The Rise of the Machines

Scheduled for: November 15th, 2016, 7:48 pm PT / Category: Interviews, PhocusWright, Travel & Hospitality

From bots to chat, A.I. to conversational UIs, cognitive computing, machine learning, deep learning ... this session explains all: What is it? Why now? What should the travel industry do?

Shane Corstorphine is General Manager of the Americas region at Skyscanner, overseeing the travel search company’s accelerated growth in the region.

In his previous role as Chief Financial Officer, Shane was instrumental in Skyscanner’s latest investment round of $192m in January this year, as well as earlier investment from Sequoia Capital. Shane joined Skyscanner is 2012 and has seen Skyscanner grow from 140 employees in two offices to a global organisation of ten offices and almost 800 employees. Shane previously ran his own start up, and was also Director of Performance for Barclays Bank.