SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OAG, the worldwide chief in flight data, is increasing its management group with the addition of Vipul Nakum as Chief Product Officer. The appointment represents one other important funding by OAG in product technique, innovation and progress.
“Consolidation, technology disruption and rapidly-changing traveler expectations have created an unprecedented period of opportunity and change in the global aviation and travel market,” stated Phil Callow, CEO of OAG. “The addition of Vipul – an incredibly talented and successful technology and business leader – enables us to capitalize on this opportunity even further. His entrepreneurial approach has delivered industry-leading results across a number information businesses and underlines our focus on adding new capabilities that increase the value we provide to our customers and partners.”
Nakum has over 25 years expertise creating worth for B2B data, analytics and media companies. He suggested non-public and PE-backed corporations on their product and M&A. Nakum was Head of Product Development at Reed Business Information and held senior positions at D&B, Morningstar and S&P Global.
As CPO, Nakum will oversee product technique, imaginative and prescient and innovation. He is chargeable for new resolution growth and steady enchancment to OAG’s present product traces.
“OAG has experienced impressive growth and incredible demand across the aviation and technology markets – it’s an incredibly exciting time to join the team,” stated Nakum, who will even be appointed to OAG’s board. “The opportunity to build upon the company’s existing leadership position and play a key role in OAG’s next phase of growth was very attractive.”
OAG is the main international supplier of digital flight data and supplies correct, well timed and actionable data and purposes throughout the journey sector to the world’s airways, airports, authorities companies, plane producers, consultancies and journey associated corporations.
OAG has the world’s largest community of air journey information, together with the definitive schedules database of greater than 900 airways and over four,000 airports. With essentially the most in depth flight standing data database out there, OAG handles greater than 54 million data of flight standing updates per yr, processes 1.four billion requests and continues to ship in extra of 35 million dynamic flight standing updates day by day.