Former Amazon, Airbnb exec Vinayak Hegde has been elevated to president at now publicly traded private aviation provider Wheels Up
Vinayak Hegde has been named president of Wheels Up. He will continue to report directly to chairman and CEO Kenny Dichter who founded the company. Now Wheels Up Experience, which trades under UP, went public via a SPAC merger in July.
As Wheels Up continues its push to digitalize and democratize the industry, Chief Marketplace Officer Vinayak Hegde lays out a vision of what’s ahead
Wheels Up is continuing to add to its all-star executive line-up. As it prepares to become a publicly traded company, the New York-based private aviation services provider has plucked alumni of GE, Airbnb, Amazon, Hilton, NetJets, Grey Goose, and the Air Force. The latest addition, Vinayak Hegde as chief marketplace officer, brings more digital marketplace and public company experience.
Amperity will improve Wheels Up’s marketing performance, customer insights and enables upgraded customer experiences
Enterprise customer data platform for consumer brands Amperity announced that Wheels Up will deploy Amperity Customer Data Platform. It is designed to provide personalized customer interactions at every touchpoint, including its mobile app.
Wheels Up recently opened its private jet charter app to non-members. Here’s our review
Move over Costco. When I read in Wheels Up’s merger filings that it quietly began allowing non-members to access its app, I decided to check it out. Until then, you had to pay $2,950 for the privilege. Allowing non-members to book on the app at less favorable terms seems a no-brainer.