Vice President, Travel, Media & Entertainment Practice, Travel Strategy Lead
John Padwick spearheads the growth efforts for Merkle's specialty Travel practice. The practice provides expertise in bringing innovative data, analytic, and technical marketing solutions to top travel and hospitality clients. He is passionate about helping Merkle industry partners understand and leverage our customer-centric approach, delivering targeted experiences to customers and prospects across online and offline media.
Mr. Padwick is a seasoned Travel Industry executive with 15 years global experience in integrated brand marketing and technology systems. His background includes building and managing integrated brand marketing teams and initiatives across the travel industry.
Mr. Padwick has been responsible for developing digital platforms (including CRM and loyalty programs) for major global travel brands, including: Hilton Hotels, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. He brings a unique blend of industry knowledge regarding pertinent KPIs, CRM, and modern consumer new media consumption patterns.
Immediately prior to joining Merkle, John's role centered on delivering CRM consulting, integrated marketing, and marketing automation solutions.
Mr. Padwick holds both an M.B.A. in Marketing, as well as an M.P.A, from the University of Texas at Austin
Mr. Padwick can be contacted at 443-542-4235 or email@example.com