Simply put…to rock your world.
We’re building the connectivity platform the world demands. Best-in-class tech that super-charges international travel, wins loyalty, and powers great experiences.
Makers of instant gratification.
We are united by a deep desire to make travel better. Knowing that connectivity is one of the biggest pain points of any trip abroad (if not the biggest), we joined forces to solve this enduring problem—one we’ve all experienced first-hand.
Each member of our team is personally invested in electrifying the journey and enabling connectivity that rocks your world—and your customers’.
Most listened to album: Synchronicity by The Police
Founder & CEO
Santa Clarita, CA
Al got hooked on tech and travel as a teenager and has visited over 100+ countries before calling Los Angeles home. He’s an Electrical Engineer out of the American University of Beirut with an INSEAD MBA and Harvard ExecEd. Besides serving as a member of the Forbes Technology Council for 2018-2021, Al was named “Who’s Who” Top Executive for 2020.
Al previously co-founded Acsys Technologies, a disruptive IoT company serving the telecom industry globally. CELITECH is Al’s brainchild—one he hopes everyone adopts.
Fave band: Judas Priest
Co-Founder & CCO
Rich’s roots are in Las Vegas, but his work is global. Guiding sales and strategy, he’s hitched his wagon to some major names in travel—Travelzoo, Fareportal, Kayak—and grooves on the people part of business development.
Rich is at the gas pump keeping the CELITECH fires burning hot.
Dream show and venue: AC/DC at the Sydney Opera House
Chief Marketing Officer
New York, NY
Chicagoan and travel tech visionary Lauren has led digital for tour operators and blazed trails as a growth consultant. She most recently founded TWIP—Travel With Interesting People—to address key gaps in travel personalization. Standing out in a crowd, finding fans, and charting success is where she lives.
For Lauren, building a memorable brand is CELITECH’s North Star.
First concert: Billy Idol
Business Development Lead
Midwesterner Kerri is a die-hard Kansas City Chiefs fan and veteran travel-tech-start-up maven. Earning her stripes for over two decades at Orbitz and Amadeus, where she was the visionary lead behind its Launchpad program, she is the consummate travel start-up advisor-investor.
Kerri is CELITECH’s connector-rainmaker.
Founder & CCO
VC & IC Member
Clicktripz & TravBuddy
At the core of our Tech and passion for Travel is a shared desire to connect deeply with people, places and memorable experiences—and help others do the same.
Great companies are built by great people—curious minds, big hearts, and exceptional talent. We apply excellence to all we do. Together, we reach the top.
We take an honest, high-minded approach to doing business—building a stand-up brand, creating a great product, and cultivating rewarding partner relationships.
We embrace strength, agility, openness, active lifestyles, and nurturing a healthy planet—so that we can all thrive. For this reason, we are committed to being carbon-neutral by 2025.