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All-star Internet veterans form Zillow board

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Zillow, a pre-launch consumer online real estate service, today announced the formation of its board of directors. Zillow was created early this year by a group of Internet veterans from Expedia, and Microsoft. In addition to the company's founders Rich Barton, chairman and CEO, and Lloyd Frink, president, Zillow's board of directors includes: Erik Blachford, the former CEO and marketing executive of online travel giant Expedia. Blachford was most recently CEO of IAC/InterActive Corp's travel division, which included online travel businesses Expedia,, Hotwire, Classic Custom Vacations, and Interval International. Gregory Maffei, who currently is president and CFO of Oracle. Maffei also has served as CFO of Microsoft Corp. Most recently, Maffei was chairman and CEO of 360networks Corp. He also serves as a director of Starbucks Corp. Gordon Stephenson, co-founder and managing broker of Real Property Associates, an independent real estate brokerage in the ...