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LEADERSHIP
Phil Callow

Phil Callow

Chief Executive Officer

Phil joined OAG as CEO in January 2012. He is passionate about data and digital products and brings a wealth of media experience and expertise with a track record of managing complex change, finding innovative customer-led solutions to drive business transformation.

Since joining OAG, Phil has led the business to continued growth and driven product and technological innovation to ensure OAG can meet the ever changing needs to the traveller.  The launch of its market leading Analytics suite in 2012, cemented OAG as a leader in digital air travel intelligence.

Mike Benjamin

Mike Benjamin

Chief Technology Officer

Mike has over 30 years of experience in aviation, travel, technology, and business development. After completing his education at MIT, he held several leadership positions during the first years in his career, and then took over leadership of FlightView, a US-based day-of-travel information and technology provider. Mike joined OAG via the FlightView acquisition in January 2015.

In his current role as Chief Technology Officer at OAG, Mike works with airlines, airports, and travel providers to utilize data-driven solutions to plan more profitable routes, improve customer satisfaction, and operate more efficiently.

Ben Hollins

Ben Hollins

Chief Operating Officer

Ben Hollins joined OAG as Chief Operating Officer in May 2018, and is responsible for all aspects of the operational infrastructure which supports OAG’s new solution development, continuous improvement plans and ambitious growth objectives in the travel technology ecosystem.

Ben brings a wealth of experience from a career focussed on the business information sector, which he is bringing to bear on project and process governance, enhancing internal systems performance, co-ordinating overall strategy, and his particular passion of driving talent and culture development.

Simon Howard

Simon Howard

Global Sales Director

Simon joined OAG in March 2013 and is responsible for all commercial revenues generated by OAG’s sales teams in the UK, US, China, Singapore and Japan. He is passionate about all things digital and has a track record for leading and transforming teams to generate consistent high performance.

Simon is driving growth by helping customers and prospects make the most of OAG’s market-leading schedules data, flight status data and analytics tools to ensure customers make the right decisions about product choices and proposition.

Matt Plose

Matt Plose

Chief Finance Officer

Matt has held the post of CFO since February 2011 and is responsible for both the Finance and Legal functions of OAG globally. He has been involved in a number of acquisitions, disposals and product launches and has extensive experience in business reengineering.

Previously, Matt spent seven years at UBM, holding a number of senior finance roles, latterly as Divisional Finance Director. In this role, he helped lead and support the growth of UBM Live globally, and was responsible for managing teams located in Europe, North America and South America.

Vipul Nakum

Vipul Nakum

Chief Product Officer

Joining OAG in February 2018, Vipul brings more than 25 years of experience creating value for B2B information businesses. Vipul oversees product strategy, vision and innovation with a passion to deliver value to OAG’s customers across the air travel ecosystem. He is responsible for both new solution development and continuous improvement to OAG’s existing product lines.

Vipul brings a track record of successfully executing P&L growth and customer retention strategies through leadership in product management, development, strategy, marketing and sales of data and analytical solutions.