Brendan Bank is Booking.com’s Chief Information Officer, responsible for all IT Product Development and Corporate IT. He leads a team of hundreds of professionals working on Booking.com’s website and apps, which attract visitors from both the leisure and business sectors worldwide. Brendan brings extensive experience in the fields of e-commerce, IT management and agile software development to help ensure that Booking.com remains one of the leading hotel search platforms in the world.
Before joining Booking.com in 2008, Brendan spent four years as an IT consultant working on a number of specialist projects. These included serving as Chief Information Officer with Aon eSolutions, in Atlanta, Georgia; and as Manager of Internet Services with the Telegraaf Media Group, the largest media and publishing company in the Netherlands.
Prior to this, Brendan worked as the Server and Services Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at MCI WorldCom and the Manager of Network Operations for the Dutch part of the network with UUNet. Brendan also worked as a Product Development Engineer at NLNet, one of the first internet service companies (ISP) in the Netherlands.
Brendan started his career as system administrator for a printing company, were he was responsible for planning, developing and operating the workflow management systems.