IRVINE and SILICON VALLEY, Calif., May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten-X, the nation's leading online real estate marketplace, today announced the promotion of Chris Galy to chief people officer. In his new role, Galy, who previously served as vice president of talent, will oversee all human resources operations, talent acquisition, talent development and employment branding efforts for Ten-X, driving programs that foster a people-centric culture across all of its offices nationwide. He will continue to be based in the company's Belmont, California offices and report to Ten-X Chief Executive Officer Tim Morse.
"As Ten-X becomes laser focused on attracting top talent across our organization and fostering a culture where everyone is empowered to be a leader, the role of chief people officer has become more critical than ever," said Morse. "Chris Galy possesses the perfect combination of leadership skills, expertise in building best-in-class talent management systems, and experience scaling a world class people-centric culture for the job. I'm thrilled to announce his well-deserved promotion."
Galy's human resources leadership experience spans more than twenty years in the military, software, internet, e-commerce, networking, and semiconductor industries. Prior to joining Ten-X in 2014, he served in human resources leadership roles at Intuit, Xilinx, Harmonic, and Integrated Device Technology. At Intuit, Galy was responsible for overseeing all global recruiting efforts and Intuit's well-regarded Early Career Rotational Development Program. He served as an active duty army aviation officer and after leaving active duty, Chris continued serving as an army reserves human resources officer with the United States Military Academy, the Army Research Institute for Social and Behavioral Sciences, and as an emergency preparedness liaison officer.
Galy is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and received a master's degree in Human Resources & Organizational Development from the University of San Francisco in 2002. Other accomplishments of career significance include Army Flight School, Army Adjutant General Advanced Officers Course, and World at Work Certified Compensation Professional. He gives back to the community by serving as a board member of Vets in Tech (www.vetsintech.co) and his local workforce board (www.novaworks.org).
"We are committed to two things at Ten-X: Delivering a real estate transaction platform to our customers that creates exponentially better experiences for all involved and building a great company where brilliant, passionate people deliver for customers and create products that we are all proud of," said Galy. "My share of that task is the people part, to build the talent engine to attract, grow and retain our people and our culture so much so that they become our differentiators. Our people and our products will help transform real estate and I just feel lucky to be a part of it."
Ten-X is the nation's leading online real estate marketplace and the parent to Ten-X Homes, Ten-X Commercial and Auction.com. To date, the company has sold 200,000+ residential and commercial properties totaling more than $37 billion. Leveraging desktop and mobile technology, Ten-X allows people to safely and easily complete real estate transactions entirely online. Ten-X is headquartered in Irvine and Silicon Valley, Calif., and has offices in key markets nationwide. Investors in the company include Google Capital and Stone Point Capital. For more information, visit Ten-X.com.