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Speaker: Terry Jones
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Terry Jones

  • Founder of Travelocity
  • Chairman of the Board of Kayak.com
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Nevada
Fees
Keynote: $25,000
Travel Fees
US: First class travel and expenses.

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Branding & Advertising · Business · Business (Under Women's Conferences) · Customer Service · Innovation/Creativity ...more · Keynote · Leadership · Social Media & E-Marketing · Top Executive ...less

About Terry

Terry Jones founded Travelocity.com. He led the company as President and Chief Executive Officer from it’s founding until May 2002. Previously, Jones served as Chief Information Officer at Sabre Inc. In his 24 years at Sabre, Jones held various executive positions including President of Computer Services, Vice President of Applications Development and Vice President of Product Development.

Prior to Sabre, Jones joined American Airlines in 1978 as Director of Product Development when American Airlines acquired Agency Data Systems, a Florida- based mini-computer accounting systems company. He became president of the division when it moved to Dallas/Fort Worth.

A graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, Jones entered the travel industry in 1971 as a travel agent with Vega Travel in Chicago. He later... » read more

Terry Jones founded Travelocity.com. He led the company as President and Chief Executive Officer from it’s founding until May 2002. Previously, Jones served as Chief Information Officer at Sabre Inc. In his 24 years at Sabre, Jones held various executive positions including President of Computer Services, Vice President of Applications Development and Vice President of Product Development.

Prior to Sabre, Jones joined American Airlines in 1978 as Director of Product Development when American Airlines acquired Agency Data Systems, a Florida- based mini-computer accounting systems company. He became president of the division when it moved to Dallas/Fort Worth.

A graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, Jones entered the travel industry in 1971 as a travel agent with Vega Travel in Chicago. He later served five years as a vice president of Travel Advisors, a company specializing in business travel to Eastern Europe and the USSR, with offices in Chicago and Moscow.

Jones is managing principal of Essential Ideas, a consultancy he co-founded to help companies in their transition to the digital economy. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Kayak.com, and is on the boards of LuxuryLink, Smart Destinations. and Rearden Commerce. He is a venture capitalist with General Catalyst Partners and the Sierra Angels. Jones is also Chairman of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival and serves on the National Information Technology committee of the Boy Scouts of America.

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Speaker Programs

The Business of Innovation
The business of innovation explores the fundamentals of innovation...how to generate great ideas, how to 'fail fast', how to kill projects without killing people. How to experiment and 'do more with less'. ...more
The business of innovation explores the fundamentals of innovation...how to generate great ideas, how to 'fail fast', how to kill projects without killing people. How to experiment and 'do more with less'. ...less
Building Digital Relationships
Terry can educate your audience in all phases of the digital conversation from search to social media, using real world examples drawn from his long experience in the online world. ...more
Terry can educate your audience in all phases of the digital conversation from search to social media, using real world examples drawn from his long experience in the online world. ...less

""Culture eats strategy for breakfast." - great quote and great presentation on innovation. We need to develop a culture of innovation - "explain to your employees, they will get it.""

- Attendee, TLMI Conference

""It was an excellent speech and really got me since we are also having a "culture change" program globally.""

- Attendee, Istanbul Brand Week

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