Meet the Home Bay Team

Spectacular Service Is Our Mantra

We've already saved consumers over 15M in real estate commissions.

Ken Potashner

Ken Potashner

Executive Chairman & CEO

Ken has extensive executive and board level experience in high growth, high technology global organizations. He has been CEO, Director and Chairman of several companies that achieved Billion+ valuations. He has served as a director in the US and in Asia of eight public company boards in addition to numerous private boards. Ken was most recently Chairman of Newport Corporation (NEWP), which was sold in 2016 for $980M to MKS Instruments. Previously, Ken served as the CEO and Chairman of Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) and Sonicblue (SBLU). Both companies experienced explosive growth by introducing revolutionary technology platforms. Ken has a BSEE from Lafayette College and an MSEE from SMU and an Advanced Professional Director certification. When away from the office, Ken is running, hiking, biking, skiing, snowboarding or on some form of danger-infused adventure travel.
David K Raun

David K Raun

COO

Dave has over two decades of execution in senior executive & board leadership roles with dominate technology leaders. As CEO, President, COO and/or CFO of both private and public organizations, he has led multiple turnarounds from heavy losses/flat sales to record revenues/profits. This includes PLX Technology which resulted in an acquisition by Avago/Broadcom as well as ASSIA where 50% growth and close to 40% operating margins were obtained. Strengths include sales, marketing and operational excellence. Multiple equity/debt raises, M&A transactions and public as well as private board experience rounds out his resume. Dave has a BSEE degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. When Dave is not leading his passion to win on the corporate front, he loves wakeboarding, wake surfing, snow skiing, golf and time with his family.
Joe Zulli

Joe Zulli

CTO, Co-Founder

Joe has been building and scaling startups for the last 16 years, which includes co-founding 3 of his own. Prior to Home Bay, Joe co-founded Savings.com, where he served as CTO. A veteran of the online advertising industry, Joe led the design and engineering of the company's technology and marketing platforms. He also played a pivotal role in leading Savings.com through its eventual $100M exit in 2012. Joe holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of California Santa Barbara. In addition to Home Bay, Joe enjoys spending time playing guitar, doing CrossFit, practicing yoga, traveling, and being a die-hard Lakers fan.
Ross Bixler

Ross Bixler

VP Operations

A self proclaimed automation guru, Ross has been leveraging technology to streamline and simplify business processes for startups, government agencies, and non-profits for over 10 years. He leverages a background in econometrics combined with practical experience in data science, CRM science, and business analytics to build enterprise tech stacks for growing teams. Ross recently served as the Director of Business Operations & Intelligence for Underground Elephant before joining the Home Bay team in June 2017. He holds a BA in International Studies - Economics and a Master of International Affairs both from UC San Diego. When he's not busy automating, Ross enjoys gaming, sailing, theater, and all things Zelda.