As President, Henrik Kjellberg oversees all aspects of the Hotwire Group's two brands: Hotwire® and CarRentals.com™.
Henrik joined Hotwire in 2013, but started his career with the Expedia Inc. family in 2001, launching Expedia-branded websites in Italy and Holland. Prior to Hotwire, he was president of Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) worldwide, Expedia's business-to-business division, providing large and small-scale affiliates with Expedia's state of the art booking and marketing solutions.
Henrik also acted as president of Expedia Asia Pacific, launching Expedia's regional marketing office in Hong Kong where he was responsible for the Expedia and hotels.com® brands in APAC as well as China's eLong, a leading Chinese online travel company. Henrik continues to act as Chairman of eLong.
Before joining Expedia, Henrik launched the e-commerce division for Spray, a leading Swedish Internet portal. Henrik started his career with Procter & Gamble Nordic in the sales and marketing division.
Henrik holds a Master of Science in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.
As Chief Technology Officer, Jai Vijan leads all technology development and innovation efforts for the Hotwire Group. Jai joined Hotwire in 2002, and since then has spearheaded the implementation of the industry-leading technology platforms that power both sites.
Prior to Hotwire, Jai worked in architecture and management roles at companies like Zanza Software, Broadvision, and the Oracle Corporation. His expertise is in Java, C++, and high-volume Internet applications.
Jai received a BS and M.Eng. in Computer Science from Cornell University.
As Chief Financial Officer, Joe Selsavage oversees Hotwire Group's global finance and accounting operations. Joe joined Hotwire right after its launch in 2001, and has been instrumental in the design and implementation of almost every component of Hotwire's financial infrastructure.
Before Hotwire, Joe spent over 15 years in accounting and management functions for various international unions and associations in the Washington, DC area.
Joe received a BA in Economics and Financial Management and an MA in Accountancy from the Catholic University of America.
As Vice President of Operations, Pierre-Etienne Chartier leads the IT, Customer, and Product Operations teams. Pierre-Etienne joined Hotwire in 2008 as Director of IT, delivering scalability and uptime to meet increasing business demands while keeping a very cost-effective infrastructure.
Before joining Hotwire, Pierre-Etienne spent four years at Expedia Inc. where he led the implementation and operations of Expedia Connect and QuickConnect technologies, bringing real-time pricing and inventory to more than 20,000 hotels on Expedia and hotels.com.
Pierre-Etienne holds an International Baccalaureate in Economics from Jean-de-Brebeuf College in Montreal.
As Vice President of Hotel, Nick Graham oversees all operations of the Hotwire Group's hotel function.
Nick joined Hotwire in 2013, but started his career with the Expedia Inc. family in 2004 where he oversaw the development of lodging supply relationships in various regions including California, Florida, Central US, Texas, and New York.
Most recently, Nick was the Senior Director of Market Management for the Eastern United States and Canada overseeing the team that provides support to lodging partners through the marketing and distribution of their properties on the more than 100 Expedia, Inc sites worldwide.
Nick holds a bachelors degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University.