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MAY 24, 2023

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Round 1
19:30 - 19:40
Let the Pitch Begin
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Pete Comeau
Managing Director
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Kimberly Newbury
VP Global Travel Technology Group
Northstar Travel Media
19:40 - 20:25
Asia Pacific


Murray Decker, Founder & CEO, Tour Amigo

Youngjoon Kim, President, Eoding

Anna Weidling, Partnerships & Marketing Lead, Roady Travel

James South, CEO, Igoroom

Harshvardhan Amle, CEO, Upswing Cognitive Hospitality Solutions





Shiwei Zhou, VP Head of Strategy and Corporate Investments,

Bart Bellers, CEO, Xpdite Capital Partners

Laura Houldsworth, Managing Director APAC,

Nick Cocks, Managing Partner, Velocity

Simeon Xinyi, Chief Strategy Officer, Fliggy

20:25 - 21:10
Middle East & Africa


Farshi Rahimkhani, CEO & Co-founder, Turpal

Alex Skryabin, Founder,

Manthole Maila, Founder & CEO, YabiSaba

Janine Salame, Co-founder & CEO, Travel Creators

Ibukunoluwa Salau, Co-founder & CEO, Direx




Loay Almujadidi, Director – Business Development and Growth, Saudi Tourism Authority

Mona Faraj, Founder and MD, Insight Out

Gary Theis, CTO, Wego

Ronnie Varghese, Chief Digital Office, Almosafer/Seera

Henry Weinstein, Managing Partner, One Travel Ventures

21:10 - 21:55


Houman Goudarzi, Co-founder & CEO, ZYTLYN Technologies

Anke Hsu, Head of Business Development, Chain4Travel AG

Andreas-Ilias Alexakis, Founder, orbito travel

Alex Barros, Growth & Innovation, Hotelverse

Frederik Rubens Steensgaard, Chief Executove Officer, BeCause





Adi Kouadio, Director, Innovation Insights and Startup Programs, Expedia

Katerina Saridaki, Director, CapsuleT/ Travel & Hospitality Accelerator, Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

Sven Sterzenbach, Co-founder, ennea invest

Johnny Thorsen, VP Strategy & Partnerships, Spotnana

Morgann Lesne, Partner, Cambon Partners

21:55 - 22:40
The Americas


Nicolas Peluffo, CEO and Co-founder, TRVLR

Irving Betesh, Co-founder and CEO, Sion

Stephanie Daniel, Co-founder and CEO, Legends

Josue Gio, CEO and Founder, GuruHotel

Madison Rifkin, CEO and Founder, Mount





Stephen Snyder, Managing Director, JetBlue Ventures

Cara Whitehill, Founder, Unlock Advisors

Stephen Joyce, VP of Content, Arival

Adam Harris, CEO and Co-founder, Cloudbeds

Darren Henley, Director of Strategic Business Development – Americas, Amadeus


22:40 - 23:25


Ilya Mikin, Founder & CEO, Wall ID

André Sousa, Co-founder & CEO,

Nate Poon, Co-founder & CEO, Avol Aerospace

Dasha Kuksenko, CEO & Co-founder, Floqsta





Lisa Katsouraki, SVP Corporate Development & Strategic Partnerships, Etraveli Group

Massimo G. Morin, Global Head, Travel/Passenger Airlines, AWS

James Lemon, Global Industry Lead – Travel & Leisure, Stripe

Timothy O’Neil-Dunne, Principal, T2Impact


23:25 - 23:45
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Programme correct at time of publishing
All times shown are in Singapore Time (GMT +8)