Jared Alster is co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Wildebeest, a digital strategy and brand marketing agency focused on growing clients in travel and tech. Jared has enjoyed over a decade in the travel industry, holding multiple senior-level marketing roles along the way. He spent five years running U.S. marketing at adventure travel leader Intrepid Travel, during a period of hyper-growth for the company. Jared then went onto join Travelstride, the leading venture-backed marketplace for multi-day tours, as co-founder/VP Marketing. Prior to Wildebeest, he led the New York office for luxury tour operator Cox & Kings. Jared holds numerous advisory roles with consumer & enterprise tech startups and lives in New York with his family and yellow lab, Homer.