Acting State Director, Illinois Office of Tourism
Author, Customer Experience Expert – Barbara Wold International
Chairman, Longwoods International USA Inc.
Editorial Content Director, Midwest Living
Executive Editor, Travel + Leisure
SVP Global Marketing, Miles Partnerships
Director, Colorado Tourism Office
Co-Founder, Nomadic Agency
Former Governor of Illinois
Former Director, Illinois Office of Tourism
First Lady of Illinois & President of the Ounce of Prevention Fund
Vice President, Research & Analytics at Brand USA
Head of Publishing at Travelzoo
Television Explorer and Host of the Travel Channel’s Mysteries at the Museum
Chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group
Founder and President of Tourism & More
Travel & Food Writer and Photographer, Emmy®-Award Winning TV Producer and Founder of LLmedia
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Former sitting professor at Harvard & MiT’s edX labs, international best selling author, Pulitzer Prize nominee, and former Head of Marketing at Travelzoo
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