Co-founder, Executive Chairman, Zillow Group
Rich is an entrepreneur and investor. He is is co-founder and Executive Chairman of Zillow. Before co-founding Zillow, Rich founded Expedia inside Microsoft in 1994. Expedia was spun out of Microsoft in a 1999 IPO and Rich served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Director until 2003. Rich is also co-founder and Non-Executive Chairman of Glassdoor. In addition, Rich dedicates time as a venture partner at Benchmark Capital and serving on the boards of directors at Netflix, Avvo, RealSelf, NextDoor and YearUp. He is also an active angel investor. Rich and his wife support hope, education and the arts through their philanthropic foundation, the Barton Family Foundation. Rich likes to snowboard, surf, fish, play tennis, golf and cheer for his kids in school and sports.
Contributor commentary is available to subscribers only.