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 Executive Leadership
Discover the Future of Travel, Connect With Top Travel Executives

Join the Executive Leadership Forum to learn how travel’s brightest leaders are preparing for an uncertain future. The Executive Leadership Forum offers a unique and carefully curated experience for executives. It’s a rare chance to connect with the brightest executives in travel with exclusive keynote presentations

The Executive Leadership Forum is Reserved for  VP+ Attendees

Skip check-in lines and attend the executive-only welcome reception

See special speakers and access exclusive content

Discuss key issues facing your business with top travel executives

Connect directly with Expedia Group executives

Enjoy the “Executive Experience” including Executive Lounge access in the Expo area and Invited Guest Hotel Check-In

Executive Leadership Forum Agenda

Wednesday, November 13

11:00AM – 2:00PM

  • Welcome Executive Partners to the Leadership Forum – Mark Okerstrom, President & CEO, Expedia Group
  • Leadership: Taking Charge (Q&A) – General Colin L. Powell USA (Ret.), former Secretary of State
  • Exclusive Networking Lunch: Meet the Expedia Group Leadership Team
  • Transforming Travel with Technology (Part II)– John Kim, President, Vrbo
  • Fighting Fraud – David Montague, SVP, Enterprise Risk & Security, Expedia Group
  • Thank You for the Dialogue – Mark Okerstrom, President & CEO, Expedia Group

Thursday, November 14

12:15PM – 3:15PM

  • Welcome to Day Two of the Executive Leadership Forum – Melissa Maher, SVP LPS Marketing & Innovation
  • True Grit: The Surprising, and Inspiring, Science of Success – Angela Duckworth, Founder & CEO, Character Lab
  • Exclusive Working Lunch: Partner Spotlights
  • Ready to Reframe your Perspective? – Gary John Bishop, Urban Philosopher & Best Selling Author
  • Lessons to Live By: Closing Comments – Mark Okerstrom, President & CEO Expedia Group

Featured Speakers of the Executive Leadership Forum

General Colin L. Powell USA (Ret.)

General Colin L. Powell USA (Ret.)

former Secretary of State

Angela Duckworth

Angela Duckworth

Founder and CEO of Character Lab

Gary John Bishop

Gary John Bishop

Urban Philosopher and Best-Selling Author

Lior Suchard

Lior Suchard

Master Mentalist