T3 CONSULTANTS AND WRITERS
Stefan Swanepoel – contact Stefan
Masters in Economics, B.S. in Quantity Surveying, Diploma in Arbitration
Stefan serves as the Chairman and CEO of T3 Sixty, and as a T3 consultant specializes in strategy and management. Having authored or co-authored 35 books and reports analyzing the changes impacting the residential real estate industry, Stefan is widely recognized as the leading visionary on real estate trends. His books have been featured on over 18 bestseller lists including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Huffington Post, CEO Read and Amazon.com. Stefan has over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, has given over 1,200 talks to more than one million people, serves as Editor-in-Chief of the SP200 (ranking of the most powerful people in real estate), and is the host of the T3 Summit (the leading real estate leadership retreat). He has served as CEO of nine companies and two non-profit organizations.
Jack Miller – contact Jack
B.S. in Computer and Electrical Engineering
Jack serves as President and CTO of T3 Sixty. He has over 16 years of experience in the real estate industry and previously worked as CTO of a boutique real estate brokerage which won Inman’s “Innovator of the Year” award and was used as a business case study by Apple. He led a technology team with Keller Williams Realty International and developed the enterprise system that helped grow the franchise from 10,000 agents to 60,000 agents. He is co-author of 5 reports and case studies including the T3 Tech Guide as well as various white papers and abstracts on technology.
Travis Saxton – contact Travis
SVP of Technology Consulting
Master’s of Science and B.S. in Psychology, Travis is SVP of T3 Sixty’s technology consulting division, and as a T3 consultant focuses on technology architecture, software strategies and overall technology implementation. With over 10 years of experience in real estate technology, he has authored dozens of research studies, spoken at nearly 100 industry events and has aided several hundred brokerages with their technology and marketing strategies.
Kevin McQueen – contact Kevin
B.A. in Business Administration, Information Technology (IT), Mathematics
Kevin is president of the MLS division of T3 Sixty, and as a T3 consultant provides his expertise on MLS consolidation and regionalization, tackling big problems, implementing best practices and planning for the future. For more than 30 years he has worked with more than 300 MLSs and Realtor associations. He is the only consultant to have successfully consolidated more than 50 MLSs and has executed projects that created nine new regional MLSs in recent years. Kevin spent 17 years as an MLS vendor (BORIS) and CEO of Realcomp, Michigan’s largest regional MLS.
Michele Conn – contact Michele
MBA and B.S. in Accounting
Michele is SVP of research and the mergers & acquisition division of T3 Sixty, and as a T3 Consultant provides her experience her experience business evaluation, guidance and opinions regarding mergers and acquisitions within the residential real estate brokerage and technology sectors. She has served as Principal at Moderne Ventures, an early stage venture fund and accelerator program; Vice President of Corporate Development for Move, Inc. where she led over $55M of acquisitions including ListHub, TigerLead and FiveStreet; and 10 years at the Tribune Company, conceiving and executing strategy initiatives through new products, acquisitions and joint ventures such as CareerBuilder.com, Apartments.com, HomeFinder.com, ShopLocal.com and metromix.com.
Rick Hoffman – contact Rick
B.S. in Marketing
As SVP and designated broker of T3 Sixty, Rick works with Michele Conn on mergers & acquisitions. He has served as president and COO of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT-owned offices) in San Diego. Before that he was president of Coldwell Banker Associates Realty – which was, at the time, the third-largest Coldwell Banker franchise in the U.S – and co-founder and CEO of ERA the Property Store. Hoffman has served as president of the San Diego Association of Realtors and member of the Board of Directors of the California Association of Realtors where he served as chairman of their for-profit subsidiary, Real Estate Business Services (REBS).
Tinus Swanepoel – contact Tinus
B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Tinus serves as Executive VP of T3 Sixty, and as a T3 consultant specializes in project coordination and technology implementation. He previously worked as project manager and solutions architect for a software consultancy and project management consultancy. He has a deep understanding of how technology can be harnessed to solve today’s problems having helped streamline over 30 projects across the U.S., South Korea, Australia, and Saudi Arabia totaling tens of billions of dollars.
Aman Daro – contact Aman
B.A. in Art History
Aman is Director of Marketing and Communications for T3 Sixty. He has over 15 years of experience in real estate, leading marketing departments for boutique real estate brokerages in the San Francisco Bay Area including Red Oak Realty and McGuire Real Estate. Formerly he managed strategy and client relationships at J. Walter Thompson, DDB Needham and Saatchi & Saatchi in New York and San Francisco for such clients as Procter & Gamble, General Mills, Clorox and Sun Microsystems.
Tom Mitchell – contact Tom
B.S. in Business and Finance
Tom is a seasoned professional with extensive senior level experience in all phases of the business process from strategic planning and feasibility analysis to operations and project management. Over the past 16 years, Tom has served in various senior capacities within the Swanepoel T3 Group including research, copy editing, and worked as ghostwriter. Tom is also a lecturer and teacher as well as author of 13 books under his own name. Tom graduated from the Navy’s Fighter Weapons School (Top Gun) in the first year of the school’s existence.
T3 RESEARCHERS AND WRITERS
Masters in Journalism and B.S. in Biochemistry
Paul serves as Editor for the Swanepoel T3 Group. After leaving Inman News, he founded HageyMedia, which provides content strategy to real estate startups, brokerages and agents. A graduate of the University of Missouri Graduate School of Journalism.Before Inman, Paul worked as a newspaper writer and freelanced for a wide range of publications, including Texas Monthly, Missouri Conservationist and Comstock’s Magazine.
Jeremy serves as Associate Editor of the Swanepoel Trends Report and has contributed to the past seven issues. He is a leading Realtor association and real estate brokerage design expert, and has been a nationally known speaker, author, and strategy facilitator for 30 years. As a fellow of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, he was a member of the staffs of the California Legislature, the United States Senate and the Connecticut Legislature. Jeremy holds a bachelor’s degree from California State University, an MBA from the University of Maryland, and his Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific.
Rob serves as Managing Editor of the Swanepoel Power 200 has been involved from the first annual ranking of industry leaders 5 years ago. He is a Change Agent and understands the limits of new techniques, whether social media, online communities, technology products or business models. He utilizes his blog, Notorious ROB, to opine about various topics in marketing, technology and real estate. He served as Senior Director, Interactive Marketing at Realogy until he founded 7DS Associates, where he assists institutional clients in real estate and related industries to develop and implement corporate strategy.
BS, Business Management
Sam is now in his third year writing for the Swanepoel Trends Report. The managing broker for Seattle Homes Group and Coldwell Banker Danforth, he is 2016 President of Seattle King County Realtors. Sam is known in the real estate industry for being on the cutting edge of issues ranging from technology to legislative policy. He has served as a director and spokesperson for local, state and national Realtor organizations on the topics of industry technology, communications and government affairs.