Datalex at a glance
Datalex is a market leader in digital commerce for travel retail.
We provide airlines with a sophisticated and comprehensive product portfolio to drive revenue and profit as digital retailers – Datalex Direct, Datalex Dynamic, Datalex Merchandiser, Datalex NDC and Datalex Pricing AI.
Our deep technical expertise and our products help set our airline customers apart, with the ability to deliver a market leading and differentiated digital retail experience on every device, across every sales channel and at every touchpoint in the customer journey. Our products and platform operate at scale with over one billion shoppers annually, covering every corner of the globe and used by some of the world’s most innovative airline retail brands.
Datalex’s customers include JetBlue Airways, Air China, Urumqi Air, Air Changan, KLM, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, Aer Lingus, easyJet, Edelweiss, Air Transat and Trailfinders. The Group is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, and has a global presence across Europe, the Americas, China, Philippines and Australia. Datalex plc is a publicly listed company on Euronext Growth.
Datalex is an IATA Strategic Partner.
Who we are
We love a challenge.
We are a small but mighty Irish based company who has been at the heart of airline technology for over 35 years.
We love travel and we love tech.
We go after opportunity and seek out change in our industry.
We create innovative solutions and build lasting relationships.
We’re not perfect but we get better each day.
Everyone contributes and adds value.
We are most proud when we win as one team…
And we strive to keep winning.
We are Datalex
Executive Leadership Team
Sean was appointed as Non-Executive Director and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Datalex in April 2019 and was subsequently appointed as the permanent CEO in October 2019. He also served as Acting Chairman between June and November 2019. Sean is a highly experienced executive having held multiple senior positions in the technology industry including Senior Vice President of Global Operations at Dell Inc; COO at Esat Telecom; Vice President of Global Operations at AST / Samsung and Director of Pacific Operations at Apple Inc. Prior to joining Datalex, Sean was Chairman and CEO at Actavo and he is a non-executive director of a number of private companies.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Dan Creedon has extensive experience as a finance and operations leader across multiple industries and countries. He brings a deep knowledge of the technology industry, building high performance finance teams, global markets and mergers & acquisitions. Prior to joining Datalex, he was Finance Director for Europe Materials at CRH and before that he was CFO at Tarmac, a CRH company. Prior to that, Dan spent over ten years in Asia and the Middle East serving as CFO, Asia Pacific at Cisco, at Lenovo and at Dell. Earlier in his career Dan spent ten years at Intel where he held senior Finance roles in Ireland, Malaysia, the United States, the Philippines, and in the UK. Dan is a Chartered Management Accountant and holds an MBA from the University of Manchester
VP of Strategy
Emma has a wide range of experience in strategy and transformation. Prior to joining Datalex, Emma worked in management consulting in KPMG advising organisations across a range of industries including infrastructure, aviation, banking, and retail. Prior to this, Emma worked in strategy and corporate development at Aesop. Emma is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and completed her training in Corporate Finance in Deloitte.
An experienced technology leader with extensive travel domain knowledge, Brian has previously held senior architectural positions in SITA, worked closely with IATA and held the position of CTO at OpenJaw Technologies. Brian has a proven track record of delivering complex platforms and solutions to airlines and travel providers as well as scaling and transforming technical capabilities within an organisation.
Chief Commercial &
Neil brings significant legal and management experience having held a number of leadership roles in public and private companies. Prior to joining Datalex, Neil was Chief Operating Officer at Malin Corporation plc and before that spent 10 years at Elan plc where he served as Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary.
Datalex’s Chief Revenue Officer, Bryan Porter, is a seasoned commercial leader in the travel technology sector. Prior to joining Datalex, Bryan was Senior Vice President of Sales and Account Management at Accelya, Chief Commercial Officer at OpenJaw Technologies and an airline industry e-Commerce executive. Bryan is a passionate evangelist for emerging Offer and Order standards and the promise they bring to the next generation of airline retailing technologies. As Chief Revenue Officer at Datalex, Bryan has overall responsibility for the Sales, Marketing and Customer teams.
VP of Operations & Activation
Ellen has comprehensive operations and software process management experience and prior to her current role, was Director of Operations and Software Process Management at Datalex. She has held senior software technical roles at Fujitsu and at IONA Technologies.
Conor has extensive product management and technology leadership experience. Having joined Datalex as a graduate, he was promoted to roles as Head of Architecture and Head of Engineering. He has intimate knowledge of our platform and product capabilities and has carved a role as a thought leader in the airline industry.
We are a global team of collaborative, creative and courageous travel commerce experts from over twenty-five nations, in six office locations across three continents.