Co-Founder & CEO
Spent 5 years at Zillow doing community building, business development, and social media marketing. A travel addict who has visited 30+ countries, and largely been working & living out of a backpack since 2010. Proud member of Sigma Phi Epsilon (WA Beta, '02), and graduate of University of Washington (2005).
Full stack entrepreneur specializing in the real estate industry. Sailboat Racer / Ruby on Rails-er / RubyMotion-ite. Seth loves solving problems with technology and reducing friction within antiquated business practices, with a passion for getting his hands dirty and bringing ideas to life. Founder of Curb Call & Hoverboard Labs.
UX / UI Designer
Former architect turned passionate designer creating better experiences, from app interfaces to a street corner facade. Loves delivering end-to-end product design experiences from user research to prototyping to usability testing. Design focal points: problem solving, empathy, creativity.
We're looking for engineers and community builders, who believe deeply in our mission and seeking to build a business. More details here.
Business Co-Founder & Advisor
Previously worked at Canadian telecom startup Public Mobile building its financial services brand - Public Cash Services. A jack-of-all-trades with passions for travel and entrepreneurship. Was introduced to Horizon by one of the company’s first customers, a fellow backpacker, during a tour through South America.
Angel investor and startup advisor in Louisville, KY. Board of Advisors for GLI EnterpriseCorp, the VelocityIN accelerator program, and Venture Connectors. Member of a core team that led Efficient Networks from a venture-funded startup into a market-leading position in broadband equipment, an initial public offering, acquisitions of several smaller firms, and subsequent acquisition by Siemens AG. Cum laude graduate, Vanderbilt University. Co-author of three patents.
Long-term traveler on the road since 2008 sharing stories of grassroots tourism initiatives and solo travel through two award-winning sites, A Little Adrift and Grassroots Volunteering.org. Published author of the Volunteer Traveler’s Handbook and 2013 National Geographic Traveler of the Year.
Connector, social architect, and strategic advisor working, living, and breathing all things social: particularly innovation, justice and networking. Colleen has spent the last 8 years immersed in building community, locally and internationally, in the education, social travel, and start-up spaces, most recently managing operations and community for Couchsurfing between 2009 and 2013.