Caleb Parker_Bold
Caleb Parker
Founder and Director
Bold
Bio

Caleb Parker is an American entrepreneur in London, and Founder/Director of Bold, which was recently acquired by NewFlex, a Newable company.  

Bold offers hotel investors a creative and boutique flexible workspace brand, which is designed to attract entrepreneurs, innovators and business travellers, operating a management agreement model similar to those which are standard in the hotel industry. 

Caleb believes in "challenging the status quo" and is a champion for entrepreneurial and innovative thinking.

He’s has served as founder, Board member, advisor, investor and consultant to numerous startups and small businesses, and has a keen focus on innovation and technology, with interests in the MICE market, Space-as-a-Service, and the future of work.

Caleb has been a guest lecturer, speaker, and moderator for topics such as entrepreneurship, the sharing economy, the future of work and commercial real estate at academic institutions and large corporations. He regularly takes the stage at numerous trade conferences as keynote speaker, MC, host or facilitator.

Caleb is the former CEO of MeetingRooms.com (2013-2016), the world's largest online marketplace (at the time of his exit) to search, book and pay instantly for meeting rooms in over 130 countries.  Prior to joining MeetingRooms.com, Caleb co-founded a technology startup in 2012 to create the first global distribution system for on-demand office & meeting space. 

Earlier in his career, Caleb was named one of Savannah, Georgia's “40 under 40” business leaders" in 2006 after launching two successful small businesses in the city's booming hospitality industry. A year later he moved to Washington, DC to join The Regus Group DC management team. In 2009, Caleb co-founded a flexible workspace consulting firm where he brokered flexible workspace and advised businesses on agile working strategies.

Caleb is one of the first licensed commercial real estate agents to speak on the new economy, mobile working trends and the rise of flexible workspace, and has been quoted in numerous publications

Speaking at Adjacent Spaces

CoWoHo: Making Co-Working and Hospitality Work

The hospitality sector has fully embraced co-working. Offices spaces are experiencing a 'hotelification' trend while hotel lobbies have become informal working spaces. But how can hotels best approach the co-working trend and generate profits?