Georama helps travelers discover where to go on vacation based on their interests and preferences. Travelers can explore destinations, create itineraries, and visualize trips on our unique interactive map. We partner with several top sites to empower travelers from start to finish and thereby eliminate the hassle of going to many different sites.
Travelers can plan, book, and share their trips on Georama.com, plus our powerful recommendation engine and map are available as a plug-and-play SaaS solution to airlines, hotels, and other sites. We are also working on a new way to travel - stay tuned!
Nihal Advani Nihal is an experienced digital marketer, globetrotter, and Founder & CEO of Georama. Originally from India, he spent his teenage years as an internationally ranked tennis player before attending the University of Arkansas on a full tennis scholarship. He later transferred to Stony Brook University in New York where he was captain of the varsity tennis team and interned at Google. Upon graduating at the top of his class with a BS in Marketing, he joined Microsoft where he spent five years in various marketing and data roles across Search (Bing) and Display, including as Program Manager for the Microsoft Media Network. When not riding an ostrich in South Africa, windsurfing in Malaysia, or playing the djembe in Prague, Nihal can be found in the Chicago Loop area, dreaming about emerging technologies, and playing with his bulldog, Wimbledon.
Milan Sharma Milan has more than 12 years of enriched technology experience in both front-end and back-end technologies. After graduating in Computer Science & Engineering from Punjab Technical University, he spent two years at Center for Computational Engineering where he last worked as Project Lead for a multi-million dollar banking project. After that, he worked for eight years at Cogniter Technologies as Director of Technology and built its Offshore Development Center from scratch to a 100-person team. He then worked as Co-Founder & Director of Engineering at PalmGeo Technologies for a year before joining Georama as its CTO. He also has undertaken an MBA from UIAMS, Panjab University. If Milan is not working with his developers on rolling out high-end features for Georama, he can be seen spending quality time with his family especially his two-year old boy as well as dreaming of exotic vacations with them.
David DiCosola David is a business development professional with a love for deal making, strategy, and digital marketing. Growing up, David oddly excelled at competitive Ping-Pong and obsessively practiced fade away jumpers in his driveway. While at Miami University (Ohio) David was asked to be President & CEO of Miami’s student-run credit union with $1.8 million in assets making him the youngest C-Level Banking Executive in the U.S. After David graduated with Honors as a Marketing major, he evangelized Google advertising products to small businesses as part of the Google Maps team. After Google, David worked for five years at Cars.com with a variety of roles in sales, product development, sales management, corporate strategy, and business development. When David is not volunteering as a children's hospital magician, he is hanging out with his wife and changing his new-born son’s diapers.
Herrman Taraporewalla Originally from Mumbai, Herrman graduated from a communications program at Drexel University that included a six month Internship at DG Mediamind, a study abroad program in London and a summer internship at a startup company. Herrman’s interest in the online field encouraged him to pursue internships in media companies. During his time at Mediamind, he was involved with executing online advertising campaigns. During the summer of 2012 he took up the challenge of helping set up an online startup in Mumbai. Herrman’s love for start-up companies, traveling, and blogging ultimately drew him towards choosing to join Georama as Content & Marketing Manager. During his free time, Herrman is always found talking and dreaming of soccer, more specifically he is busy keeping up-to-date with the significant and insignificant aspects of Arsenal Football Club.
Aaqib Usman Aaqib is passionate about connecting technology to ideas. Upon graduating from Columbia College Chicago with internships at award winning post production houses, Aaqib pursued work on commercials and films from Hollywood, with credits on projects like Transformers 4, Jupiter Ascending and Mindgames, and Bollywood, having worked with Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan. When not at 1871, Aaqib enjoys watching films from around the world, music and traveling.