Director, Business Development, Expedia Group Media Solutions
Matt Hansen is a Director at Expedia Group Media Solutions, where he leads business development across a diverse territory in North America. Matt and his team work with marketers from international air, destinations, hotels, gaming and casinos, as well as agencies to create and execute strategic media campaigns across the leading portfolio of Expedia Group brands. His team also oversees global programmatic advertising opportunities for marketing partners through Media Solutions.
Matt has more than 15 years of online travel agency and digital media experience ranging from sales management to strategic partnerships. Prior to joining Expedia in 2015, Matt served as senior sales director of Midwest and Northeast Hotels for Travelzoo. He also spent nearly six years at Perfect Escapes Network, and was also a regional vice president at Intagio Media Services in Chicago. He has extensive experience collaborating with destination marketing organizations and convention and visitor bureaus, including Enjoy Illinois and Choose Chicago, and travel brands such as Crystal Cruises, Hyatt, Hilton and Wyndham Hotels.
Matt is a graduate of The University of St. Francis, with a master’s in management, and earned a bachelor of science in environmental science from Illinois State University. He lives outside of Chicago and spends his free time traveling with his wife and children.