Front End Engineer
Born and raised in Washington where he developed a passion for all things electronic. After a couple years working as a freelance web developer, Jeff has decided to seek a Computer Science degree. His interest in exploring, photographing, skiing, and kayaking the world led him to Horizon.
Co-Founder & CEO
Spent 5 years at Zillow doing community building, business development, and social media marketing. A travel addict who has visited 30+ countries, and largely been working & living out of a backpack since 2010. Proud member of Sigma Phi Epsilon (WA Beta, '02), and graduate of University of Washington (2005).
Full stack entrepreneur specializing in the real estate industry. Sailboat Racer / Ruby on Rails-er / RubyMotion-ite. Seth loves solving problems with technology and reducing friction within antiquated business practices, with a passion for getting his hands dirty and bringing ideas to life. Founder of Curb Call & Hoverboard Labs.
When not photographing weddings or working on her non-profit, _c'mon team_ ], Krista is daydreaming about where to travel next. She can attest that nothing helps a person survive a gloomy Seattle winter like an escape to someplace sunny. A travel enthusiast at heart, she feels strongly that the anticipation of the journey can be just as exciting as the destination itself.
We're looking for engineers and community builders, who believe deeply in our mission and seeking to build a business. More details here.
Business Co-Founder & Advisor
Previously worked at Canadian telecom startup Public Mobile building its financial services brand - Public Cash Services. A jack-of-all-trades with passions for travel and entrepreneurship. Was introduced to Horizon by one of the company’s first customers, a fellow backpacker, during a tour through South America.
Angel investor and startup advisor in Louisville, KY. Board of Advisors for GLI EnterpriseCorp, the VelocityIN accelerator program, and Venture Connectors. Member of a core team that led Efficient Networks from a venture-funded startup into a market-leading position in broadband equipment, an initial public offering, acquisitions of several smaller firms, and subsequent acquisition by Siemens AG. Cum laude graduate, Vanderbilt University. Co-author of three patents.
Long-term traveler on the road since 2008 sharing stories of grassroots tourism initiatives and solo travel through two award-winning sites, A Little Adrift and Grassroots Volunteering.org. Published author of the Volunteer Traveler’s Handbook and 2013 National Geographic Traveler of the Year.
Connector, social architect, and strategic advisor working, living, and breathing all things social: particularly innovation, justice and networking. Colleen has spent the last 8 years immersed in building community, locally and internationally, in the education, social travel, and start-up spaces, most recently managing operations and community for Couchsurfing between 2009 and 2013.