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Pierre-Etienne Chartier

Vice president of operations at The Hotwire Group

As Vice President of Operations, Pierre-Etienne Chartier leads the IT, Customer, and Product Operations teams. Pierre-Etienne joined Hotwire in 2008 as Director of IT, delivering scalability and uptime to meet increasing business demands while keeping a very cost-effective infrastructure.

Before joining Hotwire, Pierre-Etienne spent four years at Expedia Inc. where he led the implementation and operations of Expedia Connect and QuickConnect technologies, bringing real-time pricing and inventory to more than 20,000 hotels on Expedia and

Pierre-Etienne holds an International Baccalaureate in Economics from Jean-de-Brebeuf College in Montreal.
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