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Dara Khosrowshahi

Dara Khosrowshahi

President and Chief Executive Officer, Expedia, Inc. President, Brand Expedia

Dara Khosrowshahi is president and CEO of Expedia, Inc., which operates more than 150 travel booking sites in more than 70 countries worldwide across its portfolio of online travel brands including Expedia, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Travelocity, Egencia, Venere, trivago, Wotif Group, and eLong. Under his leadership, Expedia, Inc. has grown to become one of the largest online travel companies in the world. Khosrowshahi also serves as president of the Brand Expedia business, where he is responsible for the overall strategy and operations of the Expedia brand globally, with a focus on driving innovation and positioning the Expedia brand for further global growth. He has served as a member of the Fanatics.com board of directors since November 2013 and in February 2015 he was announced as a nominee for election to the board of directors of the New York Times Company. Khosrowshahi holds a BA in Engineering from Brown University.

John Kim

John Kim

Chief Product Officer, Expedia.com

John Kim is Chief Product Officer at Expedia.com, where he leads Brand Expedia's overall product development efforts including its consumer facing website, mobile app, Hotel, Air, Car, and Activities supplier systems. Kim is a seasoned and accomplished product and marketing executive with over 18 years' experience as a digital media executive. Prior to Expedia, John held executive positions at Pelago, Medio, Yahoo!, Accenture and Bank of America. Kim holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from University of Chicago.

Aman Bhutani

Aman Bhutani

CTO of Brand Expedia

Aman Bhutani is Chief Technology Officer for Brand Expedia and leads a global team responsible for all technology - customer and supplier facing platforms - across Expedia's travel related products. The Brand Expedia technology team is at the heart of the company's mission to "Re-invent travel through the power of technology". Bhutani is also responsible for managing the Travelocity business and integrating acquisitions within Brand Expedia. He joined Expedia in 2010 after many years in the financial services industry, consulting and as an entrepreneur. Bhutani holds an MBA from Lancaster University.

David Doctorow

David Doctorow

Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President of Global Marketing, Expedia

David Doctorow is Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President of Global Marketing at Expedia. An accomplished marketing executive with more than 20 years of experience, including over a decade at McKinsey & Company, he has a strong track record of leading business transformations, driving growth, and leading online marketing, customer acquisition, and retention marketing functions. Doctorow is leading the shift at Expedia from transaction-focused marketing to relationship-focused marketing, increasing customer loyalty through repeat purchases and driving engagement with customers across all of their devices. He earned his MBA from Stanford University.

Laurens Leurink

Laurens Leurink

President, Expedia Lodging Partner Services

Laurens Leurink is President of Expedia Lodging Partner Services, where he leads the organization that manages lodging supply for the portfolio of Expedia group brands, including teams dedicated to global market management, global strategic accounts and supplier industry relations. Leurink came to Expedia in 2011 with a strong background in a variety of internet businesses, having founded and managed several successful online companies across numerous consumer products and services including insurance, banking and recruitment. He holds a Business Degree from Groningen University in the Netherlands and a Master's Degree from Warwick Business School in the United Kingdom.

Cyril Ranque

Cyril Ranque

Senior Vice President of Global Market Management

Cyril Ranque is Senior Vice President of Global Market Management at Expedia, Inc. In this role, Ranque is responsible for overseeing Expedia's lodging supply relationships globally, as well as all major supply-focused innovation and connectivity initiatives. Ranque joined Expedia in 2006 and successively managed Expedia's partnerships with global chains in EMEA, before heading the Asia-Pacific supply team, out of its Hong Kong office. Ranque holds a Master's Degree from the ESSEC Graduate School of Business in Paris, with a specialization in Finance and Strategy.

Greg Schulze

Greg Schulze

Senior Vice President, Global Tour and Transport, Expedia, Inc.

Greg Schulze is Senior Vice President of Global Tour and Transport for Expedia, Inc. In this role, Schulze leads the organization responsible for more than US$1 billion dollars in Expedia, Inc. revenue. His team serves Expedia, Travelocity, Wotif Group, Hotwire and Expedia CruiseShipCenters by creating global, integrated strategies for air, car, package, rail, cruise and insurance lines of business. Schulze joined Expedia in 2005 to lead its air reporting and analysis practices. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina.

Gary Morrison

Gary Morrison

SVP & Head of Retail, Expedia Worldwide

Gary Morrison is Senior Vice President and Head of Retail for Expedia Worldwide. Based in London, Morrison is currently responsible for managing Brand Expedia's worldwide P&L, including Brand Marketing, Pricing, Merchandising, Promotions and Customer Experience across Mobile, Tablet and Desktop Channels. He holds an MBA from INSEAD, France and a Master's Degree in Engineering (MEng, Distinction) from Leeds University UK.

Noah Tratt

Noah Tratt

Global SVP of Media Solutions, Expedia Inc.

Noah Tratt is Senior Vice President of Expedia Media Solutions. Tratt oversees media sales, product development and execution, and related business development efforts for the Expedia, Inc. brands. His team develops and manages multifaceted, award-winning campaigns and initiatives that drive results for Expedia and its global network of valued partners, across all digital platforms. A member of the Expedia, Inc. family for more than 10 years, Tratt has overseen thousands of digital marketing initiatives and in the past two years alone, has grown the Media Solutions business by nearly 50 percent.

Melissa Maher

Melissa Maher

Senior Vice President of the Global Partner Group for Expedia, Inc.

Melissa Maher is Senior Vice President of the Global Partner Group for Expedia, Inc., where she manages all aspects of global business relationships with the company's top strategic hotel partners. Her team is charged with managing and enhancing relationships for the industry's leading ownership and management companies, key industry associations and hotel groups. Based in Las Vegas, Maher also oversees the team responsible for driving the strategy, distribution and support of Expedia's gaming lodging supply division. Maher received an MBA in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Nikki Krishnamurthy

Nikki Krishnamurthy

VP, Expedia Local Expert

Nikki Krishnamurthy is Vice President of Expedia's Local Expert (LX) business which provides travelers with access to events, activities, tours, attractions, ground transportation and other services in destinations around the world. Her team manages a global supply portfolio of destination services and makes that portfolio available for booking through various points of sale, including the websites of Expedia, Inc. and its affiliates, as well as Expedia Local Expert concierge desks. Krishnamurthy received her BA in Psychology from Rutgers University.