Rich Thompson is a result-driven management executive with extensive business
development, revenue accounting, and finance experience acquired over a 27+-year
career in the airline industry.
For 23 years, he headed the Revenue Accounting & Interline Settlement Department at
Cape Air, during which he also took part in their Distribution and Distribution Costs
teams. Rich was a SME on 2 PSS Integrations and Project Lead for their Revenue
Accounting Vendor Search process. He also successfully led the first Pilot for the ACH
PFC Settlements and has enthusiastically recommended the service since.
Rich was elected to the Airlines Clearing House Board of Directors from 2014-2016 while
also serving as Vice Chairman of the ACH Revenue Accounting Committee. In April 2016,
he was elected Chairman. Rich had been heavily recruited by a few vendors over the
years and in July 2016, he decided to move to Accelya as their VP, USA & Canada. There
he was successful in securing the biggest contract win in the America’s along with
collaborating with various airlines teams throughout the globe and improving the
customer engagement relationships with existing clients.
Rich joined Riskified January 2020. His broad and hands on airline industry expertise
makes him a key resource for both his Riskified teams and airline and travel merchants
who are looking at leveraging technology to optimize revenue channels. He excels at
helping them streamline operations and reduce their operating costs.