David Pavelko works directly with Google’s consumer travel initiatives and supports the overall strategy, as well as business development and partnership efforts. David spent several years as Head of Travel at Google where he managed marketing and advertising campaigns for airlines, hotel chains, cruise lines, car rental companies, OTA’s, and metas across Google search, display, mobile, and YouTube advertising platforms. Prior to joining Google, David spent 6 years at Cendant Corporation where he was Vice President of Business Development. David also spent time a few years in the sports marketing industry, primarily managing sponsorship programs in IndyCar racing. David is a graduate of Princeton University and has a Master’s in Travel & Tourism from The George Washington University.