Biography: Frederic Lalonde – chairman and co-founder
Frederic Lalonde is the founder and chief executive of Hopper.
Previously, Fred was a vice president at Expedia, running product planning for Hotels and Packages for Expedia.com.
At Expedia he also participated in various M&A activities, including the acquisitions of Hotels.com, TripAdvisor, and eLong.
Prior to Expedia, Fred co-founded Newtrade Technologies, which grew to become one of the worldâ€™s largest connectivity platforms for the hospitality market after it was acquired by Expedia in 2002.
Fred also sits on the board of directors of MakeMyTrip, Indiaâ€™s leading online travel company.