Trulia Hires LinkedIn Executive to Run Human Resources

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–

Trulia,
Inc.
 (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.

“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
. (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.”

Prior to joining Trulia, Elizabeth spent two years at LinkedIn leading
their International Human Resource team for Global Sales and Operations.
In this role, she was at the forefront of hypergrowth and led the team
to deliver 100 percent year-over-year headcount growth and open several
international LinkedIn offices. She also served as an industry thought
leader on recruitment and leadership development, speaking at several
domestic and international conferences including the Social Recruiting
Strategies Conference in San Francisco, the Excellence in Talent
Management Conference in Barcelona, and the Learning and Leadership
Conference in Chicago. She also co-led a session at LinkedIn’s Talent
Connect 2012 Europe in London and moderated a panel at the LinkedIn
Talent Connect APAC in Sydney. Previously, she held several HR
leadership positions at Microsoft Corporation and Intuit. Elizabeth
received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California,
Berkeley.

ABOUT TRULIA, INC.

Trulia (TRLA) gives home buyers, sellers, owners, and renters the inside scoop on
properties, places, and real estate
 professionals. Trulia has unique
info on the areas people want to live that can’t be found anywhere else:
users can learn about agents, neighborhoods, schools, crime,
commute times, and even ask the local
community questions
. Real
estate professionals
 use Trulia to connect with millions of
transaction-ready buyers and sellers each month via our hyperlocal
advertising services, social recommendations, and top-rated mobile
real estate apps
. Trulia is headquartered in downtown San Francisco.
Trulia is a registered trademark of Trulia, Inc.

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Trulia, Inc.
Daisy Kong, 415-400-7391
pr@trulia.com

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