|Kellogg Graduate School of Management, MBA||1998|
|Strategy, Marketing, OB|
John is currently the VP & GM of HomeAway Property Management Software Group at HomeAway.com.
John Banczak started his career in revenue management at Northwest Airlines, where he managed the West Coast leisure markets. He soon became the Revenue Manager for the KLM/NWA alliance. This alliance took him to work for KLM in Amsterdam as a senior analyst for the highly successful joint venture. After receiving an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management in 1998, he joined Accenture’s Strategic Services group, specializing in eCommerce for such clients as Microsoft, FedEx, and Gatorade. In 1999 Banczak joined Worldres as the Vice President of Distribution and Hotel Sales. In 2002, John put his skills to work for Hotwire, managing the Airline Operations group as the company grew to become the largest seller of “opaque” airline tickets, outselling its well-established competitor, Priceline. In 2004, John joined BedandBreakfast.com where he became the President and COO growing the company from a dozen employees to almost sixty with growth rates and EBITDA margins over 30%. John led the sale of BedandBreakfast.com to HomeAway in early 2010.