Ryan Barnett
Senior Director, Global Talent Acquisition
Expedia Group

Ryan is currently Senior Director, Global Talent Acquisition at Expedia Group, the world’s travel platform. Expedia Group was voted No.1 best place to work in the UK by Glassdoor in 2016 & 2017, includes a family of brands such as Expedia.com, Hotels.com, HomeAway, Egencia and trivago, and has revenue of US$10.7billion (2017). 

Ryan sets strategy and leads a team that supports high levels of business growth across more than 70 countries. Prior to this, Ryan was Director of Talent Acquisition at CEB (now Gartner & formally SHL), an HR services and executive advisory company, where he established the talent acquisition function and implemented a direct sourcing model.

He is currently focussed on building scale though operational efficiency and AI, talent relationship marketing, candidate experience and inclusion. He is also passionate about assessment, technology innovation and reporting & analytics.