Bruce Rogoff |
Bruce has served as CEO, Financial Advisor, and/or member of the Board of Directors of businesses in the transportation, business services, travel, consumer products, telecom, marketing services and IT services industries. After 8 years as partner in a Boston-based law firm, Bruce shifted his focus, serving as CEO of Trans National Group, an international marketing services company. He was then recruited to become a partner at Great Hill Partners, a private equity fund focused on business services and financial technologies. Other ventures include TNT Vacations, Saker Aviation, HeliFlite Shares, Cloverleaf Transportation, Security Source, Summit Golf Brands, Progressive International Corp. and Trimark. Bruce holds a JD from Boston University and Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University.
Mark H Hooper |
Mark has 17 years experience leading IT teams and innovating in the travel industry for Travelocity, Sabre and American Airlines. Mark has spent considerable time extending industry leading travel solutions to the biggest brands in travel as well as developing product and services for the Asian and European markets. Mark's most recent corporate endeavor was as Senior Vice President of System Engineering and Architecture at Iron Mountain where he led an effort to reinvent the IT organization and modernize Iron Mountain's systems and infrastructure. Mark Holds a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Texas A&M. When he is not delving into the next emerging technology trend, Mark spends time on one of his guitars jamming with family and friends or on burning down a back country road on his Harley.
Tony D'Astolfo |
Chief Sales Officer
Tony is a 32-years of travel industry veteran with a wealth of experience and subject matter expertise in Travel and B2B eCommerce. Most recently, Tony was Senior Vice President, Travel Services at Rearden Commerce, the world's largest marketplace for services of all kinds. Prior to joining Rearden, Tony served as Senior Vice President at Sabre-Holdings where he ran Sales and Consulting at GetThere, Sabre's online business-to-business e-commerce unit. Prior to GetThere, Tony enjoyed a successful 19-year career at United Airlines, holding senior sales and customer service positions in New York and New Jersey, and in his last assignment was United's National Sales Manager for the UK and Ireland. Tony is a long time member of GBTA and a former member of the Board of Directors of ACTE. He is a frequent speaker at travel industry conferences both in the US and abroad, and also authors the popular Travel industry blog, CarryingOn.
Ken Kantor |
Ken has over 23 years of leadership experience delivering digital marketing services in companies such as Time Warner, IAC/InterActiveCorp, IBM, QualityHealth, About.com/The New York Times and NetActive. His experience includes leading consumer marketing activities, product development, trade & sales marketing, e-commerce, social media, branding and database marketing. Ken earned his MBA at Duke University – The Fuqua School of Business, a MS in Computer Science from Duke University and a BS in Computer Science from Lehigh University. Ken has a passion for technology & gadgets, but since the birth of his two daughters, his high-powered home theater & game center has been used primarily to watch Hannah Montana.
Liz Carisone |
Prior to GroundLink, Liz was CFO of Kroll Consulting Services a global provider of risk management services. Before Kroll, Liz was CFO of London-based Gullivers Travel Associates (GTA), a world-class provider of global travel products and services. Liz has also held senior finance leadership roles with Fisher Scientific, Warner Lambert & Allied Signal. Liz earned an MBA from Drexel University and BA from The College of New Jersey. Liz and her husband Tom live in New Jersey and enjoy a good time sipping red wine with friends and family.
Ivan Aksentijevic |
Ivan joined GroundLink in 2004 and has more than 10 years of experience in software development and management in the Telecom and Software industries. Before joining GroundLink.net Ivan served for 4 years as a senior software designer in Mobtel which at that time was the largest Serbian mobile carrier. Prior to 2001 Ivan worked on a number of web development projects for B92 a Serbian broadcasting company. Ivan spends his weekends crusing the Danube on a small hand-painted boat. Don't worry - there's good cell reception there.
Evan Wexler |
EVP , Operations
Before joining GroundLink, Evan served as VP, Operations for Zipcar, the world's largest car sharing provider based in Cambridge, MA. He has also held executive positions at Unisource and Office Depot. Evan's credentials include an extensive background in operations, customer service, and supply chain . He earned his MBA from Florida Atlantic University and his B.S. in Finance from the University of Florida. In his free time, Evan is an avid football fan who can usually be found in his man cave rooting on his Florida Gators, Miami Dolphins, and multiple fantasy football teams.