As the VP of Product Operations, Steve is responsible for the health and growth of all lines of business. Jarvis carries P&L responsibility for the air, car, hotel, package, cruise, insurance, and destination services businesses of Expedia’s US operation.
Prior to joining the Expedia leadership team, Jarvis was Vice President of Marketing for Concur’s Small & Midsize Business segment providing strategic leadership for brand, differentiation, advertising, and market development functions.
Prior to joining Concur in 2010, Jarvis was Alaska Airlines’ Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Customer Experience. In this role he was responsible for design of the airline’s customer experience, setting priorities for differentiation in a lower cost industry environment. He also led customer research, brand and advertising, sales functions, marketing programs, customer care, and in-flight product.
Prior to joining the Alaska executive team, Jarvis served as Vice President of E-Commerce and Acquisitions for Destinations.com, a Seattle-based online travel portal. Jarvis has held technology related positions at Autodesk, Intermind, and AT&T Wireless. He started his career at Boeing as a design engineer after graduating from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering and master’s degree in business administration.
This is just another great addition to a lineup of speakers and panelists which include experts in cybersecurity, entrepreneurship, data integrity and networking both socially and technically. With an lunch keynote by White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt it is sure to be a well attended and interesting event.