Speakers

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We bring together renowned industry leaders on stage in a three-day event to discuss their companies and the intersection of their ideas and the latest travel megatrends. We hope you’ll join us to explore innovation throughout the world and across every industry sector including hospitality, tourism, OTAs, and aviation.


Eric Bailey
Global Director of Travel
Microsoft
Christian Selchau-Hansen
Co-Founder and CEO
Formation
Monya Mandich
Vice President, Marketing
Expedia Group Media Solutions
Mark Vondrasek
Chief Commercial Officer
Hyatt
Julie Coker
President and CEO
San Diego Tourism Authority
Stephen Cluskey
Co-founder and CEO
Mobility Mojo
Laurie Gablehouse
Head of Travel Solutions
Ingenico ePayments
Workshop Speaker
Danielle Brown
Chief Marketing Officer
Points
Keith Barr
CEO
IHG
Gertjan Dewaele
Product Innovation Lead
Ingenico ePayments
Workshop Speaker
Dan Holowack
Co-Founder and CEO
CrowdRiff
Gustavo Segura Sancho
Minister of Tourism
Costa Rica Tourism Board
Linda Jojo
Executive Vice President, Technology and Chief Digital Officer
United
Prakash Ranjan
VP, Marketing Technology
MGM Resorts Inc.
Geetika Agrawal
Founder and CEO
Vacation with An Artist (VAWAA)
Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg
Co-Owner and Co-President
Valerie Wilson Travel
Clare Akamanzi
CEO
Rwanda Development Board
Lisa Checchio
EVP & Chief Marketing Officer
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Sven-Olof Lindblad
CEO
Lindblad Expeditions
Jason Glas
Head of Travel, US
Criteo
Workshop Speaker
Judy Emma
Senior Manager, Global Travel
Twitter
Jeanne Jones
Head of Community
Amperity
James Thornton
CEO
Intrepid Travel
Brian Kirkland
Chief Technology Officer
Choice Hotels International
Deborah Pevenstein
Chief Revenue Officer
Optii Solutions
Amy Weinberg
SVP, World of Hyatt
Hyatt
Andrew Watterson
EVP & Chief Commercial Officer
Southwest Airlines
Anders Tylman-Mikiewicz
Chief Product Officer
MGM Resorts
Ford Blakely
Founder, SVP & GM
Medallia Zingle
Keith Tan
Chief Executive
Singapore Tourism Board
Sooho Choi
EVP, Global Head of Travel & Hospitality
Publicis Sapient
Maya Leibman
EVP and Chief Information Officer
American Airlines
Virginie De Visscher
Senior Director of Business Development, Economic Sectors
Destination Canada Business Events
Gavin Landry
Executive Vice President / Director, The Americas
VisitBritain
Glenn Jones
Interim CEO
Bermuda Tourism Authority
Suzan Kereere
Global Head of Merchant Sales and Acquiring
Visa
Casper Overbeek
Director of Customer Experience
CitizenM
Muna Haddad
Founder and Managing Director
BARAKA
Haixia Wang
VP of Research
Skift
David Peller
Global Head, Travel and Hospitality
Amazon Web Services
Joshua Neckes
Co-Founder and President
Simon Data
Clayton Nelson
Head of Strategy and Business Development
Egencia
Melissa Dalrymple
Partner
McKinsey & Company
Julie Grieve
CEO
Criton
Scott Kirby
CEO
United Airlines
Chantal Sturk-Nadeau
Executive Director
Destination Canada Business Events
Darren Murph
Head of Remote
GitLab
Barry Diller
Chairman and Senior Executive
IAC and Expedia Group
Laurie Garrett
Award-winning Science Writer
Neil Jacobs
CEO
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
Ed Bastian
CEO
Delta
Jules Seeley
Senior Partner
McKinsey & Company
Peter Kern
Vice Chairman and CEO
Expedia Group
Sébastien Bazin
Chairman and CEO
Accor
Bex Deadman
Managing Director
Blue Cube Travel
Dan Frommer
Founder and Editor in Chief
The New Consumer
Atif Rafiq
President of Commercial & Growth
MGM Resorts International
Christopher Evans
Joint CEO
Collinson Group
Max ZT & Priya Darshini
National Hammered Dulcimer Champion & Vocal Artist
Glenn Fogel
CEO and President
Booking Holdings
Elliott Ferguson
President and CEO
Destination DC
Arne Sorenson
President and CEO
Marriott International
Federico J. González Tejera
CEO
Radisson Hotel Group
Betsy O’Rourke
Chief Marketing Officer
Xanterra
Beks Ndlovu
Founder
African Bush Camps
Pauline Rigaudy
Client Partner, Travel, EMEA
Criteo
Workshop Speaker
Joanna Geraghty
President & Chief Operating Officer
JetBlue
Adam Sacks
Founder and President of Tourism Economics
Oxford Economics
Eric Liebman
Global Head of Travel
Ingenico ePayments
Workshop Speaker
Wouter Geerts
Senior Research Analyst
Skift