Jesper has more than 20 years experience in the hospitality field having worked in the hotel, resort, cruise and casino sectors in six countries on three continents. His experience includes working with such companies as OMNI Hotels, Meridien Hotels, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Best Western, Club Med North America and HVS International. Prior to founding SMS Lodging, Jesper served as the Director or Entertainment / Revenue Management of the Venetian Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. He has a Master’s in International Hospitality Management from Cornell University's ESSEC Graduate School of Management. Jesper has also served as speaker at the National Conference of the International Ticketing Association (panel: Dynamic Pricing, Yield Management, Internet Revolution) and the Ticket Summit Conference (panel: Build a Bundle - Tour & Travel Package Providers).
Gustaf Arnoldsson graduated from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. with a Bachelor’s degree in international business in 1996. After graduating, Gustaf spent three years at Champion International Corp. as an international accounts manager before joining Dresdner Bank’s Private Banking group for a 2-year stint as Country Manager for Ecuador in 2000. Later, he joined Gator Investments, as Director of Maintenance. At Gator; a real estate company specializing in the ownership, development, management and leasing of income producing properties with over 118 properties consisting of 8 million square feet in 22 states; Gustaf was involved in all facets of commercial real estate from purchasing, leasing, managing and financing a portfolio of more than 20 properties, totaling over 1.5 million square feet in 12 states. In 2002, Gustaf started North Shore Holdings L.L.C., and since then, he has generated more than 25 Commercial Real Estate transactions totaling more than $20 Million and currently owns 16 Commercial Properties in South Florida.