Amy Burr

JetBlue Ventures

2022 Phocuswright Conference speaker

Amy Burr President
Amy Burr is the President of JetBlue Technology Ventures (JTV), the venture capital arm of JetBlue Airways that invests in and partners with early-stage startups innovating in the travel, hospitality, and transportation industries.

As President, Amy shapes the strategic venture investment direction of JetBlue and facilitates integration of successful startup programs into the airline’s overall corporate innovation initiatives. She has been with JTV since 2018 as the Managing Director of Operations and Partnerships, where she built an ecosystem of partners and deployment opportunities for the many technologies of JTV's portfolio companies.

Amy has been a leader in creating, sourcing, and implementing innovative technology,
products and programs in the travel space for the last 21 years. She caught the startup bug from joining Virgin America in 2004 as one of the original founders of the company. Amy worked in various roles over her 14-year tenure at VX in areas of strategy, corporate program leadership, commercial and revenue development, and technology areas including eCommerce, reservations systems, and guest products. She ended her time with the company as the Virgin America leader of the merger integration with Alaska Airlines.

Amy came to Virgin America after working at Continental Airlines in revenue management and corporate development. Amy earned her MBA from Moore School of Business at University of South Carolina and a BS in Applied Health Sciences from American University in Washington DC.