Dakota Smith

Chief Strategy Officer
Hopper Inc.

2022 Phocuswright Europe speaker

Dakota Smith Chief Strategy Officer
Dakota leads a cross-functional business and growth team and is responsible for aligning user growth with supply growth and business interests at Hopper. He plays a central role in developing the company’s product development roadmap and setting the company’s focus areas. Dakota directs growth, revenue and business strategies for Hopper as the company aims to grow sales and headcount +100% YoY. Under his leadership, Hopper has become one of the fastest growing travel apps ever with over 70 million installs – according to Apptopia, Hopper was the #1 most downloaded OTA in the U.S. in 2021. Prior to joining Hopper, Dakota was working in the online travel space in Hong Kong.


Tuesday, June 28, 2022
4:40 PM – 5:05 PM CET

Executive Roundtable: Mastering the Middle

Building new products while keeping everyone happy (travelers, investors, partners, employees) is not an easy task. Leaders from three top intermediaries discuss how they innovate in the middle of today's high pressure environment.

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