Our World-Class Team

Our People

Azim Barodawala
Co-founder & 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
Co-founder​ & Chief Architect

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.

Kevin Ger
Chief of Commercial Operations

Kevin Ger brings over 30 years of airline industry experience to Volantio. Most recently he served as VP of Pricing and Revenue Management (PRM) for Alaska Airlines and Virgin America, from 2013 to 2020. Prior to Virgin America, Kevin served as VP of PRM for Jetstar Airways from 2009 to 2013 and at EOS Airlines from 2007 - 2009. He has held senior roles at Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, SABRE, and Boeing.

Jonathan Savitch
VP Finance & Ops

Bio coming soon

Elizabeth Simmer
VP Customer Success

Elizabeth brings years of experience helping companies perfect their digital experience to Volantio. Prior to Volantio, Elizabeth spent time at FullStory, building and scaling customer-facing teams, and athenahealth, leading a team supporting the Integration Services department, focused on operational excellence. Before venturing into the tech industry, Elizabeth worked in Healthcare consulting and education, teaching AP Statistics. A graduate of Georgia Tech, Elizabeth calls Atlanta home and enjoys spending time with her husband, two kids, and dog when not working or traveling.

Ana Maria Escobar
VP Product & Sales

Ana Maria is an executive with 20+ years’ experience in the IT and travel industry. She has a powerful background negotiating, selling, and delivering IT solutions. She is an expert in pricing and revenue management. Ana Maria honed her skills working with airlines, as an international management consultant, and at Sabre as a partner and VP & General Manager of Latin America. Ana Maria graduated with honors from Instituto Empresa (IE) in Spain, and holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing from EAFIT (Colombia) and an Engineering Degree from the National University of Colombia. Ana Maria practices yoga, grows avocados, and enjoys hiking with her husband and family in the mountains near Medellin, Colombia, where she currently lives.