Just announced today, Chris Smith will be teaming up with DotLoop!
September 20, 2012 16:22 ET
Real Estate Technology Guru Chris Smith Joins dotloop as Chief Paper Killer
Fastest Growing Software Company in Real Estate Adds Inman News Chief Evangelist, Co-Founder of Tech Savvy Agent to Propel Brand Awareness, Customer Success
AUSTIN, TX–(Marketwire – Sep 20, 2012) – Keller Williams Realty Mega Camp – dotloop, the first real estate company that eliminates paperwork, today announced the appointment of Chris Smith as Chief Paper Killer. Smith brings extensive experience in real estate to dotloop and will help accelerate adoption and brand awareness across brokerages nationwide and achieve the company mission of eliminating paperwork in real estate.
“Chris has the loudest consumer-centric voice in the community and also has a deep understanding both of the real estate industry and the tools agents need to be successful,” said Austin Allison, CEO of dotloop. “His leadership and industry expertise will only increase our ability to reach more brokerages and to help agents deliver better experiences for the buyers and sellers they serve. We first met Chris at Keller Williams Realty’s Family Reunion event back in 2010 doing a video blog with Tech Savvy Agent, so it feels appropriate to announce that he’s joined the company at this year’s Keller Williams Realty Mega Camp.”
As Chief Paper Killer at dotloop, Smith will help increase engagement with dotloop brokers and agents through webinars, industry conferences and social media. Smith will also educate potential customers about dotloop’s vision to eliminate paperwork in real estate, as well as the innovation dotloop delivers to the more than 250,000 agents, serving more than 6.5 million buyers and sellers, in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, Smith will help guide the dotloop user experience, balancing usability and functionality with ease-of-use and simplicity, to create a superior user experience that ensures customer success.
Smith, the keynote speaker at 2011’s Mega Technology Camp, joins dotloop from Inman News, where he serves as chief evangelist and where he will continue to blog about relevant issues related to real estate best practices and technologies. Prior to Inman, Smith served as an Internet marketing and social media consultant at Move Inc. and co-founded the Tech Savvy Agent blog. Smith was also voted Inman’s “People’s Choice for Most Influential Person in Real Estate” in 2010, with the Tech Savvy Agent blog also winning Inman’s 2010 Innovator Award for most innovative blog.
“Over the last few years I’ve covered all of the latest and greatest advancements in social media, mobile applications, technology gadgets and lead generation options. dotloop is the clear leader when it comes to helping customers close deals faster, operate more effectively and delight their clients,” said Chris Smith, chief paper killer at dotloop. “The company has struck a business nerve in eliminating paperwork in the real estate industry, which explains why they are growing at such a rapid clip. I’m committed to helping accelerate agent adoption rates and make sure its customers are successful in this new chapter of growth.”
dotloop is the fastest growing software company in real estate history and has added more than 150,000 new users in 2012. The company’s cloud-based software is currently used by more than 20 percent of real estate agents in the U.S. and Canada who rely on dotloop to close more deals and satisfy clients’ demand for a more digital experience throughout the real estate transaction process. On average, dotloop saves up to 10 hours per transaction, deals are closed 40 percent faster and the increased communication and clarity dotloop provides results in more deals reaching the closing table.
dotloop is transforming the real estate industry by providing a secure online platform where any real estate agent can share and electronically sign transaction documents in real-time. As the leading providerof collaborative negotiation services, dotloop is available to service all real estate professionals throughout the United States and Canada. The innovative dotloop platform is a collaborative, wholly web-based negotiation platform that lets users add, adjust, approve and sign documents digitally — addressing the challenges of security, efficiency and overhead costs in today’s real estate industry. For more information, please visit www.dotloop.com.
Congratulations! What an awesome team!
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