Our Team

Azim Barodawala

CEO

Azim brings over a decade of Travel and Technology experience to Volantio, with particular focus on airline strategy and travel distribution. Prior to Volantio, Azim served as Group Head of Strategy for the Jetstar Group based in Melbourne, Australia. Azim also spent over 3 years working for The Boston Consulting Group, with a particular focus on Travel and Transportation. Azim is a frequent speaker at major industry events, and has been published in leading publications such as Airline Business. He received his BA from Duke University, an MA from the University of Pennsylvania, and his MBA from the Wharton School.

Fenn Bailey

CTO

Fenn is a self-taught programmer who has been releasing commercial software since age 12 for a variety of industries, including the first consumer GUI for MP3 encoding in 1996. Fenn has been the lead-engineer and architect of Volantio’s technology platform since founding, building everything from the very first home-page to overseeing the development the Volantio B2B platform in 2014.

Noah Jacobson

VP Engineering

Noah joined Volantio after serving as Director of Engineering with TrapWire, a counter-terrorism technology company that produces a predictive software system designed to find patterns indicative of terrorist attacks. Noah is a graduate of the Penn State University Schreyer Honor's program with a B.S. in Computer Engineering and a B.S in Mathematics.

Jeremiah Flickinger

Head of Customer Success & Marketing

Jeremiah has ten years experience in senior roles spanning global business operations, product management, data analysis, marketing and customer success. The common theme across each of those roles has been his enthusiasm for helping customers be successful. Jeremiah joined Volantio to connect his expertise with his passion for travel. Jeremiah received his B.S. in Marketing and Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.

John Simon

Software Engineer

John is an accomplished software engineer with over half a decade of experience in everything from web design to realtime DSP. With his breadth and depth of expertise, John is instrumental in enabling Volantio to move effectively in tackling any technology challenge presented.

Harrison Stovall

Software Engineer

Harrison earned a B.S. in biomedical engineering from the University of Arizona. In addition to his educational background, he brings years of experience as a developer at both a technology startup and a neurophysiology research lab.

Greg Curtis

Software Engineer

Greg has an undergraduate History degree from Michigan State, and a Masters degree in Philosophy from Florida State. However Greg realized his true passion was in coding/developing, and has been working as a Developer for the past 3 years.

Michael Gruet

Manager – Finance & Operations

Michael brings over five years of experience in the financial services industry to Volantio. He is also an avid traveler, visiting over twenty countries worldwide and half of the U.S. states. Michael holds a M.S. in Financial Engineering & Risk Analytics and a B.S. in Business Management & Economics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Kamari Wright

Software Engineer

Kamari earned his B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University. While attending college, Kamari worked full time as a developer at a startup and graduated with two years of experience. In addition, he has a keen interest in machine learning and its use in the travel industry.

Nikita Jain

Manager – Customer Success

Nikita joined Volantio after a career in consulting and working for United Airlines. She has over 6 years of experience in product management, IT strategy and technology implementation. Nikita is a graduate of Emory University with a B.B.A. in Information Systems & Operations Management.

Razvan Horga

Consultant

Razvan brings valuable experience in the travel industry with a focus on airline revenue management and distribution. After completing his BS in Business at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Razvan pursued his passion for aviation with a MS in Air Transport Management from Cranfield University.

Scott Leerssen

Software Engineer

Scott brings 27 years of experience as a Senior Software Engineer/Architect with a passion for building innovative products and driving company success. His engineering experience includes designs for secure operating system components, kernel device drivers, client/server network applications and, most recently, architecting applications for the cloud.