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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.

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2014 Venue


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




An Unmatched Speaker Roster

Technology innovation and breakthrough business models are forging new markets, fueling sudden successes and turning long-held beliefs into liabilities. The PhoCusWright Conference assembles the industry's best, biggest and brightest to share their vision and explore Disruption's Curve … which heralds the unexpected, celebrates the unseen, and challenges the global travel, tourism and hospitality industry to plot the unplottable.


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Keynote Speakers

Darren Huston, President and CEO, The Priceline Group and CEO, Booking.com Ltd.
James Liang, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board, Ctrip.com International Ltd.
Reggie Aggarwal, Founder and CEO, Cvent
Andrew Mason, Co-Founder and CEO, Detour
Dara Khosrowshahi, President and CEO, Expedia Inc. and President, Expedia Worldwide
Brian Sharples, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, HomeAway.com Inc.
Sam Shank, Co-Founder and CEO, HotelTonight
Mike Rhodin, Senior Vice President, IBM Watson Group
Steve Hafner, Co-Founder and CEO, KAYAK
CC Zhuang, Co-Founder and CEO, Qunar
Steve Kaufer, President and CEO, TripAdvisor

Panelists

Brad Gerstner, Founder and CEO, Altimeter Capital
John Balen, General Partner, Canaan Partners
Mike McGearty, CEO, CarTrawler
Hrush Bhatt, Founder and Director, Product and Strategy, Cleartrip Travel Services Pvt. Ltd.
Joel Cutler, Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners
Evan Reece, Co-Founder and CEO, Liftopia Inc.
Deep Kalra, Chairman and Group CEO, MakeMyTrip.com Pvt. Ltd.
Gregg Brockway, Co-Founder and Chairman, Chairish & Venture Partner, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures LLC
Dana Dunne, President and COO, ODIGEO
Barney Harford, CEO, Orbitz Worldwide
Yilu Zhao, Chief Strategy Officer, Qunar.com Information Technology Co. Ltd.
Mark Mahaney, Managing Director, Internet Research, RBC Capital Markets
Andre Haddad, CEO, RelayRides
Jacob Anderson, Partner, Sequoia Capital
Aaron Gowell, CEO, SilverRail Technologies
Mark Logan, Chief Operating Officer, Skyscanner Ltd.
Chris Loughlin, CEO, Travelzoo Inc.
Robin Ingle, Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales, TripAdvisor
T.J. Clark, Co-Founder and CEO, Turnkey Vacation Rentals
Jamie Wong, Founder and CEO, Vayable
Barrie Seidenberg, President and CEO, Viator Inc.
Scott Blume, Managing Director and Group CEO, Wotif.com Holdings Limited

Talkbackers

Murray Mazer, Senior Vice President, Innovation and Research, Amadeus North America Inc.
April Bridgeman, Managing Director, Advito, and Senior Vice President, BCD Travel
Cindy Allen, Vice President, TMC Services, Concur Technologies Inc.
Tom Botts, Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer, Denihan Hospitality Group
Brad Weber, President and CEO, Gray Line Worldwide
Norman Rose, Senior Technology and Corporate Market Analyst, Phocuswright Inc.
Maggie Rauch, Research Analyst, Phocuswright Inc.
Fritz Demopoulos, Founder, Queen's Road Capital
Cheryl Rosner, Co-Founder and CEO, Stayful
Arnie Weissmann, Senior Vice President and Editor In Chief, Travel Weekly
Melissa Yang, Co-Founder and CTO, Tujia
Paula Froelich, Editor in Chief, Travel, Yahoo! Inc.

Travel Innovation Summit Critics Circle Panelists

Ornagh Hoban, Vice President, Marketing and Strategy, Datalex Plc
Terrell Jones, Chairman, Essential Ideas
James Peters, CTO, SITA

(View the 2014 Travel Innovation Summit Judges and Critics Here)



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