Editor-in-Chief, Skift (Moderator)
Jason Clampet is the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Skift, the most-visited travel industry news site in the U.S., and a veteran of digital travel media. The four-year-old media brand has grown from three employees to 30+ and has become the go-to source for travel industry professionals as well as for expert travel insight for mainstream media outlets. In addition to its daily news product, Skift hosts the Skift Global Forum in New York City during the fall. Last year’s proceedings were broadcast on CNBC and this year’s event at Lincoln Center will feature presentations by top industry CEOs from Marriott International, Carnival Cruise Line, Expedia, and more. Prior to Skift, Jason was the online editor of Frommers.com, wrote books for Rough Guides, and held multiple roles at CitySearch.
As Editor-in-Chief, Jason has unique insight into travel trends affecting both businesses and consumers through Skift’s daily news coverage, its twice-monthly Trends Reports, and regular conversations and interviews with industry leaders. He’s a widely quoted expert on the travel industry for CNN, New York Times, BBC, CNBC, Money Magazine, Travel + Leisure, and other publications.