As President of HotelClub & RatesToGo, Nicolas Chu is responsible for the strategy, development and operations of the company globally with a focus on 30 markets in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America.
Experienced and diverse, Nicolas has over 17 years’ experience in online businesses ranging from start-ups to large Fortune 500 companies.
Currently based in Sydney, Nicolas is member of the Australian Investor Network and also serves as a board director of several online companies.
Prior to joining HotelClub, Nicolas spent eight years at Expedia, holding executive positions in Europe and Asia Pacific.
Most recently, he was the Managing Director for the company’s Australia and New Zealand business.
Nicolas is a frequent speaker at Internet conferences around the globe, he is author of the book How to Succeed in a Website Project (Eyrolles Publishing – 6th edition), and for seven years lectured at the Diderot University of Paris for Master’s degree programs as a Senior Lecturer.
Nicolas holds an MBA from AGSM – Australian School of Business (Sydney), a Master’s degree in Computer Science Applied to Business Management from Denis Diderot University (Paris) and a Bachelor’s degree (Honours) in History from Sorbonne University (Paris).
Good food and wine are Nicolas’s passions along with spending time with his young family and of course travel.