“When I look out the window of an airplane, I feel humbled. Traveling can teach us a lot about ourselves, other people, and new cultures. More people than ever have the opportunity to experience travel, and I’m excited to play a small part in making the travel journey as seamless and enjoyable as possible for them.”
As a Sr. Analyst on our partnerships and operations team, Ruchit partners with JetBlue teams and our JetBlue Technology Ventures’ ecosystem partners to connect them with relevant emerging technologies and startups to drive innovation and strategic value. He focuses on early stage companies across commercial aviation, travel, and hospitality industries. Some of his interests include sustainable travel, AI/ML solutions, e-commerce, biometrics, and improving the customer and employee experience.
Prior to joining JTV, Ruchit worked on the Corporate Strategy and Innovation team at Southwest Airlines, and previously spent time at two different startups and a private equity firm. He holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.