Ian Morris, Former Chief Executive Officer of Market Leader, Named as Featured Speaker at 20th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference
Posted by Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate — September 22, 2015
SEATTLE, WA USA – Ian Morris, Former Chief Executive Officer of Market Leader, has been named as the Featured Speaker at the 20th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference. Morris, who served as CEO for more than a decade, led Market Leader through some of the most volatile times in the history of the real estate and technology industries. In this session Ian will highlight the key lessons he took away from this fascinating journey.
Ian Morris served as the President and CEO of Market Leader for more than a decade, establishing the company as the leading provider of software-as-a-service solutions to the real estate industry. Under his leadership, Market Leader was ranked the fourth Fastest Growing Technology Company in North America, leading to a successful IPO in 2004, and later, the sale of the company to Trulia for $380 million in 2013.
An online real estate pioneer, Ian has been a keynote speaker at a number of real estate conferences, has been frequently named as "One of the Real Estate Industry's Most Influential People," and was the Inman Innovator of the Year. He also wrote Game Plan: How Real Estate Professionals can Thrive in an Uncertain Future, a book he co-authored with REAL Trends Editor and President, Steve Murray.
Before joining Market Leader, Ian spent seven years at Microsoft where he led a number of the company’s early online marketing efforts and later served as the General Manager of Microsoft HomeAdvisor. Ian is a graduate of Bryant University, holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and currently serves as a strategic advisor and board member with leading technology companies including Porch.com and Marchex.
The 20th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference takes place from October 4th through 7th, 2015 at the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle. For more information, please contact Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate at 1.800.488.4066.
LuxuryRealEstate.com, frequently ranked ‘Best Website’ in consumer and industry surveys, has been recognized for excellence by the WMA Awards and the Webby Awards and has been voted ‘Best of the Web’ by Forbes magazine multiple times. Since its debut in 1995, LuxuryRealEstate.com has remained the #1 portal for luxury properties on the internet and has several times more $1,000,000+ content of any near-peer.
Known in the industry since 1986 as the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network, a global collection of the finest luxury real estate brokers in the world, this group of more than 130,000 professionals with properties in more than 70 countries, collectively sells in excess of $190 billion of real estate annually. Members are selected by Chairman/Publisher John Brian Losh, one of REALTOR Magazine’s 25 Most Influential People in Real Estate and broker of fine properties through his Seattle-based brokerage firm, Ewing & Clark, Inc.
The company has also been recognized by the Maggie Awards, received an ADDY Award for excellence in Web Design, ranked in the Inc. 5000 List and named as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies by the Puget Sound Business Journal.