Managing Director, Asia
In 2001, Pierre-Charles Grob started his career with Accor in New York, where he contributed to the creation of the marketing department in North America for the Sofitel and Novotel brands. While still in New York, he joined the Monaco Tourist Office to promote this destination and its luxury hotels. Returning to Europe, Pierre-Charles was first at the Monte-Carlo SBM Group in various roles – sales, marketing and e-distribution; and subsequently joined FASTBOOKING in 2010. He began by leading revenue optimisation for the company and rose rapidly to manage operations in Europe thereafter. Since 2014 Pierre-Charles has been FASTBOOKING’s Director for Asia, based in Singapore.
Country Manager, Greater China
David Yuan has a wealth of experience in the online Travel, Revenue Management and Digital Marketing. Before joining FASTBOOKING, David worked for TravelClick and successfully developed China market; he also served with Orbitz Worldwide for more five years and oversaw the North Asia region.
SVP Strategic Sales & Account Management, APAC
Christine Tan is the Senior Vice President Strategic Sales & Account Management APAC where she has overall responsibilities for the development and execution of sales strategies for FASTBOOKING in the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to her current position, she has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and account management, central reservation operations, revenue optimisation and distribution. She has held leadership roles at companies across the travel distribution value chain including Trust International, ANA Hotels International, Pegasus Solutions and Whale Media.
VP, Global Direct Sales & Account Management
Chris Blaine is the VP, Global Direct Sales & Account Management for Sojern. A well-rounded go-to-market executive with diverse expertise in sales, marketing and customer care, Chris leads Sojern’s Property Solutions within sales and account management teams. He brings more than 17 years of global experience in launching new businesses and building high-performing teams. Prior experience includes leadership roles in both sales and marketing at Dell and Intuit, as well as a short stint leading the US mobile advertising group for Phunware based in Newport Beach, CA. Chris has a BFA in Musical Theater from Syracuse University and an MBA from The College of William & Mary.
Key Account Manager, APAC
Serene Koh is the Key Account Manager at TrustYou for the APAC region, based in Singapore.
Prior to joining TrustYou, Serene explored her earlier career with international online travel companies such as Asiarooms.com, Hotelbeds, Travelzoo and Qunar.com; where she managed a portfolio of accommodations, tour operators as well as travel agents in South East Asia.
Regional Director of Sales
With over 10 years’ experience in e-commerce, online travel, and revenue management, Peisi is currently the Regional Director of Sales at IDeaS Revenue Solutions, helping hotels in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Thailand and Korea establish revenue management culture and drive better revenue.
She specialises in business development, driving conversion, online marketing, managing teams, project management and account management.
Peisi joined IDeaS from HRS Hotel Reservation Service, where she worked as the Regional Director of Hotel Solutions, pioneered the setup of Asia Pacific office and led a team of 10 to acquire new hotel partners and optimise revenue in APAC.
Passionate about improving online travel, Charlie launched Triptease in 2013 to help hotels deliver a better digital experience and increase direct bookings. Triptease pioneered the Direct Booking movement and quickly gained a reputation for its first product Price Check.
In 2015 the firm was awarded Innovation of the Year at PhocusWright Europe, and Charlie was named in HSMAI’s list of 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales & Marketing.
Senior Vice President of Business Solutions
Mike Goldenberg is Senior Vice President of Business Solutions at Cendyn. With over 20 years in the hospitality business, Mike is responsible for helping drive Cendyn’s growth and expansion across the globe.
Mike is currently serving as General Manager of Asia Pacific, splitting his time between Singapore and Sydney, where he oversees Cendyn’s rapidly growing presence in the region.