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Speaker Profile

Manish Shrivastava

Founder & CEO, Swissynergizers GmbH

Manish has 30+ years of experience with over 20 years in the travel industry. Starting his career in Finance, where he dealt with debt and equity instruments, he moved to IT and Aviation at the turn of the century.

He started his aviation career with Swissair - Passenger Reservation System. He has contributed in various departments within SWISS and Lufthansa Group Airlines including Austrian and Brussels Airlines. As part of his assignments, Manish was involved in Airline Commercial Strategy Process with particular focus on Distribution Channel Management (including GDSs), Direct Distribution and NDC / Retailing.

Some of his other project were: Customer Data Analysis for acquiring customers and improving sales; Customer Relationship Management tool development and management, Travel Agent Information Portal preparation and roll out; Corporate Booking Tool development by 3rd Party based on Direct Connect technologies.

More recently, he has been working closely with and supporting IATA initiatives on NDC & ONE Order. He is also an IATA registered trainer for these topics. In parallel to his consulting business, he created a startup that built Offer and Order Management System, which was subsequently acquired by one of the large IT companies (backed by PE firm). He continues to work with his industry partners in finding commercial solutions for Airlines and Airports.

Having done his Management in Finance from India, Manish completed his second Master’s degree in Business Engineering from HWZ, Zurich, Switzerland