Global SVP, Lodging and Activities
Ait studied engineering in Belgium and the UK, and an MBA in the US. He has lived in ten countries, starting his career as an engineer in the microchip industry in South Korea. He then moved into consulting for 13 years, helping global internet and telecom companies to innovate and accelerate. Before joining Expedia Group, Ait joined a Berlin-based start-up incubator, Rocket Internet, where he built up the travel business for Groupon across the EMEA region.
He joined Expedia Group in 2014 as Vice President for Market Management in EMEA and became the Global Account Management Senior Vice President in 2018. In this role, he travels the world, working with independent hoteliers and other lodging and activities supply partners, to make them successful on the Expedia Group platform and stay ahead of digital innovation.
Ait lives in Switzerland with his wife and two children, with whom he shares a passion for adventures, and water and mountaineering sports.