Today, REX Co-founder and CEO Jack Ryan announced the promotion of Andy Barkett to Chief Technology Officer. Barkett, who has been with REX since April, 2017, had previously served as the company’s VP of Engineering and Digital Marketing.
“We could not be more excited to elevate Andy to this new role,” said Ryan. “He has proven time and time again that he is an extremely driven and passionate leader who approaches every task and problem with fervor and determination, no matter how big or small.”
With more than a decade of experience in engineering and technology, Andy is helping REX transform and disrupt the residential real estate industry by fundamentally changing the way homes are sold through AI, machine learning, data integration, and digital marketing. To do that, Andy has assembled a world-class data and engineering team with decades of experience at various Silicon Valley institutions.
“Helping REX grow over the past 18-months has been extremely rewarding,” said Barkett. “I believe we are fundamentally changing the home services industry for the better and I look forward to leading our team as we continue to expand and push the envelope.”
Prior to working at REX, Andy served as Senior Manager, Production Engineering at Facebook as well as Technical Program Manager at Google. He will continue to work from the REX office in Redwood City, CA.