Digital Travel Summit APAC 2020

20 - 22 April, 2020

Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore

Contact Us: 65 6722 9455

Our Speakers

Advisory Board

Cheryl Goh, Group VP of Marketing at Grab

Cheryl Goh

Group VP of Marketing

Jerome Thil, VP of Digital Innovation at Singapore Airlines

Jerome Thil

VP of Digital Innovation
Singapore Airlines

Ronald Dalderup, VP of Innovation at Shangri-La

Ronald Dalderup

VP of Innovation

Nandor Locher, Head of Digital Direct at Qantas

Nandor Locher

Head of Digital Direct

Akira Mitsumasu, VP of Global Marketing at Japan Airlines

Akira Mitsumasu

VP of Global Marketing
Japan Airlines

Andrew Cefai, Senior Director, Regional Marketing & eCommerce APAC at Hilton

Andrew Cefai

Senior Director, Regional Marketing & eCommerce APAC

Piotr Jakubowski, ex-CMO at GO-JEK

Piotr Jakubowski


Vikas Bhola, Regional Director, South Asia Pacific at

Vikas Bhola

Regional Director, South Asia Pacific


Spencer Lee, CEO at AirAsia BIG & Travel360

Spencer Lee

AirAsia BIG & Travel360

Frederic Ducros, Chief Transformation Officer at AirAsia

Frederic Ducros

Chief Transformation Officer

Ravinder Pal Singh, Chief Information & Innovation Officer at TATA SIA Airlines

Ravinder Pal Singh

Chief Information & Innovation Officer
TATA SIA Airlines

Jake Miller

VP of CRM & Loyalty
Qatar Airways

Candice Iyog, VP of Marketing & Distribution at Cebu Pacific

Candice Iyog

VP of Marketing & Distribution
Cebu Pacific

Peter Pohlschmidt, Head of Digital at Malaysia Airlines

Peter Pohlschmidt

Head of Digital
Malaysia Airlines

Benito Gliponeo III, Head of IT Project Management, Commercial at Philippine Airlines

Benito Gliponeo III

Head of IT Project Management, Commercial
Philippine Airlines

Obi Ukabiala, Head, Strategy & Transformation at Virgin Australia

Obi Ukabiala

Head, Strategy & Transformation
Virgin Australia

Jon Bird, Director, US Regional & International Marketing at American Airlines

Jon Bird

Director, US Regional & International Marketing
American Airlines

Amalla Vesta Widaranti, VP of Marketing & Loyalty at Sriwijaya Air

Amalla Vesta Widaranti

VP of Marketing & Loyalty
Sriwijaya Air

Rozell Ng, Head of Marketing, Commercial at Malindo Air

Rozell Ng

Head of Marketing, Commercial
Malindo Air

Christina Templin, GM of Marketing at Fiji Airways

Christina Templin

GM of Marketing
Fiji Airways

Samson Lim, GM, China Agency & Digital Sales at Delta Air Lines

Samson Lim

GM, China Agency & Digital Sales
Delta Air Lines

Eric Thain, GM at HK Express

Eric Thain

HK Express

Caroline Gazeley, Customer Journey Senior Manager at Singapore Airlines

Caroline Gazeley

Customer Journey Senior Manager
Singapore Airlines

Miretab Tesfaye, Director of Digital at Ethiopian Airlines

Miretab Tesfaye

Director of Digital
Ethiopian Airlines


Marcos Cadena, VP of Digital Marketing, eCommerce & Distribution at Minor Hotels Group

Marcos Cadena

VP of Digital Marketing, eCommerce & Distribution
Minor Hotels Group

Burhanuddin Pithawala, VP of Growth & Conversions at OYO Hotels & Homes

Burhanuddin Pithawala

VP of Growth & Conversions
OYO Hotels & Homes

Marc Bichet, Chief Marketing Officer at GCP Hospitality

Marc Bichet

Chief Marketing Officer
GCP Hospitality

Dilpreet Singh, Head of CRM & Business Analytics at Oberoi Group

Dilpreet Singh

Head of CRM & Business Analytics
Oberoi Group

Sunish Sadasivan, VP of eCommerce & Revenue Management at Chroma Hospitality

Sunish Sadasivan

VP of eCommerce & Revenue Management
Chroma Hospitality

Tejveer Bedi, Group Revenue Director at Park Hotel Group

Tejveer Bedi

Group Revenue Director
Park Hotel Group

Nantaporn Waisayakul, Regional eCommerce Head, Asia at Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Nantaporn Waisayakul

Regional eCommerce Head, Asia
Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Namrita Mahindro, Digital Transformation Senior GM at Mahindra Group

Namrita Mahindro

Digital Transformation Senior GM
Mahindra Group

Blessy Townes, VP & Head of Digital at Discovery Hospitality

Blessy Townes

VP & Head of Digital
Discovery Hospitality

OTAs/ Metasearch Platforms

Hichame Assi, CEO at HotelsCombined

Hichame Assi


Gaery Undarsa, Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer at

Gaery Undarsa

Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer

Sylvia Gunawan, VP Revenue & Growth at Traveloka Xperiences

Sylvia Gunawan

VP Revenue & Growth
Traveloka Xperiences

Winnie Tan, CEO & Co-Founder at TripZilla

Winnie Tan

CEO & Co-Founder

Kei Shibata, Co-Founder & CEO at LINE TRAVEL jp & Trip101

Kei Shibata

Co-Founder & CEO
LINE TRAVEL jp & Trip101

Ritwik Khare, Chief Business Officer, International Hotels & Global Key Accounts at MakeyMyTrip

Ritwik Khare

Chief Business Officer, International Hotels & Global Key Accounts

Edmund Weng

GM, International Business, Singapore & Malaysia

Angel Llul Mancas, VP & Managing Director APAC at

Angel Llul Mancas

VP & Managing Director APAC

Yousaf Rizvi, CEO & Founder at

Yousaf Rizvi

CEO & Founder

Demi Kavaratzis, Partner Marketing Director, Commercial Strategy and Services at Expedia Group

Demi Kavaratzis

Partner Marketing Director, Commercial Strategy and Services
Expedia Group

Peter Yoshihara, GM, Japan at

Peter Yoshihara

GM, Japan

Balu Ramachandran, VP of Air Business at Cleartrip

Balu Ramachandran

VP of Air Business

Brett Henry, President Director at MG Holiday Group

Brett Henry

President Director
MG Holiday Group

Diwakar Pareek

SVP of Revenue, Flights

Baidi Li, Regional Director for Experiences, APAC at TripAdvisor

Baidi Li

Regional Director for Experiences, APAC

Jude Davidson, Regional Director, Asia, HomeAway at Expedia Group

Jude Davidson

Regional Director, Asia, HomeAway
Expedia Group

Graham Hills, Head of Asia at Luxury Escapes

Graham Hills

Head of Asia
Luxury Escapes

Fang Fang, Regional Marketing Director, APAC at Skyscanner

Fang Fang

Regional Marketing Director, APAC

Kiren Tanna, Co-Founder & Global Managing Director at Zen Rooms

Kiren Tanna

Co-Founder & Global Managing Director
Zen Rooms

Nina Kubik-Cheng

VP of Asia Pacific

Lionel Yeo, Head of Strategic Partnerships, APAC at Skyscanner

Lionel Yeo

Head of Strategic Partnerships, APAC

Fazal Bahardeen, CEO at CrescentRating & Halal Trip

Fazal Bahardeen

CrescentRating & Halal Trip

Sarah Mathews, Global Head of Destination Marketing, APAC at TripAdvisor

Sarah Mathews

Global Head of Destination Marketing, APAC

Tourism Boards, Theme Parks, Tours & Activities & Car Rentals

Katsufumi Sato

Executive Director
Japan National Tourism Organization

Emil Petrov, Head of Strategy at Tourism New Zealand

Emil Petrov

Head of Strategy
Tourism New Zealand

Antoine de Carbonnel, Chief Commercial Officer at Go-JEK

Antoine de Carbonnel

Chief Commercial Officer

Liakat Dhanji, Chairman & CEO at Cartoon Network Amazone

Liakat Dhanji

Chairman & CEO
Cartoon Network Amazone

Vineet Budki, CEO & Founder at Guiddoo World

Vineet Budki

CEO & Founder
Guiddoo World

John Sinke, Marketing Director at HK Disneyland

John Sinke

Marketing Director
HK Disneyland

Vien Cortes

Market Analyst, SEA, Australia & New Zealand
Spain Tourism Board

Taro Amornched, Co-Founder & CEO at TakeMeTour

Taro Amornched

Co-Founder & CEO

Struan Robertson, General Manager at Smiling Albino

Struan Robertson

General Manager
Smiling Albino

Guest Speakers

Mary Zhou

Chief Marketing Officer
Lazada Group

David Morrison, Director, Chief Transformation Office at Huawei

David Morrison

Director, Chief Transformation Office

Industry Experts

Mario Hardy, CEO at PATA

Mario Hardy


Christophe Vielle, CEO & Co-Founder at Gaw Capital Partners Hospitality

Christophe Vielle

CEO & Co-Founder
Gaw Capital Partners Hospitality

Amit Anand, Founding Partner at Jungle Ventures

Amit Anand

Founding Partner
Jungle Ventures

Kim Chua, Assistant Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia

Kim Chua

Assistant Professor
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia

Max Ueno, VP of APAC at Sojern

Max Ueno


Katy Gallagher, Senior Sales Director at Sojern

Katy Gallagher

Senior Sales Director

Roger Yuen, CEO & Founder at Clozette

Roger Yuen

CEO & Founder

Angie Teo-Emmerich, CRM Director, Asia at D-EDGE Hospitality Solutions

Angie Teo-Emmerich

CRM Director, Asia
D-EDGE Hospitality Solutions

Vicknesh Pillay, Managing Partner at TNB Aura

Vicknesh Pillay

Managing Partner
TNB Aura

Paul Ong, Director at Innoven Capital

Paul Ong

Innoven Capital

Cetin Sekercioglu

CEO & Co-Founder

Mike Tansey, Managing Director & Travel and Hospitality Lead, AAPAC, ME & Turkey at Accenture

Mike Tansey

Managing Director & Travel and Hospitality Lead, AAPAC, ME & Turkey

Eric Liebman, Global Head of Travel at Ingenico ePayments

Eric Liebman

Global Head of Travel
Ingenico ePayments

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