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 Expert  732303

Expert in Airlines, Aviation


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New York (NY)
USA
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Expert is an independent airline and aviation industry analyst and consultant. He is founder and principal of a consulting ifirm specializing in the identification, development and implementation of structural improvements to industry productivity, distribution and profitability. He has 35 years of increasing responsibility and direct experience in the passenger airline industry in a broad range of disciplines, including finance, business and resource planning, information and service systems development, marketing, sales, and general management, both domestic and international in scope. He has served as an Officer at three U.S. flag major and international airlines, and as a senior executive of a fourth major carrier, spanning premium-service domestic and international hub specialists through the lowest-cost, longest-haul, largest aircraft operators for civilian and U.S. Department of Defense clients. He was elected a member of the IATA Information Management Committee. His consulting experience spans more than 90 top-level engagements with client firms on five continents, including numerous repeat assignments and lengthy, on-site implementations. He co-developed with Airline Automation, Inc. the Predator™ PC-based electronic flight firming, distribution cost control and reservations productivity enhancement software product. During a two-year implementation engagement at Tower Air, he was retained to serve as Executive Officer responsible for all aspects of marketing, services, systems and planning, resulting in record results for the client: profit, service enhancement, systems modernization, operational reliability and performance, distribution cost control and top line revenue growth.
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airline system


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1977   M.S.   Transportation/Management   MIT  
1975   B.S.   Aeronautics and Astronautics   MIT  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1993 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

President

 

Expert serves as principal of an airline industry analysis and consulting firm serving airlines, airframe manufacturers, airline investors, airline suppliers, including labor.

1991 to 1993

 

(Undisclosed), Inc.

 


 

Vice President

 

He was principal of an airline-specialist consulting firm, where he was responsible for developing long-term client engagements. He developed an international portfolio and launched restructuring and labor advisories.

1988 to 1991

 

Trans World Airlines, Inc.

 

Marketing

 

Vice President

 

Expert engaged in top line revenue and contribution margin; Marketing, Planning, Research, ancillary services and revenue development.

1985 to 1988

 

Pan American World Airways, Inc.

 

Marketing

 

Vice President

 

He was responsible for top-line revenue strategy and measurement; Marketing and Product Planning, Marketing Information Systems, Electronic Distribution; Strategic Alliances; and Loyalty Programs.

1977 to 1985

 

American Airlines, Inc.

 

Finance, Planning, Marketing

 

Director

 

Expert was responsible for Economic and Resource Planning, Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, Fleet and Network Planning, Marketing Strategy and Marketing Programs Implementation.

1974 to 1977

 

MIT Flight Transportation Laboratory

 

Airline and Aviation Research

 

Research Assistant

 

He engaged and performed FAA-funded airline, airport, air traffic control and network planning projects.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Sigma Xi, National Research Honorary; MIT Chapter American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; MIT Chapter Wings Club International; 1985 IATA Information Management Committee; appointed 1987 Transportation Research Board of the National Academies; 2003

Licenses/Certifications

FAA PP-SEL certificate, 11/1971

Professional Appointments

Outside Director, Airline Automation, Inc.; 1984-2004 and sale to Amadeus LP, now dba Amadeus Revenue Integrity, Inc.


Publications:
Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Singapore Aerospace  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert is an independent airline industry analyst and consultant. He is founder and principal of an eponymous consulting firm specializing in the identification, development and implementation of structural improvements to industry productivity, distribution and profitability. His consulting experience spans more than 90 top-level engagements with client firms on five continents, including numerous repeat assignments and lengthy on-site implementations.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2007 to 2008   South Africa   Strategy consultant to South African AIrways Express
1999 to 2001   South Africa   Strategy consultant to South African AIrways
1993 to 1993   Mexico   Restructuring consultant to Mexicana de Avacion
1991 to 1992   Sri Lanka   Restructuring consultant to Air Lanka
1992 to 1993   South Korea   Restructuring consultant to Asiana Airlines

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Commercially proficient

 

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