NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- JetSmarter, the world's largest private aviation community, announced today the appointment of Mikhail Gaushkin as Chief Revenue Officer. As CRO, Gaushkin will be focusing on revenue growth across several company functions by utilizing marketing, pricing, revenue management, branding and charter operations.
"Mikhail Gaushkin is a valuable asset for the growth of JetSmarter and we're very pleased to be welcoming him to our executive team," said Sergey Petrossov, Founder and CEO of JetSmarter. "With his well-versed background in marketing and revenue growth, we're certain that Mr. Gaushkin will shed new light on our current processes to bring a fresh take to the brand, and garner optimal results for our growth."
On joining, Gaushkin said, "JetSmarter is a pioneer in the mobile private jet booking space, so I'm eager to be working alongside such an innovative, forward thinking team. I look forward to putting my diverse skillset to use to help JetSmarter succeed beyond what's expected of them in the aviation industry."
Prior to joining JetSmarter, Gaushkin spent four years at GoDaddy as their Global Head of Marketing and Revenue Growth. Gaushkin helped GoDaddy triple its revenue, bringing the company public. Prior to the technology industry, Gaushkin spent over 15 years in the hospitality/gaming industry in a variety of executive roles at renowned companies such as MGM Resorts, Caesars, and Hard Rock Seminole Gaming. His most previous gaming role was Head of Marketing for seven Seminole Hard Rock Properties in Florida, where he was responsible for driving over $2 billion in revenue. Gaushkin holds a degree in Hospitality/Gaming from University of Nevada at Las Vegas.
JetSmarter is a global community of fliers that prefer an elevated travel experience. We offer an innovative alternative to the dated and overpriced services offered in private aviation today; all while challenging the commercial aviation industry through competitive pricing and an unparalleled flight experience. Using a sharing economy model, JetSmarter gives users the unlimited ability to create flights on-demand or book individual seats on flights created by fellow fliers – all while saving thousands compared to traditional private travel.
JetSmarter does not own or operate any aircraft. All flights are performed by FAA-licensed and DOT-registered air carriers. For more information, visit jetsmarter.com