Earning his real estate license when he was just a sophomore in college, Chris Heller rose to become the leader of the largest real estate company in the world - and didn’t stop there.
Early on, Heller was named Rookie of the Year in 1989 before becoming the top-producing agent in San Diego County and the No. 1 Keller Williams associate in North America. He has consistently set new records and standards across the industry for more than 30 years.
His leadership philosophy and unmatched track record in real estate has provided a springboard for outstanding contribution across many sectors. Heller brings his knowledge and experience to a variety of leadership roles, including advisor, board member, investor, coach, and mentor.
As Chief Real Estate Officer at OJO Labs, Chris’ vision has shaped partner strategies and a cohesive structure between real estate professionals and OJO. His highly-respected expertise as the former CEO at Mellohome and former CEO at Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI) has helped him grow as an executive and create sustained success as a leader. All this while leading the Heller The Home Seller Real Estate Team, which has sold more than 100 homes a year for 30+ years.
A growth expert, as President of KW Worldwide, Chris launched the company’s first regions outside of North America, resulting in record productivity and profitability. As CEO at KWRI, he led its transformation into the technology company and powerhouse company it is renowned for today.
As CEO of mellohome, Chris is credited with setting the strategy, led cross-functional groups accountable for simpler and smarter consumer homebuying, financing, and improvement experiences. Under his leadership role, mellohome doubled its growth, while improving the experiential and product landscape for the homeownership industry.
Innovative, ambitious, and results-orientated, Chris Heller is a positive and strategic thought leader whose expertise is sought on multiple platforms. He is a dynamic speaker who shares his proven leadership philosophy with audiences across the country. In his debut book, Dominant Thoughts, Heller shares his simple, yet powerful success strategies, and the mindset that helped unlock his impressive achievements as a leader in sales, productivity, prosperity, relationships, and happiness.
A native of southern California, Heller remains at the top of his game by staying physically and mentally fit through daily exercise and reading. Heller has traveled extensively and makes the most out of family time with his wife and their four adult children.