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Technology Provider for the Travel Industry offering Big Data Personalized solutions for OTAs, TMCs and more! Boost Conversion and satisfaction rates with OLSET

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Travel
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2012
  • Employees 8
  • Website olset.com

Company Summary

OLSET is a technology company focused on improving the travel industry through personalizing results for users. We partner with travel providers and websites to help them increase booking conversions and user satisfaction using big data, machine learning and patent pending algorithms. We work with OTAs, TMCs to drive revenue, hotel attach-rates and other key success metrics.


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    Gad Bashvitz
    Co-Founder & CEO

    Experienced product & business executive with 20 years of experience growing companies.
    2 successful exits!
    Avid traveler with 2Mn+ miles traveled in the last decade.
    2007 - 2012: Merced Systems – Enterprise Performance Management – Acquired for $192Mn
    2001 - 2007: Verint Systems – Voice & Video analytics & applications - $250Mn IPO
    1999 - 2001: Founder & VP Marketing, Call Vision – Contact Center applications
    MBA with Distinction, NYU Ste

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    Amyn Sheriff
    Co-Founder & CTO

    Experienced technologist with a proven track record of building large-scale solutions in the semantic web & travel spaces.
    Prior to OLSET I was:
    2010 - 2012: Founder & CTO, Hydil, Mobile Apps – Product discovery & recommendation
    2010 - 2010: Zynga
    2006 - 2010: TellMe / Microsoft, integration architect.
    2001 - 2--6: Travelocity, system analyst.
    BSC Computer Science, Simon Fraser University

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    Dr. Kunal Verma
    Lead Scientist

    Recognized expert in semantic web, machine learning & Big Data Analytics –
    multiple publications & patents
    Co-Founder & CEO, Jarple – Virtual Travel Agent
    Lead Researcher, Data Management & Req. Engineering - Accenture Labs
    PHD, CS, University of Georgia

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    Tom Romary
    Advisor & Travel Expert

    Tom is currently an EIR at Foundation Capital. Prior to this he was the SVP & GM, Deem Offers. Tom is an entrepreneur & seasoned executive with deep experience in managing consumer Internet and e-commerce businesses. Prior to Rearden he was the founded & CEO of Yapta, a pioneer in airfare price assurance. Yapta gained more than 1Mn users, & partnered with major CC companies & travel service providers. He has a BS from Duke, & an MBA from Harvard

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    Evan Konwiser
    Advisor & Travel Expert

    Evan Konwiser is a consultant, advisor, & entrepreneur in the travel industry. He works with companies from start-ups to large agencies & airlines on issues including technology, innovation, and emerging trends. He was the co-founder of FlightCaster, which was acquired by Next Jump in December 2010.
    Prior to FlightCaster, Evan was at Bain & Company & Kayak.


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    Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati - Donna Petkanics
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    OUM & Co LLP - Dan Sillin

Previous Investors

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    $50,000 invested by founding team