Senior Vice President & GM-Data & AI at Expedia Group

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Senior Vice President & GM Data & AI


Senior Vice President Data and AI will be responsible for setting the vision to develop best in class AI & Data Platform and Analytics Strategy for all Expedia Group. SVP will enable an event driven data platform that productizes our data end to end around EG common data domains. Build & lead an engaged and inspired organization of top talent which drives innovation



What you’ll do:

  • Support a unified 360 view of our customers, partners and supply by enabling data platform user and device graph strategy unlocking a 360 view
  • Build and maintain a democratized AI infrastructure that can rapidly be leveraged by other while driving programmatic best practices through every aspect of EG
  • Unlock a unified experimentation platform while enabling best practices and training to support rapid A/B testing for feature deployment
  • COE for Data Science/Econometrics for the P&M organization driving best practices and embed resources for rapid acceleration in key areas
  • Maintain and execute a strategy for data governance and security for all EG data assets across both AI and Data platforms
  • Maintain a common service layer between Backoffice systems enabling Realtime data synchronization with a unified view of our partners and travelers
  • Change leadership to guide the organization through the upcoming transformation
  • Work to drive programmatic throughout EG by democratizing AI throughout every LOB, Retail and TPS
  • Work with feature teams to align and improve on a common experimentation platform while providing a COE for experimentation and training best practices
  • Work to provide EG with the Analytical tools and data products that enable them to execute effectively while striving for full data democratization
  • Work with all LoBs in testing and deploying common analytics dashboard and self-service capabilities for overall EG insights
  • Set up an AI/Data ecosystem that enables a constant learning environment for the AI models by setting the feedback patterns and strategy to ensure we can execute on next wave AI disruption.
  • Shared Ownership with CISO of security processes, risk identification & resolution for data protection
  • Shared ownership of our Edge layer as it relates to user/trip context as a core component of the Data Platform graph strategy to ensure unified personalization and experimentation across all LOB’s


Who you are:


  • Thoughtful leadership with ability to inspire and articulate a compelling vision
  • Experience at a senior level of managing large global teams and individuals with highly quantitative and technical roles
  • Strategic thinker able to build a long-term plan, and combine with pragmatic, tactical execution. The ability to cut through complexity and turn high-level business requirements and opportunities into specific projects
  • Demonstrates excellent business judgment and ability to move and evolve with the fast-changing needs of the company
  • A deep passion for data and analytics and experience working with very large volumes of data
  • Extensive and up-to-date knowledge of common data-related technologies, and data engineering concepts and best-practices
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced influencing and communication skills: written and oral.
  • Good storytelling skills and the ability to present complex information simply in both small and large group settings
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across a global matrixed organization. Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to manage multiple stakeholder groups. Effective at working with teams across multiple countries and time zones
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Goal-oriented with self-direction and drive. Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and manage a wide variety of projects simultaneously to tight deadlines
    Strong program leadership skills and the ability to coordinate, organize and prioritize workstreams to drive business results
  • Proven ability to deal with ambiguity and work well in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Ecommerce or other online experience is highly desirable. Travel industry experience is a plus




Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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