As iSeatz Chief Information Officer (CIO), Ed Silver leads a diverse team of engineers, operations professionals, product managers, project managers, and quality assurance specialists. Ed brings over 25 years of travel technology and new product experience, including co-founding Lodging.com and Hudson Crossing. Prior to joining iSeatz, he also held leadership roles at Flight Centre Travel Group, iCARS powered by Limos.com, and GBTA. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ed co-founded Travel Again, an advocacy organization focused on uniting the global travel industry to restore consumer and corporate confidence in traveling and encouraging responsible government policy. As CIO, Ed utilizes his passion for blending technology, product management, innovation, and marketing to grow iSeatz’s core business, while also accelerating innovation and new product development.