About us

OUR STORY

The revolutionary way to buy and sell your home

In 2014, we set out to reinvent life’s most important transaction with a new, radically simple way to buy and sell your home. Our mission is to empower everyone with the freedom to move, and we’ve served nearly 20,000 customers who have come to Opendoor to make that move easier. Whether it’s getting married, starting a family, or taking a new job, we help people get to their next step in one simple, seamless transaction.

Opendoor currently operates in twelve cities, including Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Las Vegas, Minneapolis-St.Paul, Nashville, Orlando, Phoenix, Raleigh-Durham, San Antonio, and Tampa. We have been recognized as the most innovative company in real estate by Inman, the industry’s leading source of real estate information, for the past three years. We are headquartered in San Francisco and have over 700 employees across our markets.

Meet the founders and leadership team

Eric Wu
CEO / Co Founder

Eric’s life-obsession is to make moving simple. Prior to founding Opendoor, Eric was the founder and CEO of Movity.com, a geo-data analytics company acquired by Trulia.com in 2011. At Trulia, Eric led location, social, and consumer product development. He also co-founded RentAdvisor.com, which was later acquired by Apartment List, and runs a real estate fund that has invested in over 100 multi-family units.

Gautam Gupta
COO

Gautam joins us from Uber where he was Head of Finance. He helped Uber grow from a 200 employee company in early 2013 to a company with more than 13,000 employees today. Gautam led all finance functions within Uber but has also been monumental in incubating and scaling Uber’s leasing operation and managing pricing and analytics, and fundraising.

Jason Child
CFO

Jason has spent nearly two decades building and scaling online commerce platforms. As CFO, International at Amazon he managed more than $25 billion in international business with Germany, the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, and China. More recently, he worked as CFO of Groupon, leading the company’s IPO and growth from $700 million to $7 billion. Jason has bought and sold nearly a dozen residential properties and knows the frustrations of the traditional process firsthand. He’s excited to be part of Opendoor’s effort to create the world’s greatest online real estate marketplace.

Ian Wong
CTO / Co Founder

Ian is a co-founder and leads Opendoor’s team of engineers and data scientists in modernizing the real-estate industry. Previously, he built machine learning applications at Square and Prismatic. He earned degrees in Electrical Engineering and Statistics from Stanford University.

JD Ross
Co Founder

JD is a co-founder focused on developing better experiences for home sellers and buyers. He has led the company’s growth team and product teams. Previously, as VP Product at Addepar, he launched products that brought over $100 billion in assets onto the technology platform.

Erica Galos Alioto
Head of people

Prior to Opendoor, Erica spent eleven years at Yelp, where she helped grow the company from a team of 13 in 2006 to over 5500. Throughout her tenure, she led the sales team of over 2200 team members and at various points led sales training and recruiting. From 2013 to 2017, she served as the Chairperson of the Board for the Yelp Foundation where she focused on bringing community involvement into the markets where Yelp operated. Prior to Yelp, she spent over 4 years as a litigation associate at Latham & Watkins.

Keith Rabois
Executive Chairman

Keith first came up with the idea for Opendoor in 2003. It wasn't until a decade later that he found the right moment to start the company. From senior executive at PayPal and Slide, to COO of Square, Keith has earned his reputation for building lasting businesses. In addition to Opendoor, Keith is a Senior Partner at Khosla Ventures.