This interview with Paul English, co-founder and chief technology officer of Kayak, the travel Web site, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.
Q. Did you have the entrepreneurial itch early on?
A. I always wanted to just try new things, and I think it was probably in my DNA or something. As a kid, I would see something I didn’t like, and I wanted to make it better. So, for example, we had a phone in my house that was a one-line dial phone, and I had to get a second phone line for my computer. So I rewired the phone to handle two lines. I was really proud of that phone.
Q. And what about your high school years?