Clara is a seasoned Product Leader with years of experience in senior leadership roles. She is currently working with the international teams at Airbnb as the VP and General Manager. Her team supports both guests and hosts in almost 200 countries while also working on Airbnb for work, luxe, monthly stays, their homes partnerships, and Olympics products. Prior to this, she led the luxury business also as VP & General Manager. While she was GM of professional hosting and long-term stays, she piloted the acquisitions of HotelTonight, Urbandoor, and Luckey. She also was Director of Product for platforms and hosts. Before becoming a key member of the Airbnb team, she was Chief Product Officer for Jive Software where she led her team to increase product engagement, grow the SaaS product lines, simplify the product experiences, all to drive the user and market focus of products used by thousands of companies. Clara also has experience working at IBM in a range of senior development and design roles. Not only is her experience extremely impressive, she also studied at top-notch Standford University for her Bachelor's before going for her Master's in Technology Commercialization at the University of Texas, Austin.