Simon Lehmann – the “5-Premium Speakers Questions”

02. April 2019 – azureart

Simon Lehmann is the co-founder and CEO of AJL Consulting LLC. AJL is a boutique consultancy that specializes in the international private accommodation and vacation rental industry, working with property managers, technology providers, start-ups and other businesses within the space. Simon is also a regular speaker at industry conferences and sits on the advisory board of various vacation rental and travel industry related organizations.

What are the core subjects of your keynote speeches?

Simon Lehmann:

Digital transformation, change, strategy, leadership, future, trends, consumer behavior, data, service delivery, customer experience, the evolution of short term rental, private accommodation and vacation rental in the area of Airbnb,, Homeaway, Expedia and all related distribution channels.

Which audience or which branch do you reach with your speech?

Simon Lehmann:

On-line travel industry, lodging and hospitality industry, vacation rental and private accommodation industry, serviced apartment industry, private equity and venture capital industry, real estate investors, commercial real estate investors, travel industry, start up scene

Why are you a Premium Speaker? Where do you get your insights from?

Simon Lehmann:

I am active since 15 years in this industry and I am a global recognized opinion leader in the online travel and vaction rental industry . I was 20 years CEO of the service, airline and travel industry and have managed companies in all sizes and have transformed them digitally. I am angel investor in 9 startups and have access to huge amount of data to substantiate my engagements with facts. I was the former CEO of Phocuswright, which is the largest online travel research company in the world with the largest conference to this audience. I have spoken at over 30 conferences and moderated many of those as well. I have professional speaking training.

What will be in the future? Does 'time' play an important role in your work?

Simon Lehmann:

The time plays a major factor and there is hardly any other industry, like the travel industry, that has been shaken more by the digital transformation and it is the second largest E-Commerce vertical. Therefore change is constant in my work and I need to keep up to date at all times.

What is your life motto? What would you like to give your listeners on the way?

"When you finished changing your finished. (Benjamin Franklin) There is constant change and we need to adapt to it. The digital transformation is by far over yet. "

Simon Lehmann

Co-founder and CEO of AJL Consulting LLC