Charles de Gaspe BeaubienFounder and Chief Customer Officer at Groupize
Charles de Gaspe Beaubien is the founder of Groupize, the easy to use, end-to-end platform for Corporate Simple Meetings. Charles has enjoyed a 25-year career in the travel industry which included experiences co-founding a Rafting company, working for the Montreal CVB or serving in executive positions for major group tour operators including Yankee Holidays and Group Voyagers Inc. (Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and more). His hands on planning experience, combined with his understanding of the various travel technology fuels his passion to bring efficiencies to the difficult processes involved in sourcing and managing groups and simple meetings for planners and hotels. Charles has won various awards such as Entrepreneur of the Year in Quebec, Best Emerging Technology at PhoCusWright (2013) and Top 25 Most Influential Person in Business Travel (2017) and is currently a member of the GBTA Meetings Committee.