Mark Okerstrom, President & CEO of Expedia Group Inc., will speak to the extremely competitive environment in which the Expedia Group of companies operates. How do they stay ahead of the curve, anticipate demand, and succeed?
The Expedia Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) operates a portfolio of over 200 of the world's leading online travel sites and related travel services across 75 countries around the globe including Expedia, Hotels.com, Expedia Partner Solutions, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, CheapTickets, ebookers, CarRentals.com, Expedia CruiseShipCenters, Wotif, Egencia, HomeAway and trivago. Mr. Okerstrom is a member of the Board of Directors of Expedia Group and is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Directors of trivago N.V. (NASDAQ: TRVG).
Prior to his appointment to the position of President and CEO in August 2017, Okerstrom served as Expedia Group's Executive Vice President of Operations and Chief Financial Officer, overseeing all aspects of finance, corporate strategy, M&A, and Expedia Group's eCommerce Platform Group. He first joined the company in 2006, and in 2009 he was appointed to the position of Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Development and Strategy where he led Expedia Group's global M&A activity around the world. In 2011 he was appointed Chief Financial Officer and added all Global Finance functions to his areas of responsibility. In 2014 he was elevated to the position of EVP of Operations and CFO, adding oversight of Expedia Group's eCommerce Platform team to his remit.
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