Michael is the Global Head of Mobile at the Amadeus IT Group and has spent over two decades helping digital organizations launch and scale new ventures. He leads commercialization and innovation strategies for an extensive portfolio of mobile capabilities for airlines, travel agencies, airports, and hotels. Michael transformed the development of Amadeus’ earliest mobile product into a world-class marketing and monetization platform called Amadeus Mobile, which now services millions of travelers annually. Michael is also responsible for leading Amadeus’ investments in AI and messaging platforms, including Facebook Messenger, WeChat, and Amazon Echo Alexa voice-activated search & book services. Before Amadeus, Michael held senior executive positions with several leading media companies and start-ups, including: GroundTruth, ESPN, Mobile, Amobee, and Yahoo!