Senior Editor, Skift (Moderator)
Greg Oates is a senior editor at Skift exploring the future of urban travel and tourism development. Prior to Skift, Greg traveled to over 50 countries on assignment for a variety of national trade and consumer publications, primarily covering international tourism and hospitality development strategy. Greg is presently working on a book about the intersection of the global events industry and the evolution of urban mobility and connectivity to drive economic growth. As a lifelong believer that travel is the optimal educational experience, he is an advocate for events that best leverage the collective knowledge of all relevant communities.