With over 25 years of executive leadership and consulting experience, David has worked with clients throughout the global travel sector, including 18+ travel tech startups, 120+ Airlines, Hotels, OTAs, and collaborated with numerous travel technology leaders. David has taken over the helm of numerous start-ups and transformed them into high revenue market leaders. As former Vice President of Lufthansa Systems Americas, he holds extensive knowledge of both the Airline side of the business, as well as the Vendor side as he led Lufthansa Systems into the BPO business in the Americas. David has repeatedly proven his ability to help organizations of all sizes from startups to fortune 500 companies develop high-impact solutions, rapidly grow their top line, and creatively solve strategic and operational challenges. He possesses extensive knowledge of the global travel and technology industry with unmatched relationships with hundreds of Executives within the travel and transportation vertical.
Palmieri’s previous experience includes Aumtech Inc. the leader in IVR technologies and M2p one of the leading Travel and Transportation consulting firms, where he served as Senior Vice President of Global sales. He is often quoted in the media and is a sought-after expert speaker on a multitude of areas around travel technology, digital transformation, lifestyle applications and executive leadership. David also sits as a Board of Directors member for many travel technology companies as well as a planning committee member of the International Aviation Symposium for Ohio State University.