Online real estate Berkshire Hathaway affiliate HomeServices of America, based in Minneapolis, has appointed former Trulia Vice President Industry Services Alon Chaver as its new chief information officer.
In the newly created role, Chaver will be responsible for strategic planning and business development.
HomeServices of America chairman and CEO Ron Peltier says Chaver was hired to champion the process of gathering, analyzing and integrating data across all platforms to further maximize the website's consumer experience, meet business goals and gain competitive advantage.
"Chaver is well-known within the real estate industry and brings nearly 20 years of product innovation and leadership experience," Peltier says.
Most recently, as Trulia’s vice president industry services Chaver was responsible for data acquisition, data quality and the development of products and services to support Trulia’s partnerships with the real estate industry.
Chaver currently serves as a director on the Broker Public Portal’s board of managers.
He holds a law degree from the University of California-Berkeley School of Law and served as Lieutenant, Communications and Electronics in the Israeli Defense Forces from 1982-1986.
“I am honored to join HomeServices of America,” Chaver says.
“HomeServices, its companies and their agents share a common purpose of providing an exceptional consumer experience and providing the highest quality real estate information is a critical component of how we will be able to deliver on that promise now and into the future.”
Peltier adds Chaver is an accomplished and dynamic leader and has been at the forefront of driving innovative products and services throughout the real estate industry.
“HomeServices understands the critical role that data and technology play on our ability to support our agents and enhance their ability to serve their buyers and sellers,” he says.
“HomeServices is committed to the strategic growth and expansion of our technology capabilities.
"Expanding our executive leadership team with an individual of Alon’s caliber and talent is an important first step. We look forward to having Alon join the HomeServices family.”