Managing Director | PhoCusWright
Tony assumed leadership of PhoCusWright in July 2013. A travel industry veteran, he is an accomplished executive with rich expertise in travel and technology and a passion for moving the industry forward. As Managing Director, he builds on the strength of PhoCusWright’s premier research and events to foster growth and expand the company’s global reach. Prior to joining PhoCusWright, D'Astolfo served as Chief Sales Officer for next-generation car service GroundLink. Previously, he fueled substantial growth as Senior Vice President, Travel Services at Rearden Commerce, where he assembled and led a team that built a distribution network of over 50 travel management companies and added 7,000 customers. His record of success in the corporate travel technology space began with B2B e-commerce leader GetThere, where he led the pre-IPO startup as Vice President of Sales during an explosive growth period that saw a tenfold increase in revenues and an increase in the customer base from five to over 2200. Prior to GetThere, he spent more than 19 years in leadership roles at United Airlines, including his last assignment as National Sales Manager for the UK and Ireland. Tony is a long time member of GBTA and ACTE, and is a former member of the Board of Directors of ACTE. A frequent speaker at travel industry conferences around the world, he is also the author of the popular travel industry blog CarryingOn.