Presenting Antoine de Kerviler, finalist of the European CIO of the Year 2013 awards

Antoine de Kerviler, CIO of Corsair

Antoine de Kerviler (France) is CIO for Corsair International, France’s second largest scheduled long-haul airline, with a roadmap to overhaul systems and practices to return the company to profitable growth. In two years, he turned around the IT department into an agile and innovative department with several transformation projects such as CRM, flight operations and planning, revenue management, identity and access management, and moved its infrastructure to a private cloud.

Prior to joining Corsair, Antoine was Director Quality & Information Systems for Baboo, the Geneva-based regional airline. In 2005, he founded Air Turquoise, the low-cost regional carrier serving Reims, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Nice, Marseille and London. As CEO, he built a paperless information system approved by the French CAA and receives the ANVAR innovation label for its reservation and revenue management system.

In 2000, Antoine became Air France’s project director for Opodo, and joins the business building team as “manager online” until Opodo opens for business.

Prior to Opodo, Antoine joined Air France in New York in 1993, as Director Information Systems and after creating the first intranet at Air France USA. In 1997 he became head of internet and e-commerce for the Air France Group based in Paris and launched Air France’s first e-commerce web sites in 1997. He started his career in London where he founded two startups. He holds an MBA from EDHEC and an executive MBA from HEC.

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