Abhijit Pal '02

Abhijit Pal

Abhijit Pal '02

Head of Research & Strategic Initiatives, Global Partner Group
Expedia Lodging Partner Services

Based in Newport Beach, California, Abhijit Pal '02 has spent more than a decade with Expedia in various key travel supply roles. In his current role, he is focused on industry research, improving field team engagement with large supply partners, and being the product-team liaison.

Previously, Pal oversaw strategic relationships with top global and regional lodging brands, casino operators, U.S. gaming destinations, and connectivity/distribution partners. Prior to joining the Lodging Partner Services Group at Expedia, Pal was the head of Expedia's Global Rental Car Supply.

Pal has a diverse background, including capital planning and funding in Morgan Stanley's corporate treasury group, fraud and policy with eBay, and strategic planning at Gap.

Pal graduated cum laude in applied economics and management (now part of the SC Johnson College of Business as the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management) from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. When not traveling for work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters at Southern California's many beautiful leisure attractions.