The Career Expert
Passionate and well traveled, Gillian Morris shares her successes in an emerging market.
Gillian Morris is the co-founder and CEO of Hitlist, a personalized mobile travel agent. The app has been recognized as a ‘Best New App’ by the app store and was named one of the best apps of 2014 by The Next Web. Investors include the founder of jetBlue and the former Chairman of Orbitz.
Before entering the start-up world, Gillian worked as a consultant, journalist, and educator in Turkey, China, the Gulf states, and Syria. Her work has appeared in/on the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, CNN, CNBC, TechCrunch, The Next Web, and LifeHacker. She is based in New York, where she serves on the Executive Board of Harvard in Tech.
Gillian’s work in emerging markets has made her a passionate advocate for entrepreneurship and private sector investment in the developing world. She is a proud mentor with the School of Leadership Afghanistan and Gaza Sky Geeks.
How can you take advantage of being a little fish in a big pond?
How did you boost yourself up?
How did you compose your message for fundraising?
Which area of technology excites you most?
What do you consider your best professional success?
What is Hitlist?
What is the next big project you want to tackle?
When did you know that you wanted to be an entrepreneur?
Who was your first investor?