CEO of Hotel Hotline.com LLC
A serial entrepreneur with a passion for the Internet’s commercial
and social networking possibilities, Greg Hartnett has played in integral
role in shaping the online travel industry. As CEO of Hotel Hotline.com
LLC, Greg Hartnett directs the activities of one of the premier suppliers
of hotel reservations on the Internet. Hartnett is responsible for
the successful transformation of the company’s operations from
an affiliate model to a proprietary merchant model—and for the
resulting increase in sales to $12 million annually. Today, Hartnett
oversees Hotel Hotline’s daily operations while mapping strategies
for the company’s future development. In addition, Hartnett
serves as the media spokesman for Hotel Hotline.
Greg Hartnett held various positions within the financial industry
prior to his foray into Internet entrepreneurship. He began his professional
life in San Francisco where he served in the role of junior analyst
for the private wealth management team at Goldman Sachs, then worked
as a listed equities trader for Montgomery Securities. A position
as vice president of corporate finance for Agean Capital in Boca Raton,
Florida was the capstone of his investment banking career.
Greg Hartnett studied
at Hofstra University. A husband, father, and activist, he currently
makes his home on Long Island, New York.
President of Hotel Hotline.com LLC
A digital marketing visionary, Brian Prince has been intimately involved
with shaping the landscape of the Internet revolution since 1994.
As co-founder and president of Hotel Hotline.com LLC, Brian Prince
grew the company from the ground up to become a leading supplier of
hotel reservations worldwide, with $60 million in gross travel bookings
since 2000. He directed the creation of a proprietary merchant model
partnering directly with hotels for reservations, and introduced the
company’s travel comparison shopping platform, recently launched
built a long career in sales management before exploring his passion
for Internet entrepreneurship. He held positions of increasing responsibility
within AT&T Corporation, ultimately rising to director of training
for the company’s New York-based sales force. This trajectory
led to a position as the national account manager for WorldCom,
Inc. and then to the role of director of sales for CyberGate/ValueWeb
Inc., a Florida-based web hosting company. Under Prince’s
direction, ValueWeb grew from relative obscurity to become one of
the largest web hosting providers in the world.
earned a B.S. in business management from the University of Maryland
and attended the University of London’s International Business
Program. A private pilot and active investor, he makes his home
in New York with his wife and two sons.