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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. 
 
Neil Middleton - Founder & Chief Product Officer
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Neil oversee's the Technology and Product teams within Takeflite while ensuring key technical infrastructure partnerships are developed and maintained.

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.

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

Ben Chartrand - Head of Technology
Ben guide's our Software Development team and oversee's the architecture of the Takeflite product.

Geoff Baldwin - Head of Client Support & Delivery
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Based in Australia Geoff oversee's our global support team in Asia Pacific, U.S, Africa and the Middle East along with managing onsite client implementations of Takeflite.

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.

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