Wheels Up has recruited Srikanth Satya as chief technology and development officer. This announcement is the third technology appointment it has made in the past month. Satya joins Wheels Up at a pivotal time, with its digital and marketplace transformation strategy accelerating the overall growth strategy for the organisation.
Satya comes to Wheels Up after two decades of experience leading technology innovation at Amazon, Microsoft and Dell EMC. He brings over 20 years of technology leadership experience, including co-formulating strategies and launching company and industry-first products in big data analytics, object storage, real-time streaming, messaging systems and container platforms. Satya's vision to set new business directions resulted in the release of foundational products for Amazon Web Services and Dell EMC moving from a storage provider to a modern data platform supplier.
“I am pleased to welcome Srikanth to Wheels Up. We are on the verge of an exciting new era of IT advancements that will enhance the customer experience through new products and services that will strengthen our business operations," says Vinayak Hegde, president of Wheels Up. "Srikanth is recognised as a technology visionary with a passion for developing and launching innovative technologies and products. His desire to foster innovation and entrepreneurial mindset coupled with his ability to build strong business partnerships will be instrumental in driving our mission to create enduring stakeholder value."