I am currently the VP of New Ventures at Trulia, in charge of Rentals, Mortgage and New Construction. Previously, I was the CEO of ActiveRain and the Executive Vice President of Product at Market Leader, a subsidary of Trulia. Market Leader is the leading provider of Saas based CRM, email marketing, and lead generation solutions to the residential real estate industry.
Outside of work, I cherish and love my family. I am happily married and have two wonderful daughters aged 7 and 5 who keep us very very busy. In my personal time, I love running, yoga, skiing, and volleyball.
My daughters are in Spanish Immersion school here in Bellevue, such that they don't learn any English until the third grade. We recently moved the family to Costa Rica for a month. I was able to work from Costa Rica, while my kids brushed up on their Spanish. It was a great life experience.
Training: My sense is that Michigan probably has a high potential workforce, but needs to be retrained in new skills in growing markets—be it information technology, clean technology, biotechnology or... Read more »