Aug. 2, 2018 — ShowingTime, the residential real estate industry’s leading showing management and market stats technology provider, announced today that technology and software industry veteran Maria Burud has joined the company’s senior management team.
ShowingTime President Michael Lane said Burud’s 20 years of experience in the professional services and technology industry were a perfect match for her role as Senior Vice President of Sales.
“Maria developed successful growth strategies at several well-known software companies while building and managing productive teams,” Lane said. “Her consulting firm, The Zanon Group, has enjoyed success for many years, including work with ShowingTime. We’re thrilled to have her join our team.”
Burud ran Worldwide Sales at Placeware, Inc., a privately held Silicon Valley startup, doubling revenues to $50 million in the year prior to it being acquired by Microsoft in 2003. While there, she developed and cultivated a multi-layered sales model of inside and field sales organizations that focused on commercial accounts and also managed strategic partnerships and worldwide business development sales activities.
She also held several positions at Infinium Software, formerly a $122-million publicly traded NASDAQ company (INFM), now a subsidiary of Infor, the largest privately held technology provider in the world.
Burud sits on multiple advisory boards and is active as an advisor and mentor in several academic and not-for-profit organizations, including the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, Entrepreneurial Center (now 1871) and Future Founders (created by Uptake Co-Founder & CEO Brad Keywell in 2006). She also sits on the board of mTuitive, a medical software company.
“I’m very pleased to join the executive team at ShowingTime and look forward to helping the company continue its rapid growth,” Burud said. “It’s an exciting time for tech companies in the real estate industry. ShowingTime is finding new ways to apply technology to help MLSs, brokers and agents succeed.”