SAN JOSE, Calif.
Sept. 19, 2013
(NASDAQ: MOVE) today announced that
has been appointed general manager of
, the nation's premier lead generation and lead management system for real estate professionals, operated by Move, Inc. Kane has been serving as acting general manager of TigerLead since
, and will continue to execute and shape the strategy and direction of TigerLead as general manager while retaining his position as Move's chief of staff.
The TigerLead platform is used by thousands of agents nationwide, combining search engine marketing expertise with branded Internet Data Exchange (IDX) listing websites and a lead management system to help real estate agents generate "smarter leads" containing unique insights about user activity and interest.
Kane was instrumental in the initial integration team, and has worked closely over the past year with TigerLead co-founders
and the TigerLead management team as well as
, chief product officer for Move.
"Michael has established a solid collaboration with the TigerLead team over the last year, and is the natural choice to continue developing TigerLead along the strong performance path it has demonstrated this year," said
, CEO of Move. "Not only is TigerLead one of the highest-rated agent solutions the industry has seen, but revenues have increased nearly 50 percent as of the second quarter of 2013. With Michael at the helm, TigerLead is optimally positioned for continued success."
has more than 15 years of technology management experience. Prior to joining Move in 2010, Kane served as chief technology officer for Retail Pro, a point-of-sale software and services company. He previously held senior leadership positions in the QuickBooks and Payroll divisions of Intuit, and at Brio Software, leading Brio Intelligence (now part of Oracle). He also founded and managed a software and services consulting company. Prior to launching his own company, Kane worked on the popular contact manager ACT! for Symantec and developed cross-platform user interface technology for Oracle.
About Move, Inc.
Move, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOVE), the leader in online real estate, operates: realtor.com®, the official website of the National Association of REALTORS®; Move.com, a leading destination for new homes and rental listings, moving, home and garden, and home finance; ListHub™, the leading syndicator of real estate listings; Moving.com™; SeniorHousingNet; SocialBios; Doorsteps, TigerLead®; and TOP PRODUCER® Systems. Move, Inc. is based in
San Jose, California
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