Sergey Petrossov is the CEO who founded JetSmarter, an application that conveniently connects people to private flights. It was launched in August of 2012 according to a biography page via his own website. JetSmarter officially launched the following year after acquiring enough funds from other companies and vendors and has since created an easier method for individuals or groups to book flights. Sergey Petrossov and his team were able to bring valuable and knowledgeable members to build off of his vision.
Sergey Petrossov was recognized on Forbes 30 Under 30 in Consumer Technology and in South Florida’s Top Working Professional. Before even founding the application known as JetSmarter, he worked on two projects – one online that would allow people to chat to provide customer service, and the other a platform build for Russian education systems. Petrossov also worked as a board advisor for a South-Florida jet operator. He reflects that he came up with the idea of his application after he witnessed how difficult it could be to book flights. With the advancement of technology and the rise of mobile devices, he thought it would be a good idea to invest in a platform for people to book their own flights on the fly. That is how the idea for JetSmarter came about.
Some additional information on the CEO is that he studied at the University of Florida with a concentration in finance and business administration. According to the CrunchBase profile, many prominent celebrities have backed JetSmarter which includes rapper and businessman Jay-Z, Wayne Chung, and others. The page suggests that JetSmarter functions much like Uber connecting people to a transportation service that is both convenient and simple to use. Sergey Petrossov knew he wanted to become a businessman after he worked diligently in school and through his interest in it.