ZapCom enables partners to achieve business outcomes by building next-gen software products by modernizing existing solutions and re-engineering legacy systems through innovative solutions. Zapcom earned the trust of some of the world’s leading brands and partners including Zappos, Optive, Elevate and Bluebird.
A Product and Technology Leader, Strategic Advisor and Entrepreneur, Kishore brings in 22+ years of global experience in Travel and Hospitality industry, holding various global roles, building Airline Solutions, Distribution Systems, Online Travel and Retail.
His 20-year career at Sabre Holdings spanned stints in both the US and Asia in various capacities across their businesses. At Travelocity, Kishore led Hotels and Packaging product and technology platforms used by all their global brands. Most recently, Kishore was Chief Product and Technology Officer for one of Warburg Pincus owned technology companies (Mercator Solutions) heading Products and Platform Strategy, IT Operations, Technology Solutions, Product Engineering, Development and Delivery.
As an accomplished Product and Technology leader, Kishore brings a consistent track record of building high performance teams and growing technology businesses at a global scale. As an Entrepreneur, Kishore founded two start-ups in Travel and Hospitality domain and currently contributes as an Advisor and Chairman of those businesses.
Kishore holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from University of Texas and an alumni of University of Darden, Virginia.
Chief Technology Officer
Sai has about 20 years of extensive experience in defining, implementing and transitioning Global Enterprise Architecture Strategy, Global Infrastructure Strategy, Design and development of enterprise business-driven applications.
His recent focus includes Digital Transformation, leveraging Internet Of things for large enterprises and disruptive thinking with practical lens.
Prior to becoming Zapcomite, Sai has served in key roles as a management and technical consultant for top clients in Hospitality, Retail and Automotive verticals.
Advisor and Networking
Barry Gleason is a Travel & Hospitality Industry veteran and independent consultant specialized in Distribution, Hospitality, and Activities sectors with 25+ years of global experience. Mr. Gleason advises ZapCom on Travel & Hospitality Technology & Distribution and Go-to-Market strategies.
Mr. Gleason held various senior level, global roles at Expedia, Travelocity, and lastminute.com, and provided strategic directions on hotels business for these major online travel commerce companies. He also worked with Travel companies such as American Express, Caesars Entertainment, MGM Resorts and Canadian Airlines.
He had been an entrepreneur, involved with a very successful startup - ‘Newtrade Technologies’ - that was acquired by Expedia, Inc., in 2001. Most recently he was an advisor to Busbud.com, the largest international bus booking service startup.
Mr. Gleason has an MBA from McGill University and a BA from University of Ottawa.
Jim has a work experience of 30+ years as an advisor, consultant, CIO, Coach etc. Jim has been a mentor and advisor to many successful Startup’s to succeed and large Enterprises to thrive.
Jim has work experience as a Senior Executive with American Express and Sabre, CIO with Intuit and Experian. Currently working for Holonet Security as an advisor, Chair advisory board for Zephyr health and Senior Technology Advisor for F500 Financial Svcs Firms, Tech Firms, Ecommerce Businesses.
Jim holds a Masters degree from Unversity of Brighton and Bachelors degree from the University of Plymouth
Product Management and Delivery Head
Senior technology leader spanning over 20 years building e-commerce platforms and products for travel & hospitality industry. Prior to this role, Deepak held multiple technology roles based out of Dallas Ft-Worth, USA at Travelocity, Sabre & Orbitz, a leading OTA and technology solutions provider for the travel industry.
In his role he built best in class systems namely global hotel systems, hotels connectivity platforms for PMS, GDS and travel aggregators, destination activities & ancillary systems.
He is part of leadership team growing offshore development center at Bangalore for Travelocity & Orbitz.