Oct. 25, 2021

Terry Jones, CEO of Travelocity, Chairman of Kayak.com | Disrupting Existing Industries With Technology

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➡️ About The Guest

Terry Jones is the founder and former CEO of Travelocity, chairman of Kayak.com, CIO of Sabre Inc., and motivational speaker. A graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, Jones entered the travel industry in 1971 as a travel agent with Vega Travel in Chicago.

Terry Jones is a Digital Disruptor, an author and a venture capitalist. He has founded five startups, with two billion dollar IPOs - Kayak and Travelocity. He has served on 17 corporate boards. His success has established him as a thought leader on innovation and disruption. As a speaker, author, venture capitalist and board member, Terry has been helping companies use the tools and techniques he has developed to keep succeed in our fast-changing world.

He lectures worldwide about innovation and building digital relationships in business and holds several patents. He serves on the board of directors of Luxury Link, Rearden Commerce and Smart Destinations. He is chairman of the board of Kayak.com, and is a special venture partner with General Catalyst Partners.

➡️ Talking Points

00:00 - Intro.

7:21 - From travel agent to 2x billion dollar IPO.

18:55 - Coming up with disruptive ideas as an entrepreneur.

21:33 - How Covid changed businesses forever.

26:03 - AI & IOT in business.

32:15 - The evolution of the customer experience.

37:00 - Companies that are changing the world.

40:15 - Real life applications of disruptive technologies.

53:46 - Advice for young entrepreneurs.

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