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HiFly

Providing travelers a platform to crowd source their itineraries to like-minded people ensuring a personalized and localized experience

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Travel
  • Location Plaza de España, Madrid, Spain
  • Currency EUR

Company Summary

HiFly aims to provide travelers the opportunity to spend less time to build a customized and informed travel plan. We cut through the myriad information sources by enabling travelers to crowd source their travel itinerary through HiFly’s network of travelers which include those deemed “experts” by virtue of residence or past travel experience. Customers will not only have a personalized itinerary, but as well the ability to connect with locals.

Team

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    Mohamed Atef Mahmoud
    Mr.

    Mohamed Atef Mahmoud brings to the team 6 years of blue chip and entrepreneurial experience. He has a diverse professional background ranging from operations with Procter & Gamble to business development with General Electric. He as well is an established entrepreneur in Egypt, starting up his travel agency approximately 3 years ago. He brings to the team previous experience in how to actually start and run a business establishment.

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    Shannon Coleman
    Mrs

    Shannon Coleman comes to the team with five years of experience in business and marketing. Her previous experience is in the software industry, working on the business analytics team at IBM. She also provides strong skills in organization and project management. Shannon will be handling the project execution department, which is responsible to turn the creative marketing ideas into physical services and actual delivery to the market.

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    Juan Martin Campos
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    Juan Martín Campos is an economist with 4 years’ experience in business strategic development. In addition, he provides the team an accountability and budgeting background resulted from his work in a highly recognized consulting firm specialized on corporate finance in Peru. He will handle the business development arm of HiFly, Establishing new partners in countries for future growth as well as identifying creative revenue sources for the project

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    Giovanni Maglia
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    Giovanni Maglia brings his experience in strategy definition and business plan implementation matured in his 3 years as business analyst for McKinsey & Co. His technical background in information technology sector put him in a privileged position to link the business and the technical side, and to act as interface towards the IT development team. Giovanni will handle operations of the venture, from early IT development stage to ongoing operations

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    Adriana Osuna Fung
    Mrs.

    Adriana Osuna Fong has 4 years’ experience in Corporate Banking where she was in charge of developing a client portfolio of SMEs at Credit Suisse. Her experience in finance provides analytical and financial expertise to the team. Her corporate finance experience will be especially useful to secure the required investments to the team and well as the ongoing success-fulness of the business.

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    Alfonso Garcia
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    Alfonso Garcia provides to the team a marketing background and more than 6 years of work experience. As a Brand Manager he is used to work developing and executing promotions and prizes, which are directly related to customized travels (customers and clients). He will leverage such branding experience in being responsible for the marketing, developing promotions and marketing channels to hit critical mass and constant user growth

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    Vitor Leal
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    Vitor Leal is the technical arm of the team. With his 7 years experience in IT software and website development he will be responsible for building the platform and transforming the idea into the product. During his professional experience Vitor has worked on several software programming platforms and designed applications for facebook and other platforms utilizing open API's of different businesses; which is crucial for the team