Trulia, Inc. (NYSE: TRLA), a leading online marketplace for home buyers, sellers, renters, and real estate professionals, today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Brown as Trulia’s Vice President of Human Resources. Bringing extensive leadership experience from LinkedIn, Microsoft, and Intuit, Elizabeth will lead the next phase of human resource investments as Trulia develops as a public company. In this role, she will scale the recruitment of new talent across the company, oversee leadership development internally, and bolster retention to support Trulia’s long-term growth.
Elizabeth Brown, Trulia's VP of Human Resources (Photo: Trulia)“While Trulia is no longer a scrappy startup, we are still at the early stages of our growth as a public company. Elizabeth brings uniquely applicable experience around building high-performing teams as well as hiring and retaining top talent in competitive high-tech environments, and I am thrilled to welcome her to Trulia,” said Pete Flint, CEO and co-founder of Trulia. “Talent is at the core of Trulia’s success in building the best real estate tools for consumers and professionals. With Elizabeth leading the charge, we're now better positioned to win the recruiting war for engineering talent by bolstering the HR muscle that we need to recruit top-notch talent, retain our strong culture, and scale the company’s growth in the long term.” Since launching in 2005, Trulia has grown from being a startup with two employees to being a public company with more than 500 employees across three offices in San Francisco, New York City, and Denver. In May, Trulia announced its plans to acquire Market Leader, Inc. (NASDAQ: LEDR), a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS)-based customer relationship management (CRM) software for the real estate sector. “Having guided the development of some the fastest-growing companies in the world, I was especially drawn to Trulia because it’s a high-growth company with an amazing culture – which is a key differentiator,” said Elizabeth Brown, VP of HR. “Talent and culture are extremely important in continuing the advancement and success of the company, and I’m eager to help Trulia continue its exciting growth path by contributing to the hiring, retaining, and optimization of top talent.”