RISMedia's Real Estate Magazine

SEP 2018

Real Estate magazine is the industry's leading source for real estate news and information since 1980. Published monthly by RISMedia, Real Estate magazine offers timely and relevant real estate news to the industry's top brokers and agents.

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48 September 2018 RISMedia's REAL ESTATE W e recently had the opportunity to chat with Scott Strong as the one-year anniversary of his appointment as CEO of zipLogix™ approaches. In this exclusive interview, Strong provides a closer look at the momentum that's propelling the company into the future—and why he's so passionate about being at the helm. Real Estate magazine: Tell us a lile bit about your back- ground and how you got to be where you are today at zipLogix TM . Sco Strong: I have 25 years of deep software industry experience, and I'm passionate about building simple technology that takes the complex and makes it easy. Having spent time as an engineer before transitioning into the software space, I've always taken great pride in not only solving a problem once, but rather, creating a package or platform that allows people to solve that problem over and over again. My wife is a successful REALTOR®, so I've lived in the real estate business for 14 years now with her. When the opportunity came along to merge what we both do successfully into a common world, I jumped at it. RE: What's your vision for the company? SS: From the context of where I've been and what I see my wife working on daily, it's clear that there's room to dramatically improve the transactional experience for ev- eryone involved in the home-buying or -selling process. While there have been great advances over the last de- cade, the real estate process is still complex. In fact, I'm currently closing on a home, and going through the process opened my eyes to the fact that there's still work that needs to be done. For those of us at zipLogix™, a critical part of our vision is the belief that having a hu- Poised for the Future zipLogix™ Aims to Dramatically Improve the Real Estate Process by Paige Tepping

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