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Charlie started his first business, FreshMinds, after studying Engineering at Oxford University. Whilst building this business he was named UK Young Entrepreneur of the Year by Esquire Magazine and profiled in Seth Godin’s bestselling book Icarus Deception.

Passionate about improving online travel Charlie launched Triptease in 2013 to help hotels deliver a better digital experience and increase direct bookings. Triptease pioneered the Direct Booking movement and quickly gained a reputation for its first product Price Check.

In 2015 the firm was awarded Innovation of the Year at PhocusWright Europe and Charlie was named in HSMAI’s list of 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales & Marketing.

Today Charlie is the Chief Tease at Triptease, a member of YPO Manhattan, a Companion of CMI and a Fellow of the British American Project. He’s served on the British Airways Business Advisory Board and won The Sunday Times £5M London Entrepreneur Challenge

Charlie is a keen sailor and runner. He recently finished second in the Death Valley marathon.