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.

Noah Jacobson
Head of Data Science

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.

John Simon
Software Architect

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.

Belinda Fadl
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).

Maia Adar
Data Scientist

Maia has a B.A. in Mathematics from Claremont McKenna College. Before Volantio, she worked on various data projects ranging from genetic research to an ivory classification algorithm for preventing elephant poaching.

David Haupt
Software Team Lead

David received a B.S. in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech. His previous experience includes two software companies and a fantasy sports company where he gained invaluable startup experience.

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.

Jeff Su
Customer Success Manager

​Jeff has a background with more than four years at SaaS start-ups with roles focused on customer experience. He holds degrees from Canisius College in Economics and Psychology. A seasoned traveler, Jeff is excited about new technologies in the industry.

Holden Choi

Holden is a data analyst with an interest in travel and languages. He graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in International Politics, and lived for two years in South Korea. He enjoys learning new languages and getting different perspectives on the world.​