Episode 02 | Part One: From Engineer to Entrepreneur: Jesse DePinto’s Journey to Creating Frontdesk

This week's episode of the Graduate a CEO podcast is a must-listen for anyone looking for inspiration and insight on entrepreneurship. Our guest, Jesse DePinto, is the co-founder and CEO of Frontdesk, a company that is disrupting the travel industry. Despite facing tough competition, Jesse has succeeded in creating a thriving business that provides a unique and personalized experience to travelers. In this episode, Jesse shares his journey from studying engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to becoming a successful entrepreneur. He talks about the challenges he faced in starting and growing Frontdesk, as well as the lessons he learned along the way. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or just someone who loves to travel, this episode is sure to inspire and inform. So, join us as we dive into the world of entrepreneurship and travel with Jesse DePinto, the CEO of Frontdesk. About Jesse DePinto: Jesse is Co-Founder and CEO at Frontdesk, Inc., an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing travel company. Frontdesk provides a home away from home for the modern traveler, across 30+ U.S. markets. Jesse holds a BS in engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Prior to Frontdesk, Jesse held product leadership roles in software companies that touched the aerospace, real estate, and hospitality industries. Jesse is a proud husband and father of three boys and a complete nerd at heart.

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He is the president/managing member of three companies, CFO of one company, executive vice president of one company, and director of three companies/organizations. Jim has mentored students and others as they have purchased or started a business. He continues teaching, acting as an advisor to individuals starting and running companies, and serving on free-market-oriented nonprofit boards.

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