Philip Wolf is a globally renowned travel guru, and the retired Chairman and CEO of PhoCusWright Inc., an independent travel, tourism and hospitality research firm specializing in the impact of technology and innovation on the world’s third largest industry. The pioneer of Travel 2.0, he founded PhoCusWright in 1994 and grew the firm into the research authority on how travelers, suppliers and intermediaries connect. He is the architect of the annually acclaimed PhoCusWright Conference; the event’s provocative Center Stage themes are relied upon as industry bellwethers, quickly becoming accepted wisdom each year. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Duke University and holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University. Philip serves as board director for companies on four continents.