Future Travel Trends

The PhoCusWright Conference brings together the industry's best companies and content in a setting that stimulates millions of dollars in deals.

The PhoCusWright Conference is your periscope to the future.

Register for the free Online Ticket to see every innovator, Center Stage speaker and workshop.

2014 Venue

JW Marriott at L.A. Live
900 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90015 USA

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An Unmatched Speaker Roster

To tap into the Cult of Context, travel companies need to know and engage their customers like never before. The PhoCusWright Conference assembles the industry's best, biggest and brightest to share their perspectives on the current groundswell of consumer expectations, and present their vision for what lies ahead … and how to prepare for it.

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Keynote Speakers

Darren Huston, CEO,
Steve Singh, Chairman and CEO, Concur Technologies Inc.
Dara Khosrowshahi, President and CEO, Expedia Inc.
Sam Lessin, Director of Product Management, Facebook
Jeremy Wertheimer, Vice President, Travel, Google
Brenda L. Dietrich, IBM Fellow, Vice President & CTO for Business Analytics, Software Group, IBM
Steve Hafner, Co-Founder and CEO, KAYAK
Barney Harford, CEO, Orbitz Worldwide
Jeff H. Boyd, Chairman, President and CEO, Inc.
Steve Kaufer, President and CEO, TripAdvisor


Timothy Hughes, Vice President, Marketing,
Brad Gerstner, Founder and CEO, Altimeter Capital
Nicolas Brusson, Co-Founder and COO, BlaBlaCar
Bob Kupbens, Vice President, Marketing and Digital Commerce, Delta Air Lines Inc.
Tom P. Botts, Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer, Denihan Hospitality Group
James K. Davidson, President and CEO, Farelogix Inc.
Rujul Zaparde, Co-Founder and CEO, FlightCar
Joel E. Cutler, Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners
Brian Sharples, Co-Founder and CEO, Inc.
Rajesh Magow, Co-Founder and CEO, India, Pvt. Ltd.
Oral Muir, Vice President, Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International Inc.
Greg Marsh, Co-Founder and CEO, onefinestay
Francesco De Mojana, Partner, Permira Advisors LLC
Sean Seton-Rogers, General Partner, PROfounders Capital
Mark S. Mahaney, Managing Director, Internet Research, RBC Capital Markets
Drew Patterson, CEO, Room 77
Gareth J Williams, Co-Founder and CEO, Skyscanner Ltd.
Rob Moore, Senior Vice President and CTO, The Hertz Corporation
Kurt Ekert, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Travelport Inc.
Kei Shibata, President and CEO, Venture Republic Inc.
Shelley Beasley, COO, Webjet Limited
Ross Veitch, Co-Founder and CEO, Wego Pte Ltd.
Brian Harrington, Executive Vice President and CMO, Zipcar


Robert McDowell, Senior Vice President, Global Distribution, Choice Hotels
Travis Katz, CEO & Founder, Gogobot
Sam Shank, CEO, HotelTonight
Mark Rabe, President and CEO, Sojern
Barrie Seidenberg, President and CEO, Viator Inc.
Gareth H. Gaston, Senior Vice President, Global eCommerce, Wyndham Hotel Group

Travel Innovation Summit Critics Circle Panelists

Miriam Moscovici, Director, Emerging Technologies, BCD Travel
Evan Konwiser, Entrepreneur/Advisor/Consultant, Independent Consultant
Erik Blachford, Venture Partner, Technology Crossover Ventures

(View the 2013 Travel Innovation Summit Judges and Critics Here)

Note: All conference information (including program, speakers, etc.) is subject to change without notice.