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Our Leadership Team

Airspace’s forward-thinking leadership has revolutionized time-critical logistics.

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Nick Bulcao

Co-Founder & CEO

Nick Bulcao is a well-established entrepreneur who has successfully owned and scaled businesses within the logistics industry for nearly 20 years. Nick co-founded Airspace in 2016 after he discovered a major communication and visibility problem in the industry and set out to deliver the solution through new methods and technologies such as AI and machine learning. Nick leads the strategic vision for Airspace and is responsible for guiding the company’s 200+ employees to grow into new markets, expand logistics service offerings and explore investment opportunities. Airspace has experienced tremendous growth under Nick’s leadership as the company continues to expand in the U.S. and internationally.

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Ryan Rusnak

Co-Founder & CTO

Ryan Rusnak is a software engineer with a master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University. Before co-founding Airspace, Ryan wrote software solutions for the Federal Government. Throughout his career, he has built robots and other projects that have been featured in Popular Science, the Discovery Channel, NBC, BBC, WIRED, Gizmodo, and other media outlets. Ryan teamed up with Nick in 2016 to create Airspace in order to solve the two main inefficiencies in critical logistics: transparency and speed.

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The Team

Airspace's leadership team is composed of key members who care passionately about our mission and lead by example. With years of industry experience and a forward-thinking vision, our team knows what it takes to push the boundaries on what is possible.

Alex Coates

Senior Vice President of Strategy

Alex Coates

Senior Vice President of Strategy

Alex Coates joined Airspace in 2020 to expand the company’s market share and position the Airspace on a global scale. He began his career at McKinsey & Company with a focus on operations and strategy for transportation clients. He then joined private equity firm HGGC, investing in emerging technologies with a focus on distribution and mobility businesses. Prior to Airspace, Alex served as SVP of Xos Trucks, a leader in last-mile transportation technology.

Ben Kozy

Chief Operating Officer

Ben Kozy

Chief Operating Officer

Ben Kozy joined Airspace in 2020 to lead the company’s crucial operations. Prior to Airspace, Ben spent nearly five years at McKinsey & Company, where he led operations teams across the Transportation & Logistics sector. He earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Science in systems engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy.

Marcel Andriessen

Managing Director, Airspace B.V.

Marcel Andriessen

Managing Director, Airspace B.V.

Marcel Andriessen was hired in 2020 to lead Airspace’s international expansion. Since the opening of the international headquarters in Schiphol-Rijk, the Netherlands, Andriessen has overseen Airspace B.V.’s rapid expansion across the Netherlands, France, Germany, and the U.K. With more than 25 years of experience leading time-critical logistics companies throughout Europe and the U.K., Marcel has a deep understanding of the supply chain across a number of industries.

Anna Goranson

Head of People

Anna Goranson

Head of People

Anna Goranson has 17 years of experience in human resources leadership, ranging from technology to real estate industries. As Airspace’s Head of People, Anna leads all human resources activities and helps to foster a positive company culture while her department attracts and onboards talented, sought-after employees. Throughout her career she has focused on high-growth, data-driven environments and has extended her talents to nonprofit organizations as well, where she serves as an executive board member for Able ARTS Work, a nonprofit organization that provides arts and music self-expression opportunities to people of all abilities. Anna received a bachelor's degree in economics from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and is currently a business school mentor for VCU. In addition, she holds California HR law credentials from the Society of Human Resources Management and is a Senior-Certified HR Professional.

Saad Shahzad

Chief Revenue Officer

Saad Shahzad

Chief Revenue Officer

Saad Shahzad is the Chief Revenue Officer of Airspace. He is a go-to-market leader who has partnered with great teams to build high-growth companies. After working for over a decade in leadership roles at startups that have a combined market value of $8 Billion, Saad knows what truly drives great people, processes and products. 

Saad worked as the General Manager of Clutter's Third-party Logistics business and Vice President of its Sales and Customer Service teams. Prior to that, he was Head of Sales at Gusto and Vice President of Sales at dinCloud. In addition to his experience helping to build companies, Saad is a former venture capitalist who invested in early-stage companies at Norwest Venture Partners ($9 Billion in capital under management). He started his career in investment banking where he worked at Goldman Sachs and Jefferies. Saad holds a B.S. in Finance from University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business.

Investors

Our investors believe in our mission and are a crucial part of our growth. We are proud to be backed by the best in the business.