Jane Sun is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Trip.com Group Limited, a leading global travel services company that operates the sub-brands Trip.com, Ctrip, Skyscanner and Qunar. She first joined the company as Chief Financial Officer in 2005, later serving as Chief Operating Officer and Co-President, before becoming CEO in 2016.
In the years since Ms. Sun joined, Trip.com Group has experienced a significant increase in its market capitalization, growing from about $1 billion to $20 billion, and has continued to rapidly expand its global footprint. Founded in 1999, with the mission to “pursue the perfect trip for a better world”, the company effectively adapted to the rise of mobile Internet, growing from a small tech company into a one-stop shop for travel services for 400 million users worldwide. The company also has a firm belief in the ability for tourism to promote understanding and exchange, and to advance peaceful development. Ms. Sun led Trip.com Group’s expansion of its global presence by investing in the British travel search company, Skyscanner, and the launch of its own international brand Trip.com to serve customers all around the world.
She was named one of Fortune’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Business for consecutive four years from 2017 to 2020. In 2019, she was named in the Forbes World’s Most Powerful Women List, and awarded an Asia Society Asia Game Changer Award where she was also made a member of the Asia Society Board of Trustees. Forbes named her one in the Emergent 25: Asia’s Latest Star Businesswomen in 2018, and one of the Most Influential and Outstanding Businesswomen in China in 2017. She was also one of FastCompany’s Most Creative People in Business in 2017. During her tenure at Trip.com Group, she also won the Institutional Investor Awards for the Best CEO and the Best CFO.
Before joining Trip.com Group, Ms. Sun was head of the SEC and External Reporting Division of Applied Materials, Inc. since 1997. Prior to that, she was an audit manager at KPMG LLP in Silicon Valley, California. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a State of California Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Sun earned her Bachelor’s degree from the business school of the University of Florida, and graduated with high distinction. She also attended Peking University Law School, where she obtained her LLM degree.