Elan Blutinger (’84)
Elan Blutinger is the current Chairman and CEO of AudioNow, where he has successfully led the launch, growth, and capitalization of the industry-leading mobile distribution platform for 5,000+ in-language media partners. He is also the Managing Director of Alpine Consolidated, LLC, a merchant bank specializing in initial public offerings of consolidated and fragmented technology companies.
Mr. Blutinger has previously served as the Lead Director, Chairman Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee for Great Wolf Resorts (NYSE: WOLF); Chair of the Compensation Committee for Hotels.Com (NYSE: HOTELS); Vice Chair of Our Time.Org; Co-founder and board member of VacationRoost; Lead Director, Member of the Board, and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee for Online Travel Co (LSE: OTC); Co-Founder Lead Director of
Resortquest International (NYSE: RQI); Co-Founder and Lead Director of Travel Services International (NASDAQ: TRVL) where he founded and led the IPO of the largest vacation rental company in the US and Canada; and the Federal Relations Manager and Wang Laboratories.
Mr. Blutinger earned his BA in International Relations from the American University in 1978, a MA in Political Economy from the University of California at Berkeley in 1980, and a Juris Doctor from the American University Washington College of Law in 1984.