Sam is an experienced Product Manager with a demonstrated history of scalable product development and global optimization. Sam holds the position of Director of Product Management at Vrbo. He possesses a strong experience in A/B testing methodology, payments, mobile technology, and data-driven development, which helps him deliver a transformative success to Vrbo, the world leader in the vacation rental space. Whilst working at Vrbo under the umbrella of Expedia, Sam attained higher management positions. As a Senior Global Product Manager, he led location discovery and content initiatives for Lodging Shopping to solve traveler problems and answer questions around location and property throughout their trip discovery and planning. Previous to that, Sam worked as a Consultant at Loft9, where he was responsible for project management and business analysis, primarily in the tech industry. He led projects with 3 clients, working with mobile payment instruments, international product launches, and partner collaboration. In a fast-moving and demanding space, Sam is someone who quickly gets up to speed, assumes initiative, and follow-ups on all commitments. He is passionate about solving customer problems and knowledge sharing within the product community.