Bruce took a little different path than most. Instead of heading right off to college, he joined the Norwegian Seaman's Union and sailed around the world for a couple of years. He vagabonded his way around Europe for a while, moved to Australia to mine black opals and somehow ended up owning a corporate travel agency in Palo Alto, California. After meeting Dan Whaley, the two hatched a plan that would forever change the way travel was purchased. They founded GetThere, the world's first web based connection to an airline reservation system. With an IPO in 1999 and an acquisition in 2000 by Sabre, GetThere is still successful and operational today.
Mr. Yoxsimer is a serial entrepreneur as well as an investor in several start ups. He is a lifelong martial artist, a pilot and has won multiple national titles roadracing motorcycles.