Evan Konwiser was co-founder of FlightCaster, which was acquired by Next Jump in December 2010. Currently, he’s an independent consultant and advisor in the travel industry. He works with companies from start-ups to large agencies and airlines on issues including technology, innovation, and emerging trends.
He started FlightCaster in 2009 to provide better traveler tools using advanced technology. After the acquisition, he managed Next Jump’s travel business, which includes employee discount programs for Fortune 500 companies. Prior to FlightCaster, Evan was a consultant at Bain & Company and he also spent time at Kayak.
He’s an industry blogger and speaker on both consumer and corporate travel topics, contributing to tnooz and TheBeat. He’s the recipient of PhoCusWright’s first ever Young Leadership Award, and is on the board of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives. Evan is currently based in San Francisco, where he likes to hike, bike, and ski whenever he’s not on a plane or rooting for his hometown Yankees.