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Industry leader hightails it to Bluetail
Bluetail has appointed its new chief technology officer. Kent Pickard has more than twenty years of industry experience to bring with him to drive the company's technology and product vision.
Chief technology officer Kent Pickard.

Bluetail has named Kent Pickard as chief technology officer. He brings a proven track record of success in the aviation industry and will play a pivotal role in driving Bluetail's technology and product vision.

"Our product roadmap has always been driven by our customers. Now, we're excited to take the next step and provide them with unique data and insights they can't get anywhere else," says CEO Roberto Guerrieri. "We're excited to leverage Kent's expertise to continue delivering an exceptional product experience, as well as uncovering new ways to better serve our customers."

Pickard's diverse journey in the aviation software sector spans more than two decades, cementing him as a key leader in the industry. Before joining Bluetail, Pickard was the vice president of products for Veryon (formerly ATP), and prior to that the CTO of Flightdocs.

In previous roles, he has directed company product development, spearheaded mobile development efforts, implemented growth and multi-platform strategies, and led the creation of technology to increase operational efficiency.

Pickard holds a BS in computer science from Rollins College.

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