CEO & Co-Founder, Intent Media
Richard Harris is the CEO and Founder of Intent Media, the data science company for the world's leading online travel companies. Intent uses machine learning to help large-scale travel commerce companies provide the most relevant experience to their users in real-time, while adding meaningful ancillary revenue streams. Prior to co-founding Intent, Richard was SVP, Strategy and Distribution at Travelocity, where he led the Travelocity Partner Network and grew it to over $2B in sales. Richard was a co-founder of Site59, an innovator in online travel technology and merchandising, serving as CFO through the company's acquisition by Sabre Holdings. He began his career at the Boston Consulting Group. Richard grew up in exotic Ontario, Canada, graduated from Harvard and INSEAD, and currently lives in New York City. In addition to his entrepreneurial life, he's a decent sculptor and has lived in a Buddhist monastery. He is a mentor to many early stage tech ventures via Endeavor, the NYC Venture Fellows Program, and The New York Fashion Technology Lab.