Founded in Hawaii in 2013, world21 creates powerful tools that help tour and activity operators run their business with ease and efficiency. With over 10,000 clients worldwide and the fastest growing team in the business, we’re shaping the future of travel, together.
We know how to work hard and play hard. The experienced professionals in our ranks include the godfather of kiteboarding, a former Olympic athlete, and over 600 avid adventurers. We can’t wait to get to know you.
Alex was raised in the suburbs of Philly and went to the University of Vermont. Outdoor activities, especially water and snow skiing, are at the top of his hobby list. He's hungry to visit the Swiss Alps for the amazing skiing.
Matt is a Boston native now based out of our Denver HQ. A music lover and amateur drummer, he enjoys the outdoors, making soup and reading in his hammock. Patagonia, with it's diverse regions, is next on his travel list.
Benjamin is based at our Denver HQ - which is perfect - because hiking and technology are two of his favorite things in life. He also enjoys good books, creating music and camping. Preferably all three together.
Adam came fresh from Turing School of Software & Design. Before becoming a developer he held job titles of “genius” and “professional musician.” He enjoys living life to the fullest with his wife Alli, their son Hays and dog Leo.
Sam graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Economics from Denison University, where he was a member of the golf team and the resident campus tour guide. He loves the Colorado lifestyle, especially for the farmers markets and epic skiing.
Henri is an Account Executive based out of our Needham office. He's an energetic guy with a long list of diverse hobbies and interests. If Henri could travel anywhere, it'd be Thailand for the culture, beaches and food.
Drew went to Northeastern University for Civil Engineering. He managed the bridge division at a structural expansion joint manufacturer, traveling to 42 states in just 2 years. While traveling, he likes eating foods he can't recognize.
Despite growing up on the beaches of Florida, Bri moved to Denver after falling in love with the mountains. Prior to world21, Bri worked in New York City after a year long solo-backpacking trip through South America.
Originally from Houston, James has lived in Denver for over 10 years. He's a major sports fan, has a ripping CD and vinyl collection, and would listen to music all day, every day if he could. Someday he'd like to visit all the NFL stadiums.
Grace is a challenge-seeker. So much so, that she decided to move from Manhattan to Honolulu after just one weeklong vacation in the Aloha State. She loves to hike, surf and adventures any chance she gets.
Before world21, Chris studied Biology at Boston College. He loves to travel, especially in Central and South America. Chris is also a World Champion Percussionist with a special affinity for the marimba, a 7ft. long xylophone.
Davis studied political science at Union College, before moving to India where he fell in love with Indian textiles and ran the world's highest marathon. In his free time Davis enjoys talking politics, eating s'mores and competing in ultramarathons.
Before world21, Colton ran an ecotourism consulting business for small, luxury resorts. He loves surfing, free diving, finding a good deal, fishing during the Golden Hour and eating incredibly spicy foods incredibly quickly.
Judge is the Director of Customer Support. As a 5th generation Colorado native, the mountains are his definition of home. You can usually find him camping, cycling or rafting with his family and two Chocolate Lab puppies.
Jorge is a sports lover, especially when it comes to soccer and tennis. Australia is at the top of his travel list, mostly for the ocean activities. Like scuba diving; one of his all-time favorites.
Tommaso grew up in between New York City and Italy, before returning to the States to earn a degree in Communications with a film concentration at Boston University. He worked on an upcoming HBO documentary before joining world21.
After graduating from UMass Amherst, Carolyn worked in special education for before joining the team at world21. Even though she's solo traveled through Europe, she still has a long list of countries she plans to visit. She's a huge Tom Brady and Patriots fan.
Meet Eliza. She loves nerding out on podcasts, nutrition, note taking systems and of course, good design. If she could travel anywhere, it'd be to Finland to see the aurora borealis and soak in their 'Silence, please' motto.
With a degree from New York University in Recording Music and Music Business, Anders managed bands for years before joining world21. He's into snowboarding, golfing, live music and hanging out with his wife and dog.
Our CEO, Lawrence, studied Economics at Brown before joining Credit Suisse as an equity block trader. He likes challenging himself with impossibly long runs and hikes, then rewarding himself with cold beer and ice cream.
Emily was born a proud New Yorker, then became a Boston College rower, and is now a world21-er. Her priorities include snacking, movie and TV quotes, and getting one step closer to adopting her own pup.
Originally from Grafton, MA, Brady is now based out of our Needham office. He studied Entrepreneurship at Elon University. Snowboarding and golf are his jam. He hopes to take a snowboarding trip to Europe soon.
Originally from Winnetka, IL, Tony has lived in the Denver area for years. When he's not at the office, he enjoys golfing, cooking, skiing, house painting and spending quality time in the steam room. His favorite foods are pizza and pasta, obviously.
Crystal joined world21 after graduating from Columbia University. Before moving to Denver, she worked for a non-profit in Brooklyn and studied abroad in China. She's always looking to expand her knowledge through night classes, but she especially loves camping, comic books, and solo traveling.
A graduate from Siena College with a degree in marketing, Ryan is an Account Executive in our Boston office. After living in Italy for a few months, he's eager to get back and see more of the country. Ryan loves a good snowboarding trip.
Before world21, Jess worked for a non-profit called Team IMPACT. She a true Bostonian, born and raised. Her favorite season is Autumn, when she can run in the rain, pick apples and admire the foliage.
Born and raised on Oahu, Michael is a part of our Honolulu team. Although he could talk your ear off about gadgets and technology, the ocean is his true love. A South America backpacking trip is next on his travel list.
A graduate from the University of South Carolina, Andrew served as a Peace Corps volunteer for two years in El Salvador and the Dominican Republic. This makes him an expert in the Spanish language, drinking warm rum and dancing bachata.
Born and raised in Hawaii, David had a brief hiatus on the mainland where he studied Biochemistry/Molecular Biology and Philosophy. Despite being an expert sailor, his greatest talent is finding really tasty places to eat.
Jordan spent the last few years working on political campaigns. It was fun - but he's excited to be at world21, where he can put his SQL and Data skills to use. His favorite activity (hands down!) is fly fishing.
Brett has a degree in Sport Management from Colby-Sawyer College. He's a huge Boston sports fan. In fact, he could talk about the Red Sox all day. He loves all things outdoors, but especially baseball, fishing, skiing and hiking.
Born and raised on Cape Cod, Maddie manages the world21 Sites team in Denver. Since moving to Colorado, she's loved exploring mountain towns and breweries. Her all-time favorite outdoor activity is sailing.
As a Denver native, Matt is all about the mountains. Skiing, snowboarding, backpacking are his bread and butter. He also became quite fond of racquetball after working as the Hospitality Desk Supervisor for a sports and wellness club.
Before world21, Becca worked as a content writer in the travel industry. She likes eating vegetables, snuggling puppies and all things South America. The book Zen and The Art of Happiness changed her life.
A recent Colorado transplant, Brian is based out of our Denver HQ. He's been to four continents and has Australia and New Zealand next on his list. When it comes to the outdoors, you'll find him by the beach or a lake.
Before world21, Bob worked as a kiting instructor, and ran eco-kayak tours in the USVI. He loves all board sports, whether it's surfing, kiting or snowboarding. He's a big fan of cold beer, and Krispy Kreme's "Hot Now" sign.
Chelsea's favorite city is any city she's never been to. Originally from Kansas City, she studied in Manhattan, KS before moving to Boston to join world21. She lives with a snuggly little five-pound fluff ball named Gia.
Alex is from Rochester, NY and attended Clarkson University - both of which, are on the Canadian border. He loves sports and is a die hard Buffalo Bills fan (also on the Canadian border). He must also really like Canada.
Stephen is a bit of a musician, a bit of a Tech Writer, and a whole lot of a thinker. He's fascinated by language, interpersonal groups and software. An owl is, without question, his spirit animal and he enjoys cruising around Denver.
A Louisiana native, Jacob's home base is now our Boston HQ. He's a fan of anything outdoors plus writing, free-styling and learning. If you ask Jacob, the best thing about his job is making a positive impact on good people.
Born and raised a Broncos fan, Seth is now back in his favorite team's town after studying at Texas A&M. His travel bucket list includes all the WWII sites in Europe and an over-the-water bungalow in the Maldives. When at home, he's usually with his wife, Kelsey, and dog, Hullabaloo.
Before world21, Jane worked for a wonderful non-profit that provides in-home therapy to mentally ill children. She has the enviable ability to always know the best dessert place in 3-mile radius and is an excellent pet sitter.
Before coming to world21, Tyler worked as a Consultant in the Real Estate Industry. He speaks German and put it to use while studying in Berlin. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, golfing, tennis and windsurfing.
Chris is from the land of 10,000 lakes. When he's not behind a computer screen "ripping" you can find him at a Red Rocks concert, skiing, or dog sitting for a friend. He attended Middlebury College, where he won a national rugby championship.
Nikki hails from sunny Southern California and holds a degree in Ethnomusicology (a fancy word for the study of world music). Most weekends you’ll find her hiking the urban hills of San Francisco in search of ice cream and used records.
Courtney grew up on Cape Cod, where she spent most of her time sailing, playing soccer and jamming on the guitar. She studied in Barcelona and has been all around Europe. Her spirit animal is the super chill and friendly manatee.
Ian is a recent grad from University of Missouri. He digs trail running and is a true chicken tender fanatic - so much so, that he runs a blog to rate all the tenders he eats. One time, he ate 2 Chipotle burritos in one sitting. But that was a one time thing.
Shay is an avid Laker and Raiders fan, and loves being anywhere where 70 degrees is considered cold and snow is a myth. Start any pick-up game and he'll finish it - basketball, football, beer pong, kickball - you name it.
Coming from the land of Bourbon and horses, Michael worked for a family business in Kentucky before deciding to move out to Denver. Family and friends are his top priority, but the mountains and his dog, Chester, aren't far behind.
Sam is a part of the Customer Support team. He's into live entertainment, whether it's music or sports and spending time with family and friends. He believes in the power of travel and is happy to be in an industry where others do too
The first thing you need to know about Matt is that he has a sweet beard. In the past, he's worked as a mentor for at-risk kids, as a pizza delivery man and a mandolin player/vocalist in a nationally-touring bluegrass band.
A USC graduate, Rachel is a part of our Channel Development team. After living in California, she moved to Denver for the perfect combination of big city and fresh mountain air. Tropical places always top her travel list.
Tim studied at Curry College, where he played on the university baseball team for four years. He's an outdoorsman, with a love for fresh air, peanut butter sandwiches (no jelly, seriously) and 90's Nickelodeon cartoons.
Josh works out of our Denver HQ. When he has free time to spend outdoors, he prefers to be in a kayak. Although he's only been to 3 states in his life, he's very excited about travel and excited to check out some more places.
A native of Colorado, Mackenzie loves anything outdoors. While she enjoys being active as often as possible, skiing tops the list as her all-time favorite activity. In fact, she'd love to visit Switzerland for the epic skiing.
Kristen is a Colorado native and CU Buff. She's traveled to 38 states and 3 countries. Her list of favorites includes pottery, yoga, camping, river tubing and checking out new restaurants.
Before world21, Olivia was a high school Mathematics teacher. She then spent some time living the dream, traveling across the country in a van. She's a lover of the mountains, the ocean, animals and yoga and can't wait to visit Iceland.
Mitch joined world21 after studying Psychology and French at the University of Colorado Boulder. He's seriously into Kansas City, with a love for the Royals, the Chiefs and the BBQ. He's known for his silky smooth phone voice.
Ben joined the world21 team after studying Economics and Philosophy at Hamilton College. His family, his dog and his food are the most important things in his life. He has some excellent pizza recommendations if you're hungry.
Originally from the Bay Area, CA, Kimberly now works at our Denver HQ. She loves to travel and has lived abroad in Chile, but dreams of visiting Japan. Her favorite outdoor activity is skiing, which makes Colorado the perfect playground.
Meet Michael. He's a talented content wizard who loves tropical places, eating breakfast for dinner, reading, writing and cats made famous by Instagram. Originally from Indianapolis, he now works on our CSM team in Denver.
Larry is Papa Hester. He joined world21 after years of working as an Investment Banker and Teacher. He loves his family and all of their pets. His high energy and positive attitude always make him the best guy in the room.
Nikki hails from sunny Southern California and holds a degree in Ethnomusicology (a fancy word for the study of world music). Most weekends you’ll find her hiking the urban hills of San Francisco in search of ice cream and used records.
Mo is originally from Afghanistan, and has been in Colorado since 2004. His travel dreams include Hawaii and a backpacking trip through South America. During Colorado summers, you can find him camping or backpacking.
Ted has studied rocks from all around the world. From Tasmania to Costa Rica, he's put his Geology degree from Hamilton College to good use. His second love is his vegetable garden, his third, the soccer field.
Our CTO, Zach, studied Theoretical Computer Science at the University of Minnesota, where he received both his BS and MS. He's stoked when there's good waves, fresh snow and steep lines in his life. And always with good people.
Originally from a small town just outside of Chicago, Kelly works in our Boston office as an Account Executive. Her favorite foods include lobster rolls, deep dish pizza and her grandmother's mac & cheese.
Nate is the ultimate adventure-seeker. A trail runner, biker and skier, he's in love with all things mountains. Next on his list is to bikepack the Annapurna circuit in Nepal. His professional background is based in startup environments, where he excels at helping small business succeed.
Kenzie is a DU graduate and a Colorado native. As such, she's a fan of all the best her state has to offer and spends her free time hiking, backpacking and camping. She loves dogs, crossword puzzles and podcasts.
Before world21, Erika worked in Marketing and Business Development for a national parking company. She's a fan of cooking healthy food, happy people, tough days at spin class and laughing even when it's a bad joke.
After working on a dude ranch in Wyoming, Becca is now based out of our Denver HQ. Becca's heart is still at the beach thanks to her Virginia Beach roots. In Colorado, she loves hiking and hanging at the Boulder Creek.
Matt, AKA The Dawg, joined world21 after working to build an online marketplace where artists could buy and sell digital assets. He loves programming, surfing, and skiing; strong coffee, seafood, and being The Dawg.
Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, Alley lived in Miami before landing in Denver to join the world21 team. She loves visiting libraries and the "old book smell," her Siberian Husky, Monty, and almost anything with floral print.
Adelaide's favorite things are meeting new people and spreading positivity- both of which became her full-time job when she joined world21 as our Director of Channel Development. She also loves sailing, hiking and adventuring.
Leslie is an LA girl, born and raised. But that all changed after a trip to Colorado, where she fell in love with the city and people of Denver. Africa is next on her travel list and watching baseball games is her favorite outdoor activity.
Mark has a double degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering & Biomedical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. He loves being outdoors with good friends and family, mostly so he can utilize his naturally loud voice.
A part of our Denver team, Sam is an almost-Colorado native, having moved there from Kansas when he was three. Sam enjoys reading, listening to music and coffee, coffee, coffee. Skiing is his all time favorite outdoor activity.
Emma grew up in Redding, CT and is a graduate of the University of Vermont. She's stoked on all things outdoors, music and summer BBQs. Once as a kid, she sat on Willie Nelson's lap and her brother has a sweet band, Augustus.
Alex's motto of "Keep it tactical and practical" makes him a most excellent Integration Specialist. When he's not crushing website updates, Alex loves both sushi and having a cold beer with friends, but rarely mixes the two.
Alex brings a love of tech, cooking, music and two-wheeled things to our San Francisco office. He's a bit of a expert on fermentation, having written 2 books about on the topic. Kombucha, beer, sauerkraut - he does it all.
Bronne studied History at Penn State, where he became an expert in military history. Test him by calling out the name of any firearm or tank, and he'll tell you the war and country it came from. Other interests are walking in the woods with his dog, and cat snuggles.
Elle is a Colorado native & cliche. She loves her dog, snow, mountains and all the activities that come along with them! Before world21 she worked in London, and then at Winter Park Resort. She is happy to be based in the front range again.
Eric earned a BS in Business Management from Oregon State before joining world21. He loves the outdoors in any form, but the Rocky Mountains and the beaches of Maui are his favorite spots. He's a go-getter who values hard work.
Originally from Saratoga Springs and a Hamilton College alum, Alex has lived all over - LA, Boston, Budapest and upstate New York. He's a huge FC Barcelona fan, and lists soccer and Caribbean cooking as a few of his favorite things.
A part of Customer Support team, Deven enjoys all things outdoors. We mean all things. Snowboarding, fishing, hiking, kayaking, mountain biking, hunting and beyond. He's also a musician and has sang and played guitar since age 13.
Originally from Indianapolis, Ben is now based at our Denver HQ. He's an avid soccer fan, which keeps South America high on his travel list. When outdoors, you'll find him snowboarding, playing sand volleyball or climbing.
Our co-founder, Zachy, worked in Hawaii's activity industry for years, getting the scoop on how to make a product tour companies truly need. His favorite things are board related: surfing, snowboarding and drinking Longboard Lagers.
Now a part of our Denver team, Christine is originally from Missoula, Montana. She fell in love with Colorado while attending school at the University of Denver. Christine speaks Arabic and is allergic to avocados. Skiing is her #1 outdoor activity.
Prior to world21, Sam worked in the admissions department of CU Boulder, her alma mater. She's a certified yoga instructor and can't wait to travel to India to see the cultural origins of the practice. In the winter, she's all about snowboarding.
Dan is an Account Executive based out of our Boston office. He's an easy-going dude, who likes to joke around and make things fun. Golf is his sport. He hopes to someday travel to Scotland to hit the incredible golf courses.
Sabine is an Account Manager in our Denver office. She's an avid trail runner and skier, with a serious love for music. The next trip on her bucket list is Iceland, mostly for the solitude and simplicity - but also for the funky music scene.
Before world21, Raleigh lived in Tahoe City, CA for 5 years working at a local snow and water-sports company on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe. Snowboarding, mountain biking, and photography are his favorite hobbies.
Gabriela studied International Business at Babson College before joining the team as one of world21's first Account Executives. She loves boating, lobster fishing, and skiing, but has plenty of room in her heart for Nutella.
A Colorado native, Brett still hasn't found a good reason to move away from the Centennial State. He's a fan of sports - and could play, watch and talk about them all day long. Thor, his black lab mix, is his numero uno.
Originally from Brazil, Mauricio is the Godfather of Kiteboarding, a valedictorian of the School of Life, and a pro-surfer turned pro-family man. Before world21, he was the Brand Manager for Slingshot Sports and founder of BlankBoard MFG.
Zack graduated from Miami University with a degree in Accounting. Before joining the world21 team, he worked at the Hershey Co. as a Retail Sales Representative. He loves music and is always up for an adventure.
Genieva is passionate about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, the outdoors and good coffee. As a student, she lived in New Zealand and fell in love with its mountains and beaches. Bouldering and camping are her favorite outdoor activities.
When it comes to large, enterprise-level websites, Marcus is an SEO strategy pro. Outside of work, you can find him riding his motorcycle through the mountains of Colorado. Australia is next on his travel list.
Eric is a Developer in our San Francisco office. His dream is to sail around the Caribbean, spending all his days fishing or writing code from a hammock beneath the sun.
Before world21, Jeff worked in accounting. But his passion for the outdoor industry and desire to try something new led him to our Sales team in Boston. He's a magician, (a really good one) and loves staying active as long as he's no where near a gym.
Our President and COO, Max, earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering at Brown University. Before world21, Max was featured on Shark Tank for an ingenious product. He loves mountain biking, being with his family, and foraging for wild mushrooms.
Originally from Detroit, Christie works on our Account Management team in Denver. She's the proud owner of two cats, but she only likes one of them. Amsterdam is her favorite place on earth and she loves reading non-fiction novels.
Sarah joined the world21 team as an Account Executive after years working in the nonprofit sector. In her free time, she hangs with her dog Louie and worships Beyoncé. Growing up in Rhode Island, she still has a keen love for the ocean.
Our Head of Product, Bryan, started making websites and designing things in middle school and hasn't stopped since. He's a big fan of taking photos, exploring cities, french fries, and puns.
Schuyler got an MA from University of Edinburgh in Scotland, writing his dissertation on the marketing trends of the beer industry. He worked as a brewer and business development consultant in New England before joining world21.