Glenn Kelman

Chief Executive Officer

Glenn is the CEO of Redfin. Prior to joining Redfin, he was a co-founder of Plumtree Software, a Sequoia-backed, publicly traded company that created the enterprise portal software market. Glenn was raised in Seattle and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. Redfin is a full-service real estate brokerage that uses modern technology to make clients smarter and faster. For more information about working with a Redfin real estate agent to buy or sell a home, visit our Why Redfin page.

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Einstein’s Happiest Thought

More than a specialty, it’s essential to have a craft, whether it be analyzing, building, designing, drawing, cooking, coding, teaching, selling, singing, presenting, or writing.

The Once and Future King

People mostly see you in the narrowest way possible, based on your past instead of your future, based on your race and your gender, on your clothes and the size of your nose.

How Redfin Pays Women and Men

As part of our commitment to a fair workplace, Redfin has published data on how we pay women and men since 2015, with a pledge to discuss and remedy any significant gaps.

The Fortress and the Ecosystem

The annual Swanepoel Trends Report explores the biggest trends in the residential real estate industry. This year, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman was asked to write the foreword.

Diary of an IPO

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman kept a diary of the company’s whole IPO process, which he calls “as weird as an abduction by space aliens.” Read it here.

A Word of Thanks

It should be hard to go public. You should pause a moment before signing financial statements. You should feel the weight of having to tell the whole truth.

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