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Richard Barton joins Liberty Interactive board

Staff Writer | Englewood, Colo., USA | December 15, 2016
Richard N BartonDecember 15, 2016, Englewood, Colo., USA - Liberty Interactive Corporation, a media conglomerate, announced that Richard N. Barton was elected to the Liberty Interactive board of directors.
Mr. Barton is co-founder and Executive Chairman of the board of Zillow Group, a real estate marketplace, and co-founder and Non-Executive Chairman of the boards of, a salary and reviews website for companies, and Trover, a mobile discovery network.

Prior to co-founding Zillow, Mr. Barton founded Expedia in 1994 as a group within Microsoft, which Microsoft later spun out in 1999.

He served as Expedia's President, Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its board of directors from 1999 to 2003.

Mr. Barton is a Venture Partner at Benchmark Capital and is also on the boards of Netflix and several other privately held companies.

He holds a bachelor's in general engineering: industrial economics from Stanford University and is an inaugural member of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship, appointed by President Obama in 2014.