Aaron Zifkin is the Regional Director of Americas Operations at Airbnb, a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world. 

In his current role as Regional Director of Americas Operations at Airbnb, Aaron is responsible for overseeing business operations, including community growth, customer outreach, sales and marketing, in addition to being tasked with growing both inbound and outbound travel in North and South America. Aaron ensures that hosts and travelers understand the benefits Airbnb provides to cities, and works with cities to demonstrate how Airbnb helps cities grow economically, socially and environmentally. Aaron joined Airbnb in 2014 as the organization’s first Canadian employee, to spearhead the company's growth in Canada, originally serving as the Country Manager. Under Aaron’s leadership, Canada became a leading growth market for Airbnb.