Lead Independent Director
John Rice has served on our board of directors since March 2021. Mr. Rice is the Chief Executive Officer of Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), a racial equity-focused non-profit organization that he founded in 2001. Prior to MLT, Mr. Rice was an executive with the National Basketball Association from 1996 to 2000, where he served as managing director of NBA Japan and as director of marketing for Latin America. Mr. Rice has served as a member of the board of directors of Walker & Dunlop, a publicly traded real estate finance company, since 2010 where he also serves as chairman of the nominating and corporate governance committee and as a member of the compensation committee. Mr. Rice also serves on the board of directors of Morgan Stanley Real Estate’s Prime Property Fund, and is a member of the Yale University board of trustees. Mr. Rice received a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Eric is a co-founder of Opendoor and currently serves as the President of Marketplace, overseeing Opendoor’s Exclusives product and third-party business. He was formerly Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding Opendoor, Eric was the founder and CEO of Movity.com, a geo-data analytics company acquired by Trulia.com in 2011. At Trulia, Eric led location, social, and consumer product development. He also co-founded RentAdvisor.com, which was later acquired by Apartment List.
Adam Bain has served on our board of directors since December 2020 and previously served as a member of Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. II board of directors until December 2020. Mr. Bain is a co-managing partner of 01 Advisors, a venture capital firm targeting high-growth technology companies, since co-founding the firm in January 2018. Mr. Bain served as a director of IPOA from September 2017 until the consummation of its business combination with Virgin Galactic in October 2019, and continues to serve as a member of Virgin Galactic’s board of directors, where he serves as chair of the nominating and corporate governance committee and a member of the compensation committee. Since November 2016, Mr. Bain has also been an independent advisor and investor in select growth-stage companies. Previously, Mr. Bain was the Chief Operating Officer of Twitter from September 2015 until November 2016, and President of Global Revenue & Partnerships from 2010 to September 2015, where he was responsible for the business lines at the public company. Mr. Bain earned his B.A. in English Journalism from Miami University in Ohio.
Cipora Herman has served on our board of directors since December 2020 and previously served as a member of Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. II board of directors until December 2020. Ms. Herman served as the Chief Financial Officer for LA28, The Los Angeles Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2028, from January 2021 to April 2022. Ms. Herman has served on the board of directors of ZipRecruiter since October 2018, where she is Chairperson of the audit committee and a member of the compensation committee. Ms. Herman also previously served on the board of directors of Mindbody, Inc., a software-as-a-service company, from October 2016 to February 2019 and Memery, Inc., a technology startup, from April 2015 to January 2021. From February 2017 until June 2018, Ms. Herman served as Chief Financial Officer of Mori, Inc., a social e-reader platform. From October 2012 to April 2016, Ms. Herman served as the Chief Financial Officer of the National Football League’s San Francisco 49ers, a professional sports team. From 2007 to 2012, Ms. Herman served as the Vice President and Treasurer of Facebook, Inc., a social media company. Ms. Herman holds an A.B. in International Relations, an M.A. in International Development Policy and an M.B.A., each received from Stanford University.
Jonathan Jaffe has served on our board of directors since June 2018*. Mr. Jaffe has served as Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-President of Lennar Corporation, one of the nation’s largest homebuilders, since November 2020. He has served as a member of the board of directors of Lennar since 2018 (and previously served as a director from 1997 to 2004). He served as Lennar’s President from April 2018 to November 2020 and as Chief Operating Officer from December 2004 to January 2019. Previously, Mr. Jaffe served as Vice President of Lennar from 1994 to April 2018, and prior to that, he served as a Regional President in Lennar's Homebuilding operations. Mr. Jaffe served as a member of the board of directors of Five Point Holdings, LLC from 2009 to 2020 and currently serves on the board of one privately held company. Mr. Jaffe holds a B.A. in Architecture from the University of Florida.
Pueo Keffer has served on our board of directors since October 2015*. Mr. Keffer has served as a Managing Director of Access Technology Ventures, the venture capital and growth technology investment arm of Access Industries since April 2015. From 2009 to April 2015, Mr. Keffer was employed by Redpoint Ventures, most recently as a Partner. Since June 2015, he has served on the board of directors of DigitalOcean Holdings, Inc., a cloud computing platform company. He also serves on the board of directors of a privately held company. Mr. Keffer holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.
Jason Kilar has served on our board of directors since March 2019*. Mr. Kilar served as the Chief Executive Officer of Warner Media, LLC, a media and entertainment company, from May 2020 to April 2022. Mr. Kilar previously co-founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Vessel Group, Inc., a video platform company. Prior to Vessel, Mr. Kilar co-founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Hulu, LLC, a streaming service company. Mr. Kilar previously served in a variety of senior leadership roles with Amazon.com, Inc., including as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Application Software, and Vice President and General Manager of Amazon’s North American media businesses. Mr. Kilar holds a B.A. in Journalism and Business Administration from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Glenn Solomon has served on our board of directors since February 2015*. Since 2006, Mr. Solomon has been a managing partner of GGV Capital, a venture capital firm. He serves as a director of a number of privately held companies and previously served as a director of Domo, Inc. from August 2017 to March 2019. Mr. Solomon holds a B.A. in Public Policy from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Wheeler serves as Opendoor’s Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Opendoor Board. She previously served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer and on Opendoor’s board. Prior to Opendoor, she was with TPG Global for more than two decades, a leading global private investment firm. At TPG, she was a partner and led its investments in the consumer and retail sectors. She has been on the boards of numerous companies, including leading brands such as Dollar Tree, Neiman Marcus and Petco Animal Supplies, and currently sits on the board of APi Group. As an experienced executive, investor and board member, Carrie brings a wealth of experience across different industries, finance and strategy to the company.
*Prior to December 2020, these directors served on the board of Opendoor Labs Inc., our parent company until the completion of the business combination with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. II (now known as Opendoor Technologies Inc.). They now serve on the board of Opendoor Technologies Inc.
Board Diversity Matrix (As of December 1, 2022)
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|Did Not Disclose Demographic Background||—|