Best known for founding Travelocity.com and serving as founding Chairman of Kayak.com, Terry Jones has become a powerful voice in the world of entrepreneurship through his numerous speaking engagements and the publication of his book, ON Innovation. His career path has established him as a thought leader on innovation in our increasingly digital world.
A graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, Jones, began his career as a travel agent, spent 24 years at American Airlines in marketing and information technology, capping his career as Chief Information Officer of its SABRE division. While at SABRE he led a team of six working on a project that became Travelocity.com. Jones served as CEO of Travelocity for seven years transforming it to a public company with three billion dollars in travel sales. He left Travelocity when the company was taken private and became part of the founding team at Kayak.com, a company that yet again revolutionized how travel was purchased. He served as Chairman of the company from its founding until it was sold to Priceline for $1.8 billion dollars in 2013.
Today he is the managing principal of ON Inc. a consultancy he founded to help companies in their transition to the digital economy. He has served on over 13 boards and currently serves on the boards of Boingo, Sonicwall and Camping and Education Foundation.
Terry is the author of the best selling book, ON Innovation, and the holder of several patents.
Every business needs to innovate, but where do you start? In this presentation, Terry Jones explores the fundamentals of innovation and gives leaders simple but powerful ideas they can use to create a more innovative organization.
Drawing from his experiences as the founder of Travelocity.com, founding Chairman of Kayak.com and managing principal of Essential Ideas…
Leaders are worried. Businesses are being disrupted at an ever increasing pace and technological advances are converging to create unprecedented dislocation. Identify what these are and how you can turn them to your advantage. Terry reviews the to 10 technical forces of disruption and more importantly shows the new business models that result.
Utilizing technical forces of disruption, Terry shows our current business models that are created from disruption and how startups are shedding old concepts to create simple models that “own the edge”. The Edge – where the customer is – where we HAVE to be. (IE AirBNB, Uber, Nest)
As Terry says, “My innovation is YOUR disruption. It is only disruption because YOU didn’t do it!” Drawing from his experiences with several start ups and as the founder of Travelocity.com, founding Chairman of Kayak.com and Chairman of Wayblazer, Jones helps audiences turn disruption into innovation.
This fast paced presentation can help you avoid disruption and become the innovator!
Terry can also address the implications of these technologies on the work force and the future of work. Additionally, they can also be combined with his ON Innovation speech and Disruption topic.
How will your customer contact you today? In the store, via the phone, on your web site, read a tweet, friend you on Facebook? There is no way to know. In this presentation, e-commerce pioneer Terry Jones gives your audience the keys to unlock the mystery of how to deal with today’s omni channel customer.
While face-to-face contact isn’t going away, companies that lack an effective online relationship strategy are being left behind. Jones vast online experience can educate your audience in all phases of the digital conversation from search to social media, using real-world examples in creating Travelocity, Kayak and helping dozens of other companies.
Keeping up with today’s omni channel customer is a daunting task. Terry’s long experience in the on line world (Travelocity, Kayak, Wayblazer and the boards of ten digital companies) can show your audience how to succeed in this complex digital world.
From search to social, mobile to big data, local to logistics, Terry will cover what you need to know now to keep 21st century customers satisfied.These ideas can also be combined with his ON Innovation speech and Disruption topic.
Terry Jones, whose name is synonymous with e-commerce and travel has started a new business based on artificial intelligence. Having spent the last three years investigating and implementing AI based solutions he offers his unique perspectives on AI and why it is so important to 21st century businesses.
Terry will show your audience ‘why now’. AI has been being constructed since the 1950s so is today another AI bubble or it today the time that all work will be changed by the power of artificial intelligence.