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PIHE Entrepreneurs in Residence: Rob Karp ’19

September 18, 2023

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One event on September 19, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on March 27, 2024 at 12:00 am

Key areas of expertise:

  • Luxury
  • hospitality
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Problem solving
  • Coaching

Rob Karp is the Founder and CEO of MilesAhead, a luxury hospitality company creating unforgettable experiences of the highest quality. A graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration (‘19), Rob was named one of Travel + Leisure’s International Rising Stars in 2017 and a finalist for Virtuoso’s Rising Star award in 2019. Rob first founded MilesAhead as a sophomore in high school, initially helping family and friends efficiently use their frequent flyer miles for plane tickets. During his time at Cornell, he met a couple of amazing people who believed in his vision and hired a fleet of students to support the business. Over time, MilesAhead has evolved into a full-scale luxury hospitality company that manages $15+ million of travel for a network of high-net worth individuals, families and executive teams.

Rob is an early riser, adventure seeker and self-proclaimed aviation geek. In his free time, you can find him on a long walk, playing tennis or trying out a new restaurant.

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September 18, 2023
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Venue Name:
189 Statler Hall
Venue Address:
189 Statler Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
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