Technology

Gil Fleitas: ‘The forces of the new consumer are too powerful for the industry to resist’

Gil Fleitas is CEO/co-founder at Theo. Describe what you do in one sentence: I lead, but mostly support, an inspired team of entrepreneurial real estate and technology professionals hellbent on transforming the home realty industry by bringing it into a 21st-century operating paradigm. Time at current company: Almost five years. Theo was officially incorporated (Delaware) in June 2010, at which point I officially assumed the title of CEO/co-founder. Age: 56 Degree, school (if applicable): Harvard, B.A., 1975; Stanford Law School, J.D., 1983 Location: San Francisco Social media: LinkedIn What do you do? Please elaborate and be specific. When I started Theo, I was given the indispensable advice that a startup CEO has three main duties, which he/she must maniacally focus on. These are the three main things I "do": 1. Vision/strategy development: Developing the vision and over arching strategy for the company. Where are we going? Why are we going the...