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AI in Travel


AI is changing the way we live, work, and travel. At Expedia Group (EG), we are accelerating the development of our AI platform and AI travel solutions. AI is empowering us to be the best travel platform for our customers, suppliers, and partners. This talk will discuss our effort in building EG wide AI platform, and one of our AI travel solutions - smart chatbot.


Dr. Luyuan Fang is VP, Head of AI Labs at Expedia Group (EG). She is leading the newly established AI Labs, building EG AI platform and AI travel solutions. Prior to joining Expedia Group in 2017, Luyuan worked at various companies in AI research, Networking, and Cloud, including eBay, Microsoft Azure, Cisco, AT&T Labs, and Telstra Research Labs. Luyuan is a mover and a doer in the computing and networking industry. She has delivered several industry 1st innovations and large-scale deployments that enabled fast revenue growth, and long-lasting operation success. Luyuan holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computational Neural Networks design. She has over 100 publications, 19 IETF RFCs, and 7 US Patents granted.