his favorite rum, Zacapa 23. Photo by his old boss and close friend, Andy Dunn, who introduced him to the spirit.…
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WFG News
February 18, 2015

Nicholas Quirico: ‘The biggest problem facing the industry is listing inaccuracy’

Inman is interviewing real estate professionals in every area of the field to talk about technology use. Here’s Nicholas Quirico of Accurate Agent and MyHouseHas. I run a business called Accurate Agent that addresses problems early on in the real estate process. I work to bring Realtors the tools they need…
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