Gary Morrison – Vice President & General Manager EMEA, Expedia

Gary joined Expedia in 2011 as Vice President and General Manager EMEA, and was appointed Senior Vice

President and Head of Retail Expedia Worldwide in 2013. Based in London, Gary is currently responsible for

managing Brand Expedia’s worldwide P&L, including Brand Marketing, Pricing, Merchandising, Promotions and

Customer Experience across Mobile, Tablet and Desktop Channels.

Gary joined Expedia from Google, where we was the Head of Global Sales Operations for Google’s Online Sales

Channel, responsible for developing and deploying analytical sales and marketing techniques across Google’s

small to medium customer base (circa $12Bn Sales). Prior to this, Gary held several senior management positions

at Motorola’s Mobile Devices division during 2002-7, including Vice President and Head of Product Management

for Motorola’s Smartphone division (2007-8), Vice President & General Manager of the Vodafone business

relationship ($1Bn Sales, 2005-7) and Vice President, World Wide Supply Chain Operations.

Before joining Motorola, Gary co-founded an online frequent flyer based rewards business in the UK, winning

blue chip clients such as the Carphone Warehouse, Virgin Atlantic, Reuters and the BBC. In late 2001, Gary

sold the business to Bertelsmann AG, and was subsequently appointed by GE’s private equity group to

the board of one of their portfolio companies. The move to launch his own business followed 10 years in

corporate development/M&A, consulting and engineering roles at General Electric, Booz Allen & Hamilton

and Schlumberger France respectively. Gary holds an MBA from INSEAD, France and a Master’s Degree in

Engineering (Meng, Distinction) from Leeds University UK