Akshay Shrivastava is the Senior Vice President & Head of IT Services SBU and drives the services business world wide.
Having joined IBS in July 2008 as global head of IBS’ Cargo Line of Business, Akshay has been responsible for growing its business significantly over 18 months - making IBS one of the leading IT solutions providers in the airline cargo management systems space. Prior to joining IBS, Akshay worked with Emirates Airline & Group in Dubai in various capacities, the last one as Head of Sales & Market Development at Mercator, the IT division of the Group.
In a career of over 24 years, Akshay has been involved in major IT and business initiatives for many airlines and airport handlers such as Emirates, All Nippon Airways, Swiss, Qantas, South African Airways, Kingfisher, Dnata, Tokyo International Air Cargo Terminal, and many more. His diverse industry experience includes various aspects of IT solutions for travel, transportation and logistics industry; commercial software development and scientific research.
Akshay was a member of SITA’s Cargo Strategy Group in the late 90’s and was elected its chairman in the year 2000. Akshay holds Masters’ Degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.