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2022 HW Vanguard: Heather Harmon

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Heather Harmon is an innovator and technologist at heart, developing digital experiences and solutions to empower homebuyers. As the co-founder and former chief operating officer of RedDoor, a digital-first mortgage brokerage acquired by Opendoor in 2021, Harmon was responsible for the organization’s growth and operations. Now she has been working to lead her team in the launch of the new Opendoor financing app that enables consumers to get  mortgage preapproval in less than two minutes, providing buyers with more simplicity and certainty.

A fearless leader at heart, Harmon embodies a mentality of constantly pushing boundaries to amplify the customer experience through product innovation, automation and AI, all while leading a team of innovators passionate about creating solutions to address customer pain points. 

What has been the secret to your success?

Success cannot be achieved without an incredible team — and I’ve been lucky to work with extraordinary people over the years. Because of this, I’m constantly looking for ways to appreciate and inspire my team. We should never take for granted the way things have always been or we miss the opportunity to innovate and truly make a difference. I remind myself every day to stay curious, push the boundaries and challenge the status quo.

Name:

Heather Harmon

Title:

Head of Opendoor Finance

Company Name:

Opendoor

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