2023 Speakers

Phocuswright's expert analyst team is building a program with sessions covering 2023's most important industry topics and the most relevant industry executives to speak on each of these topics.

The 2023 speaker lineup is taking shape.

Here are some of the brilliant minds and savvy business leaders who took Center Stage at The Phocuswright Conference last year. Stay tuned for more!

Timothy Hughes Timothy Hughes VP Corporate Development Agoda Tania Platt Tania Platt Vice President Amadeus Nadim El Manawy Nadim El Manawy CEO Arise Travel Mary Li Mary Li CEO Atlas Brook Armstrong Brook Armstrong Co-CEO, Co-Founder Blockskye Robert McDowell Robert McDowell Chief Commercial Officer Choice Hotels International Ellen Keszler Ellen Keszler CEO Clear Sky Associates Belinda Hindmarsh Belinda Hindmarsh EVP & Chief Growth Officer CWT Greg Abbott Greg Abbott Head of Travel, Transportation & Hospitality DataArt Solutions, Inc. Damian Scokin Damian Scokin CEO Despegar.com Inc. Cynthia Huang Cynthia Huang Head of Demand Growth Dtravel Kathleen Misunas Kathleen Misunas Founder and Principle Essential Ideas Mathias Hedlund Mathias Hedlund CEO Etraveli Group AB Lisa Katsouraki Lisa Katsouraki SVP Corporate Development Etraveli Group Mark Mahaney Mark Mahaney Senior Managing Director Evercore Brian Egan Brian Egan Co-Founder & CEO Evolve Peter Kern Peter Kern Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Expedia Group Harshit Vaish Harshit Vaish SVP Strategy and Corporate Development Expedia Group Rohit Talwar Rohit Talwar CEO and Global Futurist Fast Future Chris Vukelich Chris Vukelich Managing Principal Fitzroy Associates John Morhous John Morhous CXO Flight Centre Travel Group Tao Tao Tao Tao Co-Founder & COO GetYourGuide Laurence Miall-d'Août Laurence Miall-d'Août Chief Commercial Officer Go City Nelson Boyce Nelson Boyce Managing Director, Travel Google Kurien Jacob Kurien Jacob Managing Director Highgate Technology Ventures Stephen Joyce Stephen Joyce Head of Solutions Holibob Frederic Lalonde Frederic Lalonde CEO & Co-Founder Hopper Inc. Margot Schmorak Margot Schmorak CEO and Co-Founder Hostfully Dorothy Dowling Dorothy Dowling Strategic Advisor and Board Trustee Independent Melissa Maher Melissa Maher Strategic Advisor & Consultant Independent Amy Burr Amy Burr President JetBlue Ventures Paul Beukers Paul Beukers Co-founder Katanox Steve Hafner Steve Hafner CEO KAYAK Rajesh Magow Rajesh Magow Co-Founder and Group CEO MakeMyTrip Drew Pinto Drew Pinto Global Officer, Global Sales, Distribution & Revenue Management Marriott International Sanjay Bhatia Sanjay Bhatia Director, Travel Meta Flo Lugli Flo Lugli Principal Navesink Advisory Group, LLC Siew Hoon Yeoh Siew Hoon Yeoh Founder, WIT and Editorial Director Northstar Travel Group Asia Terry Jones Terry Jones CEO On Inc. Linda Fox Linda Fox Senior Europe Reporter PhocusWire Mitra Sorrells Mitra Sorrells Editor In Chief PhocusWire Robert Cole Robert Cole Senior Research Analyst, Lodging and Leisure Travel Phocuswright Inc. Pete Comeau Pete Comeau Managing Director Phocuswright Inc. Coney Dongre Coney Dongre Research Manager Phocuswright Inc. Charuta Fadnis Charuta Fadnis SVP, Research and Product Strategy Phocuswright Inc. Madeline List Madeline List Senior Research Analyst Phocuswright Inc. Norm Rose Norm Rose Senior Technology and Corporate Market Analyst Phocuswright Inc. Lorraine Sileo Lorraine Sileo Founder, Phocuswright Research and Senior Analyst Phocuswright Inc. Brett Keller Brett Keller CEO Priceline Rita Jusztina Varga Rita Jusztina Varga CEO RaizUp Kurt Ekert Kurt Ekert President Sabre John Mangelaars John Mangelaars CEO Skyscanner Kelly Covato Kelly Covato US Head of Travel, Auto & Energy Snap Inc. Noreen Henry Noreen Henry Chief Revenue Officer Sojern Martin Stoll Martin Stoll CEO Sparkloft Media Timothy O'Neil-Dunne Timothy O'Neil-Dunne Principal T2Impact Ltd. Chris Hemmeter Chris Hemmeter Managing Director Thayer Ventures Luuc Elzinga Luuc Elzinga Founder & President Tiqets Caesar Indra Caesar Indra President Traveloka Tom Kershaw Tom Kershaw Chief Product & Technology Officer Travelport Matt Goldberg Matt Goldberg CEO Tripadvisor Naved Khan Naved Khan Sr. Analyst Truist Securities Lloyd Walmsley Lloyd Walmsley Managing Director UBS Brian Barth Brian Barth CEO and Co-Founder Uplift, Inc. Jamie Cohen Jamie Cohen Chief Financial Officer Vacasa Kei Shibata Kei Shibata Co-founder & CEO Venture Republic Group Amanda Ventura Zink Amanda Ventura Zink Public Affairs Waymo Alvaro Silberstein Alvaro Silberstein CEO Wheel the World Laurie Gablehouse Laurie Gablehouse Head of Global Travel Solutions Worldline Sarah Lehman Sarah Lehman CEO Zartico

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