About Hipmunk
Founded in 2010 and based in San Francisco, CA, Hipmunk offers customers the fastest, easiest way to plan travel. The site and mobile apps save you time by comparing top travel sites so you don't have to. The unique display makes it easy to visually compare results and choose what's best for you. Hipmunk offers the most comprehensive travel search, bringing in travel options ranging from commercial flights to trains to charter flights and accommodations ranging from large hotels to home and apartments rentals through Airbnb and Homeaway.
Our Team
Adam Goldstein, Co-Founder & CEO
Adam is a full-time travel nerd and founded Hipmunk just weeks after his graduation from MIT in June 2010. At MIT, he earned degrees in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering, and was North American Debating Champion in 2010. Prior to Hipmunk, Adam co-founded BookTour with Wired's Chris Anderson, and was also the youngest author ever at O'Reilly, writing AppleScript: The Missing Manual at the age of 16.
Steve Huffman, Co-Founder & CTO
Prior to founding Hipmunk, Steve founded the online community reddit with his college roommate, Alexis Ohanian. Steve studied Computer Science at the University of Virginia, graduating in 2005. He loves programming, dancing, and motorcycles.
Joe Gambescia, Chief Commercial Officer
Joe was Hipmunk's first nontechnical employee. He now leads business development, corporate development, media sales, HR, finance, and Ops. Key contributions are team building, developing talent, development of high impact partnerships, and growth hacking through distribution. Outside of the office, Joe can be found either running or surfing.
Susan Doherty, Chief Marketing Officer
Susan has 15+ years experience leading Marketing organizations. Previously, Susan was VP of Marketing at Loopt, CMO at Wowd (acquired by Facebook), VP of Marketing at Picateers, Head of Marketing at eGroups (acquired by Yahoo!) and Group Manager at Intuit. Susan has a Bachelors degree in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College, a MS in Engineering from Duke University, and an MBA from Stanford Business School. Susan loves planning family trips to places with interesting architecture and beautiful beaches.
Nancy Hang, VP of Product
Nancy is an innovative product leader with 10+ years experience in growth and monetization of consumer web and mobile products at companies including Zynga, Yahoo!, and IBM. Nancy leads Hipmunk's product team, spanning product management, design, and development. She possesses an MBA from MIT and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science & Engineering from UCLA. As a travel enthusiast, Nancy's dream job is to build creative and compelling products for travel, which she is now doing at Hipmunk.
Seth Sakamoto, VP of Engineering
Seth leads engineering and technical operations at Hipmunk. He has over 20 years of experience in engineering, holding leadership and executive positions across a broad range of US and global organizations including the US Department of Defense, Intuit, Constant Contact, Rearden Commerce, and Hipmunk. He is a humble Hawaiian who loves his family, is too old for basketball and has subsequently migrated to golf, reminisces about his days as a saxophonist and Quake2 player, and knows that engineers are the coolest people in the world.
Lauren Porter
designer
Scott Rogowski
engineer
Ryan Schwers
engineer
Liz Santos
senior pr manager
Molly Sherer
director of media sales
Guy Morita
engineer
Phil Aquilina
engineer
Ivan Santana
director, product
Robert Karl
engineer
Yarian Gomez
engineer
Niranjan Ramadas
engineer
Navin Lal
engineer
Mike Whitworth
ad operations & sales
Glenn Dixon
engineer
Christopher Beacham
engineer
David King
just some guy
Kay Hutchison
designer
Julie Zhou
growth master
Jason Whitford
engineer
Justin Ryan
dev ops
Brit Malinauskas
operations
Chase Latta
engineer
Sofiya Taskova
developer
Andrew Boyle
engineer
Stephanie Ainza
marketing manager
Ayesha Mahajan
accouting manager
Cleo Kirkland
seo killer
Kristina Geier
director, commerce
Anna Torraca
director, commerce
William Glass
engineer
Marco Mahrus
director, commerce
Tony Dihmes
designer
Chris Slowe
chief scientist
Carly Lodge
designer
Tom Burke
business analyst
Investors
IVP
Simon Breakwell
Ashton Kutcher
Sizhao Yang
Ignition Partners
Rob Glaser
Raymond Tonsing
Amitt Mahajan
Y Combinator
Jim Hornthal
Matt Mullenweg
Gabor Cselle
SV Angel
Rich Barton
Sam Altman
Webb Investment Network
Erik Blachford
Paul Buchheit
Geoff Ralston
Location
Hipmunk is located at 434 Brannan St, San Francisco, 94107
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