Francis Davidson is the co-founder and CEO of Sonder, a next-generation hospitality brand that recently reached a $1 billion valuation from its Series E funding round.
With thousands of beautiful spaces built for travel and life, Sonder is pioneering a new category of accommodations. Today, Sonder manages $4 billion worth of real estate and continues to grow rapidly — operating in more than 35 cities across 7 countries and welcoming hundreds of thousands of guests annually.
Francis was named EY’s “Entrepreneur of the Year,” one of the world’s most coveted and prestigious business awards. In 2018, he was put on Forbes’ “30 under 30” list for Consumer Technology.
Francis studied Philosophy and Economics at McGill University. He enjoys science, art and literature, and lives in San Francisco.