Dodson is a veteran within the restaurant reservation service, OpenTable, for 14 years, where he was the Chief Revenue Officer. Dodson led the global business acquisition, growth and retention at OpenTable. He is also credited with scaling the company from less than 800 restaurants across four US cities to over 40,000 locations internationally. Dodson was most recently the CEO of Fishbowl, a SaaS-backed marketing and analytics solution for restaurants.
Matt Roberts, interim CEO of Vacasa, said:
“We’re incredibly fortunate to have Mike join our executive team. Having worked with him for more than a decade, I have seen firsthand his ability to develop and lead a high-performing, results-driven organization. Mike’s unique experience driving rapid growth in a fragmented market is a perfect match for Vacasa.”
With this new role, Dodson will be a leveraging force between Vacasa's corporate development, sales, revenue management and homeowner marketing teams, to optimize new customer acquisition while increasing revenue for existing Vacasa homeowners.
Mike Dodson, Chief Revenue Officer of Vacasa, said:
“Vacasa's technology-enabled platform is unparalleled in its ability to increase revenue for homeowners and provide guests with seamless experiences. I see tremendous opportunity for Vacasa’s growth in a rapidly evolving, $100 billion industry that has gone through a remarkable transformation in the past decade. I am thrilled to be a part of such a dynamic organization, and I look forward to working with Vacasa’s exceptional team.”