William is speaking at TravelTechCon 2017 on May 23, 2017. Download the presentation from his workshop, Air Distribution 101 for Startups here.
William has been involved in large scale travel technology projects since 1993, ranging from complex airline systems to modern online travel agencies.
William has constructed pricing and yield management systems, shopping engines, check out, payment and fraud systems, flight scheduling, flight operations control and optimization systems.
William has been involved with 4+ travel industry start-ups, bringing a wide range of skills and experience during early phase operations.
William is an accomplished software engineer and development manager. He has completed projects on a variety of platforms and development languages.
From travel agency operational process design, optimization and implementation to airline distribution systems.
William has designed and implemented multiple data centers for travel companies, and has advised clients/employers on technical infrastructure.
I am based in Orinda, CA in the Bay Area and am available for consulting engagements worldwide. Below are highlights from my 22+ years of travel and technology experience.
Principal, Niejadlik Management and Consulting LLC
June 2011 - Present
Completing management and technology consulting with both start-ups and marketing leading companies with a focus on the Internet, travel, mobile and payments areas.
Co-founder and CTO, vayama.com
August 2005 - June 2011
vayama.com, a leading travel website focused on the sale of international travel. The company is located in San Jose, CA, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Bangalore, India with approximately 150 employees.
SVP of Emerging Technology, BCD Travel
1999 - 2005
BCD Travel is the 3rd largest business travel agency in the world with approximately $14.6 billion dollars in revenue and over 10,000 employees. I held multiple positions in technology leadership and internet product development.
Director of Solutions, Talus Inc.
1996 - 1999
Talus, Inc., acquired by JDA Software, was a leading developer of advanced revenue management and optimization systems for the cargo, air and ground passenger transport, hospitality, rental car, cruise line, and broadcast industries. I was the project manager and lead architect for the CargoProf cargo revenue management system.
Senior Consultant, Sabre
1993 - 1996
The company develops a variety of operational, optimization and analysis systems for air transportation and other industries. I was the lead developer and project manager of the AIRFLITE flight scheduling system.
Founding member, Scheduling Systems Inc.
1991 - 1993
Scheduling Systems Inc. was formed by three professors from the Flight Transportation Labratory at MIT. The company constructed advanced flight scheduling and operations controls systems for airlines. I helped construct a flight scheduling system for USAirways and an operations control system for Northwest Airlines.
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