Aviation Outlook Asia 2014,Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore
Asia's leading airline industry gathering - Aviation Outlook Asia 2014

Mr Kevin Clark | Chief Operating Officer
Bluebox Avionics Ltd | United Kingdom

Mr Kevin Clark, Chief Operating Officer, Bluebox Avionics Ltd

Kevin started his professional career in the design of communication systems for military aviation in the mid-80s, working on UK projects for Tornado and Nimrod AEW. This was followed by several years in applied research into structured coding techniques for high performance hardware devices.

Kevin then joined one of the world’s leading Economic Development Agencies, Scottish Enterprise, supporting technologies companies with both technology and market development activities. This led a role in the attraction of Foreign Direct Investment, which Kevin continued for 8 years eventually assuming responsibility for a global organisation of 120 staff across 11 offices.

In 2000, Kevin left public service and joined a small software business specialising in customer service solution. As CEO, Kevin led an MBO and then sold to one of the UK’s leading customer contact specialists in 2010. Kevin joined AviIT Ltd in 2011 and focused on commercial development with the majority of time committed to the Bluebox Avionics joint venture that specialises in the provision of portable and wireless Inflight entertainment systems.

His lifelong interest in aviation includes time as a pilot in the RAFVR. Kevin is married with 2 daughters and lives in Scotland where he indulges in his other great passion, sailing.

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Appearances coming up:

Day 2, 29 October 2014, Premium Conference

@ 08.50
Chairperson’s opening remarks

Day 1, 28 October 2014, Premium Conference

@ 13.30
Executive Discussions

Roundtable 1: Enhancing customer experience

  • How to develop a unique and consistent customer experience?
  • Assessing the risks and benefits of one-for-all vs. segmentized customer experience
  • Sharing case study on Cebu Pacific Air’s strategies in building a loyal passenger base

CONFIRMED: Josefina Ignacio , Director - Guest Experience & Innovation, Cebu Pacific Air

Roundtable 2: Route development

  • Asssessing the impact of the Gulf and Turkish carriers, as well as improvements in technology on airlines route development practices
  • What are the strategies for route development in considerartion of the over-capacity in LCC sector
  • Infrastructure challenges and potential solutions

CONFIRMED: Michael Burke , Assistant Director – Commercial, Hong Kong Airlines

Roundtable 3: Expansion and capacity planning

  • Identifying new markets and flying to the right destinations? How to deal with a particular route that does not grow or grow very slowly?
  • Determining the optimal fleeting of the schedule to maximise profitability: Which commercial tool for network planning is better?
  • Open sky opportunities: Assessing the opportunities and threats of unlimited multiple destinations.

CONFIRMED: Rafael Taizhanov , Director, Commercial Planning, Air Astana

Roundtable 4: The millennial generation

  • How will the millennial generation impact the future of corporate travel?
  • What will be their preferred method of payment?
  • What do airlines need to do to keep up with their demands?

CONFIRMED: Mark Rademaker , Managing Director - Emerging Markets, UATP

Roundtable 5:  IFEC - The future in your passegners' hands

  • Do embedded systems have a role in the future of IFEC?
  • The impact of portable devices
  • The growth of wireless content streaming
  • External connectivity
  • New commercial models

CONFIRMED: Kevin Clark , Chief Operating Officer, Bluebox Avionics

Day 2, 29 October 2014, Premium Conference

@ 15.30
Chairperson’s closing remarks. End of conference day 2. Afternoon refreshment.

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