Barcelona, Spain – September 20, 2022
- Current Chief Innovation Officer Tim Reiz takes on newly created role within Accelya as CPTO, based in Miami.
- Tim’s experience includes 16 years as CTO at Farelogix, where he was credited for the fastest patent approval in US history.
- Appointment forms part of Accelya’s focus on talent to promote the transformation of the air transport industry for the better.
Accelya, a leading global provider of technology solutions to the travel industry, today announced the appointment of current Chief Innovation Officer Tim Reiz in the newly created role of Chief Product and Technology Officer.
Based in Miami and as member of the company’s Executive Committee, Tim will be responsible for guiding Accelya’s innovative and game-changing solutions from conception to production, and further integrating the company’s rich portfolio of end-to-end solutions – giving airlines greater flexibility and more choice.
Tim joined Accelya in 2020 when the company acquired IT provider Farelogix, where he had held the position of Chief Technology Officer since 2004. He was credited as the architect behind many of Farelogix’s next-generation airline retailing and NDC solutions – including the fastest patent ever to be granted in US history – before taking the helm as Accelya’s Chief Innovation Officer in 2020.
In his early career, Tim served as CEO for North America at PASS Consulting, and prior to that played a key role in the development team in the early years of Amadeus.
“From embracing the power of data science to accelerating the airline industry’s transition to ONE Order, Accelya is at the forefront of innovation in airline retailing,” commented Tim Reiz, Chief Product and Technology Officer at Accelya. “I very much look forward to driving Accelya’s technological transformation in my new role as we continue our journey towards a serverless environment, embrace a scaled agile framework, and further diversify our portfolio of ground-breaking solutions for air transport.”
“Tim is a transformational leader whose unwavering commitment to innovation is second to none,” added José María Hurtado, acting CEO of Accelya. “He has been instrumental to our continued growth in recent years, and we’re absolutely delighted to have an expert of his caliber on our leadership team in a combined product and technology-focused role.”
The appointment forms part of Accelya’s commitment to becoming the employer of choice in the air transport industry, and its focus on talent to promote the transformation of the industry for the better.
Accelya is a leading global technology and service provider to the air transport industry, delivering innovative change at speed and scale.
The company´s market-leading passenger, cargo, and industry platforms support airline retailing from offer to settlement, both above and below the wing.
Over 250 airline customers count on Accelya, with operations spread across nine countries and employing over 2,000 professionals worldwide.
For more than 40 years, Accelya has been the industry’s partner for change, simplifying airline financial and commercial processes and empowering the air transport community to take better control of the future.
Whether partnering with IATA on industry-wide initiatives or enabling digital transformation to simplify airline processes, Accelya drives the airline industry forward and proudly puts control back in the hands of airlines so they can move further, faster.
For more information, please visit www.accelya.com
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