Erica Galos Alioto is a seasoned leader with a history of managing large teams that deliver big results.
She has built, led and inspired teams at some of the biggest startups in the Bay Area and beyond, first at Yelp where she grew the company’s sales team from two to 2,200, and now at Opendoor, where she serves as head of people and development and oversaw the addition of 800 employees in 2018 alone. A respected leader and mentor, Galos Alioto has dedicated her career to helping others find their passion and reach their full potential. In 2018, Opendoor expanded its services to more than 20 cities and Galos Alioto has been responsible for growing the team from about 500 employees to more than 1,300 in San Francisco, Atlanta and other cities across the country. With such rapid growth and expansion, Galos Alioto has made it a priority to ensure each new employee feels integrated into Opendoor’s strong and supportive culture, whether they are located at the company headquarters or one of Opendoor’s many satellite offices across the country. To achieve this, she has implemented company-wide programs and principles that not only encourage training and development but also promote workplace happiness.