TripAdvisor®, situs wisata terbesar di dunia*, membantu wisatawan mengoptimalkan potensi penuh setiap perjalanan. Dengan lebih dari 500 juta ulasan dan opini tentang pilihan terbanyak di dunia untuk daftar wisata di seluruh dunia (lebih dari 7 juta akomodasi, maskapai penerbangan, objek wisata, dan restoran), TripAdvisor menyediakan pendapat banyak orang bagi wisatawan untuk membantu mereka memutuskan tempat menginap, maskapai penerbangan, hal yang dapat dilakukan, dan tempat makan. TripAdvisor juga membandingkan harga di lebih dari 200 situs pemesanan hotel agar wisatawan dapat menemukan harga terbaik untuk hotel yang tepat bagi mereka. Situs web TripAdvisor tersedia dalam 49 pasar, dan menaungi komunitas wisata terbesar di dunia dengan rata-rata 390 juta pengunjung unik setiap bulannya,** semuanya ingin mengoptimalkan setiap perjalanan. TripAdvisor: Untuk Informasi, Pemesanan, dan Perjalanan yang Lebih Baik.
Anak perusahaan dan afiliasi dari TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP) mengelola dan mengoperasikan serangkai situs web di bawah 20 merek media wisata lainnya:
www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.citymaps.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.thefork.com (termasuk www.lafourchette.com, www.eltenedor.com, www.iens.nl dan www.dimmi.com.au), www.gateguru.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.housetrip.com, www.jetsetter.com, www.niumba.com, www.onetime.com, www.oyster.com, www.seatguru.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com, www.vacationhomerentals.com serta www.viator.com.
*Sumber: comScore Media Metrix untuk situs TripAdvisor, seluruh dunia, Desember 2016
**Sumber: File log TripAdvisor, Q1 2017
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President and CEO
Steve co-founded TripAdvisor in 2000 with the mission of helping travelers around the world plan and get a perfect trip. Under his leadership, TripAdvisor grown into the largest Web 2.0 company in the northeast region and the world's largest travel site. Steve now leads TripAdvisor, Inc., which includes 20 brands and travel. Prior to founding TripAdvisor, Steve was president of CDS, Inc., and previously independed software vendors is co-founder and vice president of software engineering at the centerline. Winner of Ernst & Young's 2005 Entrepreneur of the Year Award has several software patents and has spoken at many conferences on high-tech and travel around the world. Steve is now a member of the board of directors at Glassdoor ( www.glassdoor.com ); CarGurus ( www.cargurus.com ): For carcinoid and Caring Foundation ( www.caringforcarcinoid.org ). He is a fan of robot sculpture brother-in-law works at Lipson Robotics ( www.lipsonrobotics.com ). Steve has a degree in computer science from Harvard University.
Steve is a favorite tourist destination Jerusalem, Israel .
Chief Financial Officer, TripAdvisor
Ernst is responsible for overseeing TripAdvisor's global finance operations including accounting, investor relations, tax, corporate development and real estate. Ernst previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Cimpress N.V., formerly known as Vistaprint N.V. where he had similar responsibilities. Prior to joining Cimpress as vice president of corporate strategy in 2009, Teunissen was a founder and director of two corporate finance and management consulting firms, Manifold Partners and ThreeStone Ventures Limited. Before that, he worked in investment banking as an executive director at Morgan Stanley's Telecoms and Media Group in London and as a senior associate director for Deutsche Bank in both London and Singapore. Early on, Teunissen worked as a consultant at Monitor Company, a global strategy firm in Europe and Asia. He holds a BBA from Nijenrode University, The Netherlands School of Business and an MBA from the University of Oregon.
Ernst's favorite travel destination is Valbonne, France.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Seth Kalvert responsible for all legal activities of TripAdvisor, Inc.. Prior to holding the position as General Counsel in August 2011, Seth held various positions at Expedia, Inc.. Most recently as Vice President Associate General Counsel since February 2006, where he held primary responsibility for the legal aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions and other transactional tasks, along with the Expedia brand globally and manages a team that provides support in the areas of law for various brands of Expedia, including TripAdvisor and Hotwire, in addition to support for privacy and trademarks in Expedia, Inc.. Prior to joining Expedia, Seth held various positions at IAC / InterActiveCorp since July 2001. Seth previous role in business development in the company's online social network of personal and corporate e-commerce and practiced law at Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP in the New York office. Seth holds an AB degree from Brown University and a JD from Columbia Law School.
Seth is a favorite tourist destination Queenstown, New Zealand.
Chief Growth Officer and President of Asia Pacific
As chief growth officer, Gary is responsible for growing and leading strategy across the entire family of TripAdvisor brands. In his dual role as president of APAC, he leads TripAdvisor’s operations and strategy throughout the Asia Pacific region. Before joining TripAdvisor, Gary founded the advisory and investment group Amanogawa, LLC, where he advised the leadership of several multi-national companies on global strategy and expansion plans. Gary’s relationship with TripAdvisor spans more than a decade. He held a variety of senior executive roles at Expedia, Inc. from 2003-2012 when TripAdvisor was part of Expedia. From 2008 to 2012, Gary served as president, Partner Services Group for Expedia, where he led Expedia’s commercial activity and strategy on a global basis. Gary oversaw the sales, technology and operations teams on a global basis. Prior to Expedia, Gary worked with the global consultancy McKinsey & Company for 3 years focused on telecom and distressed debt practices. Gary currently serves on the board of advisors for Button, Darkstore and Kwibon, as well as Chairing the University of Washington’s campaign for inclusive education. Gary holds a Master’s degree from MIT and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.
Gary's favorite travel destination is Tokyo.
Chief People Officer, TripAdvisor
Beth is responsible for leading TripAdvisor's global human resources organization. Previously, Beth was at Nuance Communications, a global provider of speech and imaging solutions, where she served as the senior vice president of human resources. Prior to Nuance, Grous spent three years at Sanofi Corporation, a global healthcare organization, where she was the vice president of human resources. Beth also held a number of roles at Genzyme Corporation for nine years, including vice president of human resources, before it was acquired by Sanofi. Earlier on, Grous held human resources leadership positions at Perot Systems Healthcare Services, Reebok International, Aramark Educational Services and Federated Department Stores. Grous holds a bachelor's degree in English from Cornell University.
Beth's favorite travel destination is Maui, Hawaii.
President, Attractions and Vacation Rentals
Dermot Halpin leads the attractions and vacation rentals businesses at TripAdvisor, which includes leadership of Viator, FlipKey, Holiday Lettings, Niumba, Vacation Home Rentals and HouseTrip. Dermot has extensive experience in building high-growth consumer internet platforms, through organic growth and acquisition, particularly in the travel space. Prior to joining TripAdvisor in 2012, Dermot was president of Expedia EMEA, where he oversaw the expansion of Expedia, Hotels.com, and the Expedia affiliate network in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In addition to Expedia, Dermot was previously CEO at Autoquake and Managing Director at Tele2. He was on the board of Voyages SNCF, ELong, and is now on the board of Ding.com. Dermot holds an MBA from INSEAD and studied engineering at University College Dublin, Ireland.
Dermot's favorite travel destination is Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales
Robin Ingle is responsible for all the graphics sales and cost-per-click, as well as operational and advertising support for TripAdvisor in the Americas, EMEA and South Pacific, he joined TripAdvisor in 2001 and has held various positions in international business development and corporate development. Prior to joining TripAdvisor, Robin held positions as vice president of advertising at Media Access, vice president of sales MediaPassage, and director of display advertising in the Chicago Sun-Times.
Robin's favorite tourist destination is Florence, Italy.
CEO, lafourchette & SVP, TripAdvisor Restaurants
Bertrand Jelensperger is responsible for the strategy and operations of TripAdvisor’s restaurant business as well as serves as CEO of lafourchette. In 2007, Bertrand co-founded lafourchette, an online restaurant booking platform that has a network of more than 34,000 restaurant partners across Europe and is now the leading online and mobile reservation platform for restaurants in France, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, Italy, Brazil, Portugal, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark and Australia. In 2014, lafourchette was acquired by TripAdvisor, which now allows users to search availability and reserve a table for a specific date and time directly from TripAdvisor. Prior to lafourchette, Bertrand co-founded Boursipoly, an online gaming company and led the team at JTECH, a paging system for the hospitality industry in France and Spain. He currently serves on the board of Doctolib (www.doctolib.fr). Bertrand earned his degree at the HEC business school in Paris.
President, SmarterTravel & Independent Traveler
David leads the strategy and operations for SmarterTravel (BookingBuddy, Airfarewatchdog, Jetsetter, OneTime, Tingo and Oyster) and Independent Traveler (Independent Traveler, CruiseCritic, and Family Vacation Critic) and is also the General Manager for Jetsetter, the home of the most distinctive and recommendable hotels on the Web. Previously, David was the GM for SmarterTravel, where he led the launch of Tingo and SniqueAway as well as the acquisitions of Jetsetter and Oyster. David has also served as the Vice President of Product at SmarterTravel, where he led the development and user experience of the company’s websites. Prior to SmarterTravel, David held several roles at TripAdvisor.com and at Rue La La (SmartBargains). Earlier on, David focused on creating online products and advertising at CNET Networks, where he was the Director of Global Publishing Services. David received his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Cornell University, where he later returned to complete his MBA.
David's favorite travel destination is Peter Island, British Virgin Islands.
Senior Vice President, Global Product
Adam Medros led worldwide product development for TripAdvisor. Since joining TripAdvisor in 2004, Adam has managed to prioritize functionality enhancement, international expansion and development of various trip planning features, including TripAdvisor Mobile and TripAdvisor launches Facebook app. Adam also led the launch of the social features "TripAdvisor Trip Friends" and Facebook Instant Personalization on TripAdvisor. Prior to joining TripAdvisor, Adam held positions as Senior Analyst and Product Manager at Nordstrom.com, Amazon.com, and The Parthenon Group. He worked for oneforty.com, MITX, and advisor to care.com. Adam has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a graduate of Dartmouth College.
Adam's favorite holiday destination is London, England .
Chief Marketing Officer
Barbara Messing leads the global marketing efforts as TripAdvisor continues to expand its global footprint as the world’s largest travel site. Messing leads all of TripAdvisor's consumer and business-to-business marketing activities, including brand development and experience, customer relationship marketing, search engine marketing, customer acquisition & retention, public relations, industry relations and global partnerships. Prior to joining TripAdvisor, Messing spent nine years at Hotwire, also part of the Expedia, Inc. family, where she served in a number of leadership roles, most recently serving as vice president and general manager of Travel Ticker. Messing also served in roles including vice president of customer experience and director of product development. Messing serves on the board of directors of Mashable LLC and the XO Group. She holds an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and a J.D. from Stanford University.
Barbara's favorite travel destination is Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
General Manager, New Initiatives
Bryan Saltzburg is the leader of the new initiative and lead the company's global Flight products. Prior to joining TripAdvisor, he worked for Travelocity, last held the position of vice president of leisure businesses, Over 8 years of his tenure, Bryan was responsible for launching business online sea journey, those who reap success and build and manage a dynamic package with high growth, activity and events and business insurance. Bryan previously held the position of marketing and business development at the Walt Disney Company, Neutrogena, and Princess Cruises. Bryan has a BS in education and social policy from Northwestern University and an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
Bryan is a favorite tourist destination Ko Phi Phi, Thailand .
Senior Vice President, Core Engineering
Nick co-founded TripAdvisor in 2000 with Stephen Kaufer and today is responsible for leading TripAdvisor’s engineering organization worldwide. During the early days at TripAdvisor, Nick co-wrote the original platform that powered the site, built a first-class engineering team and led the development of the site design and architecture. In 2007, Nick joined CarGurus where he led engineering. Two years later, Nick returned to the TripAdvisor family working at SmarterTravel Media Group, where he grew the engineering organization and helped build several e-commerce platforms, including Tingo and SniqueAway. From there, Nick returned to TripAdvisor to lead the Vacation Rental engineering teams. Before launching TripAdvisor, Nick worked at Microsoft in their R&D organization and CenterLine Software where he met Kaufer. Nick studied Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Nick's favorite travel destination is Grand Cayman Island.