Jared Simon is a co-founder and currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of HotelTonight, the world’s first made-for-mobile hotel booking app. Famous for giving users the ability to book a hotel in less than ten seconds and four taps, HotelTonight offers the best pricing for last minute deals at top hotels vetted personally by HotelTonight staff and is available for free in the Apple App Store and Android Market.
At HotelTonight, Jared manages all supplier relations as well as customer support and all back-end operations and is proud to be part of the team that is making the world a bit more spontaneous.
Prior to HotelTonight, Jared led partner development and served on the founding executive team at online video production and distribution pioneer TurnHere, with clients such as Intercontinental Hotels, Orbitz and Travelocity. Jared previously worked at online travel agency Orbitz, serving on the launch team for the hotel product and eventually taking over as General Manager of the company’s Lodging.com brand. He began his career as an investment banker at Wall Street firm CS First Boston (now Credit Suisse.)
Jared has a BA from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.