Chris Heller

Member Since 2021

Chris Heller

Chief Real Estate Officer

OJO Labs

Austin, Texas Area

Chris Heller, the Chief Real Estate Officer at OJO Labs, has been a driving force in the real estate industry for more than three decades. From Rookie of the Year in 1989, to serving as CEO for Keller Williams and mellohome, Heller has dedicated his career to delighting homebuyers and supporting agents. As Chief Real Estate Officer, Heller oversees all industry partnerships, creating a direct line between real estate professionals and OJO, and accelerating adoption in the industry. Additionally, Heller has spearheaded the development and growth of OJO Select Network, the company’s exclusive agent referral network of more than 15,000 agents across the U.S.


SKILLS

  • Foreclosures
  • Single Family Home
  • Selling

RECENT CONTENT

October 18th, 2021

12 Low-Effort Strategies for Improving Your Customer Experience

Making customers happy doesn't have to require a lot of resources and effort; the simplest strategies can sometimes be the best.

October 4th, 2021

Modern Workers Can Learn Important Lessons From the Way Real Estate Agents Work

In a lot of ways, the modern worker now finds themselves working in a similar manner to a real estate agent, either by choice or by necessity. 

September 20th, 2021

Feeling Burned Out? 15 Ways for Executives to Get Back on Track

Business leaders carry the weight of their organizations on their shoulders. In addition to ensuring ideas come to fruition and customers are satisfied, executives also have the added pressure of ensuring employee needs are being met. These priorities can place a considerable strain on a leader even in times when a business is fairing well.

September 17th, 2021

Five Factors To Keep In Mind When Offering Non-Tech Hires Equity

It takes a workforce with a variety of skills to build and sustain a successful business. Even in the tech field, non-tech professionals such as those in sales or marketing are necessary components of the team, especially in the early stages of the business. Equity compensation is one way leaders can reward these early-stage hires for their commitment to the business’ growth; however, each offer must be made with consideration.


COMPANY INFO

OJO Labs

OJO Labs provides the only solution homebuyers, sellers, and owners need to navigate the complex real estate landscape. The company's personalized experience for home buying and selling at scale meets consumers wherever they are in their journey, fusing machine intelligence and human expertise to provide customers with personalized guidance as individual as they are. Today, homeownership isn’t within reach of everyone. OJO aims to close that gap so that all people — regardless of race, class, or gender — can experience the physical, financial, and emotional haven that home provides. We match each real estate moment, so everyone feels ready, equipped, and inspired to take the next step. Through a deep understanding of each customer's needs and preferences, OJO delivers tailored support and insights. We have a network of top-rated real estate professionals, and we’ll match each customer with the expert who can best support their individual journey. Whether you’re buying, selling, or managing your home as an asset, OJO is a lifelong solution that helps each customer move forward when the time’s right — with support, knowledge, and confidence. A rapidly growing organization, OJO Labs is backed by a number of leading VC firms across the United States. The company has been recognized with more than 30 major industry and workplace awards: Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Fortune Best Small + Medium Companies to Work For, Austin Business Journal Best Places to Work and Best CEO, AI Breakthrough Awards, and HousingWire Tech 100. OJO Labs is headquartered in Austin, with operations in Minneapolis, MN, Chicago, IL, San Mateo, CA, Bangalore, India, and St. Lucia. For more information visit OJO.com


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Real Estate
  • Artificial Intelligence

INDUSTRY

Business