We are excited to welcome Jared Simon, co-founder of HotelTonight to our growing team of exceptional Senior Advisors.
Jared is a successful founder, avid startup investor, and advisor. Most recently, he served as President of Curai Health, which is leveraging its proprietary human/AI hybrid approach to bring high-quality primary medical care to everyone on the planet. Previously, Jared co-founded mobile hotel seller HotelTonight. HotelTonight raised a total of $131 million in equity funding from venture capital firms including Accel, Battery Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, and First Round Capital. Jared served as Chief Operating Officer and then as a member of the Board of Directors of HotelTonight until its acquisition by Airbnb in 2019.
Previously, Jared was the VP of corporate development at online-video production and distribution pioneer TurnHere. He also helped launch the hotel business at Orbitz.com and served as general manager of the company’s Lodging.com brand. Jared earned a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
We are thrilled to have Jared join our growing team of visionary founders and thought leaders to help steer our future investment strategy in consumer technology.