Mark McDonald

Regional Director, APAC

Mark McDonald is the Regional Director, Asia Pacific for OpenJaw Technologies based in Hong Kong. Mark recently joined OpenJaw after being with Cathay Pacific Airways for more than six years as a Lead Architect in the Sales & Distribution business area and then Digital Platform Manager in the Digital Retail Business Department.

OpenJaw Technologies is a leading provider of eCommerce technology for airlines, loyalty companies and OTA’s. Founded in 2002, OpenJaw’s headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland, with offices in Galway, Madrid, Krakow, and Hong Kong. OpenJaw t-Retail provides ‘real’ omni-channel travel retailing capability to retail the full range of Flight, Air Ancillary and Non Air Ancillary products in a single solution. By having all the travel retailing capability in a single solution allows travel companies to enable new revenue streams, reduce costs and take control of their retailing strategy.

Mark’s career spans over 18 years in IT transformation across Europe and the Asia Pacific in retail finance, retail telco, high tech and now established leading airlines. Specialist areas include Travel Retail and eCommerce, Distribution, Ancillary Revenue and related IT strategy.

Mark has progressive perspectives on airline distribution, and is active in supporting industry transformation through NDC and ONE Order and represents OpenJaw at the IATA PDMG Advisory Forum.

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