TDS Asia 2015 EyeforTravel’s Asian Summit
20-21 May | Fairmount Raffles, Singapore

Speakers already confirmed for 2015

This is not the final list of speakers: once this list is complete and the event launches, the pre launch rate to attend will expire and the prices will go up, so make sure you book early!  

If you wish to book now and do not like the final product you can get a full refund until the end of January.

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Keyur Joshi
Keyur Joshi
COO
MakeMyTrip


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Prakash Sangam
Prakash Sangam
CEO
RedBus.in


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Mark Lankester
Mark Lankester
CEO
Tune Hotels


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Mark comes to Tune Hotels from the entertainment and leisure consumer goods industry. With over 15 years with the Warner Music Group in senior Regional and Managing Director management roles throughout Asia, Mark's experience includes managing companies from start-up phases to managing growth-oriented established businesses across Asia and Greater China. Having spent an extraordinary amount of time in hotels, (including living out of one in Hong Kong and Taipei for a full year!), and seeing how little time recording artists actually spend in hotels, he is totally committed to our mission statement of promising a great night's sleep, enjoying a fantastic hot power shower the next morning and ensuring a clean and secure environment to all Tune Hotels guests!. Mark was awarded with the Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award 2012 by the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA), a regional award for outstanding entrepreneurship in recognition of his best practices, past and current efforts and continued publicity. In 2013 Mark starred as an Advisor to Tony Fernandes on ‘The Apprentice Asia’, the regional adaptation of the globally renowned US reality series ‘The Apprentice’.
Turochas T Fuad
Turochas T Fuad
CEO & Co-Founder
Travelmob


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Stuart Crighton
Stuart Crighton
Co-Founder and CEO
Cleartrip


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Ross Veitch
Ross Veitch
Co-founder & CEO
Wego


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Mr Indiver Rastogi
Mr Indiver Rastogi
COO
Thomas Cook India


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John Guscic
John Guscic
Managing Director
Webjet


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Tomas Laboutka
Tomas Laboutka
CEO & Co Founder
Hotelquickly


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Clement Wong
Clement Wong
CEO & Founder
BeMyGuest


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Faeez Fadhlillah
Faeez Fadhlillah
CEO
Lagisatu


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Faeez Fadhlillah is the CEO and Co-founder of Lagisatu.com, Asia’s fast-growing hotel comparison site. Awarded the Malaysia’s Young Technopreneur 2013, Faeez is also an avid speaker at many international travel conferences and seminars and currently sits on the R&D committee of the Malaysian Association of Tour & Travel Agents (MATTA) and works very closely with various Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) in the region. Faeez graduated from the University of Sydney with first class honors from the School of Engineering.
Kei shibata
Kei shibata
President & CEO
Venture Republic


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Andrew Chan
Andrew Chan
CEO
ACIHR


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Sergio Melo
Sergio Melo
Head of Innovation
TravelStart


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Camellia Yang
Camellia Yang
Social Media Specialist
Air New Zealand


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Camellia Yang, a Social Media Specialist for Air New Zealand. She has the degree on Marketing and Communication and is specialised in digital marketing and developing business strategy in Asia market. She is familiar with both New Zealand and Chinese business culture which will give New Zealand corporates a leg up to open their potential China market and vice versa. Camellia is a freelance journalist and an experienced blogger for 8 years. She is also a content contributor for SocialBeta.com, contributing her insights and on doing digital marketing campaign and customer engagement strategy.
Janis Tse
Janis Tse
Head of Marketing
Tiger Air


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Adrian Currie
Adrian Currie
SVP Corporate Development
Priceline Group


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Adrian is a Senior Vice President in the Corporate Development team at the Priceline Group that evaluates and completes strategic acquisitions, partnerships, joint ventures and/or investments. His focus within the Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), the world’s leading group of online travel brands, is the Asia-Pacific region.  Adrian has held a number of other roles within the group over a 13 year period including Chief Financial Officer Booking.com, Chairman Agoda, Member of Group Management Board, Director Rentalcars.com and Managing Director Asia-Pacific Booking.com.
Simon Fiquet
Simon Fiquet
Industry Head Travel
Google


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Simon Fiquet heads the Travel team for APAC at Google. His team supports directly Google's largest Travel clients & partners in APAC to help them achieve some of their key business objectives online, from Australia to Japan, China, India or SEA.  Prior to that, he has led the Global Accounts Travel APAC team, where his focus was to establish long-term, meaningful partnerships at regional & global level with Google's top 10 Travel partners, and to drive execution on joint strategic priorities. He has been in Singapore for 3 years. Prior to moving to Singapore, he worked as EMEA Key Account Manager at Google with partners like Amazon or L'Oreal, based in Paris. He worked as a strategy consultant earlier in his career, and has a science & engineering background, for which he always keeps a keen eye. He is an avid traveler and the father of a little girl."
Steven Greenway
Steven Greenway
Head of Commercial
Scoot


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Debby Soo
Debby Soo
VP APAC
Kayak


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Debby Soo is the Vice President, APAC for KAYAK, where she oversees KAYAK’s expansion efforts in the Asia Pacific region.  She joined KAYAK in 2010 and has worked in various roles across business development and product marketing, including launching KAYAK Brazil and KAYAK Canada, running KAYAK’s affiliate program, and mobile marketing activities.  Prior to KAYAK, Debby was a member of Google’s Strategic Partnership Group, working on business development efforts for Google Local/Maps internationally.  She started her career in finance as an investment banker at Citigroup, specializing in technology deals in Greater China.  Debby is a graduate of Stanford University and has an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.
Jianggan Li
Jianggan Li
Co-founder & MD
Easy Taxi


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Jianggan Li leads Easy Taxi’s Singapore office and is primarily responsible for growing the brand and the business in the country. He provides strategic guidance to the team and oversees the company’s day-to-day operations.Prior to this, he was with Alphabet Media, where he served as Editor from 2006 to 2010, and as Editorial Director from 2010 to 2012. In this role, he initiated and spearheaded the company’s expansion strategy by setting up offices in Hong Kong and  Beijing. He also built and maintained a network of public agencies, solution providers and educational institutions across 30 countries, establishing and growing the company’s healthcare content business.He holds a Masters in Business Administration from INSEAD and a degree in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University. Apart from English and his native Mandarin, he is also fluent in French and conversational in Spanish and Cantonese.

Hans Tjandra
Hans Tjandra
VP Ecommerce
Panaroma Group

 
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Maria Taylor
Maria Taylor
Regional Vice President Sales & Distribution
Meritus Hotels & Resorts

 

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Shailesh Pallupuram
Shailesh Pallupuram
Head Revenue Management & Analytics, Asia, Middle East & Africa
IHG


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Mark Clarkson
Mark Clarkson
Business Development Director ASPAC
OAG

 

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Maunik Thacker
Maunik Thacker
Senior Vice President Marketing
Las Vegas Sands Corp

 

 
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Maunik Thacker is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Marina Bay Sands and is responsible for developing the overall marketing strategy to drive brand acquisition and international visitorship to the integrated resort. In this role, he develops, coordinates and communicates strategic initiatives and priorities for Destination Marketing, E-commerce, Retail Marketing, Advertising & Brand Management, ArtScience Museum, Entertainment and Sponsorship Marketing.Prior to his appointment to Marketing in June 2013, Maunik was Vice President of Revenue Optimization at Marina Bay Sands from 2009. Then, he was responsible for devising the optimum business mix, inventory structures and pricing strategies for the integrated resort as well as
optimization strategies for the gaming floor. Since 2006, he was with Marina Bay Sands’ sister property Sands China, leading the Revenue Management and Distribution teams as part of the preand post-opening teams for Sands Macao and The Venetian Macau. Maunik’s professional experience in hospitality began in revenue management with hotels including Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai; Grosvenor House Dubai and Taj President, Mumbai.
His deep wealth of experience is drawn from working in hotel establishments in India, U.A.E, Bahrain
and China. Maunik holds an MBA in International Hospitality Management, awarded by the prestigious ESSEC (École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales) Business School in conjunction with Cornell University, one of Europe’s top business schools.

Marco Saio
Marco Saio
Country Manager
HotelTonight


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Andrew Wong
Andrew Wong
Regional Director
Trip Advisor


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Irene Lin
Irene Lin
Director, Distribution, Loyalty & Parternership, APAC
Starwood Hotels & Resorts


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Kim Eupene
Kim Eupene
Head of Strategy and Innovation
Virgin Australia


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Paul Whiteway
Paul Whiteway
Commercial Director
Skyscanner


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Tarandeep Singh
Tarandeep Singh
Director Revenue Analytics - Asia Middle East & Africa
IHG


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Mariah Assunção
Mariah Assunção
Global Conference Director
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