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Mario Ribera- Vice president of Latin America & the Caribbean, Expedia Group - Lodging Partner Services

Mario Ribera serves as Vice President for Latin America for Expedia Group.

In this role, Ribera leads Expedia’s market management organization and lodging business in Latin America and the Caribbean. He is responsible for building and sustaining Expedia’s leadership position with lodging partners in the region, through marketing and distribution on more than 200 websites and in more than 75 countries worldwide. Ribera is also responsible for managing the creation and execution of marketplace initiatives to drive long-term relationships with hotel partners.

Prior to joining Expedia Group, Ribera served as a senior executive with Microsoft where he oversaw Xbox global audience marketing, Xbox Live Latin America and various mobile products. He also chaired the Mobile Marketing Association in North America and was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley New York and Argentina. In addition to his role with Expedia Group, Ribera serves on the Board of Directors of Social Venture Partners International, a global venture philanthropy network focused on solving critical social problems.

Ribera received an M.B.A. from Stanford University and B.S. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Having grown up in Bolivia, he is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.