Industry Experts Speaking at GBTA Convention 2022
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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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 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.
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.