Oliver Hua is Booking.com’s Managing Director for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, a role he has held since October of 2013. He is responsible for developing and executing business strategy across one of the company’s fastest-growing regions.
Oliver came to Booking.com from eBay, where he had worked for over eight years. There, he held a number of senior positions including Managing Director for Southeast Asia, Japan, and Israel; Chief Operating Officer for Greater China, Japan, and Southeast Asia; and Senior Director of Trust and Safety for the Asia-Pacific region.
Before joining eBay in 2005, Oliver worked for seven years as a senior executive with a number of global management and strategy consultants, including McKinsey & Co. in Shanghai and Houston; Booz Allen Hamilton; and Stern Stewart & Co., where he worked with local and global clients in Asia, Europe and the United States.
Oliver was also an entrepreneur, and in 2000, he co-founded and headed the B2B internet start-up company, Luban.com.
Oliver received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Beijing Foreign Studies Institute in 1993. He also has a Master’s degree in Business Administration, which was awarded jointly by the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai and the International Graduate School of Management (IESE) in Barcelona and Madrid.