Nearly one in four dollars spent online goes towards travel. Join Adam Medros, TripAdvisor's VP of Product, and Giorgos Zacharia, CTO and CPO at KAYAK, to hear what's next in this industry - and how you may be able to get involved.
This is a Travel 2.0 Boston event which will be run by Gillian Morris. Please click here to RSVP on Eventbrite (RSVP's here on Meetup.com are closed):
When: Wednesday July 24th, 2013, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: KPMG Office, 15th Floor, Cambridge Innovation Center, One Broadway,
About Adam Medros
Adam Medros heads worldwide product development for TripAdvisor. Since joining the world's largest travel site in 2004, Medros has overseen improvements to TripAdvisor's core functionality, international expansion, and development of a wide variety of travel planning features, including TripAdvisor Mobile. He was also instrumental in TripAdvisor's 2007 launch of travel applications onto the Facebook Platform. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College.
About Giorgos Zacharia
Giorgos Zacharia was appointed CTO of KAYAK in January 2014, succeeding founding CTO Paul English. Since joining the company in 2008 as Chief Scientist, Giorgos has also served as Chief Product Officer. Giorgos oversees the company's global technology strategy and product development for KAYAK's websites and mobile applications. Prior to joining KAYAK, he was co-founder and CTO of Open Ratings, Inc., a leading supply risk management provider. Giorgos also co-founded two machine-learning driven hedge funds, Stocknomics and Emporics Capital Management. He holds four math and computer science degrees from MIT, including a PhD, won five medals in the International Mathematical and Physics Olympiads and was a Fulbright Scholar.
About the event and our sponsors
The Travel Tech Talk series is dedicated to bringing the leaders in the travel space into dialogue with startup/innovation community. Each features a half hour fireside chat between two travel industry leaders, a Q & A session with the audience, and informal drinks & nibbles before and after.
This session is generously sponsored by Goodwin Procter and hosted by KPMG.