Kanika Soni

Chief Commercial Officer
Tripadvisor

2021 Phocuswright Europe speaker

Kanika Soni Chief Commercial Officer
As Chief Commercial Officer, Kanika is responsible for all Tripadvisor B2B revenue, across Hotels, Vacation Rentals, Experiences and Restaurants, as well as growing the company’s media solutions and advertising business. Kanika has extensive experience in scaling digital and e-commerce businesses while keeping customer experience at the core of business strategy.

Kanika joined Tripadvisor from The Walt Disney Company in April 2019, where she led global e-commerce for the Consumer Products Division. During her tenure at Disney, she helped turn the business around to deliver sustained double-digit revenue growth. This transformation centered around several strategic initiatives including driving increased traffic, expanding product assortment and improving the shopping experience. Prior to Disney, Kanika held leadership positions at Tesla Motors, Gilt Groupe and McKinsey & Company. Kanika holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Delhi University.

Kanika’s favorite travel destination is Cartagena, Colombia.

Sessions

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 17:05 – 17:25 CET

Travel Subscriptions and the Price of Loyalty: Will They Work?

Subscriptions are in the spotlight as travel companies explore new options or reinvent themselves for travelers and business partners. But how sustainable is the subscription model and do travelers really want to pay?

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