Mieke S. De Schepper
Mieke S. De Schepper has served as Vice President, Asia Pacific Market Management at Expedia Lodging Partner Services, a subsidiary of Expedia, Inc. since 2015. Prior to joining Expedia, Mrs. De Schepper served in various roles at Philips Electronics from 2005 to 2014, including as Country Manager, Singapore, Brunei, Myanmar and Mongolia at Philips Lighting from 2012 to 2014; as Asia Pacific Head of Philips Consumer Marketing & Sales, overseeing China, India, ASEAN and Pacific, from 2009 to 2012; and as Global Director of Consumer Marketing and Product Development within the Home Theater and DVD business in Singapore from 2007 to 2009. Prior to her service at Philips, Mrs. De Schepper was a consultant at McKinsey & Company from 2002 to 2004. Mrs. De Schepper has an M.B.A. from INSEAD and a Master’s of Science in Industrial Design Engineering from Delft University of Technology.
Peter M. Kern
Peter M. Kern has been a director of Expedia since completion of the IAC/Expedia spin-off. Mr. Kern is a Managing Partner of InterMedia Partners, LP, a private equity firm. Prior to joining InterMedia, Mr. Kern was Senior Managing Director and Principal of Alpine Capital LLC. Prior to Alpine Capital, Mr. Kern founded Gemini Associates in 1996 and served as President from its inception through its merger with Alpine Capital in 2001. Prior to founding Gemini Associates, Mr. Kern was at the Home Shopping Network and Whittle Communications. Since April 2013, Mr. Kern has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hemisphere Media Group, Inc., a publicly traded Spanish-language media company. Mr. Kern is on the Board of Directors of Tribune Media Company. Mr. Kern also serves on the boards of a number of private companies, including Luxury Retreats International Holdings, Inc. and TV Squared Limited. Mr. Kern holds a B.S. degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Robert Dzielak has served as Expedia’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since April 2012. Dzielak previously served as Expedia’s Senior Vice President and acting General Counsel since October 2011. Since joining Expedia as Assistant General Counsel in April 2006 and through his service as Vice President and Associate General Counsel between February 2007 and October 2011, Dzielak held primary responsibility for the worldwide litigation portfolio of Expedia and its brands. Prior to joining Expedia, Dzielak was a partner at the law firm of Preston, Gates and Ellis, LLP (now K&L Gates LLP), where his practice focused on commercial and intellectual property litigation. Mr. Dzielak received his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.
Frédéric Mazzella founded and has served as the Executive Chairman of Comuta S.A. (BlaBlaCar) since 2006 and was Chief Executive Officer from 2006 to 2016. Mr. Mazzella holds an M.B.A. from INSEAD, a Master’s degree in computer science from Stanford University and a Master’s degree in physics from École Normale Supérieure.
Mark D. Okerstrom
Mark D. Okerstrom has served as Expedia’s Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Operations since October 2014, and as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President from September 2011 until October 2014, and Secretary from October 2011 until April 2012. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development of Expedia since February 2009. Having joined Expedia in October 2006, Mr. Okerstrom had also previously served as Vice President, Corporate Development until February 2009 and as Senior Director, Corporate Development until February 2008. Prior to joining Expedia, Mr. Okerstrom was a consultant with Bain & Company in Boston and San Francisco, and worked with UBS Investment Bank in London. Prior to that, Mr. Okerstrom practiced as an attorney with the global law firm of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London. Mr. Okerstrom holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a law degree from the University of British Columbia.
Niklas Östberg has been the co-founder, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Delivery Hero Holding GmbH since May 2011. Mr. Östberg also serves as a director of Online Pizza Norden AB. Mr. Östberg holds a Master’s degree from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.
David Schneider has served as a director of Zalando SE since 2008. Mr. Schneider also serves as a director and limited partner of several private companies, including zLabels GmbH, La Plata GmbH, Kiefholzstraße Immobilien GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburger Platz Immobilien GmbH & Co. KG and Anatwine Ltd. Mr. Schneider holds an M.B.A. from WHU-Otto-Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, Germany.