Seasoned technology executive with airline and telecommunication background

Summary

Innovator and tech disruptor having architected multiple products involving significant commercial product launches. Hands-on experience in software development, architecture and third-party partner integrations. Expert in product strategy, engineering and launches, as well as vendor and SaaS vendor management and partner integrations
Led implementation of New Distribution Capability (NDC) strategy resulting in onboarding of multiple travel agencies, meta-search engines, and others to raise annual sales from $800M to $1.1B+
Increased sales and revenue by $300M, reduced intermediary costs and streamlined the booking process for customers such as Google, Uber, and Skyscanner by designing and deploying a specialized NDC product variant, Direct Booking, allowing select agencies, meta-search engines, and others to book and ticket directly with American
Invented the Line Workload Forecasting software system providing sophisticated aircraft-maintenance forecasting capabilities with pending US patent
Led IT services vendor transformation from waterfall development methodology to Agile approach resulting in faster speed to market and rapid product evolution
Led SaaS vendor's on-premise datacenter migration to AWS cloud
Delivered net annual savings to annual maintenance budget of 20% by conducting a formal RFP contract negotiation process to replace the incumbent vendor (10+ employees) with a new vendor; oversaw the onboarding of the new team while managing a significant project activity

Expectations

Looking to lead and innovate with teams(s) for product launches.

Employment Preferences
Expected Base Salary

**5,000 USD

Expected Hourly Rate

**0 USD

Academic Degree
Experience

Total Professional Experience

15 years

Enterprise Experience

15 years
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