MADISON, NJ.– ERA Real Estate, a global franchising leader, today announced that Mukesh Vardhan has joined ERA in the newly created position of Vice President of Product Management. Vardhan brings nearly two decades of experience in product development and management, having previously worked for tech giants eBay and Apple.
At ERA Real Estate, Vardhan is responsible for advancing the next generation of internal products and platforms, and fostering engagement and productivity between the organization’s technology, sales, marketing, and executive leadership team. In addition to working across various departments at ERA and Realogy, Vardhan’s focus will be driving third-party integrations and engagements.
“Mukesh brings extensive experience with technology that has redefined the way people make purchasing decisions,” said Dave Collins, COO of ERA Real Estate. “His leadership and product management vision are a perfect fit for what we’re building at ERA, and we’re thrilled to have Mukesh join our team.”
Vardhan spent 12 years working at Apple, serving the company from its pre-iPhone days up until the iPhone 5, while also helping create Apple’s one-stop customer support portal used by 30,000 global support agents. At eBay, Vardhan leveraged data and predictive analytics to discover solutions to help prevent and mitigate fraud while also improving the transaction process.
“There is so much weight in a real estate transaction – financially, emotionally – and I’m looking forward to harnessing the power of data to make the process smoother, safer and more seamless for both clients and agents,” said Vardhan. “I am excited to join ERA, and leverage my technology skills to improve the home buying and selling experience, both online and in the real world.”
About ERA Real Estate
At ERA Real Estate, we don’t adapt to change, we create it. We believe that our core business values of collaboration, innovation, diversity and growth are needed now more than ever. As a global leader in the residential real estate industry for more than 40 years, ERA was the first real estate franchise to expand internationally, the first to post listings online, and is the only national company that offers the Sellers Security® Plan program. The ERA Real Estate network includes 40,000 affiliated brokers and independent sales associates and approximately 2,300 offices throughout the United States and 31 other countries and territories. ERA Franchise Systems LLC (www.ERA.com) which operates the ERA Real Estate system, is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global provider of real estate services. ERA Real Estate information is available at www.ExploreERA.com.