Aaron Gowell

CEO
SilverRail Technologies

2021 Phocuswright Conference speaker

Aaron Gowell CEO
Aaron is Chief Conductor of SilverRail, a company on a mission to bring global rail travel out of the ecommerce dark.

SilverRail is a b2b2c SaaS company unifying the world’s rail markets, making rail as ubiquitous as air. Our proprietary cloud-based platform powers ecommerce for both sides of the market: carriers and retailers, both online and offline. We’re “Shopify for rail”. Last year our search and booking platforms power >2bn rail searches and processed >25M global rail transactions. Or put another way, 10.4bn km travelled and an estimated 1.9M tonnes of CO2 saved.

Prior to founding SilverRail, Aaron built and sold National Leisure Group (NLG), worked at Bain and Company and was a founding member of General Catalyst Partners, a leading VC in online travel.

Sessions

Executive Roundtable -Travel's Dilemma - Are We Making Our Mark or Leaving One?

Remote work, rising prices, labor shortages, the plight of cities and a widening wage gap have sparked a conversation around travel's impact on society as well as the environment. New rules around sustainability, transportation and lodging challenge the tourism industry to be part of the solution and not the problem. But is anyone listening?