With over two decades of experience in creating highly innovative air carriers in ways that have improved air travel for millions, Alex Wilcox now serves as CEO of JetSuite – a private jet airline which launched operations in 2009. In co-founding JetSuite in 2008, Alex brought new technology and unprecedented value to an industry in dire need of it. JetSuite is a launch customer for the Embraer Phenom 100, an airplane twice as efficient and more comfortable than other jets performing its missions. Also a founder of JetBlue, Alex was a driving force behind many airline industry changing innovations, including the implementation of LiveTV on board and all leather coach seating. Alex was also named a Henry Crown Fellow by the Aspen Institute and is a member of the Southern California chapter of Young Presidents Organization (YPO).
Brian Coulter served as a General Duties-Pilot in the Royal New Zealand Air Force and retired as a Squadron Leader after nearly 16 years of service. He flew helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, was a member of the formation aerobatic team, and was decorated with the Air Force Cross. Upon his departure from the Air Force, Brian was a Boeing-737 Captain and Director of Safety at Air South Airlines. Later, he became a startup member at WinAir Airlines and then JetBlue Airways, where he wrote a number of the early technical publications for flight operations and led JetBlue’s pioneering use of electronic flight bags. Brian was JetBlue’s Director of Flight Standards for five years, and held the number one seniority position as an Airbus A320 Captain for eight years. At JetSuite, Coulter is responsible for the conduct of all flight operations.