Kerri Zeil

Independent Consultant - Business Development
Independent Consultant

2022 Phocuswright Conference speaker

Kerri Zeil Independent Consultant - Business Development
Kerri brings years of executive level experience within enterprise and startup organizations. This gives her unique insight into how to best support intra and entrepreneurship opportunities that drive growth and revenue generation for portfolio customers, partners and early and growth stage startups.

In 2022, Kerri stepped away from her most recent position as Director, Amadeus Launchpad, a startup program focused on generating revenue and fostering innovation worldwide by identifying scalable business models and go to market and growth strategies with unique commercial, partnership and investment support.

Prior to joining Amadeus North America, Kerri held various roles in Global Distribution, joined Orbitz Worldwide when it was an early-stage startup, and worked at the European brand ebookers, both now part of Expedia Group. She was responsible for the execution of multiple global initiatives, including industry-changing technologies and strategic partnerships.

Supporting and providing immediate impact to early-stage startups primed for growth is where Kerri now spends her time focused on business development consulting, advisory board services, mentorship programs, and working with the investment community.

Kerri provides a perspective and foundational expertise to uniquely support the travel startup ecosystem and help navigate an industry that is at times is complicated and ever changing.

Kerri holds an undergraduate degree in International Business from the University of Columbia, Missouri, and an Executive MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.

My expertise:
- Technology
- Innovation
- Distribution