Evian Gutman is the Founder and CEO of Padlifter - the Internet's #1 resource for Airbnb tips, tools and resources. As a long-time Airbnb host and seasoned marketing and sales professional, Evian synthesizes his skills and the lessons he's learnt over the years to create the internet's largest and most trusted resource for Airbnb hosts. Over the years, Evian has acquired a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of International Studies in Globalization, as well as Graduate Certificates in Public Policy and Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Evian has previously been a sales consultant as well as Head of Digital Marketing for a leading global management consulting firm, as well as a Trade and Investment Officer for government organisations. Evian's work experience spans North America, Oceania and the Middle East. He has previously published a reference guide on study skills, selling 8000+ copies. He has also been a contributing author to leading social news and lifestyle blogs. Outside of work, Evian is an avid runner and enjoys competing in middle-distance races. Evian also enjoys scuba-diving in exotic locations, which is supported by his passion for travelling throughout the developing world. On the more dorky-side of things, Evian is also a self-confessed political junkie.