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Leadership Team

Founded in 2005, over 70 aviation companies around the world depend on Takeflite for planning, pricing, distribution, reservations, departure control, operations, crew scheduling, safety, cargo, and maintenance control. 

David Pelter - CEO
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Based in Seattle, Dave leads the strategic positioning and growth of Takeflite. He has 20+ years of travel and technology experience, including holding leadership roles at Alaska Airlines (MD, Revenue Management) and TWA (MD, Strategic Planning) as well as helping to launch several online travel companies at InsideTrip (Founder & CEO), Farecast (VP, Pricing), and Yapta (Advisor). Dave also holds a BBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and an MBA from Washington University’s Olin School of Business. 
 
Jason Hopkins - Founder, Chief Commercial Officer 
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Jason oversee's the Takeflite Commercial team. Jason and his team oversee the Business Development, Client Support & Implementations across Asia Pacific, U.S, Africa and the Middle East.

Mark Griffin - Chief Technology Officer
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Mark is a proven business performer and technology decision maker in architecting, delivering and supporting complex, agile and rapidly expanding complex environments and solutions.
Mark is responsible for overseeing the infrastructure, technical development and overall architecture and data science of Takeflite.

Neil Bradley - Head of Product Management
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Neil leads the Product team ensuring we build the right software based on our clients needs, industry best practice and our overall company strategy.

Craig O'Neill - Head of Business Development 
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Based in Seattle, Craig looks after the global sales development of our future markets.

Ty Edwards - Head of Customer Success 
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Ty leads our global support and success teams spanning Asia Pacific, the Americas, Africa and the Middle East along with managing client onboarding.

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