Amee Parekh: Director HR at Expedia, Inc.

Amee Parekh: Director HR at Expedia, Inc.

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Amee is currently the Director HR, Diversity and Inclusion at Expedia Inc. Expedia is the parent company of world’s most famous travel brands such as Expedia.com, Hotels.com, HomeAway.com and Orbitz.com, operating in over 75 countries. In her role, she focuses on bringing significant changes to internal programs and policies in an effort to create a more inclusive workplace for diverse groups of employees. Particular areas of focus are identifying practices that show results and globalizing them across Expeda’s portfolio.

Prior to her current role, she was Director HR Business Partner for Expedia’s eCommerce Platforms division where she led HR for an organization of over 1,000 employees, helping them grow and scale at double digit growth. Previously, she held HR leadership roles at IBM’s Software Group in Armonk, New York and had a lead role in Employee and Executive compensation at Laureate Education in Baltimore, MD. Amee received her Master’s Degree from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Her undergraduate degree is in Computer Engineering from University of Mumbai in India. She lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband and two young boys (aged 3 and 5 years).

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