United Airlines announces new Senior VP of Digital Technology

United Airlines announces new Senior VP of Digital Technology

eTurboNews Syndication:

United Airlines today announced Jason Birnbaum as its new senior vice president of digital technology, promoted from within the ongoing company. Birnbaum most served as United&rsquo recently; s vice president of employee and operations technology, and in his new role Birnbaum shall continue steadily to support operations, customer and corporate technology.

His portfolio of responsibilities grows to encompass support for the carrier’s commercial technologies, including those of its loyalty, sales, revenue and network management departments. Birnbaum will continue steadily to are accountable to Executive Vice President of Chief and Technology Digital Officer Linda Jojo.

“Since joining United four years back, Jason has helped lead a substantial transformation of our technology platforms, from how exactly we deliver technology projects with agility and speed, to the reliability of the operational systems, to the various tools themselves,” said Jojo. “Jason is qualified to help expand drive our digital team&rsquo uniquely;s link with the others of our company, leading to both a better operation and better overall customer experience.”

Birnbaum was instrumental in the technical integrations mixed up in successful cutover to United’s SCEPTRE system and in the implementation of the airline’s flight attendants’ joint collective bargaining agreement. Birnbaum oversaw the rollout of cellular devices to 60 also,000 of the carrier’s front-line game-changing and employees tools including United’s recent ConnectionSaver technology.


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Prior to joining United, Birnbaum served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of SIRVA Inc., overseeing the ongoing company; s IT systems for both business and customer-facing support systems. To that prior, he served as Chief Information Officer for GE HEALTHCARE Global Supply GE and Chain Industrial Europe.

Birnbaum holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Missouri and an MBA from the University of Illinois. Birnbaum and his wife Laura have three reside and sons in Elmhurst, a suburb of Chicago.

Author: George Taylor

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