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Frederic Lalonde is the founder, director and chief executive officer of Hopper. He previously co-founded Newtrade Technologies Inc. He has also served as a vice president at Expedia. In his role at Expedia, Mr. Lalonde was responsible for developing the Direct Connect product strategy. He also participated in various Expedia M&A activities.

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Ms. Ireena Vittal, a former partner with McKinsey & Co., is a recognized thought partner to consumer-facing companies looking to build large-scale, profitable businesses in emerging markets. She has also served government and public institutions in designing and implementing solutions core to India’s development, such as inclusive urban development and sustainable rural growth. Ms. Vittal was a founding member of the economic-development practice and the global emerging-markets practice at McKinsey & Co. After 25 years in the corporate world, she is now working in the urban and agriculture space and is also an Independent Director on the board of select Indian companies such as Titan Company, Indian Hotels, Godrej Consumer, Tata Global Beverages and Wipro. She is also on the global advisory board of IDEO.org, a non-profit organisation dedicated to applying human-centered design to alleviate poverty. Prior to joining McKinsey, Ms. Vittal worked with Nestle and MaxTouch (now Vodafone). Ms. Vittal graduated in electronics and has an MBA Degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

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Keyur Joshi is the Co-founder and Chief Strategic Advisor of the company and an integral part of the MakeMyTrip strategic think-tank. Keyur was instrumental in jumpstarting the online travel market in India in 2005, through MakeMyTrip. Apart from being a Co-founder, Keyur has provided insights to various functions and held various positions at MakeMyTrip including that of Chief Commercial Officer. Before founding MakeMyTrip, Keyur worked with Around the World Travel (now called JustFares.com), transitioning it into an online B2C travel company. He has also worked with Tata Motors, where he was involved in Market Research and Product Management. Keyur holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Gujarat University and an MBA degree from the City University of New York, New York. He is also a certified pilot and doesn't miss any chance to take to the skies.

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Philip C. Wolf is the non-executive chairman of eDreams ODIGEO (MAD:EDR), a group of online travel booking sites based in Barcelona. From 1994 through 2012, Mr. Wolf was the non-executive chairman of PhoCusWright Inc., a travel industry research firm he founded and led as chief executive officer until its acquisition by Northstar Travel Media LLC. Prior to founding Phocuswright, Mr. Wolf was president and chief executive officer of a venture-funded software developer and travel booking engine pioneer which held two patents for its pricing algorithms. He also is a board member of various companies, including eDreams, Hopper, TrustYou, BusBud, blacklane.com and Travel.ru. Mr. Wolf was an adjunct professor at New York University’s Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management, and a distinguished lecturer at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. Mr. Wolf has a Bachelor of Arts degree in public policy studies from Duke University and a master’s degree in business administration from the Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University.

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Sanjeev Bikhchandani is the CEO and Founder of Info Edge (India) Ltd.—the parent company of naukri.com, jeevansathi.com, 99acres.com, naukrigulf.com and Quadrangle. An alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and St. Stephen's College, Delhi, Sanjeev has worked in illustrious companies such as Lintas and HMM (now Glaxo Smithline) before starting his own entrepreneurial career with one of the first and the most popular job sites in India—naukri.com. Today, Info Edge India employs nearly 5,000 people, and is one of the biggest internet companies in India.