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Mon, 5 Nov 2018

Matt Swann Joins Booking.com as Chief Technology Officer

Booking.com has appointed Matt Swann as Chief Technology Officer.

 Matt joins Booking.com from leading Silicon Valley-based event and ticketing marketplace StubHub, where he also served as CTO.

Booking.com has appointed Matt Swann as Chief Technology Officer. Matt joins Booking.com from leading Silicon Valley-based event and ticketing marketplace StubHub, where he also served as CTO. Click to enlarge.

Matt previously served as Chief Information Officer at Citibank, where he set the technical vision and strategy for one of the world's largest and most scalable financial platforms, as well as Vice President and Global Payments Chief at Amazon, where he and his teams delivered a new mobile commerce system that enabled hundreds of millions of customers to buy and sell on the platform.

Matt holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University and will be relocating from San Francisco to Amsterdam, where Booking.com's HQ and primary technology center are located.

"We're very excited to be welcoming Matt to the Booking.com team," said Gillian Tans, President and Chief Executive Officer. "His long history leading high-performing tech organizations in the e-commerce space, as well as his broad expertise in everything from AI to event ticketing to international payments will help propel the next waves of innovation and growth at Booking.com, empowering us to develop entirely new travel experiences for our customers."

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