Daniel Houghton is CEO of Lonely Planet, one of the world’s leading travel media companies. He leads the Lonely Planet global team of over 400 staff across offices in the US, Australia, the UK, India and China. Lonely Planet’s ecosystem includes digital products on desktop and mobile, video, a dedicated traveller community and 12 international magazine editions. Lonely Planet is the largest travel guidebook publisher in the world with 500 titles, content published in 14 languages, and products in more than 150 countries. Previously, Daniel worked as a photojournalist and multimedia producer for a wide variety of clients which included The Seattle Times, the US Army, ABC, the Associated Press and McClatchy Newspapers. Daniel was named as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in 2017.