Member Since 2021
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.
Actively seeking to connect with your target customer base can create real opportunities for authentic engagement.
Consumers will always need advisors and always need counsel, especially when it comes to huge, emotional and pricey decisions like buying a house — likely the largest transaction they’ll ever make in their life.
Making customers happy doesn't have to require a lot of resources and effort; the simplest strategies can sometimes be the best.
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.
Relying more on the help of others can reduce the strain entrepreneurship places on leaders.
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Leaders that are unable to keep up in a changing business world are at risk of falling behind.
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