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Innovation Program Lead

Expedia Group

Location: Austin, Texas, Chicago, Illinois, Seattle, Washington

Job Type: Full time


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Manager, Innovation Program Lead

The Platform as a Product Innovation team within Expedia Services will be identifying new platform products, services, and capabilities to bring to our B2B partners, incubating and accelerating high potential opportunities, and setting winning go-to-market models for new offerings. We are excited to be hiring a Innovation Program Lead for this team!

At Expedia Group, we’re passionate about our people, our customers, our values and our culture. We seek a strong program manager who enjoys working with stakeholders across EG, has a bias for action, and can effectively manage a portfolio of initiatives. You will shape the future of Expedia by bringing a blend of product, strategy, and program management competencies to our high visibility portfolio of initiatives. This leader embodies a growth mindset and excels at leading without direct authority.

What you'll do:

  • Create a comprehensive project management framework for Open World Platform GTM process

  • Coordinate across stakeholders in EG to ensure momentum and speed to market of the Open World Platform

  • Act as a central point of contact to EG stakeholders on various commercial and product/tech workstreams relevant to Open World platform commercialization

  • Ensure all stakeholders are consulted as relevant in each stage of the Open World GTM process

  • You will operate effectively within the organization's formal and informal structures by building relationships across departments and understanding the roles and perspectives of partner groups

  • You will actively identify and drive resolution on cross-team issues, scope changes, resource constraints, and other impediments

Who you are:

  • You possess strong communication and project coordination skills

  • Experienced at working across teams and leading without direct authority to achieve results

  • You have demonstrated the ability to deliver results by working across subject areas and organizational boundaries

  • Proven ability to build strong interpersonal skills at all levels; excellent influencing and relationship building skills as well as experience working with senior management

  • Experience working cross-culturally and leading cross-functionally with the ability to adapt personal style to different environments

  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills; the ability to see the “big picture” while also diving into details when needed

  • Strong program planning skills with proven ability to structure large initiatives in effective and meaningful ways, including defining strategic priorities

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or in a related field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • 5+ years of related experience in a strategic program management


About Expedia Group

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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