Real Estate Data issues are some of the most controversial, questioned and misunderstood aspects of our industry. Saul Klein, known as the “real estate industry’s first Internet Evangelist.” Few understand the opportunities, challenges and dynamics the way Saul does. Many do not understand the extent and need to protect, control & monetize data like Saul does.
He is not one of those people that postulates about things he’s never done. He is in there doing it. With experience as a Broker and an Agent, Saul Klein is fresh off selling Point 2 and is one of the most respected people regarding Data. I am thrilled to hear his perspective on the Data game. #data #realestate #strategy
What you will learn:
How to protect your data.
How to monetize data.
Steps to take to take control of your data.
About Saul Klein: Saul Klein is widely recognized as the real estate industry’s first Internet Evangelist. He was selected by the National Association Of REALTORS® as one of the “25 Most Influential People in the Real Estate Industry” in 2003, and has been selected as one of the “100 Most Influential Real Estate People” by Inman News in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, 2012, 2013.
REALTOR® Consultant to the original RIN (Realtors® Information Network) project, including the development and deployment of REALTOR.com), he served as Vice President of Marketing and was responsible for the signing of the first 100 MLSs and first 500,000 listings to appear on Realtor.com.
One of the creators of RealTown, and many longstanding real estate online communities, including: RealTalk, AETalk, MLSTalk, MLSInformation, PresidentsTalk, EducationDirectorsTalk and others, blogging before blogging was a word.
Saul has been a licensed California Real Estate Broker since 1977 and was the 1993 President of the San Diego Association of REALTORS®, and REALTOR of the Year in 1999. In 2001 he created NAR’s ePRO Online Technology Certification Program and NAR’s Web 2.0/Social Media Program in 2010.
After taking the CEO position at of Point2 Technologies on January 1, 2008, he shifted the corporate strategy and focus to that of a syndicator of MLS listing data, and guided Point2 through a successful acquisition in 2010 by Yardi Inc., an industry leading software development and technology services Company, where he current serves as Senior Vice President.