ALL-STAR AVIATION SPEAKERS

The World Aviation Festival has speakers from the most forward-thinking airlines, airports and travel technology companies. This incredible line-up is unrivalled with the airline and airport global leaders in one place.

 

 

ALL SPEAKERS

 

Siddhartha Butalia, Chief Marketing Officer, AirAsia India

Siddhartha Butalia | Chief Marketing Officer | AirAsia India » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Oscar Munoz, Executive Chairman, United Airlines

Oscar Munoz | Executive Chairman | United Airlines » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Maire Walsh, Senior Vice President Digital Technologies, Enterprise Ireland

Stephen Wetmore, Business Development, SkyNRG

Stephen Wetmore | Business Development | SkyNRG » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Carsten Spohr, Chairman Of The Executive Board And Chief Executive Officer, Lufthansa Group

Joanna Geraghty, President And Chief Operating Officer, JetBlue Airways

Pieter Elbers, President And Chief Executive Officer, KLM

John Holland Kaye, Chief Executive Officer, Heathrow Airport Ltd

Johan Lundgren, Chief Executive Officer, easyJet

Gloria Guevara Manzo, Chief Executive Officer And President, World Travel and Tourism Council

Alexandre De Juniac, Director General And Chief Executive Officer, IATA

Paul Griffiths, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Airports Company

József Váradi, Chief Executive Officer, Wizz Air

Dick Benschop, President And Chief Executive Officer, Royal Schiphol Group

Karen Chan, Chief Executive Officer, AirAsia.com

Maurici Lucena Betriu, President And Chief Executive Officer, A.E.N.A.

Maurici Lucena Betriu | President And Chief Executive Officer | A.E.N.A. » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Edward Arkwright, Deputy CEO, Groupe A.D.P.

Edward Arkwright | Deputy CEO | Groupe A.D.P. » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Ravi Simhambhatla, Managing Director/CTO Customer Experience - Transportation, Google

Ravi Simhambhatla | Managing Director/CTO Customer Experience - Transportation | Google » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Daniel Riefer, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

Rickard Gustafson, President And Chief Executive Officer, SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Rickard Gustafson | President And Chief Executive Officer | SAS Scandinavian Airlines » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Kadri Samsunlu, CEO, ISTANBUL AIRPORT

Kadri Samsunlu | CEO | ISTANBUL AIRPORT » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Cormac Barry, Chief Executive Officer, CarTrawler

Jonathan Keane, Managing Director, Accenture

Jonathan Keane | Managing Director | Accenture » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Julie Shainock, Global Leader Travel and Transportation Industry, Microsoft

Julie Shainock | Global Leader Travel and Transportation Industry | Microsoft » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Eash Sundaram, Executive Vice President - Chief Digital and Technology Officer, JetBlue Airways Corp

Frank Meyer, CDO, Etihad Aviation Group

Francois Chopard, Chief Executive Officer, Starburst

Francois Chopard | Chief Executive Officer | Starburst » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Felix Antelo, Chief Executive Officer, Viva Air Group

Patrick Flanagan, CEO, Pangiam

Patrick Flanagan | CEO | Pangiam » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Jim Davidson, Chief Product Officer, Accelya

Jim Davidson | Chief Product Officer | Accelya » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Solomon Wong, President & CEO, InterVISTAS

Solomon Wong | President & CEO | InterVISTAS » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Jane Jie Sun, Chief Executive Officer And Director, Trip.com

Jane Jie Sun | Chief Executive Officer And Director | Trip.com » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Jennifer Sepull, Chief Digital Officer, AIR NEW ZEALAND

Jennifer Sepull | Chief Digital Officer | AIR NEW ZEALAND » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Hari K Marar, Managing Director And Chief Executive Officer, Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru

Hari K Marar | Managing Director And Chief Executive Officer | Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Mehmet T .Nane, Chief Executive Officer, Pegasus Airlines

Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer, Air Baltic

Cesar Lazaro, Head Of Google Travel Professional Services, Google

Cesar Lazaro | Head Of Google Travel Professional Services | Google » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Thomas Wittmann, Chief Executive Officer, Lufthansa Systems GmbH & Co.KG

Thomas Wittmann | Chief Executive Officer | Lufthansa Systems GmbH & Co.KG » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Kam Jandu, Chief Commercial Officer, Budapest Airport

Kam Jandu | Chief Commercial Officer | Budapest Airport » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Dara Brady, Director of Digital and Marketing, Ryanair Limited

Dara Brady | Director of Digital and Marketing | Ryanair Limited » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Anna Mascolo, President, Shell Aviation

Jeff Martin, Executive Vice and COO, WestJet

Maurice Jenkins, Director, Information Systems And Telecommunications, Miami Dade County, Aviation Department

Arun Vemury, Director, Biometric And Identity Technology Center, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Arun Vemury | Director, Biometric And Identity Technology Center | U.S. Department of Homeland Security » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Bayram Annakov, Chief Executive Officer, App in the Air

Bayram Annakov | Chief Executive Officer | App in the Air » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Mammen Tharakan, Director, E-Commerce, Cargo And Aviation Real Estate, Edmonton International Airport

Mammen Tharakan | Director, E-Commerce, Cargo And Aviation Real Estate | Edmonton International Airport » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Suhail Kadri, Vice President Technology and Innovation, Hamad International Airport

Surain Adyanthaya, Principal, Travel, PROS

Surain Adyanthaya | Principal, Travel | PROS » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Elaine Fearnley, Director, Pegasystems - Cambridge, MA

Elaine Fearnley | Director | Pegasystems - Cambridge, MA » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Catherine Luelo, Senior Vice President And Chief Information Office, Air Canada

Kenny Chang, Chief Information Office, Korean Air

Raj Singh, Managing Director, Investments, JetBlue Technology Ventures

Miri Danai, Chief Executive Officer, Cockpit Innovation Hub

Duncan Bureau, Senior Vice President Of Sales And Distribution, Etihad Airways

George Wang, Senior Vice President Of Information Technology, Singapore Airlines Limited

Isabelle Droll, Chief Information Officer, TUI Aviation

Isabelle Droll | Chief Information Officer | TUI Aviation » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Ali Serdar Yakut, Chief Information Office, Turkish Airlines

Ali Serdar Yakut | Chief Information Office | Turkish Airlines » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Paul Smitton, Chief Executive Officer And Managing Director, Asia Miles Ltd

Charlotte Svensson, EVP and Chief Information Office, SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Ricardo Cerri, Chief Technology Officer, Corporacion America Uruguay

Amy Burr, Managing Director, Operations And Partnerships, JetBlue Technology Ventures

Aditi Mehta, Solutions Strategy Director, PROS

Aditi Mehta | Solutions Strategy Director | PROS » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Tieying Zhou, Chief Marketing Officer, Xiamen Airlines

Tieying Zhou | Chief Marketing Officer | Xiamen Airlines » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Xuewu Wang, Member of Data Science 50, C.B.N. China

Xuewu Wang | Member of Data Science 50 | C.B.N. China » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Karel Bockstael, VP Sustainability, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Patrick Brannelly, Senior Vice President Of Customer Experience, Inflight Entertainment And Connectivity, Emirates

Carolyn Prowse, Chief Commercial Officer, Volaris

Carolyn Prowse | Chief Commercial Officer | Volaris » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Guoxiang Wu, Senior Vice President, China Southern Airlines

Guoxiang Wu | Senior Vice President | China Southern Airlines » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Brian Cobb, Chief Innovation Officer, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Int'l Airport

Brian Cobb | Chief Innovation Officer | Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Int'l Airport » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Lisa Goode, Social Business Director, Southwest Airlines

Mike Malik, Chief Marketing Officer, Cirium

Robert Carey, Chief Commercial And Strategy Officer, easyJet

Xavier Lagardere, Vice President Of Distribution, Lufthansa Group

Xavier Lagardere | Vice President Of Distribution | Lufthansa Group » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Chiara Quaia, VP Business Development, Mastercard

Kai Ling Ting, Innovation Lead, Etihad Aviation Group

Pan Yi, Director of International Marketing, Tianjin Airlines

Pan Yi | Director of International Marketing | Tianjin Airlines » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Lennart Dobravsky, Director Of Research And Intelligence, Lufthansa Innovation Hub GmbH,

Julio Toro, CIO, Copa Airlines

Satyaki Raghunath, Chief Strategy And Development Officer, Bangalore International Airport

Satyaki Raghunath | Chief Strategy And Development Officer | Bangalore International Airport » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Alison Taylor, Chief Customer Officer, American Airlines

Sébastien Couturier, Head Of Innovation And Corporate Venture, Groupe A.D.P.

Tanner Huysman, Director, Ancillary Products, Spirit Airlines

Tanner Huysman | Director, Ancillary Products | Spirit Airlines » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Harald Deprosse, Managing Director, Miles & More GmbH

Guy Johnson, News Anchor, Journalist And Aviation Enthusiast, Bloomberg

Jonathan Hutt, Commercial Director, HK Express

Jonathan Hutt | Commercial Director | HK Express » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Thorsten Lange, Executive Vice President, Neste

Thorsten Lange | Executive Vice President | Neste » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Jennifer Vescio, Chief Business Officer, Uber

Jennifer Vescio | Chief Business Officer | Uber » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Stanislava Yordanova, Senior Product Marketing Manager, PROS

Stanislava Yordanova | Senior Product Marketing Manager | PROS » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Tal Kalderon, Head Of Inflight Entertainment And Connectivity, Content And Media, EL AL Israel Airlines

Sid Krishna, Head Of Loyalty And Cobrand, Spirit Airlines

Stuart Barwood, Director Global Airlines Strategy, Forter

Stuart Barwood | Director Global Airlines Strategy | Forter » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Ersin Inankul, Chief Information Officer, ISTANBUL AIRPORT

Ersin Inankul | Chief Information Officer | ISTANBUL AIRPORT » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Amandine Thomas, Project Manager, One Id, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Amandine Thomas | Project Manager, One Id | International Air Transport Association (IATA) » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Martin Mitev, Assistant Senior Vice President Flight Operations, Air Baltic

Mark Nasr, Vice President, Loyalty And E-Commerce, Air Canada

Chen Mingqiong, General Manager, Commercial Committee, HNA AVIATION GROUP

Chen Mingqiong | General Manager, Commercial Committee | HNA AVIATION GROUP » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Guliz Ozturk, Chief Commercial Officer, Pegasus Airlines

Jeff Lennon, Head of Strategic Sales & Global Partnerships, Vision-Box

Jeff Lennon | Head of Strategic Sales & Global Partnerships | Vision-Box » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Fraser Ralston, Senior E-Commerce And Digital Manager, AGS Airports Ltd

Edward Bell, General Manager Brand, Insights And Marketing Communications, Cathay Pacific

Henry Harteveldt, President, Atmosphere Research Group

Henry Harteveldt | President | Atmosphere Research Group » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Angelo Fentener van Vlissingen, Sr. Product Owner Projects & Delivery, TRANSAVIA

Blair Koch, SVP Customer Success & Delivery/ President of Americas, Datalex

Mia Jafari, Incubator Manager, Intelak Incubator

Mia Jafari | Incubator Manager | Intelak Incubator » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Alexander Csidei, Social Media Hub Manager, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Brian Sumers, Senior Aviation Business Editor, Skift

Brian Sumers | Senior Aviation Business Editor | Skift » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Tom Botts, Chief Commercial Officer, UpLift

Tom Botts | Chief Commercial Officer | UpLift » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Maryann Simson, Director, APEX Media

Maryann Simson | Director | APEX Media » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Daniel Engberg, Head Of Ai and It Strategy, SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Kerstin Lomb, Chief Marketing Officer, Sunexpress Airlines

Mike Robinson, Head Of Ancillary Revenue, Frontier Airlines

Pramod Jain, COO, Plusgrade

Pramod Jain | COO | Plusgrade » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Minna Karha, Head Of Data, Finnair

Minna Karha | Head Of Data | Finnair » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Abhi Chacko, Director of Innovation, Gatwick Airport

Abhi Chacko | Director of Innovation | Gatwick Airport » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Akira Mitsumasu, Vice President, Global Marketing, Japan Airlines

Akira Mitsumasu | Vice President, Global Marketing | Japan Airlines » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Dylan Itzikowitz, Investor, Founders Factory

Dylan Itzikowitz | Investor | Founders Factory » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Emre Yavuz, Manager Of Advanced Analytics And Customer Data Management, Turkish Airlines

Ivy Chang, Payment Platform Manager, CATHAY PACIFIC AIRWAYS

Zhihang Chi, Vice President North America, Air China Limited

Zhihang Chi | Vice President North America | Air China Limited » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Edmund Ovington, VP of Global Alliances, Unbabel

Edmund Ovington | VP of Global Alliances | Unbabel » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Sergio Colella, President Europe, SITA

Goutam Kundu, Chief Information Officer, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Goutam Kundu | Chief Information Officer | Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Vojin Rakonjac, Head Of Payment Solutions, Voyego

Vojin Rakonjac | Head Of Payment Solutions | Voyego » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Paul Van Alfen, Managing Director, Up in the Air - Travel Payment Consultancy

Paul Van Alfen | Managing Director | Up in the Air - Travel Payment Consultancy » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Uschi Schulte-Sasse, Senior Vice President Aviation, INFORM GmbH

Uschi Schulte-Sasse | Senior Vice President Aviation | INFORM GmbH » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Anurag Sahay, Vice President, AI and Data Sciences, Nagarro, Inc.

Shashank Nigam, CEO, SimpliFlying

Shashank Nigam | CEO | SimpliFlying » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Sinead Finn, Founder, Affinnity Ltd

Bert Craven, Chief Strategy And Research Officer, T.2.R.L.

Bert Craven | Chief Strategy And Research Officer | T.2.R.L. » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Simon Wilcox, Managing Director, Wordsworth Consulting Limited

Simon Wilcox | Managing Director | Wordsworth Consulting Limited » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Thierry Stucker, Industry Payment Programs Director, International Air Transport Association

Agnes Debains, Co-Founder, Marketing Leader, airfree

Agnes Debains | Co-Founder, Marketing Leader | airfree » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Lance Wallis, Sales Representative, Airship

Lance Wallis | Sales Representative | Airship » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Frankie O'Connell, Director Of Learning, IAR - Institute for Aviation Research

Frankie O'Connell | Director Of Learning | IAR - Institute for Aviation Research » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Ultan O'Brien, Head of Global Sales for IFE and Connected Platform (IFEC+), Viasat Ireland

Richard Clarke, Chief Executive Officer, T.2.R.L.

Sergey Kiselev, Head of Europe, Zero Avia

Nik Laming, Independent Consultant, Urban Leopard Loyalty

Nik Laming | Independent Consultant | Urban Leopard Loyalty » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Stephane Druet, SVP Global Head of Product & Marketing, CellPoint Digital

John Strickland, Director, J.L.S Consulting

John Strickland | Director | J.L.S Consulting » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Zheng Lei, President, IAR - Institute for Aviation Research

Zheng Lei | President | IAR - Institute for Aviation Research » speaking at World Aviation Festival

John Grant, Senior Consultant, IAR - Institute for Aviation Research

John Grant | Senior Consultant | IAR - Institute for Aviation Research » speaking at World Aviation Festival

Andrew Geer, Chief Engineer And Head Of Programme, Rolls Royce Plc

Andrew Geer | Chief Engineer And Head Of Programme | Rolls Royce Plc » speaking at World Aviation Festival

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