Vikram Malhi joined the Expedia team in India as the Country head in August 2011 and took over additional responsibility as the General Manager for Southeast Asia in Q1 2013.
In his role, Vikram is responsible for managing P&L and business strategy for South & Southeast Asia which is aimed at capturing the brand’s position as the top Online Travel Agency (OTA) in South & Southeast Asia.
Based out of Gurgaon, Vikram reports to Kathleen Tan, CEO, AirAsia Expedia in Singapore.
Vikram was previouslythe Director of Expedia’s Hotels.com brand in the US, overseeing global marketing and strategy.
In addition, he has a strong business consulting background and has worked with well known brands like IBM, Wrigley Jr. Company, Hersheys, Anheuser Busch, Ford, General Motors and Citibank.
Vikram holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and also holds a degree in engineering from Nagpur University, India.
He is an avid runner and has successfully completed 2007 Chicago, 2008 Stockholm and 2009 Dallas marathons. Other than this, he has a keen interest in hiking, tennis, traveling and flying. He is under training to become a licensed pilot.