Joshua R. Dorkin

Former Chief Executive Officer at BiggerPockets

Joshua R. Dorkin

Joshua R. Dorkin

Former Chief Executive Officer at BiggerPockets

Biography

Joshua Dorkin is the founder and former CEO of BiggerPockets, launched on October 22, 2004. Mr. Dorkin's vision for BiggerPockets helped to propel it into becoming one of the top real estate destinations online. His vision for the site and its future brought national press attention to both Mr. Dorkin and to BiggerPockets.

As the host of the BiggerPockets Podcast, he was able to help the show grow to become one of the tops in business, with over 60 million downloads. He also created the publishing business, BiggerPockets Publishing, one of the most successful independent publishers with over 14 titles distributed across stores and libraries nationally with millions in sales.

He released his first book as an author, How to Invest in Real Estate, in the fall of 2018 alongside his co-author, Brandon Turner.

In November 2018, he stepped back from the day to day running of BiggerPockets after bringing on a PE partner to the business and currently sits on the board of directors.

He is currently seeking out opportunities to speak on entrepreneurship, to advise other entrepreneurs and startups, and to invest.

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Software Engineer at BiggerPockets

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Director of Operations at BiggerPockets

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Director of Human Resources at BiggerPockets

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Director of Member Services at BiggerPockets

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Social Media Manager at BiggerPockets

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Joshua R. Dorkin
Former Chief Executive Officer at BiggerPockets
Education
BA Marketing, Political Science

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Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2004 - Prior

BiggerPockets is a real estate social network and resource directory. BiggerPockets Social Networking Platform (launched January 5, 2008) allows people to communicate with one another and share their interests. Some of the capabilities for members (membership is free) include: - Forums for learning, networking and dealmaking - Posting or searching property listings on the site; setting up property notifications for new listings meeting certain criteria. - Providing professional trade references for colleagues. - Private note-taking capabilities for users or property listings - Posting real estate articles for their readership on their Article Platform. - Sharing links, articles, images, etc. on real estate social bookmarking platform, BiggerPockets Bulletin. - Joining or creating groups where members of similar interests can share news, participate in private forums and more. - Sharing links to their profile or property listings through interactive badges.

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