Rob Friedman

Rob Friedman

Co-Founder, Ten-X

WHY: Parent company to Auction.com, Irvine home-sales website that Friedman co-founded with Jeff Frieden, whom he met at Loara High School in Anaheim. Google Capital invested $50M in firm in 2014. Sold majority stake in 2017 to Boston investment firm Thomas H. Lee Partners for north of $1B.

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RECENT: Bolstering market research for commercial sector. Bought office next to Atrium buildings, Bistango restaurant for other business opportunities.

NOTABLE: Author of “The Auction Revolution.” Previously co-founded National Recreational Properties.

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