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TourRadar's Leaders

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Travis Pittman, Co-founder & CEO

Travis Pittman is Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of TourRadar and is responsible for the company’s overall business strategy and vision. Travis co-founded TourRadar with his brother Shawn Pittman in 2010 with a mission to connect people to life-enriching travel experiences. Under his leadership, TourRadar has grown into the largest online travel agency for multi-day tours in the world, with tour offerings in over 200 countries and office locations across Europe, North America and Australia.

Travis hails from Australia and graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from the University of Queensland in Brisbane. While living in London on a working-holiday visa, Travis met his wife and eventually moved with her back to her hometown in Vienna, Austria where they have lived ever since. After working in a range of public and private companies around the globe, the Internet and travel always seemed to find their way to Travis, who now can't imagine himself working in any other industry.
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Shawn Pittman, Co-founder & CFO

Shawn Pittman is Chief Financial Officer and Co-Founder of TourRadar and is responsible for the company’s strategy, vision and finances. Shawn co-founded TourRadar with his brother Travis Pittman in 2010 with a mission to connect people to life-enriching travel experiences and has over 18 years of experience in the financial industry.

Shawn is based in Brisbane, Australia and leads TourRadar’s local office there. Prior to starting TourRadar, Shawn was an Investment Analyst at a London Venture Capital firm. Shawn has a passion for travel, visiting new cultures and introducing his son to all the wonders the world has to offer. His favorite multi-day touring experience was his 35-day tour of Africa where he saw its mind-blowing landscapes and wildlife up close.
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Nicholas Trieb, Chief Operating Officer

Nicholas Trieb is Chief Operating Officer for TourRadar and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations at TourRadar, with a special focus on product and technology. Nicholas joined TourRadar in 2014 and has over 10 years in the e-commerce sector.

Nicholas was born in Vienna, Austria and grew up in Costa Rica and the United States. He holds a Masters (with distinction) in Computer Science from the Technical University of Vienna and spent the year between his Bachelors and his Masters in India working for the 4th-largest Indian IT consulting firm (Satyam Computer Services). After his studies he spent a year at the consulting firm Capgemini before co-founding tripwolf. At tripwolf he spent 2 years in Budapest building up the development team before successfully selling the company to a renowned German publishing house.
Kerstin Kraakman, VP Marketing Solutions & B2B Marketing

Kerstin Kraakman, VP Marketing Solutions & B2B Marketing

Kerstin is VP Marketing Solutions & B2B Marketing at TourRadar and is responsible for delivering impactful marketing solutions for travel brands, tourism bodies and additional partners across the globe. Kraakman has over 13 years of experience in the travel, e-commerce and technology sectors including senior roles at Google, eBay, PayPal and TravelClick.
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Brendan Roberts, VP Business Development

Brendan Roberts is the VP Business Development for TourRadar and is responsible for growing TourRadar’s supply base, onboarding new operators and increasing sales for partners through data-driven optimization. Brendan joined TourRadar in 2015 and has over 15 years of experience in growing high-performing multi-disciplinary teams across tourism, hospitality and healthcare sectors. Under Brendan’s leadership, TourRadar has successfully onboarded over 1,500 tour operators, offering more than 40,000 tours in over 200 countries across the globe.

Brendan is based in Brisbane, Australia and has lived in the UK, Ireland and Canada while working in the hotel, finance and IT industries. He holds degrees in Economics as well as Asian Languages and Studies. In his spare time, you can find him anywhere in the outdoors, usually camping or mountain biking. His favorite multi-day touring experience was exploring the Sabah region in Malaysia, culminating in the climb of Mount Kinabalu.

Amy Leavenworth, VP Product

Amy is responsible for leading the product team in designing, building and optimizing user-focused solutions to connect more people to life-enriching travel experiences worldwide. Amy brings a wealth of leadership experience to TourRadar, most recently serving as Director of Product at Booking.com, where she led Booking Home, the company’s alternative accommodation product segment. In that role, she managed 20 cross-functional product teams to improve the productivity and profitability of the company’s two-sided marketplace.

One of Amy’s favorite life experiences occurred when she caught the travel bug while bike touring through Wales and England with her best friend. The trip opened up her mind and kicked off her love of exploration. In her new role, she hopes to help deliver similar amazing travel experiences to TourRadar customers.
christian wolters managing director north america

Christian Wolters, Managing Director of North America

Christian Wolters is Managing Director of North America for TourRadar and is responsible for the company’s overall business strategy and operations in the U.S. and Canada. Christian has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and business development and was responsible for opening TourRadar’s North American office in Toronto in 2015. Since then, he has built and led a team of over 50 employees, significantly growing TourRadar’s North American presence through strategic partnerships and awareness campaigns.  

Christian is based in Toronto, Ontario and has worked in senior marketing roles for well-known brands like Harley Davidson, Honda and Kawasaki. He eventually made the transition to the travel industry by working for the Intrepid Travel Group, culminating as their North American VP of Sales and Marketing before joining TourRadar in 2015. Christian has traveled to over 60 countries and currently co-hosts TravelTechTO, a non-partisan events, research and advocate group of the tech community in Toronto. He has also taught tourism marketing at George Brown College and co-founded Soko, a natural and healthy lifestyle distribution company. His favorite multi-day touring experience was an 8-day sailing adventure in Croatia.
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