Simon Whitcombe

Vice President, North America, Global Marketing Solutions
Facebook Inc.

Simon Whitcombe Vice President, North America, Global Marketing Solutions
Simon Whitcombe leads the eCommerce, Travel and Emerging Disruptors businesses as VP, Group Lead, within the Global Marketing Solutions team at Facebook. Simon has more than 20 years of traditional and digital media experience in the eCommerce, Entertainment, Travel, Technology and Games industries including being an original founding member of IGN.com in 1996. Before joining Facebook, Simon served as Vice President/GM of the Games and Entertainment Group at CBS Interactive where he oversaw the GameSpot and Metacritic brands. In Simon’s current role, he oversees Facebook’s partnerships with companies such as Amazon, Wish, Uber, eBay, Wayfair and Airbnb.

Sessions

Thursday, November 21, 2019
12:30 PM – 12:55 PM

Executive Roundtable: A Segment of One - Have We Arrived?

Better technology, not least of all AI, is unlocking the power of data to tailor and target like never before. Providers are growing more confident in their ability to match travelers with the right offers, to surprise and delight in-trip, and to create deeper satisfaction. How far are we from a frictionless end-to-end journey that meets all of the traveler’s unique needs? To what extent do travelers want this, and how should travel providers be considering the need for privacy and security in the equation?

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