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FarePortal Board Room
Sam S. Jain
Founder and CEO
Sam S. Jain is the Founder and CEO of Fareportal Inc. After beginning his career in travel, Jain quickly noticed the inefficiencies inherent in the offline processes of the wholesale travel industry. Recognizing the opportunity, he began work to automate and digitize travel ticket purchases. Jain’s first company, Farebuzz was part of the early travel boom, entering as a business-to-business company In 2003, Jain used his own finances and bootstrapped the launch of Fareportal… read more
Werner Georg Kunz-Cho
Werner G. Kunz-Cho is the Co-CEO of Fareportal, the travel technology company powering seven global travel brands including CheapOair.com and OneTravel.com. Kunz-Cho is responsible for overseeing Fareportal’s Board of Directors, Board of Advisers, and the Global Business Squad, as well as managing International Growth, Global Content, Supplier Relations, Legal, and Human Resources. He has over 35 years of experience in the travel industry including serving as the CEO of OneTravel.com prior to its acquisition by Fareportal. Prior to joining Fareportal, he was also Head of Operations at Travac Charters, General Manager North America at Swissair’s charter division Balair/CTA, Director North America at City Bird Airlines and Vice President of Business Development North America at Lufthansa Systems.
Chief Financial Officer
An experienced airline finance and commercial leader, Glenn Cusano is Fareportal’s Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Glenn is responsible for financial and tax reporting, internal control compliance, risk management, financial planning and analysis and capital allocation.
Prior to joining Fareportal, Glenn was JetBlue’s Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasury responsible for treasury and fuel, risk management, financial planning and analysis, and structural programs. During his many years with Jet Blue, Cusano held several finance roles before being promoted to Vice President, Compliance and Audit in the Legal team in 2007. He returned to the Finance team in 2009 as Vice President, Audit and Process Effectiveness before taking on leadership responsibilities for the airline’s financial planning as Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis. Prior to his promotion to Senior Vice President in March 2017, he served as Vice President, Operational Planning and Analysis as part of JetBlue’s Commercial and Planning team. In this role, Cusano was instrumental in driving improvement in operational planning and recovery as well as in on-time performance.
Glenn is a graduate of Quinnipiac College and is a certified public accountant (CPA).
Chief Legal and Compliance Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer
In his most recent role, Rahul was in a Global HR leadership position at Amazon Web Services (AWS) based out of Seattle, partnering in rapid growth of the business while building a customer-centric culture. Prior to that he was with Amazon in India where he led HR for the Worldwide Customer Service Operation. Prior to Amazon, Rahul worked for HSBC Bank in India, Malaysia and the Philippines in various HR leadership capacities growing and leading full function HR teams supporting large employee bases. Rahul started his career at HCL Technologies in 1997 where he helped set up the HR function in a new geography, led global hiring for Infrastructure division and was the HR Business Partner for the global sales ream.
Rahul is married and relocated to NY with his family. He is passionate about sports, music, traveling, food and learning about the various cultures of the world. An avid cricket player and now a huge Seahawks fan “Go Hawks”.
Chief Information Officer
Executive Vice President, General Counsel
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