Dakota Smith


As Hopper’s Chief Strategy Officer, Dakota directs growth, revenue, and business strategies for Hopper. He also plays a central role in developing the product-development roadmap and setting the company’s focus areas. Additionally, Dakota negotiates high-level partnerships contributing hundreds of millions towards sales and he sources strategic investments into Hopper. Under his leadership, Hopper has become one of the fastest-growing travel apps ever with over 60 million installs and over $1 billion in annual sales.

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, prior to joining Hopper, Dakota was working in the online travel space in Hong Kong.

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