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Richard Barton (born June 2, 1967) is an American internet entrepreneur and the chief executive officer of Zillow Group. Barton founded online travel company (and Microsoft spinoff) Expedia, Inc., real-estate internet company Zillow, and job search engine and career community Glassdoor. He also founded the online travel photography sharing website and app Trover, which was acquired by Expedia in 2016. Barton was also a venture partner at Benchmark, and is on the board of directors for Netflix, Avvo, Nextdoor, and Artsy. He serves on the Stanford University Board of Trustees. 
|Born||June 2, 1967 (1967-06-02) (age 55)|
|Occupation||CEO of Zillow Group|
|Known for||Founder of Expedia, Founder of Zillow, Founder of Glassdoor|
In 2003, he was named as one of the top 10 innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review. In April 2012, he was named to Barack Obama's Presidential Ambassadors for Continental Entrepreneurship.