More than 20 C-level executives from the most powerful companies in the travel-industry sphere will descend on Hollywood, Fla., Nov. 15 to 17, for the 18th annual PhoCusWright Conference and Travel Innovation Summit. They will be joined by technology and financial leaders from around the world demonstrating and looking for the Next Big Thing in categories such as Startup, Mobile, Social Media, Emerging, Established and International.
Dan Rose, Facebook
Jeffrey H. Boyd, Priceline
Jeremy Wertheimer, ITA Software by Google
Paul J. Brown, Hilton Worldwide
Tim O’Shaughnessy, LivingSocial
Stephen Kaufer, TripAdvisor
Dara Khosrowshahi, Expedia
Brad Gerstner, Altimeter Capital
Jeff Fagnan, Atlas Ventures
Kevin May, Tnooz
Noreen Henry, Travelocity Global
Woody Marshall, Technology Crossover Ventures
David G. NeelemanTrey Urbahn, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Brian Sharples, HomeAway
Robbie Cooke, Wotif.com Holdings
Sonya T. Brown, Norwest Venture Partners
Bob Rossato, ViajaNet
Fritz Demopoulos, Qunar.com Information Technology
Adrian Currie, Agoda, Booking.com B.V.
Kevin Crissey, UBS Investment Bank
Keyur Joshi, MakeMyTrip.com
Sophie Forest, Brightspark Ventures
Gene Quinn, Tnooz
Jim Hornthal, Triporati
Rod Cuthbert, Viator
“The changes that have enveloped the travel space are unprecedented, and call for anything but “business as usual,” said founder Philip Wolf.
PhoCusWright is the travel industry research authority on how travelers, suppliers and intermediaries connect. Independent, rigorous and unbiased, PhoCusWright fosters smart, strategic planning and tactical decision-making. To complement its primary research in North and Latin America, Europe and Asia, PhoCusWright produces several high-profile conferences in the U.S. and Germany, and partners with conferences in Canada, China and Singapore. Industry leaders and company analysts bring this intelligence to life by debating issues, sharing ideas and defining the ever-evolving reality of travel commerce.