Solutionz appoints Rachel Wei West, a former Dell EMC Strategy Advisor, and Global Business & IT transformation expert to its Sounding Board for TripProximity.

TAMPA, FL, August 23, 2019 – Solutionz Innovations, a Tampa-based, industry-leading travel tech firm, today announced Rachel Wei West as the twelfth member of its Sounding Board for TripProximity.

The Sounding Board is a unique, virtual extension of its Board of Directors, designed to accelerate the success of funders and founders by helping them reduce risk and make more informed decisions.

For more than 25 years, Rachel has advised and evolved some of the world’s most successful companies, both in the U.S. and abroad.

With a wide range of expertise in high tech, finance, operations, sales, and marketing, Rachel creates and influences technology vision and execution roadmap for both Fortune 500 companies and startups, to successfully grow and scale their businesses through technology, innovation, and organization culture.

As a trusted advisor and solution partner at Dell EMC, she’s led many innovative initiatives in Cloud, Big Data, XaaS and Digital Transformation for its most strategic clients including Vanguard, Bank of America, FiServe, Caterpillar, BNY, Republic Services, Fidelity, and State Street.

Chicke Fitzgerald, CEO of Solutionz, commented “In the months that we have been working together in an advisory capacity, Rachel has added so much value to Solutionz.  Adding her to the Sounding Board was a natural next move.  Her background in working with travel tech companies and early stage ventures has proven invaluable to us. ”

Solutionz’ patent pending flagship product, TripProximity integrates trip planning into the digital tools and sites people use every day, thereby reducing the cost for the Company to acquire high intent travelers.  Fitzgerald added, “By targeting the systems and sites that people use every day, we are giving organizations new ways to get more engagement from their customers, increasing loyalty, monetize their existing account bases and enriching the value of their tools and content to their customers, the end travelers.  We bring convenience, context and context to the traveler.”

Perry Yeatman, Executive Director of the Sounding Board added, “Rachel brings practical experience in the early stage tech venture world that will help us scale.  She has an amazing ability to distill large quantities of information and hone in on the value proposition, whether it be for our prospective clients, the end traveler or for potential investors.  Rachel helped to identify the universal appeal of the TripProximity solution, which she articulates as nearby, new and now.”

For more information on the Company and its offerings, visit http://www.tripproximity.com.


ABOUT SOLUTIONZ.  https://www.solutionz.com.  Since 1996, Solutionz has brought innovative thinking to the challenges facing the travel and technology industries.  Its clients are enterprise software companies, publishers, venues, events and non-profits.  The company helps them solve problems and make valuable contributions to their bottom lines as well as the charities they support.  The core business is our TripProximity, smart trip technology, which we integrate into the digital tools and sites people already use every day.  And, we leave a legacy by giving back with each trip taken.

ABOUT THE SOUNDING BOARD. https://thegamechanger.network/the-sounding-board/.  Bringing together a well-vetted, well-rounded, ready-to-go team of experts from a variety of industries, functions, and geographies, The Sounding Board provides “as needed” counsel and support to early stage companies to help out with whatever opportunity or issue they are facing.  Whether a founder needs marketing help to hone their concept; an acting CxO to be their growth partner; or a corporate governance expert as funding comes through, The Sounding Board lets a start-up access new skills and knowledge as they evolve and grow, thereby saving funders and founders valuable time and money, without compromising quality.

TripProximity Contact:  Chicke Fitzgerald  813-925-0789 x3  chicke@solutionz.com


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