As Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Booking.com's transport division, Bryan Batista leads the team responsible for developing a full range of transport options to meet the needs of Booking.com customers as they travel in 200+ countries across the world. This includes car rental, pre-booked and on-demand rides and taxis, rail, bus, and public transport.
Previously, as Vice President of Corporate Development at Booking.com, Bryan led the company’s mergers and acquisitions division (including integrations), focusing on strategic initiatives to help accelerate Booking.com’s mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. Bryan also served as Senior Director of Global Partnerships, responsible for building and managing impactful partnerships globally, overseeing the company’s relationships with over 17,500 affiliate distribution and metasearch partners globally, and maximizing new business opportunities.
Prior to joining Booking.com in 2014, Bryan worked at Tesla Motors for four years in various sales, distribution, and business development roles, in both the Bay Area, USA and Europe. Bryan also worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company, and in product management roles at General Motors.
Bryan holds a BASc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto and an MBA in Business Administration and Management from Harvard Business School.