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Dan McCoy is the Chief Innovation Officer at the Transportation Security Administration

Marc Casto

President, Leisure Americas for Flight Centre Travel Group [FCTG]

Marc is President Leisure Americas for Flight Centre Travel Group [FCTG]. He is ultimately responsible for the operations, marketing, product management, and strategic direction for all the Leisure brands in North America. This includes the retail focused Liberty Travel and Flight Centre Canada, wholesaler GOGO, youth orientated Student Universe, and relevant Independent Brands.

Prior to his current role was responsible for the operations and strategic roadmaps of Casto Travel, a family company founded in 1974 and fully acquired by Flight Centre Travel Group in February 2019.

As a highly engaged person within the industry he has served at an executive level on multiple travel and other industry related boards, including the American Society of Travel Agents, the Corporate Advisory Council, and the Mayor’s Task Force for San Jose Airport.  Previously he also served as the Chairman of the Board for the San Jose Visitors and Convention Bureau/ Team San Jose, Chairman on the Board for the Commonwealth Business Travel Group, board positions for Business Travel News, CTAP, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, as well as numerous hotel advisory boards. 

Marc has been recognized by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and the San Jose Mercury News. In 2016 ASTA honored him as the inaugural recipient of the prestigious Paul M Ruden Award for Industry Champions. In 2014 he was the recipient of the Barbara O’Hara Advocacy Award by ASTA, and the same year as a “Distinguished Citizen” by the Boy Scouts of America.

While a native of California he recently moved with his family to Boston. You can generally find him lost in the streets of his new hometown while valiantly hoping to make his upcoming flight out of Logan.