Rosemont, IL - June 29, 2011 – Alex Zoghlin, CEO of VHT Inc., a leading provider of technology and services for marketing real estate online, today announced the appointment of Jennifer Ore, 40, to the position of Chief Technology Officer.
Ore’s appointment fills an important, strategic leadership role within VHT at a pivotal time. The company recently launched its breakthrough, VHT ImageWorks platform to support its expansion as a technology-driven marketing company that helps leading brokerages take back control of their online listings and significantly increase website traffic and sales conversions.
“Technology and innovation are VHT’s lifeblood and Jennifer’s strengths,” Zoghlin said. “She brings more than 15 years experience running technology and operations teams at some of the world’s largest e-commerce companies, including Amazon and Orbitz. With her strong technical background, online expertise, leadership skills and passion for delivering value to customers, Jennifer is a valuable asset to VHT.”
“The real estate industry is undergoing a transformation in how it uses technology and the Internet to help brokers better market their listings and make it easier for buyers to find their dream homes,” Ore said. “I look forward to helping VHT continue to expand its proven platform and drive these changes.”
Ore previously worked at Seattle-based Amazon, where she held the position of Technical Program Manager – Merchant Technologies for the largest online retailer in the U.S. In that role, she was the driving force behind an expansion of Amazon’s platform of tools and applications enabling merchants to sell products on the company’s site.
At Viewpoints, a Chicago-based social technology and media company, Ore recently served as Director of Software Development, where she led multiple development teams and successfully launched key technology projects.
From 2001 to 2008, she served as a technology team leader and development manager at Chicago-based Orbitz. Earlier in her career she worked at Neoglyphics in Chicago as a web developer.
She is a graduate of DePaul University.
About VHT, Inc.
VHT is a leading provider of technology and services to brokerages nationwide for marketing real estate online. Since 1998, VHT has been providing professional production, management and distribution of visual assets– including photographs, video, multimedia tours and Video on Demand television spots - for more than $1.5 billion in properties for 3,500 client companies and more than 100,000 real estate professionals. VHT ImageWorks is the first turnkey marketing platform developed to position brokers as the original source of listings information on the web, while increasing brokers’ online traffic and conversion rates. Venture-backed VHT is based in Rosemont, IL.
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