Kathleen is the Chief Operating Officer of Zillow. Kathleen joined the company in 2010 as General Counsel and was named COO in August 2013. In addition to managing Zillow legal, Kathleen is responsible for M&A, Customer Support and Human Resources. Kathleen is a recognized leader in her field and has received numerous awards including: Puget Sound Business Journal's 2012 Outstanding Corporate Counsel of the Year, Seattle Business Magazine's 2013 General Counsel of the Year and San Francisco Business Times' 2013 Corporate Counsel of the Year finalist.
Prior to joining Zillow, Kathleen was General Counsel at FanSnap, Inc., a venture capital-backed ticket search engine, where she was also responsible for customer support, online marketing and finance operations. During her tenure, she also led lobbying efforts to transform state and federal ticket resale laws. Previously, she served as General Counsel of Pure Digital Technologies, the maker of Flip Video cameras acquired by Cisco in 2009. Prior to that, Kathleen served as General Counsel for StubHub, the online ticket marketplace acquired by eBay in 2007. She also previously served as General Counsel at Hotwire.com, where she led the company's legal responsibilities through its 2003 acquisition by InterActiveCorp.
Kathleen received her Juris Doctor with Honors from University of Chicago Law School, and received her bachelor's degree with distinction from the University of California, Berkeley.