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Carl Sparks

Carl Sparks serves on the boards of Lucid, ActionIQ, Avis Budget Group, and Dunkin’ Brands. He formerly served on the board of Vonage Inc. His leadership experience includes serving as CEO of Academic Partnerships and as President and CEO of Travelocity Global. He also served as Chief Marketing Officer of Expedia, President of Gilt Groupe, and as General Manager, Americas for Hotels.com. Prior leadership positions include senior marketing and strategy roles at Capital One, Guinness, PepsiCo and Boston Consulting Group. Carl is active with Ascend, a non-profit Pan-Asian membership organization for business professionals in North America as well as a member of Pinnacle which strives to help corporations enhance their business objectives by increasing the number of Asian American corporate board directors. He graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University and received his MBA with highest distinction from Harvard University.