Tech pioneer moves on

Corstorphine leaves Skyscanner for new challenge

Shane Corstorphine

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.

One Comment to Corstorphine leaves Skyscanner for new challenge

  1. Wishing you all the future success Shane. I have every faith that you will go on to make a great success of Houseology in the same manner you did for Skyscanner.

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