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Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff Debuts "Office Hours" Podcast

Series features candid conversations with CEOs on leadership, management and company culture; first episode features Dick Costolo

Jun 21, 2016

SEATTLE, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff is hosting a new podcast series, "Office Hours with Spencer Rascoff," which debuts today in the iTunes Store. In each episode, Rascoff will be joined by a prominent guest for a candid conversation about leadership, management, building a strong company culture, how the role of the CEO is changing and guiding a company in the digital age. 

Rascoff's first guest is Dick Costolo, entrepreneur and former CEO of Twitter. Upcoming episodes will feature Michael Corbat, Citigroup CEO; Sallie Krawcheck, Ellevest CEO; Joel Spolsky, Stack Overflow CEO and Trello co-founder; and Scott Svenson, Mod Pizza CEO. 

"Whenever I'm in a room with other CEOs and entrepreneurs, the conversation always leads to a discussion about company culture, the most effective ways to communicate with our employees, and how we tackle tough decisions," said Rascoff. "I often come away from these conversations with fascinating new insights that I want to share with others, and launching 'Office Hours' on iTunes Podcasts will allow me to do just that."  

As CEO of Zillow Group, Rascoff oversees the company's portfolio of real estate and home-related brands, including consumer brands Zillow, Trulia, StreetEasy, HotPads and Naked Apartments. Rascoff joined Zillow in 2005, before launch and as one of its first hires, and has served various roles including chief operating officer, until his appointment to CEO in 2010. Since becoming CEO, Rascoff has led Zillow through its 2011 IPO and 11 acquisitions. In 2015, Rascoff co-wrote and published his first book, The New York Times' best-seller Zillow Talk: Rewriting the Rules of Real Estate. Fortune and Forbes both listed Rascoff as one of America's most powerful CEOs under 40, and he is a recipient of Ernst and Young's National Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Most recently, Rascoff was named a Glassdoor Highest Rated CEO for 2016.

Along with the debut of "Office Hours," Rascoff will now be sharing exclusive behind-the-scenes content from his interviews as well as leadership and management advice targeted to millennials on Snapchat. Follow "spencerrascoff" and "zillow."

Download "Office Hours with Spencer Rascoff" in the iTunes Store or at New episodes will be available for download monthly. 

Zillow Group

Zillow Group (NASDAQ: Z and ZG) houses a portfolio of the largest real estate and home-related brands on the Web and mobile. The company's brands focus on all stages of the home lifecycle: renting, buying, selling, financing and home improvement. Zillow Group is committed to empowering consumers with unparalleled data, inspiration and knowledge around homes, and connecting them with the right local professionals to help. The Zillow Group portfolio of consumer brands includes real estate and rental marketplaces Zillow®, Trulia®, StreetEasy®, HotPads® and Naked Apartments®. In addition, Zillow Group works with tens of thousands of real estate agents, lenders and rental professionals, helping maximize business opportunities and connect to millions of consumers. The company operates a number of business brands for real estate, rental and mortgage professionals, including Mortech®, Diverse Solutions®, dotloop® and Retsly®. The company is headquartered in Seattle.

Zillow, Mortech, Diverse Solutions, StreetEasy, Retsly and HotPads are registered trademarks of Zillow, Inc. Trulia is a registered mark of Trulia, LLC. dotloop is a registered trademark of DotLoop, LLC. Naked Apartments is a registered trademark of Naked Apartments, Inc. 



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