Published on : Monday, July 12, 2021
Tom Kershaw has been appointed as the new Chief Product and Technology Officer at Travelport, the global travel retail company that provides distribution, technology, and payment solutions for the travel and tourism industry. Kershaw is a seasoned product and technology executive, with more than two decades of experience leading innovation, technical strategy and execution.
He most recently held the title of chief technology officer at one of the largest independent advertising platforms in the world, Magnite. In the role, Kershaw restructured and led an engineering and product team of approximately 600 developers, overseeing the integration of product and engineering into a common organization.
Greg Webb, Chief Executive, Travelport said in a statement that Tom is a proven change-maker, having led significant transformation in the enterprise cloud space and global advertising sector, and hence it is thrilling that he has embraced the challenge of helping the company modernise travel retailing. He shared that Tom brings invaluable knowledge and experience to the technology leadership team that will greatly support the evolution of Travelport+.