Sergey Petrossov InterviewJetSmarter is a mobile community for shared and private flights. This company, which was founded by young entrepreneur Sergey Petrossov in 2009, is the first company to efficiently connect private plane owners and providers with customers that would either like to book a full private jet or rent a seat on an exclusive chartered flight.
The idea Sergey Petrossov created with JetSmarter is that members can log in to the app to charter a jet, create a shared charter, or travel on a private jet While the company does not own the jets, it collaborates with a network of charter companies to help users find the best options.
How we are going to do it is the next question, but we are taking baby steps to get there.” If JetSmarter is indeed able to make private jet travel more affordable, then that's going to result in a major evolution in the way we as ordinary consumers choose how to travel - which is certainly a rather exciting prospect to look forward to.
The company is now valued at over $1 billion which is pretty rare for a privately-owned company In 2015 the company had less than 50 employees, and in 2016 they launched the majority of cities that JetSmarter is now available in. New jobs were created all over and they now have more than 260 employees and the company continues to grow.
A few friends had introduced him to private jets, and he started asking questions, as he puts it, about how the heck this industry was run.” His big idea was to apply the Uber model to private jets, which spent too much time grounded or flying empty.
When he was working at a startup that provided customer service, Sergey realized that starting up businesses in technology would allow him to reach his full potential His first business was an educational company called Federal System Distance Learning.
He described that the app he wanted to develop would allow the passengers to connect instantly with the private jet operators , and after a series of testing the app, they were able to release a beta version in August 2012. Browse 14 ceo of jetsmarter sergey petrossov stock photos and images available, or start a new search to explore more stock photos and images.
His business model includes unique benefits for members who pay the annual membership fee, including helicopter services and free one-way flights Sergey Petrossov Miami, Florida. and shuttles between popular destinations. Ultimately, JetSmarter allows those with a lower net worth the ability to book private flights.
Galvez is no longer using his $97,500 JetSmarter membership. In the Sunshine State , Sergey went to high school and while he was there, Petrossov attempted to start a business that distributed car tire rims. People's lifestyles are continuously enhanced by technology, so Petrossov never stops thinking about how to make the most of all of the gadgets and devices that people have at their fingertips.
One day in 2009, he joined a friend on an experimental private flight in South Florida. The JetSmarter app is available for iOS and Android download in the iTunes store or Google Play store. If that happens, JetSmarter may become as much of a household name as Apple and General Electric.
He also took a survey of people who fly on private jets on a regular basis. JetSmarter had been chipping away at its benefits to members over the year. In 2016, JetSmarter announced that it had raised $105 million from new and existing investors. When Petrossov flew private for the first time he immediately identified challenges with the antiquated, brick-and-mortar approach to booking charter flights.