Ken Shanley is the Founder and Chief Visionary behind Vindow, Inc. Soon after launching his first entrepreneurial venture in the travel industry in the early 1990’s, Ken recognized the necessity and opportunity to bring greater value and efficiency to airlines in their crew accommodations procurement process. In 1997, Ken debuted a new company, Hotel Connections, to revolutionize the way in which airlines source their global accommodations through applied technology. His company quickly grew to became the dominant player in this niche business segment and, in 2020 Hotel Connections was acquired by Fleetcor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT), the global workforce services behemoth.
Fueled by his successful track record and 28+ years of experience in the travel hospitality industry, Ken continues to develop new and innovative travel technologies to bring to market. The Vindow cloud-based travel technology platform unites both sellers and buyers of accommodations in a powerful, yet transparent, online marketplace. Ken’s vision is to give users unprecedented visibility into marketplace dynamics with software that is flexible, fast and Intuitive and that incorporates powerful Analytical tools that add value and insight.