Darren is the CEO and founder of BlackPines Capital Partners, a firm that helps owners and leaders of private and public companies materially improve the outcomes of their businesses through deep engagement, strategic realignment and best practice implementation. Darren Huston has been Chairman of The Knot Worldwide since 2017. He is also currently Chairman of Allegro Group, Skyscanner, and Operto.
Previously, Darren was CEO of Booking.com and Group CEO of the Priceline Group. He has over 30 years of managerial and leadership experience holding various executive positions with Microsoft (including CEO of Microsoft Japan), Starbucks, and McKinsey & Company.
Darren holds an MBA from Harvard University and an MA in Economics from the University of British Columbia. He and his family live in Vancouver, BC.