Former Qlik Executive Will Drive Growth for Data Science Company as it Scales Globally
Dublin, Ireland – [May 18, 2016] – Boxever, the leader in data science and omni-channel personalization for airlines and travel companies, hired John Callan as vice president of marketing. Callan, a product marketing and analytics expert with more than 15 years of experience, joins Boxever following marketing leadership positions at Qlik, TIBCO Spotfire and PTC.
“Boxever is using innovative technologies in artificial intelligence and data-driven marketing to help travel providers power personalized interactions with each of their customers,” said Dave O’Flanagan, CEO and co-founder of Boxever. “John believes in our vision and his track record in marketing speaks for itself. He helped grow Qlik from a desktop and small workgroup personal analytics provider to a full-fledged enterprise-wide visual analytics platform.”
In his role, Callan will help bring Boxever’s vision to transform the travel experience by putting customers at the center of everything to an even broader audience across the globe, helping the company achieve its aggressive growth targets as it continues to scale. During his tenure at Qlik, Callan served as senior director of global product marketing, and revenue grew from $160 million to $600 million.
“Analytics, data science and personalized marketing are all on the agenda of C-level executives in every industry,” said Callan. “Boxever is disrupting the travel industry and delivering what the market needs, while also delighting customers in the process—I’m excited to be part of the company’s continued growth.”
In Q1, Boxever announced its $12M series B funding, financed by Polaris Partners, Frontline Ventures and others, with additional debt funding from Silicon Valley Bank. The investment is funding several strategic growth initiatives, including expansion of sales and customer support in North America. Boxever has a number of leading global travel brands to its customer base, including Emirates, Air New Zealand, Cebu Pacific, Alitalia, AeroMexico, Tiger Air and Aer Lingus.
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Boxever is the leader in data science and omni-channel personalization solutions for airlines and travel companies. Boxever’s Customer Intelligence Cloud enables travel marketers to build a 360 degree view of every customer and apply predictive analytics and artificial intelligence to automatically create personalized, one-to-one marketing experiences that lead to higher conversion rates, increased revenue and truly differentiated customer experiences. Boxever’s platform enables digital transformation within airlines and travel organizations. Today, leading travel brands from all across the globe – including Emirates, Air New Zealand, eDreams ODIGEO, Cebu Pacific, Alitalia, AeroMexico, Brussels Airlines, and Aer Lingus – rely on Boxever to help acquire, convert and retain customers. The company is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Learn more at www.boxever.com or follow us on Twitter @Boxever.