Join us for an evening discussion of management and strategy with John Kim '99. Fellow Maroons, MBA alumni, friends and colleagues are all welcome. Light appetizers will be served.


HomeAway Headquarters
3rd Floor - check in with reception
1011 W 5th St (at N. Lamar Blvd.)
Austin, Texas

Driving Directions:

Please use the free parking at event site.

Event Details

With experience leading global product development for the world's leading online travel site, this seasoned marketing executive now oversees strategy and managment for the top online marketplace for vacation rentals.

Mr. Kim will talk to us about how technology has shaped our lives, jobs, companies and families over the past 10 years. We live in an "Era of Exponential Culture." The accelerating rate of technology adoption is changing the world at an exponential rate. Find out why John Kim loves working for the travel industry in this Era of Exponential Culture and the challenges he is currently facing.


No Charge


Register Online

Deadline: 3/5/2018

Speaker Profiles

John Kim (Speaker) '99
President, HomeAway

John Kim is HomeAway's president, responsible for the overall strategy and management of the world leader in vacation rentals, with direct oversight of the company's product, marketing and information technology organizations. Prior to joining HomeAway in 2016, Kim served as the chief product officer for Expedia, where he led the company's overall global product development efforts for Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Wotif, AirAsiaGo brands and end-to-end Hotel, Air, Car, and Activities supplier systems.

Kim is a seasoned and accomplished product and marketing executive with over 20 years of digital media expertise. During his career, he has held executive positions at Expedia, Pelago, Medio, Yahoo!, Accenture and Bank of America.

Kim holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a master's degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


Melissa Muckenthaler, '01