The Travel CTO Improv Show featuring Bill Beckler (https://www.linkedin.com/in/thegeneral), Founder of AllTheRooms.com (http://alltherooms.com/) and Dmitry Koltunov (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dmitry-koltunov-cfa-0598241), Co-Founder of ALICE (http://info.aliceapp.com/).
America's favorite improv travel hackers host and perform in this retrospective of building successful travel startups and having some fun along the way.
The audience will try to "Stump the Geeks" as Bill and Dmitry deploy their wit to produce a continuous delivery of insights and laughs, relying on their experience developing two of the most technically sophisticated travel companies in the world, ALICE and AllTheRooms.
You'll be learning, chuckling and pondering, and don't be surprised if you find yourself becoming part of the show.
Plenty of time will be left for Q&A so bring your most pressing technical and entrepreneurial questions!
When: Wednesday August[masked], 6 - 8:30pm
Where: WeWork City Hall (https://www.wework.com/locations/new-york-city/fulton-center) at 222 Broadway (entrance on Fulton St), 19th floor
Beer will be provided, courtesy of WeWork! (no wine or liquor)
6 - 6:30pm: Networking
6:30 - 7:30pm: Introductions, Presentation/Discussion, Q&A
7:30 - 8:30pm: More networking and wrap-up
Important: The entrance to the building is around the corner on Fulton St, across from the Fulton Center transportation hub.
About Bill Beckler
Bill Beckler (https://www.linkedin.com/in/thegeneral) is a highly sought-after speaker on the subjects of travel, innovation, analytics and strategy. He is Co-Founder of the accommodations metasearch site AllTheRooms.com (http://alltherooms.com/). He was previously Director of Innovation at lastminute.com (http://lastminute.com/) where he was nicknamed "The General" for his strategic insights. He cofounded Europe's largest campsite booking system, Pitchup.com. Previous to his ten years of travel industry experience, he was a lawyer and a community organizer.
About Dmitry Koltunov
Dmitry Koltunov (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dmitry-koltunov-cfa-0598241), CFA, is the CTO and Co-Founder of ALICE (http://info.aliceapp.com/), a mobile platform for hotels to interact with guests and manage staff operations. Dmitry is passionate about entrepreneurship, and advises early stage startups on tech strategy and product development with his group Collective Catalyst. He previously served as CTO of a SaaS analytics startup, and SVP of Front Office Development for a $35bn Hedge Fund overseeing Trading and Risk Analytics. Dmitry earned a degree in Computer Science and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He was a Startup Leadership Program (SLP) 2012 Fellow, Program Lead in[masked], and currently serves as the program Director for NYC. In his spare time, Dmitry is an avid snowboarder and plays guitar/sings in a rock band in NYC.
About our sponsors:
WeWork (http://www.wework.com/) is the platform for creators. We provide the workspace, community, and services you need to make a life, not just a living. To learn more about the WeWork locations in New York City, click here (http://t.signauxsix.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XZs2zq9s2W7fZy5R643YZ4W5vw6HK56dwwBf2kWctz02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.wework.com%2F%3Futm_source%3Devents%26utm_medium%3Demail%26utm_campaign%3Doutside_event_blurb%26utm_content%3Dlink&si=5242235535228928&pi=b0950083-5f3a-4b1d-bd24-d63313e44dc0)to book a tour or send an email to joinus at wework dot com.
Travel Startups Incubator (http://www.travelstartups.co/) invests $50,000 in the world's most talented travel entrepreneurs and early stage travel technology ideas ($25,000 USD cash + $25,000 worth of services). Opportunities are available for:
• Travel startups to receive funding and mentoring
• Corporate partners to access the next wave of travel innovation
• Investors to get a first look at promising, pre-vetted travel tech companies
I hope to see you on August 10th!
Organizer, Travel 2.0 (http://travel2point0.com/) Meetup Group
Managing Director, Travel Startups Incubator (http://travelstartups.co/)
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