Cherre Adds President of Microsoft’s Developer Division, Julia Liuson, to Board of Directors

30-year Microsoft veteran adds product, engineering, and leadership experience to Cherre

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)Cherre, the industry’s leading real estate data management and analytics platform, today announced the addition of Julia Liuson, President of Microsoft’s Developer Division to its Board of Directors. Julia pioneered Microsoft’s journey in embracing the open source ecosystem and reinforced Microsoft as a critical partner to the open source community. Julia received the Asian American Executive of the Year Award in 2013 and was inducted into the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame in 2019.

“Cherre’s real estate data platform has the potential to fundamentally change how the industry approaches investment decisions,” said Julia Liuson. “The ability to create a paradigm shift through technology is always exciting and Cherre is well-positioned to be that catalyst for the real estate sector.”

As President of Microsoft’s Developer Division, Julia leads the technical and business strategy, product development and engineering teams for Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, all Microsoft programming languages and runtime, Azure DevOps, Azure SDKs, and Azure Application Development PaaS and Serverless offerings. She also manages GitHub as an independent operating entity.

Over her 30-year Microsoft career, Julia has held numerous leadership roles on product and engineering in the Microsoft Developer business, including leading the effort to make the .NET platform open source and cross platform. She also worked as General Manager for Microsoft Server and Tools Business in Shanghai for two years. During her tenure, Julia has overseen key acquisitions, including Xamarin, and cultivated deep cross-industry partnerships.

“Julia’s product, engineering, and go-to-market experience will be key to expanding the reach and utilization of our platform,” said L.D. Salmanson, CEO and co-founder of Cherre. “Her proven track record of driving adoption of emerging technology and establishing strong partnerships among key technology stakeholders will be a great asset as we continue to drive adoption of the Cherre platform among the industry’s top real estate and investment players.”

Cherre seamlessly connects disparate real estate data into a single source of truth, empowering companies to instantly explore all their connected data for immediate and actionable insight. Cherre has the largest real estate knowledge graph in the world and enables customers to uncover granular insights, automate workflows, and build models and visualizations.

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About Cherre

Cherre is the leader in real estate data and insight. We connect decision makers to accurate property and market information, and help them make faster, smarter decisions. By providing a unique “single source of truth,” Cherre empowers customers to evaluate opportunities and trends faster and more accurately, while saving millions of dollars in manual data collection and analytics costs. Cherre launched in 2016 and is located in New York City.


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