The readers of The Beat chose Executive Travel CEO Steve Glenn to deliver a keynote address at The Beat Live, taking place at the Dallas-area Omni Frisco Hotel Oct. 2-4.
Glenn won with his pitch, Seven Disruptive Technologies That Could Make TMCs Dinosaurs In Three Years (Or Less), in which he will address "major exponential technologies that are accelerating at hyper speed that promise to be major disruptions to the travel management landscape."
The following runners-up will present their topics during a panel discussion moderated by Deem's Tony D'Astolfo: Amadeus North America chief marketing officer Scott Alvis (NDC: Let's Talk About The Elephants In The Room); Freebird CEO Ethan Bernstein (Data Will Improve The Traveler Experience__And Your Bottom Line); Yapta CEO James Filsinger (Supplier Negotiations Are A Waste Of Time); Pass Consulting Group CEO Michael Strauss (Why NDC Won't Break Down The GDS Oligopoly__Yet).
Congratulations to our winner and the runners-up and thanks to everyone who submitted a pitch. Also, thanks to all The Beat readers who voted for their favorites.
Don't forget to register for The Beat Live before our early-bird rate expires.