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Joe Lonsdale is a founding partner at 8VC, a San Francisco-based venture capital fund. Joe was an early institutional investor in many notable companies including Wish, Oculus, Oscar, Illumio, Blend, RelateIQ, Joby Aviation, Guardant Health, Synthego, and in 2016 and 2017 was the youngest member of the Forbes 100 Midas List.
Ben is the founder and CEO of Opcity which in 3.5 years scaled to 650 employees, over 100,000 agents, and a $210 million exit to realtor.com. Opcity is a technology platform that uses large proprietary data sets and applied analytics to match top agents with qualified home buyers and sellers in real-time with no upfront cost.
Erica is Owner and Publisher of October Research, LLC. October Research provides education through their five B2B publications, annual conferences, digital educational content, websites, and custom publishing. Erica was recognized by Crain’s as a Notable Woman in Entrepreneurship and in 2014 a Women of Influence in Housing by HousingWire Magazine.
Executive Chairman & Founder at Williston Financial Group
Pat serves as Executive Chairman and Founder of Williston Financial Group, as well serves on the boards of: Nassau Reinsurance, Transmodus, Trysting Tree Golf Club, and Inman News, who named him one of 2013’s “100 Most Influential People in Real Estate” and in 2015 one of the “Top 101 Real Estate Industry Doers.”
As president and CEO, Clayton Collins leads HousingWire’s corporate strategy, product and editorial roadmap, while building a world-class team of business media professionals. He is also the founder and managing partner of Riomar Capital, an entrepreneurial investment firm that acquired HousingWire in 2016. His drive to increase HousingWire’s impact earned him a spot on the 2018 Folio: 100, a prestigious list of thought leaders in the magazine and media industry.
Nate oversees the strategic vision for Qualia. Since founding the company in 2015, Nate and his team have raised more than $40 million in funding and have expanded Qualia’s platform nationally. On track to become the U.S. real estate industry's default closing platform processing thousands of closings every day, over 15 percent of all real estate transactions nationwide currently close on Qualia.
Alla leads Qualia’s engineering team and oversees the development of Qualia’s platform and products. Prior to Qualia, Alla held engineering leadership positions at a variety of different technology companies including Flexport as well as Coupa, where she led a 200+ product and engineering organization. Alla holds an M.S. and B.S. in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from Moscow State University of Transport, and is an author of three software patents.