Chicke FitzgeraldCEO & Founder, Solutionz and the Game Changer Network
Chicke spent the first half of her career working for industry leading travel distribution technology and telecom companies. If you have ever made a travel booking online or checked in for a flight, chances are Chicke worked for or consulted to one of the companies that pioneered that technology. The second half has been spent turning trip tech and travel storytelling on its head.
She formed Solutionz in 1996. Solutionz is the smart trip technology leader behind the TripProximity smart trip widget. She advised multi-billion dollar entities on strategy and was the subject matter expert on four global M&A transactions, representing tens of billions of dollars of annual revenues collectively.
TripProximity is a B2B widget that integrates online trip planning next to “the reason” motivating the trip. We help businesses, venues and events better serve visitors who need a hotel nearby and we enhance enterprise systems that are used regularly by potential travelers. TripProximity’s innovative distribution strategy and technology capabilities set it apart from the rest.
Since 1996, we’ve brought innovative thought to the challenges facing the travel and technology industries. We also act as an expert witness and advisor to the investment community. Chicke builds companies and has invested over $1.2m on her own, plus she has raised $6m in investment capital. Recognized as a game changer. Her investment actions reflect her commitment to innovation and her principles. She is also an investor in Solutionz Innovations, venue and event-based trip planning, Rich Media Exchange, digital asset marketing and management. Page 2 of 2 Chicke’s faith and courage is core to her identity, as is giving back and mentoring others to discover their radical sense of purpose. Chicke is a newly minted author of the Game Changer, an allegorical business novel and hosts a podcast and private executive network of the same name, focused on innovation and growth strategies.