Steve Hafner

Co-Founder at Kayak Software Corp.

Steve Hafner

Steve Hafner

Co-Founder at Kayak Software Corp.

Overview
Career Highlights

OpenTable Inc.
Kayak Software Corp.

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1541

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1968

Age

51

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Lola Travel Company, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Kayak Software Corp.

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General Partner at Iconiq Capital LLC

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Co-Founder at SeatGeek, Inc.

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Co-Founder at SeatGeek, Inc.

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Co-Founder at General Catalyst LLC

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Advisor at Drafted, Inc.

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Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at WayBlazer, Inc.

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Partner at Accel Partners Management LLP

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Co-Founder at Kayak Software Corp.
Family Members
Parent
Trustee & Vice President-Institutional Giving at Houston Ballet Foundation

Houston Ballet Foundation operates as a ballet company. It provides training services to its dancers throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, and Canada. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Education
MBA
Class of 1997

The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.

BA Economics
Class of 1991

Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world's greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts & Sciences and its three leading professional schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2018 - Current

OpenTable, Inc. provides solutions that form an online network connecting reservation-taking restaurants and people who dine at those restaurants. The firm offers solutions for restaurants include proprietary electronic reservation book and connect, as well as a number of related products and services. It operates through two geographic segments: North America and International. The company was founded by Chuck Templeton on October 13, 1998 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Co-Founder
2004 - Current

Kayak Software Corp. operates as an online travel agency. It offers fare information from airlines and hotels. The firm also develops and operates websites and mobile applications that provide destination information, travel tips, member discounts, and hotel descriptions. The company was founded by Daniel Stephen Hafner, Gregory E. Slyngstad, Douglas Feirstein, Terrell B. Jones, and Paul M. English in 2004 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

Co-Founder/Executive Vice President, Consumer Travel
2000 - 2003

Orbitz Worldwide Inc We’re a leader in the online travel industry, taking the most innovative technology and making it relevant to our customers. Orbitz Worldwide’s portfolio spans nine major consumer travel brands: including Orbitz, CheapTickets, ebookers, HotelClub, RatesToGo, the Away Network, MrJet, Asia Hotels and Orbitz for Business. We’re headquartered in downtown Chicago, Illinois, with offices around the world. From London to Sydney and everywhere in between, we represent one seamless organization. Our reach is extensive. Though some of us may focus on one or several brands, we share a common goal: transforming the way the world books travel.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

SeatGeek Inc. provides ticket search engine for consumers purchasing sports, concert and theater tickets on the secondary ticket market. Its website and apps use proprietary venue maps and algorithms to guide users to the available deals on tickets from both primary and secondary sellers. The company was founded by Jack Groetzinger, Eric Waller and Russ D'Souza in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
Current

Momondo Group Holdings Ltd., a subsidiary of Booking Holdings, Inc., is a British company located in London. The firm operates travel search tools.The company says this about itself: Which operates momondo, a leading European travel meta engine that offers flights, hotels and car rentals, and Cheapflights, a leading global flight comparison and travel deals publishing platform, will roll under The Priceline Group's leading travel meta brand, KAYAK.

Director
Current

Momondo Group Ltd. owns and operates travel search engine. The company is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Political Donations
$500
2001

Minority Whip at Office of the Senate Minority Whip, Richard J. Durbin

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Kayak Software Corp. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Kayak Software Corp. raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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Verifly Insurance Services, Inc. develops drone insurance application for recreational and commercial flights. The company was founded by Jay Bregman and Eugene Hertz on March 07, 2016 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Kayak Software Corp. operates as an online travel agency. It offers fare information from airlines and hotels. The firm also develops and operates websites and mobile applications that provide destination information, travel tips, member discounts, and hotel descriptions. The company was founded by Daniel Stephen Hafner, Gregory E. Slyngstad, Douglas Feirstein, Terrell B. Jones, and Paul M. English in 2004 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

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