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Zillow's product teams group manager answers some questions from Inman

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Job title: Group manager of product teams at Zillow Time at Zillow: More than 9 years What she does: I help drive the strategy and execution of the product teams that focus on Premier Agent advertising, financial and sales integrations, and tools for sellers and their agents. Age: 36 Degree: Master's in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley Location: Seattle, Washington (Ballard neighborhood) Social media: LinkedIn, Twitter I love my job. I get to combine my analytical, creative, strategic and geeky sides to help envision and create cutting-edge products to connect real estate consumers and agents. My "what I want to be when I grow up" job was an inventor (well, that or a ballerina, which I'm also sort of living out by moonlighting as an aerial acrobat). And, like most people I know, I spend a borderline-unhealthy amount of time fantasizing about homes. So it's no wonder I've been enjoying working here for over nine years. ...