Michael Strauss, CEO PASS Consulting Corporation, has been the driver behind PASS’s success & continued growth in travel. He is also worldwide Head of Business Unit Travel of PASS Consulting Group with more than 700 employees. Since then Michael has been instrumental in scaling PASS’s technology solutions while maintaining a culture of innovation within the company. Michael published numerous well-received articles on his travel industry blog https://www.travel-industry-blog.com and published his book “Value Creation in Travel Distribution”. He feels strongly about the need to open up the industry towards innovation and thus make it a better place for all players involved to work and do business with emphasis on the traveler.