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.

Emily Dykes
Senior Manager of Marketing & Communications

Emily oversees Volantio's marketing, communications, and PR strategy. With a background in fine art, graphic design, and journalism, Emily brings a decade of marketing experience to the Volantio team. Before joining the team, she oversaw marketing efforts in the architecture & design, real estate, and natural stone industries. Emily graduated from the University of Montevallo with a Bachelor of Art in Fine & Studio Art.

Belinda Fadl
Senior Customer Success Manager

Belinda brings over ten years of customer service and key account management experience to the Volantio team with a background in Digital Marketing and Travel, having worked at companies such as Flight Centre, Travelzoo and Qantas. Passionate about driving value from online technology, she is committed to helping customers be successful. Belinda graduated from the University of Western Sydney with a Bachelor of Business (Marketing).

Kevin Guardia
Director of Finance and Operations

Kevin oversees Volantio’s financial management strategy and global operations - including HR, legal oversight, FP&A, accounting and tax, pricing, vendor relations, and investor relations. Prior to Volantio, Kevin worked in corporate finance in the B2B space, most recently with startups to manage financial oversight, build out business models, and navigate funding needs in the pre-series A environment. Kevin earned his bachelors degree in Mathematics and Economics from Pitzer College.

Jess Hayes
Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Jess brings many years of administrative experience to Volantio, with a diversified skill set ranging from office management to auditing and billing. She has worked in Professional Services in a law firm, and also spent 4 years as a Travel Services Manager at BBDO, which is a leading Advertising Agency.

Noah Jacobson
Consultant

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Arvind Nedumaran
Full Stack Engineer

Arvind brings a decade of software engineering experience to Volantio. He has founded two start ups – the first at age 18 in the 3D printing space, and the second, Mailage, a workflow automation platform, in 2017. He spends most of his time cooking, coding, and exploring the world.

Jasel Payawal
Customer Implementation Manager

With 15 years of experience in the airline IT industry, Jasel brings a wealth of product and project management, business analysis, technical solutioning, and implementation knowledge to the Volantio team. She has worked across the globe launching products in passenger service systems, global distribution systems, airport solutions, payment technology, and interline partnerships for airlines of varying business models.

Sarvesh Tiwari
Senior Customer Success Manager, APAC

With over 19 years of experience in the airline industry in senior team management, airport operations, and customer service, Sarvesh brings a wealth of knowledge to the Volantio team. He loves working with people to help them grow and making sure partners get the optimum value from Volantio's products. Sarvesh is a Science graduate of the University of Mumbai.