AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Mondee Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: MOND) (“Mondee” or the “Company”), the high-growth travel technology company and marketplace with a portfolio of globally recognized platforms in the corporate and leisure travel sectors, today announced the appointment of Jeff Clarke as its Board of Directors. The independent appointment takes effect on September 14, 2023, following the unanimous election of the company’s board of directors.
Mr. Clarke brings a wealth of experience in the technology sector, including a deeply rooted history in the travel industry, which will greatly benefit the Mondee team. He is also an experienced board member, having served on the boards of major corporations such as Orbitz Worldwide, Red Hat, Autodesk, FTD Group, Eastman Kodak, Ellipsis Health, Columbia Care, Generate Life Sciences, Docker, Inc., Compuware and Travelport. .
A pioneer in e-commerce, Clarke has nearly 20 years of global distribution experience in the travel industry, including as CEO and president of Travelport and president of Orbitz. During his decade-long tenure, Clarke led Travelport through a transformation that transformed the company into a leader in the global distribution systems industry.
As president of Orbitz Worldwide, he contributed to the company’s prominence as a leading online travel agency, enabling its successful merger with Expedia. His extensive experience in B2B and B2C travel distribution gives him a unique perspective on the current challenges and opportunities shaping the travel industry.
Clarke currently serves as interim CEO at Doxim, a provider of customer communications management and engagement technology. In his career spanning more than four decades, Clarke has held numerous senior management positions within the technology, travel and service industries, including leading industry players such as Hewlett-Packard, CA Technologies, FTD, Eastman Kodak and Compaq Computer. .
“With Jeff’s exceptional leadership, deep experience in travel, technology and services, as well as his unwavering commitment to innovation, we are honored to have him join our Board of Directors,” said Prasad Gundumogula, Chairman, CEO and Founder. by Mondee. “His track record of success in B2B and B2C roles throughout his career will benefit Mondee as we continue to further disrupt the traditional travel industry with our powerful proprietary AI technology and our fast-growing travel marketplace.” “.
Clarke commented on his election to the Board: “Mondee has been leading the way in redefining travel experiences with technology for everyone and I am excited to be part of that change by joining the Mondee Board. Mondee’s commitment to innovation, customer-centricity and reshaping the travel industry is in perfect alignment with my passion for driving change and growth. “I look forward to working with Prasad and the Mondee team as we continue to accelerate progress to revolutionize the travel industry.”
Founded in 2011, Mondee is a travel technology company and modern travel marketplace based in Austin, Texas. The company operates 17 offices in the United States and Canada and has primary operations in India, Thailand and Greece. Mondee is driving change in the corporate and leisure travel sectors through its wide range of innovative solutions. Available both as an app and via the web, the company’s platform processes more than 50 million searches daily and generates substantial transactional volume annually. Mondee Marketplace includes access to Abhi, the most powerful and fully integrated AI travel planning assistant on the market. Its network includes approximately 65,000 leisure travel advisors, freelancers and influencers, more than 500 airlines and more than one million hotels and vacation rentals, 30,000 rental car pick-up locations and more than 50 cruise lines. The company also offers packaged solutions and ancillary offerings that serve a global customer base. For more information about Mondee, visit: mondee.com.