Brandon Vail


Brandon Vail

Chief Technology Officer

Brandon Vail is our CTO of Convention Data Services and brings more than 20 years’ experience in startups and growth-stage companies, such as, Trunk Club, and Outcome Health.

With his history of leading innovation and product development, Brandon is focused on advancing our existing products and creating and launching new tech products for the event industry that will drive the user experience–for show organizers, for exhibitors, and especially for attendees–by rethinking and revolutionizing engagement and enabling data and intelligence to be at the heart of what we do.

Brandon has created and led product and BI teams to drive innovation and outcomes, including within industries that are traditionally considered “non-tech”. He’s a technologist at heart and has built his career on developing tech products people love by focusing on empathizing with the customer’s experience.

Who inspires you?

Steve Jobs’ visionary leadership.

What’s one non-techy thing you like to do?

Spending time in MasterClass improving my cooking skills with Chef Thomas Keller is one of my favorites.

What’s your favorite vacation spot?

Any island resort in a foreign country.