David is a serial entrepreneur, interested in the intersection of economics and applied technology.
Prior to Surefield, he was a consultant at Microsoft Research working on free-viewpoint video
commercialization efforts. Additionally, David founded and ran Mindsite, a consumer Internet and
telemedicine offering focused on the mental health market. As the founder and CEO of Redfin, he led
product development efforts for a new web-based form of map search, developed a salaried model for
residential real estate agents and served on the board of directors through multiple rounds of venture
David holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Washington.
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Rodger is our Designated Broker at Surefield. Rodger has 13 years of experience in residential real estate selling homes with multiple brokerages and has been involved in the oversight of more than 1,000 transactions across hundreds of agents. Prior to working in real estate, Rodger spent 15 years as a technologist and founded a company called LANcare which implemented networking equipment. Rodger was recruited to manage a team of support and implementation specialists with Medical Manager Health Systems which was later acquired by WebMD, moving into sales of their electronic medical records product line. Rodger holds a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Washington.