GBTA Convention 2019 - Center Stage Speakers

Center Stage Speakers

Monday, August 5

Hometown CEOs Take Center Stage

11:30am - 12:00pm


Moderator: Bhart Sarin

GBTA Board Chairman

Oscar Munoz

Chief Executive Officer
United Airlines

Mark Hoplamazian

President and CEO
Hyatt Hotels Corporation

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Travel Technology: Disruptors or Problem Solvers?

12:00pm – 12:30pm


Moderator: Reggie Aggarwal

CEO and Founder

Mickey Beyer-Clausen

Timeshifter® - The Jet Lag App®

Ali Bora Isbulan

TAV Operations Services CO.

Ariel Cohen

CEO and Co-Founder

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Tuesday, August 6

The ABCs of NDC

11:15am - 11:45am


Moderator: Rita Visser

GBTA Board Vice President

Ann Dery, GLP

Director, Global Travel & Meetings/Global Procurement, GBS
S&P Global

Jack J. Lever

Global Travel Manager
Booz Allen Hamilton

Yanik Hoyles

Director, Industry Distribution Programs

Ilia Kostov

Senior Vice President Global TMCs and Americas Business Travel Agencies

Jeff Lobl

Managing Director – Global Distribution and Omnichannel Strategy Delta
Delta Airlines

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Paving the Way Forward

11:45am – 12:15pm


Moderator: Dorothy Dowling

President, Allied Leadership Council GBTA

Si-Yeon Kim

Chief Compliance and Risk Officer
American Express Global Business Travel

Beth Kinerk

Senior Vice President, Sales
Avis Budget Group

Kristen Shovlin

Vice President, Sales Operations and Development
Delta Air Lines

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Travel + Meetings: Big Opportunities Revealed

12:15pm – 12:45pm


Moderator: Tony Wagner

Vice President, Americas & South Pacific Regions
CWT Meetings & Events

Karen Hutchings

Global Head of Travel, Meetings & Events and Brand Marketing Procurement

Shawn Parker

Executive Director, Corporate Group Sales
Hilton Worldwide

Ron Shah


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