Terry Jones
Terry Jones

About Terry Jones

Terry Jones founded Travelocity.com. He led the company as President and was Chief Executive Officer from its founding until May 2002. He was founding Chairman Kayak.com from its inception untill it was told to Priceline for $1.8 billion. Previously, Jones served as Chief Information Officer at Sabre Inc. In his 24 years at Sabre, Jones held various executive positions including President of Computer Services, Vice President of Applications Development and Vice President of Product Development.

Prior to Sabre, Jones joined American Airlines in 1978 as Director of Product Development when American Airlines acquired Agency Data Systems, a Florida-based mini-computer accounting systems company. He became president of the division when it moved to Dallas/Fort Worth.

A graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, Jones entered the travel industry in 1971 as a travel agent with Vega Travel in Chicago. He later served five years as a vice president of Travel Advisors, a company specializing in business travel to Eastern Europe and the USSR, with offices in Chicago and Moscow.

Jones is Executive Chairman of Wayblazer a new travel company based on IBM's Watson technology. He is managing principal of ON, Inc. a consultancy he co-founded to help companies in their transition to the digital economy. He serves on the boards of Boingo, Smart Destinations, Inc , The Camping and Education Foundation, and has previously served on nine other public and private boards. He is a special venture partner with General Catalyst Partners of Boston and a member of Sierra Angels.

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