President and CEO
Steve co-founded TripAdvisor in 2000 with the mission to help travelers around the world plan and have the perfect trip. Under his leadership, TripAdvisor has grown into the largest Web 2.0 company in the northeast and the largest travel site in the world. Steve now leads TripAdvisor, Inc., which includes 20 travel brands. Prior to co-founding TripAdvisor, Steve was president of... more
Steve's favorite travel destination is Jerusalem, Israel.
Julie M.B. Bradley
Chief Financial Officer
Julie is responsible for overseeing corporate finance, investor relations, accounting, corporate development, human resources, and real estate at TripAdvisor. Julie previously served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Art Technology Group (ATG), where she was responsible for managing all financial activities, investor relations, and global infrastructure. During her tenure... more
Julie's favorite travel destination is Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Seth Kalvert has responsibility for all of the legal activities of TripAdvisor, Inc. Prior to assuming his role 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 had primary responsibility for the legal aspects of the company's mergers and acquisitions and other transactional work, along with... more
Seth's favorite travel destination is Queenstown, New Zealand.
Vice President, Corporate and Business Development
Bill Bailey is responsible for leading the company’s efforts in mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships, and strategic planning. Bill previously served as Vice President of Corporate and Business Development at Ancestry.com, where he was responsible for driving multiple partnerships and acquisitions including the $100 million acquisition of Archives.com. Prior to Ancestry.com, Bill was... more
Bill's favorite travel destination is Rome, Italy.
Managing Director, APAC
Marc Charron is responsible for expanding existing TripAdvisor businesses in India, Japan and Australia, as well as developing new markets in Southeast Asia and the rest of Asia Pacific. Marc joined TripAdvisor in 2006 as managing director for Europe. As the company's first international employee, he led the rollout and growth of local language sites and operations across Europe and set up the regional... more
Marc's favorite travel destination is Tokyo, Japan.
Senior Vice President, Engineering and Operations
Andy Gelfond is responsible for leading the TripAdvisor engineering organization. Prior to joining TripAdvisor in 2004, Andy was founder and CTO of several Boston-based companies including InterGroup Technologies, LumaPath and Publish2Go, and was an architect and development manager for Lotus Development Corporation. Andy moved to the Boston area in 1988 after selling... more
Andy's favorite travel destination is Beijing, China.
President, Vacation Rentals
Dermot Halpin is responsible for overseeing the vacation rentals division at TripAdvisor including management of FlipKey and Holiday Lettings. Dermot previously served as CEO of Autoquake, a small business that used the internet and data analytics to change the way cars are retailed. Prior to Autoquake, Dermot was President of Expedia EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). Throughout his tenure... more
Dermot's favorite travel destination is Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales
Robin Ingle is responsible for all graphical and cost-per-click advertising sales as well as ad operations and support for TripAdvisor in the Americas, EMEA, and the South Pacific. She joined TripAdvisor in 2001 and has held roles in business development & international development. Before joining TripAdvisor, Robin served as vice president of advertising at... more
Robin's favorite travel destination is Florence, Italy.
Vice President, Global Product
Adam Medros heads worldwide product development for TripAdvisor. Since joining TripAdvisor in 2004, Adam has overseen the improvements to core functionality, international expansion, and development of a wide variety of travel planning features, including TripAdvisor Mobile and the launch of successful TripAdvisor Facebook applications. Adam also led the launch of the “TripAdvisor Trip Friends” social... more
Adam's favorite travel 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. Barbara leads all consumer marketing activities at TripAdvisor, including brand development and experience, customer relationship marketing, public relations, search engine marketing, traffic acquisition, and mobile partnerships. Prior to joining TripAdvisor, Barbara spent... more
Barbara's favorite travel destination is Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
President, TripAdvisor for Business
Christine Petersen leads TripAdvisor for Business, a division focused on redefining the way the tourism industry markets to travelers. Based in London, Christine oversees business-to-business initiatives and revenue streams, including Business Listings and Partnerships. Christine joined the company in 2004 and, as Chief Marketing Officer, she has overseen tremendous growth of site traffic, revenue... more
Christine's favorite travel destination is Paris, France.
General Manager, New Initiatives
Bryan Saltzburg is the head of new initiatives and leads the company's global Flights product. Prior to joining TripAdvisor, he worked for Travelocity, most recently serving as vice president of leisure businesses. Over his eight years there, Bryan was responsible for launching their successful online cruise business, and for managing and building... more
Bryan's favorite travel destination is Ko Phi Phi, Thailand.
Vice President, Finance and Administration
Tyler is responsible for corporate finance and global real estate activities at TripAdvisor. He also serves as the company’s assistant treasurer and helps manage the TripAdvisor Charitable Foundation. Prior to joining TripAdvisor in 2004, he was an audit manager with Deloitte. He is a certified public accountant and won South Carolina’s Golden Quill award in 1999 for passing the CPA exam with the... more
Tyler's favorite travel destination is St. John, USVI.