SBS Software’s Global Customer Summit 2016 opens today at the Ritz-Carlton in Dubai.
Nearly 200 delegates, representing more than 50 airline companies will participate in the four-day summit starting today. The event will see 60 speakers discuss key issues shaping the global air transportation and logistics industry across nearly 25 sessions.
Industry stalwarts, technology experts and thought leaders will share insights on some of the critical challenges facing the industry and focus on how advancements in technology could be leveraged to optimize cost of operations and improve yields. The theme of the event is ‘Innovating in a World of Disruptions.’ Speakers include Shashi Tharoor, former Under-Secretary-General of the UN & former Minister for External Affairs, India; Harish Manwani, Global Executive Advisor at Blackstone; William Cavendish, Vice President Distribution Strategy – Global Sales at Emirates Airlines; Flo Lugli, Founder and Principal at Navesink Advisory Group LLC; Rohit Verma, Executive Director of the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures; Roger Liew, former CIO and Senior Vice President of Orbitz Worldwide; Ali Sredar Yakut, Chief Information Technology and Transformation Officer of Turkish Airlines; and Pablo Castillo, Chief Information Officer at Hoteplan.