Jerry Hu | VP - Transport Division
Alibaba Group

Jerry Hu, VP - Transport Division, Alibaba Group

Mr. Jerry Hu is Vice President of Alibaba Group and Vice President of Fliggy. Mr. Jerry Hu had previously served as Software Engineer at TravelSky, General Manager of China Southern Airlines' e-commerce company, and Chief Information Officer of China Southern Airlines. Mr. Jerry Hu is the designer of China’s first airline e-ticket and an advocator for the digitalization of the Chinese aviation industry.


Aviation Festival - Day 1 @ 10:10

Special “Outside-in” Address: Understanding how Alibaba approaches digital ecosystems, personalisation and AI – Lessons for the airline industry

  • How airlines can leverage digital technologies to blend the on and offline worlds into a single, immersive shopping experience?
  • Using machine learning and AI at scale to innovate and bring fun and engaging experiences to your customers throughout the whole travel experience
  • Fulfilling the potential of AI and personalisation in a big way to drive segmented and personalised product recommendations to travellers?

Aviation Festival - Day 1 @ 15:30

An online travel platform for the airline industry

  • What is unique about Alibaba’s online travel platform?
  • How does the online travel platform create value for airlines?
  • How could the online travel platform enhance passenger travel experience?

Aviation Festival - Day 1 @ 16:00

Developing an integrated digital platform to engage with travellers on their end-to-end journey

  • What role is mobile playing now and what potential is there moving forward?
  • What are the current status of applications of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in the Chinese airline industry?
  • Which channels are reshaping travel distribution in China?
  • How does social media affect Chinese consumers’ traveller behaviour?
  • What are the major trends shifting towards more comprehensive travel apps in the Chinese market?
  • How could airlines and IT companies driving business growth through partnership?
last published: 17/Aug/18 10:45 GMT

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Conference 5-7 September • Exhibition & Seminars 6-7 September


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