Chief Industry Development Officer, Zillow Group
Errol is the chief industry development officer for Zillow Group and is responsible for industry relations strategy and business-to-business product development and tools in the Zillow Group brand portfolio. He joined Zillow in 2014. Errol has more than 25 years of experience in technology and the real estate industry. He has been named one of Inman News’ 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in the U.S. for nine consecutive years and included in every annual Swanepoel Power 200 list of most powerful people in U.S. residential real estate. He is regular speaker at national real estate conferences and is cited by publications including the New York Times, Wall St. Journal, Bloomberg, and Forbes on real estate matters.
Previously, Errol held the roles of chief strategy officer and chief revenue officer at Move, Inc. While at Move, he was also president of Realtor.com from 2007 to 2014, and president of Move’s business-to-business software group, Top Producer Systems from 2003 to 2007. Before joining Move, Samuelson was co-founder of real estate consultancy Pranix and was director of sales and product management in the real estate, mortgage banking, and law enforcement verticals at GTE Enterprise Solutions. He also was one of the original designers of T-III, a ground-breaking system that introduced interactive mapping and Internet networking to the multiple listing service business in the early 1990s.
Errol graduated with honors from Simon Fraser University with a bachelor’s degree in applied science (electronics engineering).