Peter Schmidt joins Jet Advisors as COO
Peter Schmidt has joined Jet Advisors as chief operating officer. Schmidt will report to Kevin O’Leary, the founder and CEO of the advisory firm.
“I am excited by what Peter brings to us from his MIT background and combined expertise in software, analytics and aviation,” said O’Leary.
“He has a proven track record as an inventor, entrepreneur, and executive, which is just what we need to leverage our patents and realise increasing value from our proprietary database,” added O’Leary.
A two-time graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Schmidt earned a bachelors degree in electrical engineering and computer science, and a masters degree in management. In his nearly 30 year career, he has been both an executive and a successful entrepreneur, having co-founded several companies and sold three.
Most recently, Schmidt served as COO of Linear Air, a Part 135 jet charter operator that he helped to pivot to become a growing digital marketplace for air taxi.
Jet Advisors is based at Hanscom Field near Boston, Massachusetts, providing brokerage, consulting, and invoice auditing services to aircraft owners.
“I am excited by what Peter brings to us from his MIT background and combined expertise in software, analytics and aviation.”