Trevor Cornwell, Founder and CEO, appbackr inc.
Trevor Cornwell, Founder and CEO, appbackr inc., a Palo Alto-based Market Exchange for Apps. appbackr helps publishers and platforms identify the rights apps to optimize revenue. appbackr is a winner of the PayPal X Developer Challenge, an OnMobile 100 Company and an AlwaysOn 250 Company. Cornwell’s career has been spent developing and growing new enterprises in media and technology-based businesses deploying Internet technologies to provide content and streamline customer offerings. Most recently Cornwell developed video personalization software which produces customized video streams based on viewer behavior.
Earlier, he founded the business jet reservation network Skyjet, after determining that technology solutions for aggregating charter aircraft inventory would create market efficiencies. Skyjet was acquired by Bombardier, Inc.
Prior to forming Skyjet, Cornwell started several media companies in emerging markets, including CET Online, an early pioneer in Internet-distributed news.
Earlier in his career, Cornwell founded a not-for-profit organization, the National Service League, Inc., to aid in the transition to emerging democracies in Eastern Europe.
Cornwell has also served in positions of responsibility for political organizations, notably as Deputy Political Director for the U.S. Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee under the Chairmanship of then-Senator John F. Kerry. He also has held leadership positions with several U.S. political campaigns.
Born in New York City in 1964, Cornwell is a native of Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. A popular speaker at industry conferences and national business forums, he has been quoted extensively in the national business press. Cornwell has been featured or appeared in People magazine, Fortune Magazine, The New York Times, ABC News, MSNBC and Fox News. Cornwell received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University. He is married and has a daughter.