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Meet Maëlle

Maëlle Gavet has been a leading technology executive and entrepreneur for over 15 years.

One of the tech industry’s brightest stars, Maëlle Gavet has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, one of Fortune’s 40 Under 40, one of the Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company and was fifth among Time magazine’s List of the Top 25 ‘Female Techpreneurs’. After six years as a Principal at the Boston Consulting Group she went on to become CEO of OZON.ru, Russia’s largest e-commerce site, and executive VP of operations of the Priceline Group, the largest online and travel agency in the world which includes brands like OpenTable, Kayak, and Booking.com.
Most recently Gavet was Chief Operating Officer at real estate platform Compass, valued at over $6bn. She has spoken regularly at the leading technology industry events and her writing has appeared in Wired, the Harvard Business Review, the World Economic Forum, Fast Company and Fortune magazine. Her first book, Trampled by Unicorns: Big Tech’s Empathy Problem and How to Fix It published by Wiley, is now available.

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The rise of #QAnon is a perfect example of the negative impact of social media on society. In my latest for… https://t.co/9lQ8PFd1M8 Re-Tweet
Couldn’t agree more: “FB thrives on erasing the past & presenting every scandal as a problem that is new. That’s wh… https://t.co/Y7zQtby6wZ Re-Tweet
Increasingly isolated, the tech elite has gradually lost touch with the people they serve and too often have troubl… https://t.co/ri4Y0gzgLk Re-Tweet
Today 88% of all US searches happen on Google. Is it that surprising that search results have been getting worse? A… https://t.co/pwGZU7L83I Re-Tweet
In my recent @Quora session, I was asked “how can tech companies become more human focused?” Take a look at my answ… https://t.co/YD5KropuZf Re-Tweet
Some time ago, #Google criticized #Microsoft for bullying the tech industry and preventing competition. But now the… https://t.co/1oo0MmssBY Re-Tweet