Molly Turner

Global Head of Civic Partnerships at Airbnb
Airbnb, SPUR, Tumml

Professional Title: Global Head of Civic Partnerships at Airbnb

Industry: Internet

Currently with: Airbnb, SPUR, Tumml

Previously with: Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, City and County of San Francisco, UNESCO World Heritage Center

THNK Connection: Forum Guest


Leading Airbnb’s public policy team, Molly Turner is liaising with cities all over the world regarding the policy implications in dealing with the new sharing economy. In this session, we discussed the main barriers and opportunities Molly is facing in her work. How is the sharing economy disrupting established practices and players? We also shed light on the industries that are being disrupted, of which some arguably unfairly, by Airbnb’s emergence.