FlightStats Names Tech Industry Veteran Clent Richardson to Board of Directors

Vast Experience in Consumer, Publishing and Mobile technology Companies to Support Rapid Push for Growth in Mobile Consumer Travel

FlightStats, Inc. the industry-leading publisher of global flight and airport information services is pleased to announce the appointment of Clent Richardson to its Board of Directors.

FlightStats board member Clent RichardsonClent Richardson is Managing Director of Huntington Hill Ventures and brings more than 25 years of C-level executive experience developing winning strategies and delivering flawless execution with companies such as Apple, AOL, AVG, Immersion, TiVo and T-Mobile where he drove organizational and operational transformations by building high performance teams and creating vision to deepen customer loyalty, drive efficiencies, focus, and deliver key business metrics.

Clent joins the FlightStats Board at a time when the company is making a significant push in the consumer-focused mobile travel market while maintaining the 40% year over year growth in the business-to-business sector. FlightStats has 41 employees, up from 35 a year ago.

“Clent brings a vast wealth of experience in growing global technology companies,” said CEO Jeff Kennedy. “His operational and marketing expertise, as well as his experience in developing consumer and developer relationships will be invaluable as we strive to grow FlightStats as the go-to travel resource for both individual travelers as well as developers who use our data to power their mobile consumer applications.”

“FlightStats is a hidden gem, powering countless real-time flight updates and airline stats for carriers and airports globally, and I look forward to working with Jeff and the board to help bring FlightStats into the forefront of direct-to-consumer usage and to help grow their global footprint,” said Clent Richardson.

About FlightStats
FlightStats is a leading provider of day-of-travel data services and applications to the travel industry. The company delivers real-time global flight and airport data services that powers many of the world’s most popular travel applications. The company also provides web and mobile applications to the FlightStats community, helping travelers to better manage their travel day. FlightStats data is seen by millions of people each month, and the company is constantly evolving to offer the best worldwide alerting and tracking services to travelers, and the agencies and developers who serve them.
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