Barbara Messing has served as one of our directors since August 2014. Ms. Messing is the Chief Marketing Officer for TripAdvisor, one of the world's largest travel sites. Ms. Messing leads all global consumer marketing activities at TripAdvisor, including brand development and experience, customer relationship marketing, communications, search engine marketing, traffic acquisition, and mobile partnerships. Prior to joining TripAdvisor, Ms. Messing spent nine years at Hotwire, where she served in a number of senior leadership roles. Before joining Hotwire, Ms. Messing was at Keen.com and The Travel Channel. In 2014, Ms. Messing was honored in the AWMY Changing the Game awards, and 2011, she was named a "Brand Genius" by Adweek. Ms. Messing holds a BA from Northwestern University and a JD from Stanford University.