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Jim Davidson

Jim Davidson is Chief Product Officer at Accelya Group and is responsible for the organization’s commercial and financial solutions portfolio. Prior to its acquisition by Accelya, Jim was CEO of Farelogix, a recognized disruptor and leader in airline distribution and commerce technology. Jim has been immersed in the travel industry for more than 25 years. Prior to 2005, he was President and CEO of NTE, an Internet-based supply chain technology company focused on transportation pricing and transaction engines for shippers and carriers. He also held several senior leadership roles, including President and CEO of Amadeus Global Travel, North America; Head of Sales and Marketing at System One; and Vice President of Marketing at Reed Travel Group/OAG. You can access more thought leadership pieces by Jim here: http://blog.farelogix.com/author/jim-davidson

Posts by Jim Davidson

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Air Transformation Lab: Uncovering the DNA of a Profitable Future

By | on 24, Sep 2020 |   Travel Industry Airline voice

I recently published an article about something close to my heart – including the airline voice in addressing the challenges arising from the COVID-crisis. That’s why I am excited to tell you about a [...]

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Ping Me, We're Listening

By | on 15, Sep 2020 |   Travel Industry Airline voice

I miss travel. Don't you? Now that we are in the middle of the COVID-19 crisis, I have realized that we'd taken travel for granted and underestimated its importance. Travel connects us with family and[...]

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It’s Game On: Planning Today for an Unpredictable Tomorrow

By | on 28, May 2020 |   COVID-19 FLX Merchandise

I realize many of us in the airline industry feel like we are in combat mode, and frankly, I believe we are in many ways. I don’t need to tell you that we are battling something that most of us have n[...]

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Jim Davidson: Trends, Ideas, and Musings to Kick off the New Year

By | on 09, Jan 2020 |   NDC@Scale Accelerate

What does 2020 have in store for airline commerce? We asked thought-leaders across the Farelogix organization for their views. In today’s post, Farelogix CEO, Jim Davidson shares his thoughts and pred[...]

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Fringe of the Final Frontier: United Airlines and American Airlines Drive Corporate Market Innovation

By | on 21, Jun 2019 |   NDC Corporate travel

In the early days of NDC, Farelogix had a vision. We foresaw that airlines would control their air and ancillary offers across all channels, bringing the innovation often seen on airline.com into the [...]

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You CAN make a silk purse from a sow’s ear

By | on 18, Sep 2018 |   pss digital transformation

How new generation offer engines can extend the lifecycle of your legacy technology stack while supporting your digital transformation journey

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Why RFPs May be Killing Innovation in the Airline Industry

By | on 01, Aug 2018 |   RFP

We all know that there’s nothing more certain than Death and Taxes, but lately I’m thinking we need to add Airline Industry RFPs to that list. While we can’t do much about the first two, it’s time to [...]

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Are You "NIROTIC?" (And Other GBTA Musings)

By | on 01, Oct 2017 |   Challenging the Status Quo

I recently returned from GBTA in Boston after a long hiatus of attending this annual event. It was nice to be back and see some old friends and lots of new faces. I was honored by an invitation to spe[...]

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Getting Some Professional Help

By | on 08, Jun 2017 |   Challenging the Status Quo The Airline Offer

It’s amazing how, over the years, so many people have said to me, “Jim, you really need to get some professional help.” I never really understood what they meant by that, but maybe someday I will. Thi[...]

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Airline Executives - Take Control Soon or Risk Losing It (Again)

By | on 01, Jun 2017 |   Technology The Airline Offer Airline Distribution

It’s an understatement to say that we are living Moore’s law in terms of the pace of technological change. The adoption of smart, wearable technology, and voice-controlled systems — and the fact we ca[...]

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