Management Team

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John Kim, President

John Kim, president of HomeAway, oversees strategic development and management of one of the world’s leading alternative accommodations sites. In an exploding marketplace, Kim plays a key role in guiding HomeAway's overall vision and direction, overseeing key organizations that operate a marketplace with over two million unique places to stay in 190 countries. Since Kim took leadership in 2016, HomeAway has been globally recognized by Business Insider as being one of the top 25 tech companies everyone wants to work for right now.

Before joining HomeAway, Kim served as Expedia’s Chief Product Officer and was instrumental in turning Expedia into one of the most successful travel companies in the world. Leading the company’s overall global product development efforts for hotel, air, car and activities within Expedia.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Wotif and AirAsiaGo, Kim helped oversee years of continual double-digit conversion improvements. Kim has more than two decades of experience in search, recommendations, advertising, analytics and marketing at startups, medium-sized companies and globally known brands. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


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Tina Weyand, Chief Product Officer

Tina Weyand is HomeAway’s chief product officer, responsible for the product and design behind HomeAway’s global sites. An expert in digital media and marketplaces, Weyand joined HomeAway in 2016 after spending almost two decades in Los Angeles and Silicon Valley, where she held leadership roles at Yahoo!, Ask.com, Demand Media, IAC Publishing Labs and more. While at Yahoo!, Weyand led several global product teams focused on search and display marketplaces. At IAC Publishing, Ask.com, and Demand Media, Weyand helped the companies explore innovative approaches to content strategy and monetization.

Weyand graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. She resides in Austin.


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Jeff Hurst, Chief Commercial Officer

Jeff Hurst serves as HomeAway’s chief commercial officer where he oversees strategy and growth businesses, including business development, global revenue, e-commerce initiatives and HomeAway’s activities in Asia Pacific.

Hurst joined HomeAway in 2010 as the global director of strategy and planning and assisted the company in completing a successful IPO in 2011. In 2012 he transitioned to lead HomeAway’s commerce initiatives as the global VP of e-commerce where he was responsible for enabling easy and secure payments across the HomeAway sites as well as implementing online booking for travelers and commission-based pricing for owners.

Prior to HomeAway, Hurst was a consultant at McKinsey & Company where he worked with consumer brands on corporate strategy, M&A and pricing. Hurst has an MBA from Stanford and a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas. He lives in Austin with his wife Lauren, daughter Emerson and son Grant.


John J. Ostlund, Chief Technology Officer John enjoys an afternoon of skiing with his wife and three daughters

John J. Ostlund, Chief Technology Officer

John J. Ostlund is HomeAway’s chief technology officer. He leads the company’s development organization, with a focus on the engineering, development and quality assurance teams responsible for HomeAway’s platform and product delivery execution.

Ostlund joined HomeAway in 2016 from Expedia, where he was the company’s vice president of technology for the lodging platform. Prior to joining Expedia in 2009, Ostlund spent the first 20 years of his career navigating several diverse industries including avionics, medical systems, internet services and e-commerce, holding leadership roles at companies like Amazon, Boeing, SpaceLabs and Microsoft. 


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Trent York, Chief Financial Officer

York joined HomeAway in 2007 and most recently served as the senior vice president of finance before being promoted to chief financial officer in 2016. As the head of HomeAway’s global finance organization, York brings two decades of experience to the company, including expertise in strategic financial transactions and public company compliance.

York began his career at major accounting firms Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen, managing accounts from growth-stage technology companies to Fortune 1000 clients. After joining the leadership team at Golfsmith, he managed the company’s finance operations during a period of rapid expansion, culminating in an IPO in 2006.

York holds a bachelor’s of business administration degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in professional accounting from the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business.


Steve Davis, Chief Digital and Cloud Officer Steve and his family take in the beach

Steve Davis, Chief Digital and Cloud Officer

Steve Davis is HomeAway’s chief digital and cloud officer, leading HomeAway's global technology group and programmatic strategy, with a focus on data science, data platforms, cloud-based applications and business enablement functions. Davis has helped drive the company’s technology transformation since joining HomeAway in 2007 and has been instrumental in the integration process of each of HomeAway’s acquisitions to date.

Davis has more than 20 years of executive experience building B2B and B2C internet companies, many of which experienced rapid growth and were ultimately acquired. Prior to HomeAway, Davis held the title of chief technology officer at several venture-backed companies.