Hotel search engine Room 77 is appointing two strategic executive roles: Jessie Becker, a former Netflix marketing executive, will become the company’s first chief marketing officer; and travel industry veteran Doug Aley will assume the role of vice president of product and corporate development. These strategic hires follow closely on the April appointment of Drew Patterson as the company’s first CEO.
Hotel search engine Room 77 has named travel industry and search veteran Drew Patterson as chief executive officer. The appointment comes on the heels of a $30 million financing round the company recently announced, which is being used to accelerate Room 77’s growth and international expansion.
As of today, Room 77 stacks the odds in the traveller’s favour, launching the world’s first hotel room database and search engine in public beta.