Phil Kennard Named One of 20 Most Influential People in Vacation Rental Tech

Futurestay’s Phil Kennard shares the honor with today’s best-in-industry influencers

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Brie Thorsteinson
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New Brunswick, NJ, February 11, 2021 - VR TECH

The leading community for vacation rental technology, is proud to announce that Phil Kennard, founder of Futurestay, has been named one of the 20 Most Influential People in Vacation Rental Technology. The list recognizes the leaders and innovators who are shaping the future of the industry with their unwavering dedication to helping property managers optimize their businesses through technology.

Kennard is a seasoned tech entrepreneur and software engineer with extensive experience at the intersection of real estate and technology. Before launching Futurestay, he developed a real-time site plan software solution for residential developers and built ecommerce platforms for Fortune 500 companies. His expertise and leadership in technology and innovation have made him a sought-after speaker at vacation rental events and conferences.

"It's an honor to be recognized by VRTECH as one of the top 20 Most Influential People in Vacation Rental Technology," said Kennard. “I want to give as many people as possible the access to become successful entrepreneurs. That’s why we’re focused on democratising tech for the independent manager at Futurestay.”

VRTECH's list of the top 20 Most Influential People in Vacation Rental Technology highlights the leaders who are driving the industry forward with their innovative ideas and solutions. These individuals are dedicated to helping property managers succeed in a rapidly changing and competitive market.

"Phil Kennard is a visionary in the vacation rental technology space," said VRTECH CEO, John Smith. "His passion for innovation and commitment to helping property managers optimize their businesses through technology make him a valuable asset to the VRTECH community and the vacation rental industry as a whole."

VRTECH was founded by Vanessa de Souza Lage, co-founder and CMO of rentals united in 2015 in order to meet other startups in the vacation rental industry and get together with property managers. At our first meetup there were only 10 people. Fast Forward to 2020 and VRTECH now has over 5000 members throughout the world.

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About Futurestay

Futurestay pioneered the first operating system designed to empower rentalpreneurs with the connectivity and automation previously out of reach for everyday people running short-term rentals. Building on its promise to help rentalpreneurs succeed at any stage, Futurestay is so much more than a platform, offering anyone with an entrepreneurial spirit and a room to rent the chance to learn, earn and grow at every stage of their rentalpreneur journey.

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