• Santa Fe, NM, USA
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • London, UK

Leadership

Andrew Van Luchene

Founder & CEO

Andrew Van Luchene

Andrew has served as JackRabbit’s CEO since its inception. Prior to founding JRS, Andrew was the sixth employee of Walker Digital, the parent company of Priceline.com. From 1997-2003 Andrew launched several companies and divisions of Priceline for Walker Digital including Retail DNA, Priceline for Gasoline, and Priceline PerfectYardsale. Andrew has been involved in numerous software, real estate, and intellectual property ventures over the course of his career. Andrew is a named inventor on 171 issued software patents.



Tom Rickert

Executive Vice President

Tom Rickert

As an equity partner in JackRabbit Systems since 2008, Tom has directed the growth of Book › Direct’s adoption on over 300 travel destination websites in North America and the Caribbean. Prior to joining JackRabbit Systems, Tom was founder and CEO of Rickert Media Inc., a 20 year media sales and consulting firm and simultaneously launched a second media company, Meetings & Events LLC in 1998, publishing five successful industry media properties which he continued to own and operate for seven years before selling the company in 2006.




Dade Gaylord

Vice President of Operations – Zerista

Dade Gaylord

Dade joined JRS’s Zerista division in 2016. He brings over 18 years of experience in gaining operational efficiencies and increasing operational capacities in the companies in which he has worked. His background includes integrating advanced technologies into corporate infrastructure to differentiate services and improve productivity and leading Client Service Teams, Training Teams along with implementing Change Management initiatives throughout the US, Australia and Europe. He has a strong track record of top-notch leadership, building internal teams and client relationships.


 

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