SmartSky's Senior Vice President of Digital Aviation, James Ladd, has been selected to participate on the 2018 Global Connected Aircraft Advisory Board.
The Global Connected Aircraft Summit provides airlines, operators, integrators, and technology vendors complete connected solutions – from ground to air and from nose to tail. The Advisory Board is composed of the industry’s most forward thinking leaders. Their main responsibility is to guide the Summit to cover relevant content that will connect business, technology, and industry perspectives that will go beyond just in-flight entertainment to include operations, communications and technologies that impact the aircraft.
"I have been involved in aviation connectivity for 14 years. IFC is a highly dynamic area, advancing rapidly. I will help the advisory board guide the next GCAS Summit, working to keep its agenda relevant (up to date with industry advances), and respectful of attendees time and financial investment in participating." - James Ladd
This year’s Advisory Board includes:
Andrea Burchett, Group Head, Inflight Commercial, International Airlines Group (IAG)
Roland Brenny, Principal, Information Technology, Flight Crew Systems, Delta Air Lines
Jon Merritt, Director, Flight Operations CNS Programs & Cockpit Technology, United Airlines
Jim Baas, Senior Manager, Flight Technical, FedEx Express
Babar Rahman, Senior Manager, Qatar Airways
Ingigerdur Erlingsdottier, Project Manager, Icelandair
Tara Bamburg, Associate Manager, Southwest Airlines
Max Coppin, Partner Development Manager, Google
James Ladd, Senior Vice President, Digital Aviation, SmartSky Aviation
Richard Nordstrom, Senior Director Global Marketing, Rockwell Collins
Al McGowan, Senior Director, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Panasonic Avionics
Steve Nolan, Director of Communications, Gogo
Erica Brinker, Senior Director, Business Development, Honeywell Aerospace
Earle Olson, Vice President, Industry Affairs, Airborne Wireless Network
The 2018 Global Connected Aircraft Summit will be held June 4-6, 2018 at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa in San Diego, California.
For more information, visit http://www.GCASummit.com
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