Mr. Sam Shank is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at HotelTonight. He previously founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at DealBase.com and TravelPost.com. SideStep acquired TravelPost.com and Sam stayed on as Vice President of business development until its fortunate acquisition by Kayak. Sam also worked in comparison shopping at Excite, CNET and NexTag. He has an MBA degree in Entrepreneurship & Finance from Northwestern University (Kellogg) in 2004.