SAN JOSE, CA – January 28, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Steve Berkowitz, Move, Inc. CEO; Errol Samuelson, REALTOR.com® president; Eleonore Rojas, vice president of partnerships and product integration; and Audie Chamberlain, director of social media, were honored in Inman News’ 2013 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders list. The real estate industry publication’s annual list honors industry professionals who inspire progress and embody the characteristics of leadership, ingenuity and persistence, among others.
Move, Inc. executives were named in two categories, Technology and Social Media, with each nominee celebrated for their individual contribution to the ever-changing real estate industry. As CEO, Berkowitz led the charge with an aggressive 2012 that included two key acquisitions, of TigerLead Solutions and Relocation.com, to further solidify Move as a leader in online real estate. The acquisitions allow Move to deliver a complete suite of end-to-end solutions to help real estate professionals connect with potential buyers and grow their businesses, as well as adjacent services like moving and storage that make the real estate process easier and more convenient for consumers.
Specific to Realtor.com, Samuelson launched a revamped website, updated the mobile apps, launched a Realtor.com TV channel and won an Inman News Innovator Award for the site’s social media search platform SocialBios. Rojas spearheaded the creation of Realtor.com® International and is responsible for the expansion of the Realtor.com international Web presence, including partner development, audience growth and content and feature evolution. On the social media and marketing front, Chamberlain leveraged social media to launch two key company initiatives in 2012: The Q&A platform (currently in beta) and Collaborative Search for the company’s award-winning mobile apps. Under his leadership, Realtor.com was also named “Best Socialized Business” at Digiday’s Social Advertising, Media and Marketing (SAMMY) Awards for a second year in a row. For more information on Move, Inc., please visit www.move.com or one of its many online real estate properties, including Realtor.com at www.realtor.com.
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