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John Tobison HousingWire

With eXp World Holdings and its companies experiencing rapid growth, it’s no wonder that it takes enormous skill and oversight to keep systems connected and running smoothly, all the while innovating.

That’s why John Tobison, Chief Information Officer of eXp World Holdings, was just named among the 2020 Tech Trendsetters by HousingWire.

Tobison is in charge of the backbone for eXp’s information technology, software, and data for the many websites of one of the world’s fastest-growing residential and commercial real estate companies, including eXp Realty, eXp Global, eXp Commercial and Virbela. Add to it the responsibility of maintaining security and accessibility — while scaling the products — and it’s clear it’s an enormous undertaking.

“John has been hugely instrumental in overseeing the many requirements necessary to create a platform that is helping to drive eXp’s incredible growth,” said Glenn Sanford, Founder and CEO of eXp World Holdings. “His innovation and leadership — especially during this pandemic — has supported us with framing our thinking on how we scale and embrace our core technologies, build cross-functional teams and engage with all stakeholders in a way that supports the cloud-based vision we all have here at eXp.”

This is the second year HousingWire has published its Tech Trendsetters list of 50 product and technology leaders who have been “indispensable in bringing innovative tech solutions to market for housing industry clients.”

“Our Tech Trendsetters award recognizes a group of leaders who were critical to the outstanding performance of housing and real estate during this pandemic, finding innovative solutions when everything changed on a dime,” said HousingWire Editor in Chief Sarah Wheeler. “We’re very proud to celebrate their achievements and honor the impact they’ve had at such a crucial time.”

Tobison brings three decades of experience in business and information technology management to his role with eXp, which has been able to rapidly scale its products, business processes and staff capabilities. Throughout 2020 and in the face of a pandemic, the company has experienced record financial results as well as rapid agent growth.

Previously, John spent many years consulting in international technology and helped grow three early-stage software companies into market leaders as the CIO for each of them.


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