Scott Shatford – Founder & CEO
Scott has been an Airbnb host for three years and currently manages five Airbnb properties. He is the author of The Airbnb Expert’s Playbook – Secrets of a Six-Figure Rentalpreneur, the best selling ebook on how-to successfully build an Airbnb enterprise. Before joining the sharing economy, Scott spent 9 years managing the business intelligence team at Korn/Ferry International and ended his tenure there as Senior Director of Operations.
Scott is an outspoken advocate of the shared economy and believes in empowering micro-entrepreneurs through big data.
Douglas Jardine – Co-Founder & CTO
Doug graduated from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2010 and has worked in various engineering and strategy roles for the past 10+ years. Most recently acting as CTO of two start-ups, Doug also has held senior management and strategy positions with Samsung Electronics, Calera Corporation, and iRobot.
Will Shatford – Co-Founder & Senior Advisor
Will has been developing web properties since 1995 when he created ComFind.com, the first global business directory that specialized in local search. With 10 million listings in more than 200 countries, it was the first global business directory and a pioneer of the Pay for Placement business model. ComFind was acquired by NBCi in 1999 where Will became VP of Technology and CIO of AllBusiness.com. Always fascinated with other technologies, Will then founded a biometrics company, placing a fingerprint sensor on a battery powered credit card for high security authentication. Recent projects include CPV solar for terrestrial and satellites, LED based lighting products design and development, and designing and building electronics for race cars.