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Previously a trader and an investment banker, Glenn Fogel joined Booking (then known as Priceline.com) in Feb. 2000 as a young manager. Two weeks later, the stock market peaked and the dot-com bubble burst. Soon after, the Sept. 11 attacks happened, hampering people’s desire to travel. And the industry was shattered again when the 2020 pandemic hit. How did the world’s leading provider of online travel lead through these uncertain times?
Find out in the next episode of our Leadership Lessons series with the CEO & President of Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) – parent company of Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, Rentalcars.com, KAYAK and OpenTable – chats with series host Jason Nazar about how he leads more than 20,000 employees across 300+ offices in 220 countries around the world and the greatest lessons learned in his 30+ year career. Topics include:
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About The Speakers
Glenn Fogel is CEO & President of Booking Holdings (Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, Rentalcars.com, KAYAK, OpenTable), a position he has held since January 2017, and CEO of Booking.com since June 2019. He previously served as Head of Worldwide Strategy and Planning for six years. He was also EVP, Corporate Development for over seven years, responsible for worldwide mergers, acquisitions, and strategic alliances. Prior to Glenn joining Booking Holdings in Feb. 2000, he was a trader at a global asset management firm and an investment banker specializing in the air transportation industry. He is a member of the New York State Bar (retired). Glenn is a graduate of Harvard Law School and earned a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
Jason Nazar is a serial tech entrepreneur, advisor, and investor with two successful exits. He was most recently co-founder/CEO of workplace culture review platform Comparably (acquired by ZoomInfo), and previously co-founder/CEO of Docstoc (acquired by Intuit). Jason was named LA Times’ Top 5 CEOs of Midsize Companies (2020), LA Business Journal’s Most Admired CEOs (2016), and appointed inaugural Entrepreneur in Residence for the city of Los Angeles (2016-2018). He holds a B.A. from the University of California Santa Barbara and his JD and MBA from Pepperdine University. He currently teaches Entrepreneurship as an adjunct professor at UCLA.