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Nick Kennedy

Founder & CEO
Dallas, TX
Nick Kennedy founded Rise with a laser focus on transforming the air travel experience for frequent travelers. In a very short time he assembled a world-class team and leveraged his technology and client service background to develop an accessible, high-touch and highly scalable business model that has positioned the company to lead the next generation of air travel.

Nick’s career started with EDS, and then shifted to helping build successful entrepreneurial ventures that were acquired by companies like NCR and Nanthealth. Nick lives in Dallas with his wife of 16 years and their three children. He is an avid sportsman who enjoys cycling, skiing and running, and has completed the Ironman® triathlon