Dhiren R. Fonseca

Partner at Certares LP

Dhiren R. Fonseca

Dhiren R. Fonseca

Partner at Certares LP


Director of Alaska Air Group since 2014
Audit Committee

• Technology/IT/Digital Expertise
• Business Development Experience
• Financial Experience

Professional Highlights:
Prior to joining Certares LP as a partner in December 2014, Mr. Fonseca was chief commercial officer at Expedia, Inc., where he served for more than 18 years. He contributed greatly to the online travel company’s growth and success, serving in a host of key roles including co-president of its global partner services group and senior vice president of corporate development. Mr. Fonseca helped found Expedia.com as part of the management team at Microsoft Corporation that brought the online travel company to life in 1995 and subsequently took it public in 1999. Before Expedia, he held multiple roles in product management and corporate technical sales at Microsoft Corporation.

Current Non-Public Company Board Service:
• Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air (subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group)
• RentPath, Inc.
• Rackspace, Inc.
• Caesars Resort Collection LLC

Career Highlights

Expedia Group, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Alaska Air Group, Inc.

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Operating Advisor at North Castle Partners LLC

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Director at Hawaii Asia Pacific Association

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Chief Financial & Accounting Officer at Atlassian Corp. Plc

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Weyerhaeuser Company

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Chairman, Pacific Northwest Region at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Pacific Star Energy LLC

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President at Rolls-Royce Corporation

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Vice President at NANA Management Services LLC

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President at Hotwire, Inc.

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Dhiren R. Fonseca
Partner at Certares LP

The University of Manitoba is Western Canada’s first university, founded on February 28, 1877 just seven years after the province of Manitoba and only four years after the City of Winnipeg. The University of Manitoba is also home to a wide range of research centres and institutes, and Smartpark Research and Technology Park, a community of innovators that forges collaborations between university and industry.

Career History
2014 - Current

Certares LP provides financial advisory services. The company was founded by Greg O'Hara in 2012 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

2005 - 2014

Expedia Group, Inc. is an online travel company, which engages in the provision of travel products and services to leisure and corporate travelers. It operates through the following business segments: Core OTA, trivago, HomeAway, and Egencia. The Core OTA segment offers full range of travel and advertising services to worldwide customers through a variety of brands including: Expedia.com and Hotels.com. The trivago segment involves in sending referrals to online travel companies and travel service providers from its hotel metasearch websites. The HomeAway segment operates an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry. The Egencia segment manages travel services to corporate customers worldwide. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.

Group Product Manager
1988 - 1996

Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2014 - Current

Horizon Air Industries, Inc. operates a fleet of aircraft including turboprops and regional jets. The company integrates many of its flights with those of sister company Alaska Airlines. It flies from hubs in Boise, Idaho; Portland, Oregon; and Seattle. The company was founded by Milton Kuolt in September, 1981 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Independent Director
2014 - Current

Alaska Airlines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation services. The firm's services include planning and booking, deals, travel information, gifts and products, and mileage plans. The company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Political Donations

Chief Executive Officer at XL Specialty Insurance Co.


Senator from Washington

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