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Journera is a travel technology company developing an experience management platform for the travel industry. The Company’s platform enables travel providers and application developers to unify the travel experience across airlines, hotels, ground transportation, restaurants, and entertainment providers. Its software solution, Global Experience Record (GXR), provides a real-time view of customer journeys for travel companies. It uses machine learning to weave the data together, and update it in real-time. The GXR is channel agnostic and accounts for data from all shopping and booking sources.

HQChicago, US
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Employees (est.) (May 2020)31

Key People/Management at Journera

Jeff Katz

Jeff Katz

Founder & CEO
Kevin Iverson

Kevin Iverson

Chief Technology Officer
Shelly Demott

Shelly Demott

Chief Product Officer
Chris Bruce

Chris Bruce

VP, Commercial
Gary Doernhoefer

Gary Doernhoefer

Senior Executive Counsel
Carla Jacobson

Carla Jacobson

Director, Customer Success
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Journera Office Locations

Journera has an office in Chicago
Chicago, US (HQ)
350 N Orleans St #9000n
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Journera Financials and Metrics

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Journera total Funding

$9 m

Journera latest funding size

$9 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Journera investors

Journera's latest funding round in July 2018 was reported to be $9 m. In total, Journera has raised $9 m
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Journera News and Updates

Short-Term Property Management Platform Guesty Partners with Journera to make Guest Arrivals and Departures more Seamless for Property Managers

CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Guesty, the leading property management platform used by short-term property management companies worldwide, has announced a partnership with Journera, the real-time data exchange platform for creating more seamless travel, by providing insights into...

Journera Announces Collaboration with Impala to Make Working with Journera Even Easier For Hotels

CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Journera, the real-time data exchange platform for creating more seamless travel, today announced a new collaboration with Impala, the platform securely transmitting hotel data to a hotel's technology partners. Hotels using top property management...

Journera Announces U.S. Patent Issued For Its Secure Data Exchange

CHICAGO, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Journera, the real-time data exchange for creating more seamless travel, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for the company's technology enabling travel companies to securely match traveler records...

Journera Announces First Billion Travel Events Processed on its Data Platform for top Travel Brands

CHICAGO, June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Journera, the real-time data exchange for creating more seamless travel, today announced that it has processed more than 1 billion travel events for over 110 million U.S. traveling customers of its commercial partners. Journera previously announced...

Journera Blogs

Interview with The Points Guy

Our CEO, Jeff Katz, sat down with The Points Guy, Brian Kelly, this week to talk about his impressive travel career, including stints as the CEO of Swissair, a top executive at both Sabre and American Airlines, and the founding CEO of Orbitz Worldwide, and how that’s led him down the path to create …

Privacy and Data Security in the Experience Age

The Experience Age is accelerating our vision of seamless travel. Customers set out to take a single journey that, they hope, is marked by education, relaxation, connection and progress. The Experience Age promises to help them achieve it.Standing in the way of that ideal are a mountain of administr…

Travel Megatrend #1 — Seamless Journeys (Part Two)

Travel Megatrend #1 — Seamless Journeys (Part Two)We are in the early days of a significant new era for travel, what we call the Experience Era. After decades of making travel transactions easier, the industry is now beginning to unify the travel experience so that all the elements that make a great…

Travel Megatrend #1 — Seamless Journeys (Part One)

Travel Megatrend #1 — Seamless Journeys (Part One)Having spent my career in travel, I’ve had the opportunity to navigate many twists and turns, from globalization and deregulation to the emergence of the internet and e-commerce. I’ve been able to work alongside some of the giants of the industry, li…

Travel Megatrend #2 — Connected Car Ecosystems

Travel Megatrend #2 — Connected Car EcosystemsThe Connected Car as the King of the RoadWhen we think about the travel industry, we envision trips involving a suitcase and planning logistics weeks or months ahead. These include our semi-annual vacations or our quarterly business trips complete with f…

Journera patents its secure data exchange technology

Today we are happy to announce that the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for the core enabling technology of our platform. Termed “Cryptographically Enforced Data Exchange” (US Patent No. 10,326,742), our technology securely links data from travel and travel-related companies to pr…
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Journera Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Journera founded?

    Journera was founded in 2016.

  • Who are Journera key executives?

    Journera's key executives are Jeff Katz, Kevin Iverson and Shelly Demott.

  • How many employees does Journera have?

    Journera has 31 employees.

  • Who are Journera competitors?

    Competitors of Journera include Emerging Travel Group, TripActions and kimkim.

  • Where is Journera headquarters?

    Journera headquarters is located at 350 N Orleans St #9000n, Chicago.

  • Where are Journera offices?

    Journera has an office in Chicago.

  • How many offices does Journera have?

    Journera has 1 office.