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 VII, 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. Mr. Kern has served on the Board of Directors of Tribune Media Company since October 2016, where he currently also serves as Chief Executive Officer, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hemisphere Media Group, Inc., a publicly-traded Spanish-language media company, since April 2013. Mr. Kern also serves on the boards of several of private companies. Mr. Kern holds a B.S. degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Robert J. Dzielak
Robert J. Dzielak has served as Expedia’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since April 2012. Mr. Dzielak had 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, Mr. Dzielak held primary responsibility for the worldwide litigation portfolio of Expedia and its brands. Prior to joining Expedia, Mr. 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 President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of Expedia since August 2017. Previously, he served as Expedia’s Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Operations from October 2014 until August 2017, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President from September 2011 until October 2014, Secretary from October 2011 until April 2012, and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development from February 2009 to September 2011. Having joined Expedia in October 2006, Mr. Okerstrom had also previously served as Vice President, Corporate Development and as Senior Director, Corporate Development. 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.
Hiren Mankodi currently serves as Managing Director for Charlesbank Capital Partners, leading the firm’s technology investing efforts. Previously he was as a co-founding partner at Pamplona TMT, a private equity firm focusing on the technology, media and telecom private equity sector. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at Audax Private Equity where he led the firm’s technology investing efforts. He has over 18 years of private equity and venture capital investing experience, including investments in the enterprise software, infrastructure software, digital media, healthcare IT, technology-enabled services, and industrial technology sectors.