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Spencer Rascoff          

Co-Founder & Former CEO of Zillow; Co-Founder of Hotwire.com; Author of "Zillow Talk"; Host of "Office Hours" & Co-Host of "Dad I Have a Question" Podcast

Spencer Rascoff is an entrepreneur and company leader who is Chair and Co-founder of Pacaso, dot.LA and Queue. He is an active angel investor in over 50 companies and serves on the Board of Palantir (NYSE: PLTR).

Rascoff co-founded Zillow in 2006 and served as Zillow’s CEO for a decade. During Rascoff’s time as CEO, Zillow won dozens of “best places to work” awards as it grew to over 4,500 employees, $3 billion in revenue, and $10 billion in market capitalization. Prior to Zillow, Rascoff co-founded and was VP Corporate Development of Hotwire, which was sold to Expedia for $685 million in 2003. Rascoff is a former Director of Zillow Group (Nasdaq: ZG), TripAdvisor (Nasdaq: TRIP), Zulily (Nasdaq: ZU), Julep, and several other tech companies.

In fall 2019 Rascoff was a Visiting Executive Professor at Harvard Business School where he co-created and co-taught the “Managing Tech Ventures” course. In 2015, Rascoff co-wrote and published the New York Times’ Best Seller “Zillow Talk: Rewriting the Rules of Real Estate.” Rascoff is the host of "Office Hours,” a podcast featuring candid conversations between prominent executives on leadership, diversity and inclusion, and startups. He also co-hosts along with his son, Luke, the “Dad I have a question” podcast. Before his consumer web career, Rascoff worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and in private equity at TPG Capital. He is also a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization. Rascoff graduated cum laude from Harvard University.

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Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff Named a Glassdoor Highest ...
SEATTLE, June 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff has been awarded Glassdoor's Highest Rated CEO recognition for 2016. Rascoff ...
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Jim Cramer spoke with Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff on the key to its success.
Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff buys $20 million L.A. mansion ...
The real estate business has been good to technology entrepreneur Spencer Rascoff. And now we've confirmed that the well-known CEO of Seattle-based ...
Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff named EY National Entrepreneur Of ...
SEATTLE, Nov. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff named EY National Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2013 Services Award winner. Rascoff ...

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