John FeatherstonFounder, President, and Chief Executive Officer RISMedia Norwalk, CT
Featherston founded and has led RISMedia since 1980, the leader in real estate information, servicing more than 500,000 of the residential real estate industry’s most successful agents, brokers and related service professionals. RISMedia provides the industry with news, trends and business development strategies through Real Estate magazine; RISMedia.com; RISMedia’s Premier; its award-winning blog, Housecall; and its renowned networking and educational events. Through RISMedia’s content programs, including ACESocial, real estate professionals share thousands of articles, infographics and videos each day. A frequent speaker at industry events, Featherston was awarded the 2015 RE/MAX ‘On the Shoulders of Giants’ Award, recognizing his longtime support of the industry.