Declan Hogan | Chief Information Officer

Declan Hogan, Chief Information Officer, AirAsia

Declan is originally from Ireland. He has 20 years experience in IT, 10 of those at top management level. Prior to joining AirAsia, he was Vice President of IT at flydubai in UAE where he setup and managed the IT function. He has also held various IT and management positions in Telecoms, Real Estate and Private Equity industries in Dubai, Sydney and London over the course of his career.


Day One @ 11:20

CIO Insights

The whole tech industry is changing at a phenomenal pace right now. Airlines and airports obviously need to do the same to accelerate a lot of what we are doing. This is driving CIOs to enable a faster transformation within the company.
We invite leading CIOs to share insights on what impact the digital revolution will continue to have in the airline industry, how to move fast and think big.

11:20-11:30: Interview 1
11:30-11:40: Interview 2
11:40-11:50: Interview 3
11:50-12:00: Interview 4
Panel: Digitising the airline business
  • How much should airlines digitise their business? What’s at stake if we don’t?
  • If the benefits of digitising the airline business are clear, how should we execute it? What are the holdbacks? What are the key areas we need to focus on?
  • Overcoming legacy systems and legacy mindsets
  • What are the tech trends that we can tap on to make a big difference? How to balance innovation versus budgeting?
  • What will be the travel’s next big things? How should we prepare for the next disruptons coming from new emerging technologies, such as AI, robotics, IoT?

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