Bill McKnight Joins as Sr. VP of Product & Technology
RealtyMogul, the online peer-to-peer marketplace for real estate investing, announced that internet technology specialist Bill McKnight has joined the company to lead the further development of the company’s online investment platform. Mr. McKnight is skilled at leading both early stage and mature organizations through periods of rapid change, and has helped lead a number of online platforms that are focused on various aspects of real estate.
Bill McKnight will join RealtyMogul as its Senior Vice President of Product & Technology. He is a seasoned manager of internet-focused companies, and is skilled in recruiting, developing and motivating high-performing teams. His most recent experience was with Apartment List and RadPad, and his most significant work may have been with Rent.com in Los Angeles, whose platform powers one of the most significant large-scale pay for performance models in the rental industry. There, Mr. McKnight oversaw over 120 employees and all functional areas of the company, successfully handling multiple simultaneous major projects even as the company went through significant organizational change.
“Bill is one of the most impressive internet professionals out there, with product management and technology experience that should help drive the next stage of RealtyMogul’s growth,” said Jilliene Helman, CEO of Realty Mogul. “In his prior roles, Bill has launched innovative platforms, overseen product redesigns, improved traffic conversion figures, and led web analytics and related performance improvement efforts. We couldn’t be happier to have Bill join the RealtyMogul team and to help us continue to retain our best-in-class position among peer-to-peer real estate marketplace platforms.”
“I couldn’t be more thrilled to join RealtyMogul at this stage of its development,” said Mr. McKnight. “This company is already a leader in a market sector that looks to be itself poised for significant growth. I’m confident that my experience with other real estate-focused internet platforms can help improve the functional product features of RealtyMogul’s platform, with the ultimate goal of accelerating the company’s future growth.”
RealtyMogul is an online peer-to-peer marketplace for real estate investing, connecting borrowers and sponsors to capital from accredited and institutional investors. Through an online website, RealtyMogul gives investors tools to browse investments, do due diligence, invest online and have 24/7 access to an investor dashboard to watch how their investments are performing.
RealtyMogul partners with private real estate companies and investment-purpose borrowers to provide these companies with access to a broader capital pool, as well as tools for investor communications and distributions. As a result, the platform functions as a bridge between investors and real estate companies looking for funding.
For more information on how to become a real estate investor or to seek capital through the Realty Mogul marketplace, please visit www.RealtyMogul.com .