Paul Butcher serves as the director of technology and air strategy for Expedia, Inc. Paul is responsible for developing Expedia’s air technology strategy, working alongside airlines, GDSs, ARC and IATA to implement new technology solutions in support of industrywide initiatives, including New Distribution Capability (NDC) and ONE Order. Paul also represents Expedia in several industry organizations.
Paul is a founding member of Expedia and has been an integral part of building and operating all aspects of its air supply systems. Before Expedia, Paul was part of the leadership team at Carlson Leisure Group and contributed to the design and operation of eAAsy Sabre. He also worked to develop and manage Travelocity’s fulfillment and call center.