GBTA Convention 2022 - Speakers


Industry Experts Speaking at GBTA Convention 2022

Dara Khosrowshahi
CEO, Uber

Dara Khosrowshahi is the CEO of Uber, where he manages the company’s fast-growing business in 63 countries around the world and leads a global team of more than 22,000 employees.

Gehan Colliander
Global Head of Travel, BCG (Boston Consulting Group)

Gehan has over 25 years in the travel industry and is responsible to shape the strategic vision for the BCG global travel program, create a sustainable and connected travel experience, and deliver the latest thinking in the areas of indirect procurement, operations, and digital innovation.

Denise Truso
Global Travel Manager, PayPal and President, GBTA

Denise has 30 years of progressive travel management and sourcing experience, giving her the ability to see the industry from both the buyer and supplier perspective.

Vik Krishnan
Partner, McKinsey and Company

Vik leads the Firm’s Travel advisory practice in North America and has over 20 years of consulting experience serving hotels, real estate developers and investors, private equity funds, tourism development agencies, airlines and travel intermediaries.

Bob Jordan
CEO, Southwest Airlines

Bob Jordan is proud to serve as Chief Executive Officer at Southwest Airlines. He is a 34-year Southwest veteran, and is passionate about giving all Employees the opportunity for personal and professional growth, the quality and depth of leadership throughout the Company, and ensuring an environment where everyone belongs.

Suzanne Neufang

Suzanne Neufang is a transformation-focused executive who successfully leads teams and product/service innovation through times of great challenges and change – connecting dots in technology, marketing, talent and customer needs.

Mark Cuschieri
Executive Director, Global Head of Travel, UBS-UK and Vice President, GBTA

Mark has held industry roles as both Travel Buyer and Supplier. Mark actively supports the industry through several voluntary roles with the Institute of Travel Management and GBTA, currently serving GBTA’s first International Vice President.

Dewitt Jones
National Geographic Photographer

Twenty years as a freelancer for National Geographic shooting stories all over the globe has earned Dewitt Jones a reputation as a world-class photojournalist.

Seth Mattison
Workforce Strategist

Seth is an internationally recognized thought leader, advisor, and top-rated keynote speaker on talent management, change and innovation, digital transformation, leadership, and the future of work.

Chrissy Taylor
President and CEO, Enterprise Holdings

A 20-year veteran of the company, as President and CEO, Taylor is one of the highest-ranking women among the world’s largest travel companies and one of the top female CEOs across all industries, based on company revenue.