About PlaneDollars’ Founders

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Francis “Sid” Cisco, Co-Founder and Vice-President, Marketing

Sid Cisco has been a pilot for 44 years, 31 professionally, and has successfully been managing aircraft for 24 years. Sid has flown under Part 135 or 121 for more than 28 consecutive years, having had assignments as Director of Operations, Chief Pilot and Check Airman for several aircraft. He has managed aircraft for multiple corporations, Fortune 500 retired CEOs, and has owned and operated his own aviation company. Over the course of his career, Sid has represented owners in IRS audits and witnessed many organizations’ struggle with the complex record-keeping associated with owning an aircraft. Large companies hire specialized staff and build their own systems at an extremely high cost. Until now there has not been a low-cost solution for the smaller business and individual aircraft owner. The PlaneDollars system collects necessary data from flight operations personnel and places the answers to all of the common, hard to calculate “cost questions” that Sid has encountered over his many years of aviation into convenient reports that can be accessed online by all authorized staff. Sid created PlaneDollars aviation expense software in collaboration with accountants, software developers and his co-founder to close the “communication gap” between the Aircraft Manager, his CFO  and the general accounting staff.

Daniel Fasulo, Co-Founder and President

my_portraitDaniel received a B.A. in Computer Science from Williams College and a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Washington. Daniel has focused primarily on building complex software products for the biotechnology industry and oversaw the development and deployment of several versions of the software that accompanied the Roche 454 FLX, FLX+,and GS Junior DNA sequencers. Daniel has previously founded the biotechnology start-up company Pattern Genomics. Daniel has used his expertise in computing, software development, and managing software start-ups to steer the construction of the PlaneDollars aircraft software platform, ensuring that it is modern, robust, and easy to use.