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How can banks, airlines, and hotels fix their broken loyalty programs in the wake of excess elite status, credit card perks, and outstanding loyalty points?
As the Founder & CEO of Odynn, John Taylor Garner is on a mission to revolutionize the loyalty and awards industry by using machine learning to help users earn and redeem their points and miles, without spending more. With over 11 years of experience in fintech, portfolio management, and derivatives trading, he has the skills and insights to create and scale products that deliver value to both businesses and individuals.
John founded his first startup, Card Curator, in 2018. After attending the Wharton School, where he double majored in Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Marketing Analytics, he founded Odynn in 2022. Since then, he has built a global team and a suite of products that have been featured in Bloomberg, WIRED, U.S. News & World Report, and more. He is also a Fintech Founder Fellow at On Deck, a community of ambitious entrepreneurs. John is driven by a love for travel, a passion for innovation, and a commitment to customer satisfaction.