President and CEO
Steve co-founded TripAdvisor in 2000 with the mission of helping travelers around the world plan and get a perfect trip. Under his leadership, TripAdvisor grown into the largest Web 2.0 company in the northeast region and the world's largest travel site. Steve now leads TripAdvisor, Inc., which includes 20 brands and travel. Prior to founding TripAdvisor, Steve was president of CDS, Inc., and previously independed software vendors is co-founder and vice president of software engineering at the centerline. Winner of Ernst & Young's 2005 Entrepreneur of the Year Award has several software patents and has spoken at many conferences on high-tech and travel around the world. Steve is now a member of the board of directors at Glassdoor ( www.glassdoor.com ); CarGurus ( www.cargurus.com ): For carcinoid and Caring Foundation ( www.caringforcarcinoid.org ). He is a fan of robot sculpture brother-in-law works at Lipson Robotics ( www.lipsonrobotics.com ). Steve has a degree in computer science from Harvard University.
Steve is a favorite tourist destination Jerusalem, Israel .
Julie MB Bradley
Chief Financial Officer
Julie is responsible for overseeing corporate finance, investor relations, accounting, corporate development, human resources and real estate on TripAdvisor. Julie previously held positions as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Art Technology Group (ATG), where he was managing all financial activities, investor relations and global infrastructure. During his tenure Julie led the company to profitable revenue growth and acquisition of ATG by Oracle. He was named the CFO of the Year 2010 by the Boston Business Journal. Prior to joining ATG, Julie is the vice president of finance at Akamai Technologies. He began his career at Deloitte. Currently Julie is one of the board of directors at Exact Target ( www.exacttarget.com ), Wayfair ( www.wayfair.com ), and Judge Baker Children's Center. Julie is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BA in economics from Wheaton College.
Julie is a favorite tourist destination Jackson Hole, Wyoming .
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Seth Kalvert responsible for all legal activities of TripAdvisor, Inc.. Prior to holding the position as General Counsel in August 2011, Seth held various positions at Expedia, Inc.. Most recently as Vice President Associate General Counsel since February 2006, where he held primary responsibility for the legal aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions and other transactional tasks, along with the Expedia brand globally and manages a team that provides support in the areas of law for various brands of Expedia, including TripAdvisor and Hotwire, in addition to support for privacy and trademarks in Expedia, Inc.. Prior to joining Expedia, Seth held various positions at IAC / InterActiveCorp since July 2001. Seth previous role in business development in the company's online social network of personal and corporate e-commerce and practiced law at Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP in the New York office. Seth holds an AB degree from Brown University and a JD from Columbia Law School.
Seth is a favorite tourist destination Queenstown, New Zealand.
Vice President, Corporate and Business Development
Bill Bailey is responsible for leading the company's business conduct mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships, and strategic planning. Bill previously held the answer as Vice President of Corporate and Business Development at Ancestry.com, where he was responsible for pushing some partnerships and acquisitions including the acquisition Archives.com worth $ 100 million. Before joining Ancestry.com, Bill was Vice President of Corporate and Business Development Check Point Software Technologies Inc.., Vice President of Corporate Development Autodesk, and Senior Director, Corporate Development at Yahoo, with responsibility for global strategic partnerships, M & A, integration and growth strategy . Bill has a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University and a master's from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University on scholarship Kennedy Fellow.
Bill's favorite tourist destination is Rome, Italy.
President, TripAdvisor for Business
Marc Charron is responsible for innovation and sustainable growth on TripAdvisor for Business along with the development of the tourism sector and its services to the travel industry. Marc joined TripAdvisor in 2006 as managing director for Europe. As the first international employee on TripAdvisor, he led the startup and growth of local language websites as well as the company's operations throughout Europe, and established regional headquarters in London. In 2010, Marc moved to Singapore and set up a regional headquarters for the Asia-Pacific TripAdvisor. There he continued to increase revenue and drive traffic. After that he moved to Beijing to accelerate the development of TripAdvisor in China. Prior to joining TripAdvisor, Marc served as vice president of product marketing at SquareTrade, San Francisco. Prior to working at SquareTrade, he was managing director QXL.com, Getz International Travel, Travel and Danube, are all based in London. Marc is a graduate of Trinity College.
Marc favorite tourist destination is Tokyo, Japan .
Lily is responsible for driving TripAdvisor's growth in the Asia Pacific Region, with a focus on China, Japan and India. In this capacity, Lily will continue to position and develop TripAdvisor's portfolio companies in mainland China (DaoDao and Kuxun) for long-term success via both organic growth and strategic partnerships. Prior to joining TripAdvisor, Lily served at Expedia Inc. between 2008 and 2010 in various capacities including managing global product development and marketing for Expedia's private label and affiliate business (EAN) as well as supporting Expedia's Asia Pacific expansion strategy including the early negotiations of the Expedia / AirAsia joint venture. Lily also served as a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of eLong Inc., a leading online travel agency in China. Prior to Expedia, Lily was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group in Greater China in the Consumer Goods Practice. In the early part of her career, she founded a technology start-up which pioneered using electromagnetic power technologies for wirelessly charging mobile devices with venture funding from Benchmark Capital. Lily holds a Master's and Bachelor's degree in Engineering with Distinction from the University of Cambridge.
Lily's favorite travel destinations is the Galapagos Islands.
Senior Vice President, Engineering and Operations
Andy Gelfond responsible for leading engineering organizations TripAdvisor. Prior to joining TripAdvisor in 2004, Andy was founder and CTO of several companies based in Boston including Intergroup Technologies, LumaPath and Publish2Go, as well as the architect and development manager for Lotus Development Corporation. Andy moved to Boston in 1988 after selling one of his companies, DeltaCom to Index Technology. Andy is a graduate of the Moore School of Engineering, University of Pennsylvania.
Andy's favorite tourist destination is Beijing, China.
President, Vacation Rentals
Halpin Dermon division is responsible for managing the hotel for a holiday on TripAdvisor including FlipKey and Holiday Lettings management. Dermot previously served as CEO of Autoquake, small businesses are using the Internet and analytical data for the change way to sell cars. Prior to Autoquake, Dermot was President of Expedia EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). During his tenure, Dermot oversees the management of Expedia, Hotels.com and Expedia Affiliate Networks in the region. Prior to joining Expedia, Dermot worked in several companies based teknlogi, including Tele2, European telecom operators. Dermot earned an MBA from INSEAD and learn about engineering at University College Dublin, Ireland.
Dermot is a favorite tourist destination Buenos Aires, Argentina .
Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales
Robin Ingle is responsible for all the graphics sales and cost-per-click, as well as operational and advertising support for TripAdvisor in the Americas, EMEA and South Pacific, he joined TripAdvisor in 2001 and has held various positions in international business development and corporate development. Prior to joining TripAdvisor, Robin held positions as vice president of advertising at Media Access, vice president of sales MediaPassage, and director of display advertising in the Chicago Sun-Times.
Robin's favorite tourist destination is Florence, Italy.
In 2007, Bertrand co-founded lafourchette, an online restaurant booking platform that has a network of more than 13,000 restaurant partners across Europe and is now the leading online and mobile reservation platform for restaurants in France, Spain and Switzerland. In 2014, lafourchette was acquired by TripAdvisor, which now allows users to search availability and reserve a table for a specific date and time directly from TripAdvisor. Prior to lafourchette, Bertrand co-founded Boursipoly, an online gaming company and led the team at JTECH, a paging system for the hospitality industry in France and Spain. He currently serves on the board of Doctolib (www.doctolib.fr). Bertrand earned his degree at the HEC business school in Paris.
President, SmarterTravel & Independent Traveler
David leads the strategy and operations for SmarterTravel (BookingBuddy, Airfarewatchdog, Jetsetter, OneTime, Tingo and Oyster) and Independent Traveler (Independent Traveler, CruiseCritic, and Family Vacation Critic) and is also the General Manager for Jetsetter, the home of the most distinctive and recommendable hotels on the Web. Previously, David was the GM for SmarterTravel, where he led the launch of Tingo and SniqueAway as well as the acquisitions of Jetsetter and Oyster. David has also served as the Vice President of Product at SmarterTravel, where he led the development and user experience of the company’s websites. Prior to SmarterTravel, David held several roles at TripAdvisor.com and at Rue La La (SmartBargains). Earlier on, David focused on creating online products and advertising at CNET Networks, where he was the Director of Global Publishing Services. David received his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Cornell University, where he later returned to complete his MBA.
David's favorite travel destination is Peter Island, British Virgin Islands.
Senior Vice President, Global Product
Adam Medros led worldwide product development for TripAdvisor. Since joining TripAdvisor in 2004, Adam has managed to prioritize functionality enhancement, international expansion and development of various trip planning features, including TripAdvisor Mobile and TripAdvisor launches Facebook app. Adam also led the launch of the social features "TripAdvisor Trip Friends" and Facebook Instant Personalization on TripAdvisor. Prior to joining TripAdvisor, Adam held positions as Senior Analyst and Product Manager at Nordstrom.com, Amazon.com, and The Parthenon Group. He worked for oneforty.com, MITX, and advisor to care.com. Adam has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a graduate of Dartmouth College.
Adam's favorite holiday destination is London, England .
Chief Marketing Officer
Barbara Messing lead global marketing efforts as TripAdvisor continues to develop its global footprint as the world's largest travel situr. Barbara leads all consumer marketing activities TripAdvisor, including brand development and experience, consumer relations, marketing, public relations, search engine marketing, traffic acquisition, and mobile partnerships. Prior to joining TripAdvisor, Barbara worked for nine years at Hotwire, held a variety of leadership positions, most recently as vice president and general manager of Travel Ticker. Barbara also held positions as vice president of customer experience and director of product development. Prior to joining Hotwire in 2002, Barbara was named the "Brand Genius" from Adweek. Barbara has a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University and a JD from Stanford University.
Barbara is a favorite tourist destination Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
General Manager, New Initiatives
Bryan Saltzburg is the leader of the new initiative and lead the company's global Flight products. Prior to joining TripAdvisor, he worked for Travelocity, last held the position of vice president of leisure businesses, Over 8 years of his tenure, Bryan was responsible for launching business online sea journey, those who reap success and build and manage a dynamic package with high growth, activity and events and business insurance. Bryan previously held the position of marketing and business development at the Walt Disney Company, Neutrogena, and Princess Cruises. Bryan has a BS in education and social policy from Northwestern University and an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
Bryan is a favorite tourist destination Ko Phi Phi, Thailand .
Barrie Seidenberg adalah pimpinan di Viator (perusahaan penyelenggara tur dan aktivitas) yang diakuisisi oleh TripAdvisor pada bulan Agustus 2014. Barrie bekerja di Viator sebagai Direktur Utama tahun 2005, dengan pengalaman satu dekade dalam kepemimpinan eksekutif dan keahlian pemasaran di industri wisata online. Di bawah kepemimpinan Barrie, Viator menunjukkan pertumbuhan pesat yang terus-menerus. Pertumbuhan tersebut dipicu oleh keberhasilan merek unggulan perusahaan tersebut (Viator.com), Aplikasi Viator Tours & Activities (Tur & Aktivitas Viator) yang meraih penghargaan, serta platform API perintis untuk pemasok perusahaan tersebut. Sebelum bergabung bersama Viator, Barrie adalah Kepala Pejabat Pemasaran di Preview Travel, yakni salah satu pelopor dalam bisnis wisata online. Sebagai anggota tim eksekutif, Barrie berperan penting dalam meraih keberhasilan IPO perusahaan tersebut di tahun 1997, dan akuisisi berikutnya oleh Travelocity pada tahun 2000. Ia sebelumnya menjabat posisi senior di Atinera, Williams-Sonoma, dan American Express. Barrie meraih gelar BA dari Universitas Yale dan gelar MBA dari Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Destinasi wisata favorit Barrie adalah Istanbul, Turki.