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Terry Jones Founder of Travelocity.com, Chairman of Kayak, Former CIO American Airlines


Terry Jones Founder of Travelocity.com, Chairman of Kayak, Former CIO American Airlines/SABRE to Speak at directIT Chicago

Chicago, IL (PR) January 18, 2012

On Thursday February 9, CIOsynergy will host directIT Chicago at the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago. Terry Jones will address an audience of 150 IT leaders who include Chicago enterprises: CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, VPS and Director of Information Technology. Here they will convene for an unparalleled networking opportunity in an ultimate learning environment.

Terry Jones’s credentials have breadth and depth. In the 70s Terry helped create one of the fastest growing business travel companies ever formed. In the 80s and 90s Terry led product development, programming and operations at American Airlines Sabre, the computer system that became a Harvard case study, on automating your customer. And then in 1996 he founded Travelocity.com and took it from a team of 10 to a multi billion dollar public company. But he didn’t stop there, after leaving Travelocity he became chairman of Kayak.com, a completely different travel site, that in three years is the size of Priceline. Attendees will undoubtedly walk away with inspired ideas and action items to implement in their companies..

CIOsynergy directIT Chicago strategic planned agenda will incorporate face to face opportunities through a series of open mic panel discussions and think-tanks coupled with inspiring business relevant keynotes, and C-suite networking programs.

 

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