Luxury Connect
Meet the Luxury Leaders | October 19-20 | Beverly Hills

Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff has had quite a year.Zillow signed agreements in 2012 to acquire four companies (RentJuice, Buyfolio, Mortech and Hotpads) and at the end of the third quarter had 508 full-time employees, up 54 percent from a year ago. The nation's most-visited real estate website also boosted the number of "Premier Agent" advertising subscribers by 80 percent (to 26,703 as of Sept. 30), unleashed a free online foreclosure database, and launched its first national TV ad campaign. To help fuel this growth, last year Zillow pulled off a $75.7 million initial public offering -- helping bring back the market for IPOs in the process. The company recently raised another $156.7 million in a follow-on offering that closed Sept. 24.Rascoff, 36, was named to Fortune Magazine's...