Robert Reffkin, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Robert Reffkin is an entrepreneur on a mission to help everyone find their place in the world. He was inspired to enter the world of real estate by his mother, Ruth, a longtime agent who now proudly works at Compass. Robert completed a B.A. and M.B.A. from Columbia University and worked at McKinsey, Goldman Sachs, and as a White House Fellow. He ran 50 marathons in 50 states to raise $1 million dollars for charities — including for America Needs You, the non-profit he founded to serve young people living below the poverty line who are the first in their families to go to college.

Ori Allon, Founder & Chief Strategist

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Ori Allon is a technologist and entrepreneur who, throughout his career, has built software-driven businesses that generate personalized experiences for the everyday consumer. Ori's background working in technology includes serving as Director of Engineering at Twitter, founding Julpan which was acquired by Twitter, and founding Orion which was acquired by Google. His passion lies within empowering entrepreneurs to make impact through technology. Ori earned his PhD in computer science at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

Kristen Ankerbrandt, Chief Financial Officer

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Kristen Ankerbrandt has nearly 20 years of global experience across the technology and media sectors, with expertise in software and tech-enabled services. As Chief Financial Officer, she oversees strategic and operational finance, acquisitions, partnerships, and investor relations. Prior to joining Compass, Kristen spent 12 years at The Carlyle Group where she led technology & business services investments for Carlyle’s $18.5 billion fund and oversaw the firm’s investments in a number of premier technology companies globally. Prior to Carlyle, Kristen worked at Goldman Sachs in the Investment Banking Division where she focused on technology, media and communications transactions. Kristen holds a BA in Economics from Columbia University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Joseph Sirosh, Chief Technology Officer

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Joseph Sirosh is a technologist with a passion for AI. As Chief Technology Officer, he leads the development of the real estate industry’s first end-to-end platform and oversees the engineering team. Most recently, Joseph served as Microsoft’s Chief Technology Officer for AI. During his tenure, he held product and engineering responsibility for all enterprise database, big data and machine learning products, with 1,700+ engineers. Prior to Microsoft, Joseph spent nine years as a VP at Amazon where he managed the Global Inventory Platform for Amazon’s Consumer Business, and built the machine learning and Transaction Risk Management teams. Joseph holds a PhD in Neural Networks from the University of Texas at Austin.

Greg Hart, Chief Product Officer

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Greg Hart is a hi-tech leader with 20+ years experience at Amazon in all aspects of product development, product and general management, marketing, content and e-commerce. He has a demonstrated track record leading and innovating in successively larger and more complex roles, spanning positions ranging from marketing in Amazon's early days, to product management in Amazon's media businesses, to general management of billion-dollar retail businesses, to building and launching innovative new products and services (Amazon Echo & Alexa), to leading worldwide Prime Video. Greg has extensive experience building and managing large, globally distributed teams comprising business line leaders, marketers, product managers, UX designers, engineers, machine learning and speech scientists. He holds 57 issued patents with additional patent submissions pending. Past roles include Technical Advisor to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Rob Lehman, Chief Business Officer

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Rob Lehman joined Compass from management consulting at McKinsey & Company in New York City, where he was primarily focused on devising growth strategies in legacy industries through technology and data innovations. Rob has been named one of Forbes 30 Under 30, was ranked #27 on the T360 list of the 200 most influential people in residential real estate, and graduated summa cum laude from Duke University. Outside of work, Rob has worked on social enterprise initiatives on every continent, with a passion for public private partnerships to drive poverty alleviation.

Neda Navab, President, Compass East

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The proud daughter of a real estate agent, Neda Nevab is focused on bringing Compass's mission to life across the Eastern United States. Prior to Compass Neda was the Director of Urban Systems at Sidewalk Labs, the division of Google focused on building smart cities. Neda also spent years in the Bay Area working at high-growth technology companies, and in East Africa building programs to support female entrepreneurs. Neda started her career as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. She earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and her BA in Economics from Columbia University.

Danielle Wilkie, President, Compass Central

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Danielle Wilkie’s 20+ year career has followed technology transformation across a variety of industries: property management, home improvement, insurance, digital advertising, content licensing and online learning & ecommerce. Her career began in Marketing & Product Management and has continued to leverage this customer-driven approach in all her leadership roles. She has been part of several successful startup exits including HomeAdvisor (f/k/a ServiceMagic sold to IAC in 2004), NetQuote (sold to Bankrate in 2010) and Craftsy (sold to NBCUniversal in 2018). She holds a BA from Smith College and an MBA from the University of Colorado.

Kamini Lane, President, Compass West

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Kamini Lane is a seasoned leader with a passion for building world class brands and teams. She brings over 15 years of experience in marketing, communications, and operations, as well as a deep understanding of the luxury consumer and technology based marketplaces. Kamini holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. In 2020, she was named one of the 500 most influential people in Los Angeles by the LA Business Journal.

Brad Serwin, General Counsel

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Mr. Serwin has served as our General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since May 2020. Mr. Serwin has over 30 years of experience as a corporate and securities lawyer. Prior to joining us, he served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Glassdoor, Inc., an online employer review and rating website, from June 2015 to May 2020. From March 2012 to June 2015, Mr. Serwin served as a Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at eBay Inc., a multinational internet marketplace. Mr. Serwin holds a B.A. from University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Anand Mehta, Chief People Officer

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Mr. Mehta has served as our Chief People Officer since July 2020. Prior to joining us, Mr. Mehta served as the Head of People and Talent at Bridgewater Associates, an asset management firm. From September 2008 to July 2020, Mr. Mehta served in a variety of roles at Bridgewater, most recently as Head of People and Talent. Mr. Mehta holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.