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Ms. Simi is currently the President of JetBlue Technology Ventures, the Silicon Valley innovation hub for JetBlue Airways' investment and incubation of emerging startups at the intersection of technology, travel, and hospitality, and the Vice President Technology Innovations at JetBlue Airways.
Ms. Simi joined JetBlue in 2003 and has served in operational and strategic roles within Flight Operations, System Operations, People, Airports, and Customer Support, and developed the award winning “Voice of the Customer” program.
Most recently Ms. Simi was the Vice President of Talent for JetBlue, overseeing the hiring of 3000+ JetBlue Crewmembers every year, as well as the talent management, people analytics and organizational development teams.
She is also a qualified airline captain for JetBlue.
Prior to JetBlue, she was a pilot at United Airlines, flying 727, 737 and 777 jets domestically and internationally.
Ms. Simi is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business as well as the Stanford School of Engineering, and also has a BA in Communications from Stanford.
Mr. Megibow currently serves as a board advisor to Joyus, Inc. an online retailer, Clicktale, Ltd., a customer experience platform and Digital Mortar, an in-store analytics platform.
He has held roles in a variety of disciplines and has been at the forefront of e-commerce since the early 1990's.
Mr. Megibow is the former President of Joyus, and served as SVP/Chief Digital Officer at American Eagle Outfitters where he was responsible for the American Eagle and Aerie direct businesses, omni-channel technology, digital marketing, analytics, and customer service.
Prior to American Eagle, Mr. Megibow was Vice President and General Manager of Expedia.com where he had responsibility for marketing, merchandising, and operations in the United States.
During this time, he led the launch of Expedia's mobile business and was named Chairman of Mobiata, an Expedia, Inc. company.
Mr. Megibow was also a charter employee of TeaLeaf Technology, and held roles at Ernst & Young Management Consulting, and at EDS in their Advanced Technology Group.
Mr. Megibow received a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. ■
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