Edgar AlacanAs co-founder of the private jet booking company Jets.com, Edgar Alacan draws on more than 10 years of industry experience. A former financial professional, he began working with jet fliers when a friend invited him to join the team of the newly established Concord Private Jet. Edgar Alacan served for a year with the company as a coordinator of domestic and international client trips, then collaborated with two friends and former brokerage colleagues to establish Jets.com.
Edgar Alacan and his team have grown the company to include more than 50 staff members and annual sales of over $40 million. He has cultivated a strong client network of executives and other discerning business travelers, who have the option to book flights on-demand or through pre-purchased flight hours. Mr. Alacan continues to guide the company's growth through the development of new product offerings and marketing materials relevant to client needs.
Active in his professional community, Edgar Alacan maintains membership in the Air Charter Safety Foundation, the Wyvern Wingman Alliance, and the National Business Aviation Association. He shares his business expertise with those in need as a board member of Pietro's Fight, for which he coordinates the distribution of marketing materials and the hosting of events geared toward raising awareness of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.