In this fireside chat, Oisin will discuss the challenges of building, scaling, and running a dual-sided marketplace. Oisin will go into detail on how he leads product innovation as CPO of ANGI Homeservices, the world’s largest digital home services marketplace. He will also share his experience as Co-founder and CEO of Handy as related to the operating, growth and market perspectives. The audience will walk away from the discussion knowing how to effectively run a double-sided marketplace, and what to keep in mind as they’re building it.
– About the Speaker –
Bio: Oisin Hanrahan, Chief Product Officer of Angi Homeservices and Co-founder/CEO of Handy
As Chief Product Officer of ANGI Homeservices, the world’s largest digital home services marketplace, and CEO of Handy Technologies, Oisin Hanrahan is transforming the way that home services are delivered. In these roles, Mr. Hanrahan leads product innovation for ANGI Homeservices, whose U.S. and international brands, including HomeAdvisor, Angie’s List, Handy, and Fixd Repair, are leaders in the $400 billion home services market.
Mr. Hanrahan is an accomplished entrepreneur who founded Handy Technologies at Harvard Business School in 2012, successfully building it into a market leader in on-demand home services while securing nationwide services partnerships with the world’s top retailers, including Walmart, Crate & Barrel and Wayfair. Mr. Hanrahan joined ANGI Homeservices in October of 2018, when Handy was acquired by the company.
As a serial entrepreneur, Mr. Hanrahan previously started a political technology platform in Dublin and a real estate development business in Budapest. He also co-founded The Undergraduate Awards, a foundation that supports and celebrates outstanding undergraduate students globally. Mr. Hanrahan has advised the U.S. Department of Commerce, and taken an active stance on a number of political issues around labor and technology. He also advises and invests in startups, particularly in New York City. He studied at Trinity College Dublin, London School of Economics and Harvard Business School.