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Andrew Bate

Co-founder and CEO

Andrew is the co-founder and CEO of Safely, the industry’s leading protection for short-term home rentals though its guest screening and liability insurance. Safely has covered over $100 billion of homeowner liability since launching in 2013

Andrew served as a founding advisor to and TravelPerk, and co-founded HotelUpgrade to help hoteliers identify and attract high margin business travel through guest perks and upgrades.

Before founding Safely, Andrew was a senior researcher and faculty member at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School where he focused on neuroscience and strategy. He served in a similar research role at The Wharton School.

Andrew’s early career was spent as an analyst at McKinsey & Co., where he specialized in revenue management, distribution, and loyalty programs for the Firm’s Travel Practice.

Andrew holds an MBA from The London School of Business, attended The Chinese University of Hong Kong on exchange, and a BBA from Emory University.

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