Chief Executive Officer
Eric R. Broughton – Real Estate Technology Pioneer and Entrepreneur
Eric is Chief Executive Officer at OK2Charge, an innovative platform bringing EV
Charging to real estate owners and operators in an economically sensible and
environmentally responsible manner. The innovation delivers EV Charging
access where people live, work and vacation by creating a renewable revenue
He is also an active Angel Investor, Advisor, Mentor, and requested Speaker. To
date, Eric has led the exits of three successful SaaS (Software as a Service)
startups to public companies.
His entrepreneurial path began as he co-founded Yield Technologies and the
products RentSentinel/RentSocial within Morgan Stanley Real Estate ($100B
AUM). RealPage (NASDAQ: RP) acquired those products in 2013 where he led
the Marketing Division (LeaseStar). His second exit to RealPage, eSupply
Systems (FMC Portfolio) delivered spend management insight through
purchasing control. His latest innovation ApartmentJet produced immediate value
for the largest apartment owners and operators by generating risk mitigated
revenue for vacant, furnished units. ApartmentJet was acquired in October, 2018
by Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) where he remained as GM, Multifamily.
Prior to taking the helm of OK2Charge, Eric was Chief Strategy Officer at
InhabitIQ, where he led the Residential, Commercial, and Vacation divisions. He
was responsible for name brand businesses like Streamline, ResMan,
SiteCompli, PropertyBoss, BlueTent and much more with greater than $200M of
revenue exceeding 20% annual growth.
Eric received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from South
Dakota School of Mines & Technology where he was an All-Conference Running
Back, Class President and member of Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity. He received
his Master of Business Administration Technology Management from University
of Phoenix and has taken Executive Program Management coursework from
Stanford University. In 2008, he was recognized as an Outstanding Recent
Graduate by SDSM&T.