Eugene Kesselman

Eugene Kesselman

Founder & CEO

Mr. Kesselman founded TapJets to revolutionize the way you acquire private air travel.

After 22 years in the Information Technology industry, Eugene has the credentials of delivering enterprise level software products and cloud-based solutions. His technology visionary and executive leadership roles include companies such as Transwestern, SunGard, SAP, Sun Microsystems, and Bank of America.

Robert Klumb

Captain Robert Klumb

Founder & EVP of Operations

Mr. Klumb is a 42-year veteran of the aviation industry beginning as a first officer in Frontier Airlines.

Mr. Klumb continued his career with Continental then United Airlines and is a former Chairman of the Pilots Union. He assisted Mr. Kesselman in the growth of TapJets by assuring all requirements by the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) were properly met. Robert is also an expert in fleet efficiency optimization and regulatory issues about air carrier operations.

Thomas Asimakopoulos

Thomas Asimakopoulos


Thomas has a varied operational and development background which includes projects and roles in the financial, energy and transportation sectors.

One of his main specialties is providing startups the operational groundwork needed to succeed, while also working to connect startups and investors who are seeking capital infusions to sustain growth. Thomas offers a results-oriented operational style to TapJets and works to ensure growth and consistency across the company including the areas of sales, investor relations, and business development.

Bart Taylor

Bart Taylor

EVP of Business Development

Bart Taylor has spent his entire 17 year career focused on sales, marketing and consulting.

Bart has successfully held Vice President and Director level positions in not only Global 500 organization but also privately held companies. Bart’s true professional passion is to hire, train, and retain a team of customer focused individuals.

Dennis Bylina

Captain Dennis Bylina

EVP of Flight Operations

Mr. Bylina is a former military pilot who spent all of his life in different aviation related roles.

He devoted his late years to pilot education and training at CAE Simuflight. Mr. Bylina brings to TapJets a unique perspective on pilot training, pilot quality of life, and overall strategy on human aspect in flight operations. With over 30 years of aviation experience, Dennis ensures that every TapJets’ pilot and our carrier partners are properly equipped to respond to our client needs.

John Thompson

John Thompson

EVP of Fleet Operations

Mr. Thompson has 25-year career in ensuring that aircrafts are exceptionally maintained.

Mr. Thompson’s career in prepared for the on-demand flights, allows TapJets the edge to establish the highest level of aircraft on-time dispatch. John oversees partner carrier enrollments and verifies they are in compliance with regulations and maintenance protocols.

Tyler Allen

Tyler Allen

EVP of Marketing and Communications

Tyler is an experienced inbound marketing and PR specialist with a specialty in user growth, media relations and launching new technologies.

Tyler has spent time with numerous advertising agencies as well as PR firms, serving as both growth lead as well as outbound manager and publicist. Notable projects have included LinkedIn,, Travelocity, Roland and more. Most recently Tyler has utilized his expertise in digital marketing with an array of startups through various operational phases, to gain more users, attract investors as well as promote products in a cohesive, transparent and effective way.

Stephanie Rodriguez

Stephanie Rodriguez

EVP of Sales

Stephanie has spent last 10 years selling air charter services to high net worth clients.

She brings to TapJets a goal driven culture and understanding of the industry and the need for a solution such as TapJets. Stephanie worked for several large air-charter brokerages.

Dmitry Eryshov

Dmitry Eryshov

EVP of Mobile

Dmitry is a mobile application creation guru with 15 years of experience.

Dmitry has developed over a dozen applications for the travel and hospitality sectors.

Vladimir Shuklin

Vladimir Shuklin


Vladimir has 13 years of hands on experience in enterprise class software development.

Guru of cloud based technologies, big-data analysis and software development that scales to millions of customers makes him a top choice to lead our development team for this highly scalable application.

Ivan Andreev

Ivan Andreev

EVP of Software Development

Dr. Ivan Andreev has over 10 years of professional Software Development experience.

Dr. Ivan Andreev's experience is excellence proven by variety of earned certifications and honors with 8 years as Microsoft Most Valuable Professional among them. Dr. Andreev as a professor and PhD in Computer Science uses scientific approach for development of intellectual software that solves the complexity of aviation logistics.

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Phone: 1-888-500-GETJET

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Headquarters: Houston HQ 3707 FM1960 RD Suite 200B, Houston, TX 77068

Flight Operations: 3802 20th Street North Suite 201D, Fargo, ND 58102


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