Tech pioneer moves on
Corstorphine leaves Skyscanner for new challenge
Shane Corstorphine: ‘fond memories’
One of Scotland’s start-up pioneers, Shane Corstorphine, has left the travel search engine Skyscanner for a new, undisclosed challenge.
He joined the Edinburgh tech company as chief financial officer in 2012 and was instrumental in its rapid development into one of the country’s modern unicorns – a company worth $1 billion.
Mr Corstorphine a key figure in securing multiple investment rounds, including the first investment into a European business by California-based Sequoia Capital. He became senior vice president of all regional marketing, taking Skyscanner into more than 50 markets, each with at least 1m users.