Ponder Harrison

Advisor at Karus

Mr. Harrison is a private investor focused on middle market industrial and service businesses. He enjoyed a 35-year career as a recognized Travel and Technology Industry entrepreneur having helped start several successful low-cost commercial airlines in the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Harrison co-founded Allegiant Travel Company in 2002, remaining active in the business through 2017. In 1999, Mr. Harrison co-founded Virtual Premise, Inc., a leading SaaS provider of commercial real estate information management solutions, where he served as Chairman and CEO until its acquisition by CoStar Group, Inc. Mr. Harrison serves on the board of directors of Allegiant Travel Company and the Parkinson’s Foundation. He is also a Senior Advisor to both Comvest Partners and Franklin Resources’ Industrial Technology Fund.


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