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Dara Khosrowshahi

American,  Businessman
Total Quotes : 26
Innovation Drives

Desperation sometimes drives innovation.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Car Buying May

Consumers may put off buying a car, but they don't put off buying a vacation.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Embrace Some Going

Any time there's significant change, there's going to be some people who embrace the change and others who are against the change.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Think Over Move

As we move over to more of a mobile device-centric world... I think the interaction model with devices is going to be much more voice-based.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

You Dead Optimize

If you don't optimize for the consumer on the Internet, you're dead.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Behind Here Rebuild

We sure didn't feel like refugees, but in hindsight, I guess we were - my father and mother left everything behind to come here - to be safe and give their boys a chance to rebuild a life.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Pharmaceutical Other Iran

My family owned a bunch of pharmaceutical manufacturing plants and other consumer-goods manufacturing plants. We would license Western goods and manufacture them in Iran and distribute them throughout the Middle East.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

More Domestic About

While Expedia is outbound-focused, Wotif is much more about domestic travel.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Bad Away Maybe

When you go to a voice-based interaction, you can't tell people, 'Ask me this question and structure it in this way.' And if they ask a question, and you have a bad answer, first time, maybe they'll be okay with it. Third time, they're going to say, 'This is a complete waste of time. I'm going away.'

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Trust Places Them

Put the right people in the right places, and then you trust them to do the right stuff.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Doing Lawyers I Remember

I remember my father taking us to meeting with lawyers, interviews with immigration officers, doing everything he could to get us that treasured Green Card - and the happiness, the sense of relief, when he finally did - we knew that we were welcome now, and we would be welcome tomorrow.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Kind Summers South

When we grew up, our family and kind of gaggle of cousins would go to the south of France for the summers. And we just had a grand time.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Rest Product Falls

If you get the product and technology right, then the rest usually falls into place.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Think Lucky Country

I think a lot of Americans don't appreciate just what an incredible country this is, how lucky they are, how safe they are, how empowered they are.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

City Maybe Very

It was a choice between a paint factory in Indianapolis - a management training program to maybe run the paint factory one day - or go to New York City and become an investment banker. It wasn't a very difficult decision.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Leader Asia Expanding

Traveloka is the clear online travel leader in Indonesia and is expanding aggressively throughout Southeast Asia.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Business Product Will

When you let travelers vote with their clicks, and you put that at the center of your decision-making, you build the product they want, and ultimately, their business will follow.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Medical I Think Very

I think I wanted to be a doctor. In Iran, the engineering and medical professions are worshipped. My father very much wanted me to be a doctor. I was certainly eager to please as a young man - as a kid, I should say.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

United States Been Having

Having a United States passport has been an incredible asset, and I hope that will continue to be the case.

- Dara Khosrowshahi

Work Constitution Here

The American dream is you come here, you believe in democracy, you believe in the Constitution, you work hard, you can make it.

- Dara Khosrowshahi