2023 HW Vanguard: Joe Skousen

Joe Skousen

The founder and CEO of Inside Real Estate, Joe Skousen has been at the forefront of developing innovative solutions and services to drive the success of over 400,000 real estate agents, teams and brokerages, representing many of the top real estate brands in the industry. His passion has fueled the growth of the industry-leading technology platform, kvCORE, and his strategic vision has catapulted the company to new heights with recent developments and acquisitions such as BoomTown. With a dedication to building a positive employee culture, passion for innovation leadership and an unwavering commitment to customer success, Skousen’s focus on people, not just products, continues to drive real results for his company and customers alike. To Skousen, the most rewarding part of his job is knowing that the lives of both the Inside employees and customers are impacted in a positive, collaborative and enriching way. His leadership is based on an unwavering commitment to people, those who are a part of Inside Real Estate, those whose businesses are bettered by their efforts and the community around him. The past six months have been a special testament to this dedication, as Inside Real Estate worked to join forces with the BoomTown team, merging departments and blending workforces while ramping up service offerings, innovation and delivery speeds to their customer base. With transparent communication, all-hands, ask-anything meetings and a genuine goal of improving experiences, both for employees and customers, his leadership style has inspired big moves and incredible innovation as seen both within the company culture and in the rapid release of new solutions to serve Inside Real Estate’s growing customer base.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

To see the challenges in your job for what they really are — opportunities for excellence all around you.


Joe Skousen


Founder and CEO

Company Name:

Inside Real Estate

3d rendering of a row of luxury townhouses along a street

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