Built in Seattle with Adam Schoenfeld

Glenn Kelman on humility & leadership in Redfin's 14-year journey

Episode Summary

Redfin brought real-estate online, had an IPO, and built a role model culture in Seattle. It's been a 14-year journey -- an overnight success! Hear the story and go behind the scenes with CEO Glenn Kelman on leadership, humility, and the opportunity he sees ahead.

Episode Notes

On this episode of The Build in Seattle Podcast, I talked with Glenn Kelman, CEO at Redfin.

The highlights:

Guest Bio:

Glenn is the CEO of Redfin. Prior to joining Redfin, he was a co-founder of Plumtree Software, a Sequoia-backed, publicly traded company that created the enterprise portal software market. In his seven years at Plumtree, Glenn at different times led engineering, marketing, product management and business development; he also was responsible for financing and general operations in Plumtree's early days. Prior to starting Plumtree, Glenn worked as one of the first employees at Stanford Technology Group, a Sequoia-backed start-up acquired by IBM. Glenn was raised in Seattle and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley.

Where to follow Glenn:

https://twitter.com/glennkelman

https://www.linkedin.com/in/glennkelman/

http://blog.redfin.com/

Where to follow Adam:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamschoenfeld/

https://twitter.com/schoeny