Founder & CEO
Trevor Cornwell, Founder and President, appbackr inc., a Palo Alto
based Wholesale Digital Marketplace. appbackr is a winner of the PayPal X Developer Challenge, the SVASE Seed Competition and an AlwaysOn 250 Company. Cornwell’s career has been spent developing and
growing new enterprises in media and technology-based businesses
deploying Internet technologies to provide content and streamline
customer offerings. Most recently Cornwell developed video personalization software which produces customized video streams based on viewer behavior.
In 1997 he founded the business jet reservation network Skyjet,
after determining that technology solutions for aggregating
charter aircraft inventory would create market efficiencies. In
July 2000, Montreal-based Bombardier acquired Skyjet.
Prior to forming Skyjet, Cornwell started several media companies in
emerging markets, including CET Online, an early pioneer in Internet-distributed news.
Earlier in his career, Cornwell founded a not-for-profit
organization, the National Service League, Inc., which brought
businesses and young people together to aid in the transition to
emerging democracies in Eastern Europe.
Cornwell has also served in positions of responsibility for political
organizations, notably as Deputy Political Director for the U.S.
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee under the Chairmanship of senator John F. Kerry . He also has held leadership
positions with several U.S. political campaigns.
Born in New York City in 1964, Cornwell is a native of
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. A popular speaker at industry
conferences and national business forums, he has
been quoted extensively in the national business press. Cornwell
received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University in
1987. He is married and has a daughter.