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John Kahan Joins Zonda as Executive Board Member

Feb 07, 2024

The former Chief Data Analytics Officer of Microsoft provides AI expertise to the growing Zonda organization.

We are excited to share the appointment of former Microsoft and IBM expert John Kahan of MidOcean Partners, as Executive Board Member of Zonda, a leading provider in real estate data offering insights and solutions for the homebuilding industry.

“John is a wealth of knowledge with nearly 40 years of data science, worldwide business, and technology transformation experience. His wisdom and passion intersect harmoniously with our vision and roadmap,” said Jeff Meyers, CEO of Zonda. “His leadership will strengthen our efforts toward technological evolution as we continue to strive forward advancing our data-driven products and solutions to empower the home building industry.”

Serving over 30 years on for-profit and non-profit boards and roughly four decades at technology giants Microsoft and IBM, Kahan is no stranger to leveraging data and technology, specifically artificial intelligence, in meaningful and scalable manners. In 2021, he was named one of the top 15 data professionals in the world for his work in transforming and redefining business and industry.

“I am delighted by this opportunity,” said Kahan. “I was intentional in choosing Zonda because I not only believe in the value and strength of their products and their unique data powering the building of new homes but because it aligns with my personal mission of opening up data and AI for societal good. I look forward to helping surge further AI advancements and continuing to push the envelope of technological advancement at Zonda.”

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