Founder and Chairman
Prior to Compass, Ori was a Director of Engineering at Twitter after selling his prior company, Julpan, to Twitter in 2011. Previously, Google acquired his company Orion, integrating its technology into the Google search engine. He was the first person to ever sell companies to both Twitter and Google. Ori earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.
Founder & CEO
Prior to founding Compass in 2012, Robert worked at Goldman Sachs as Chief of Staff to the President following five years working in the firm's private equity arm. He previously worked at Lazard and McKinsey & Company. In 2005, Robert served as a White House Fellow and special assistant to the Secretary of Treasury. Robert is the founder of a national non-profit organization called America Needs You and has been named one of the Fortune's "40 Under 40." He received a B.A. and M.B.A. from Columbia University.
Compass is a real estate technology company building a single platform that supports the entire home buying and selling process. We deliver an incomparable experience to both agents and their clients all in service of our mission to help everyone find their place in the world.
Compass is building the infrastracture, data and technology on which the future of the real estate industry will operate. Compass' platform integrates listings, client and transaction data all in one place, giving agents personalized recommendations and insights on how to better serve their clients.
Compass has raised $1.2 billion in financing to date. In its most recent round, Compass secured $550 million in Series F funding led by the Softbank Vision Fund and Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), with participation from Wellington, IVP and Fidelity.
Compass investors have backed the most promising technology companies in the world including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Airbnb, WeWork, Uber and Lyft.
By the end of 2018, Compass will operate in every major U.S. City.
It has publicly shared its goal to achieve 20% market share in the top 20 U.S. cities by 2020.