SAN FRANCISCO, December 4, 2012 – Trulia, a leading online marketplace for home buyers, sellers, renters, and real estate professionals, today announced the appointment of industry veteran Alon Chaver as Vice President of Industry Services. Alon has more than 25 years of industry experience and will be responsible for overseeing Trulia’s data operations and industry services. Most recently, he was co-founder and CEO of iHomeFinder, serving brokers and MLSs across the country for over 15 years.
“Almost 25 million home buyers and sellers visit Trulia each month to search for homes. We’re committed to providing them with the best possible search experience by delivering accurate data and connecting them with real estate professionals to help them complete their transactions.” said Pete Flint, CEO and co-founder of Trulia. “Alon is a well respected industry veteran with an in-depth knowledge of listing data standards. His expertise will be invaluable as we continue to improve data quality, deepen industry relationships, and expand our services to help agents, brokers, and MLSs grow their businesses. We are delighted to welcome him to the Trulia team.”
As Vice President of Industry Services, Alon is responsible for the strategy and direction of Trulia’s Broker, MLS and Data teams. In this role he will lead Trulia’s efforts to build new industry services for Brokers and MLSs, expand data quality initiatives, and strengthen industry partnerships.
“I’ve watched Trulia engage consumers, agents, and the industry over the last few years and how it has invested in long-term partnerships with brokers, listing data quality, and expanding its industry offerings,” said Alon Chaver, Vice President of Industry Services. “In leading Trulia’s industry services team, I’m excited to support the success of our current partners and empower brokers and MLSs with the tools and services that they need to grow their businesses and deliver value to their agents.”
Over the last 18 months, Trulia has made several noteworthy expansions to its industry leadership team with the hiring of Ginger Wilcox as Head of Industry Marketing, Todd Carpenter as Senior Manager, Industry Engagement, and most recently, Matt Dollinger as Head of Industry Relations. Now with Alon onboard, Trulia continues its commitment to hire industry experts to assist the organization in strengthening industry relationships and building better technology tools for agents and brokers.
About Trulia, Inc.
Trulia (NYSE: TRLA) gives home buyers, sellers, owners and renters the inside scoop on properties, places and real estate professionals. Trulia has unique info on the areas people want to live that can’t be found anywhere else: users can learn about agents, neighborhoods, schools, crime, commute times and even ask the local community questions. Real estate professionals use Trulia to connect with millions of transaction-ready buyers and sellers each month via our hyper local advertising services, social recommendations and top-rated mobile real estate apps. Trulia is headquartered in downtown San Francisco. Trulia is a registered trademark of Trulia, Inc.