Vlad’s passion is to connect the dots between travel, food, hospitality and data. With more than 15 years of experience in the data, science and analytics field, Vlad held senior executive positions at Booking.com for more than 10 years where he was leading the data science and analytics community and built customer and employee facing data products. Currently, Vlad leads data and technology at Danone Specialised Nutrition division.
Early in his career, Vlad pursued culinary and hospitality education in Switzerland and worked as a professional chef, traveling and cooking around the world. He believes that data, when collected and used correctly, can help businesses make sense of who their customers are, unlock insights about customer behavior, will scale the impact of company’s services and products and most importantly will help businesses make significant change on sustainability.