Jeremy Wacksman, CMO of Zillow Group on Understanding Your Multiple User Personas
Jeremy Wacksman is the CMO of Zillow Group, an online real estate marketplace for renters, home buyers, homeowners, and realtors to find and share information about properties. Jeremy oversees marketing as well as product management and strategy for Zillow Group and its portfolio of brands within the real estate industry. Prior to joining Zillow, Jeremy drove marketing and product management for Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE and consumer mobile efforts, where he grew digital distribution for Xbox and led product strategy for a mobile incubation group. He also previously worked in product management and sales for Trilogy Software, a pioneer in ecommerce software. Jeremy is on the boards of directors for Rover.com and Room 77. Jeremy holds an M.B.A from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern and a B.S. in engineering from Purdue University. The topics discussed in this episode include obsessing about your persona, the two phases of retention, and how to not become paralyzed by your data.