Industry Update
Appointment 2 November 2018

Matt Swann

Appointed Chief Technology Officer
At Booking.com in Amsterdam, Netherlands, The

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Matt Swann

Today Booking.com, one of the world's largest travel e-commerce companies and a digital technology leader, announced that Matt Swann has joined the company's leadership team as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Matt will lead Booking.com's full stack technology strategy to support the company's continued growth as a global technology leader in travel and experiences, working to create an even more seamless end-to-end technology experience for travelers.

Matt joins Booking.com from leading Silicon Valley-based event and ticketing marketplace StubHub, where he also served as CTO, leading the company's technology strategy to drive growth and innovation for the business.

Matt previously served as Chief Information Officer at Citibank, where he set the technical vision and strategy for one of the world's largest and most scalable financial platforms, as well as Vice President and Global Payments Chief at Amazon, where he and his teams delivered a revolutionary mobile commerce system that enabled hundreds of millions of customers to buy and sell on the platform.

Matt holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University and will be relocating from San Francisco to Amsterdam, where Booking.com's HQ and primary technology center are located.

Booking.com

Established in 1996 in Amsterdam, Booking.com B.V. has grown from a small Dutch start-up to one of the largest travel e-commerce companies in the world. Part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), Booking.
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