– Travel Tech Con Schedule –


FRIDAY, MAY 20 2016 @ 6pm (Food/drinks/networking included)

440 North Wolfe Road Sunnyvale

Pitch Competition Details

Venue Information


Saturday, May 21 2016


140 New Montgomery St San Francisco


8:30 AM

Registration & Breakfast (Coffee & Pastries) 

9:00 AM

Welcome Keynote

Marina Janeiko, Founder of Travel Tech Con

9:10 AM

Innovation: Connecting the Dots

Divya Jain, Director, Research and Technology at Tyco Innovation Garage

9:35 AM

Pace of Innovation in Travel

Mohammad Gaber, Head of Global Industry Strategy & Marketing (Travel & Hospitality) at Adobe

10:00 AM

The Future of VR and Travel

Peter Wilkins, Founder & CEO of Emergent VR

10:45 AM

Using Personalization to Drive Conversions

Gadi Bashvitz, Founder, CEO & Traveler at OLSET


11:30 AM

Panel on Emerging Automotive Tech

Maria Mokhnatkina, Founder & CEO at Roadgazer

Tom Lindma, Manager, Strategic Partnerships at Bosch

Alexey Kovsh, Director, Technical Marketing at Princeton Optronics

Ilter Canberk, CTO at Skurt

Tin Hang Liu, Co-founder & CEO of OSVehicle

12:15 PM

Lunch 🍕 🍕 🍕

1:00 PM

Making it Global, Keeping it Local

Rachel Zhao, Engineering Manager at Yelp

1:20 PM

Artificial Intelligence

Ranvir Gujral, Co-Founer at Chute

2:05 PM

Does the Bitcoin Blockchain Pave The Way For The Next AirBnB?

Akbar Thobhani, Co-founder and CEO, SFOX

2:35 PM

Blockchain Panel

Norm Rose, President of Travel Tech Consulting

Akbar Thobhani, Co-founder and CEO, SFOX

Tiana Laurence, Chief Marketing Officer at Factom

3:05 PM

The Connected Destination — Use The IoT to Help Travelers Create More Memories

Michael Frischkorn, Founder & CTO at GEIOS

3:50 PM

To Infinity and Beyond with... Standards

Maksim Izmaylov, Founder of Travel Tech Con, CEO and Founder of Roomstorm

4:30 PM

Unconventional Travel Risk Management: An important application of technology and crowd sourcing.

Toby Houchens, Founder & CEO of Travel Recon

5:10 PM

Startup Pitch Competition Winner Announcement

Marina Janeiko, Founder of Travel Tech Con

5:20 PM

Travel Tech Con: What's Next?

Maksim Izmaylov, Founder of Travel Tech Con, CEO and Founder of Roomstorm

6:00 PM

networking After Party!

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Don't miss the opportunity to connect to Travel Industry leaders in a casual environment, with drinks, food and good tunes! Our after party will take place at Soma StrEat Food Park - techie and startup favorite for grabbing a bite/drink. We will start at 6pm and the first 100 guests to arrive will get free food and drinks tokens, sponsored by our friends at Sabre!

Venue info