NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CommutAir named Radha Iyer as its new Chief Technology Officer, as the airline mobilizes to accommodate its planned four and a half times growth in capacity (as measured by available seat miles).
Radha joins the team from United Airlines, where she was the Director of Operations Automation and Innovation, responsible for key technology-enabled business initiatives in the areas of Airport Operations, Network Operations, Cargo, and United Express. She has a double Masters in Computer Science from Loyola University and Arts from Calcutta University. Radha's 20 years in aviation automation includes stints as an IT solution provider and then as an advocate for the use of innovative technologies to improve business processes and further key business initiatives. "We are privileged to have someone so accomplished, highly driven, and strategic - with such a record of distinguished leadership in program management, operations innovation, and process improvement - join us at CommutAir," said Subodh Karnik, president & CEO. "The caliber of our leadership team has been significantly enhanced by her arrival," he added. Commenting on her new position, Radha said that, "Very rarely does one get to build a technology platform for a fast-growing business, and I am excited at the prospect of enabling CommutAir's growth through the implementation of robust, state-of-the-art, and long-lived solutions."