Vice President of Travel Services, Transperfect

Joel is an early pioneer in digital travel, initially in 1999 as part of online travel start-up, providing airlines and hotel groups with destination, events content and property descriptions to drive traffic and conversion. Clients included Hilton, IHG, Marriott, and The business was and ultimately acquired by Google.

Between 2010 and 2018 he was UK Managing Director of Travelzoo, the leading provider of travel. Under his stewardship, the UK business trebled in size and grew its membership from 1m to over 5m, winning ‘Best Travel Deals Provider’ for 7 successive years.  In 2018 he was appointed VP of Travel Solutions for TransPerfect, the largest provider of language services and technology solutions. Helping many of the world’s hotel companies engage their customers across all channels and touch points in all markets in the local language.