Neha Parikh
President, Hotwire

Neha is the President of Hotwire, a leading discount travel site under the Expedia Group umbrella.  Prior to her current role, Neha was Senior Vice President of Global Brands and Retail for, driving brand marketing activities, overseeing financial plans and operations and leading merchandising, business development and partner marketing.

Prior to joining in 2008, Neha worked in consumer insight/demand strategy consulting with The Cambridge Group (a Nielson company), where she led projects across a variety of retailers.  At Dade Behring, Inc. (a Siemens healthcare company), Neha held progressive levels of responsibility in marketing and product development.  She also worked as a management consultant at Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP and gained multi-faceted expertise at an internet start-up in Chicago.

Neha holds a Bachelors of Business degree from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.  After graduating from Kellogg, Neha worked pro-bono with The Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership in Queensland, Australia, where she helped to launch a government run marketing agency for Aboriginal tourism development.