FORA.tv Speaker - Robert Alpert
Routehappy is a smarter meta-search site that reveals the experiential factors that matter most to flyers— seat size, entertainment, Wi-Fi, plugs— together with price and schedules. Before Routehappy, Bob developed airline partnerships at Site59 and was general manager as it was acquired by Travelocity. Bob later grew a suite of media products into a global media business, created a price comparison tool generating tens of millions of dollars in its first year, and revamped IgoUgo.
Bob started his career at the US Embassy in Moscow, managing travel, organizing Congressional and Presidential delegations and facilitating consulate openings in the former USSR. Bob then led Sales & Marketing for a new international hotel in Moscow before joining the founding staff of a $440 million venture capital firm.
Bob has a MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Russian and International Affairs from George Washington University.
09.24.13 | 01:25:02 min
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