Management
  • Raja Kasilingam, Ph.D. : President and COO
    • Raja is providing executive leadership to grow the consulting and software solutions business at Revenue Technology Services (RTS). He has over 30 years of experience in rail and air cargo consulting, software solutions, and IT services. Raja was part of the team that implemented the world’s first ever air cargo capacity forecasting and overbooking system at a major airline in 1992 and the first O&D based cargo allotment system at large international airline in 1996. He also led the design and development of the first air cargo pricing decision support system in 2012. Raja pioneered some of the early research on cargo revenue management forecasting and optimization models. He has published more than 25 articles in international journals on logistics, inventory control, and cargo revenue management. He has also authored a graduate text book on Transportation and Logistics (Kluwer Academic Press) and a chapter on Revenue Management and Air Cargo in the book on Practical Pricing and Revenue Management (Palgrave Macmillan Publishers). He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and is a regular speaker at leading international conferences. Raja has held senior management positions at companies such as Pros, Sabre, CSX Transportation, and American Airlines. He has worked with several major air cargo carriers around the globe and also been a consultant for JDA and PWC.

  • Pradeep Bandla : Vice President - Passenger Solutions
    • Pradeep has over 20 years of experience in revenue management, inventory control, pricing, strategic business planning and delivery of complex business applications in the transportation industry. He has held various management positions in the Revenue Management solutions and delivery organizations at Sabre Holdings. He was responsible for leading cross-organizational teams to execute business-aligned decision support strategies to support airlines improve their revenues and operational efficiency. He has driven initiatives to design and implement innovative revenue management solutions for carriers of diverse profiles including point to point carriers on traditional leg/segment control, airlines with restriction free pricing and mega carriers on O&D control. He has spent time on-site in deployment and consulting roles at more than 25 airlines around the globe including Delta Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Malaysian Airlines, Japan Airlines, Turkish Airlines, TAM, Air New Zealand, Aeroflot, Alitalia, Jet Airways, British Midland, Oman Air, Kuwait Airways and Gulf Air. He has also been involved in designing innovative revenue management solutions for cruise ferries including Brittany Ferries, Color Line, Wightlink and Viking Line. His areas of expertise include forecasting, optimization, inventory control, reservation systems, distribution, consulting, issue resolution and client management. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from India and a Master's in Industrial Engineering from the State university of New York at Buffalo

  • Mukundh Parthasarathy : Vice President - Cargo Solutions
    • Mukundh has close to 16 years of airline management experience at various organizational levels and in both passenger and cargo functional areas. He was most recently managing the cargo solutions suite at Sabre where he has led reservations, revenue management, and revenue accounting solutions and was in charge of new business development, solutions strategy, consulting and product marketing. Mukundh has consulted with and provided software and training services to various airlines worldwide including Lufthansa Cargo, Air Canada, Turkish Airlines, Etihad, Southwest, US Airways, Amtrak, and Virgin Atlantic Cargo in the areas of air cargo pricing, revenue management, reservations / operations and customer relationship management (CRM). He was also responsible for end-to-end cargo strategy and integrated passenger and cargo solutions for Sabre.

      Prior to Sabre, Mukundh also led teams at KPMG (Bearing Point), Protection One, and Dell in Call center technologies and customer relationship programs

  • Jason Codd : Vice President - Services
    • Jason Codd has been with RTS since 1999. In his current role as VP of Services he is responsible for managing RTS’ team of consultants and defining the best practices and strategic direction of the Professional Services organization. Jason joined RTS as a Client Manager in 1999. Building on 8 years of airline experience with SA Airlink and Gulf Air, he had immediate impact via several key positions in technical support. His efforts helped refine the consulting role at RTS in everything from senior consultant to product support specialist. Jason became one of RTS’ top solution experts eventually achieving Consultant of the Year. He introduced numerous tools and solutions to enhance the quality, repeatability and delivery of services utilizing the RTS Beacon Methodology. As VP of Services, Jason is perfectly geared for broadening the suite of practices while improving its highly disciplined solution implementation methodology .

  • Suresh Gupta : Associate Vice President - Technology
    • Suresh is a qualified and seasoned Technology & Management Professional, currently heading the Technology & Development Operations at Revenue Technology Services (RTS). In his current role as AVP (Technology & Development) he is responsible for defining & implementing the best practices of Software Development. He is redefining the Technical Roadmap of RTS products and services by leveraging his rich experience in Modern Enterprise Architectures like Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Software as a Service (SaaS) models.

      He has over 19 years’ experience in Technology, Development and Management domains at various organization levels. He has vast experience in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle including Analysis & Study of Business Requirements, Technical & Functional Specifications, Solution Architecture, Usability Experience, Data/Interface/ Process Design, Hands-on Module/Interface Development, Testing with continuous integration along with Service Support. He also has experience in Enterprise Architecture with key expertise in Service oriented Architecture (SOA) and Software as a Service (SaaS) architecture models - includes Technical Knowledge of multiple Technologies (Microsoft, Java, OpenSource etc.), platforms, languages, databases(SQL Server, MySQL, DB2, SQL Lite etc.) and tools. He is an expert in various Quality processes and implementation. His rich and successful track record in medium to large enterprise product development, delivery and support and strong flare for User Experience Analysis & Design is making a strong impact towards improving the User Experience and Architecture of RTS products and services.

      Academically Suresh holds Bachelors in Technology (Agricultural Engineering), Masters in Information Technology, Masters in Business Administration (Systems & HR) and Masters in Technology (Network Security). He also holds 7 Microsoft Certifications including Microsoft Solutions Expert, Microsoft Specialist, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate and many other professional certifications add to his accolade.

 
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