Eric Leopold

Director, Transformation for Financial and Distribution Services, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Eric Leopold is the director, transformation for financial and distribution services at the International Air Transport Association (IATA). His team leads the transformation agenda for the air travel industry, including change programs and industry standards. His current programs include New Distribution Capability (NDC), ONE Order, NewGen ISS, and Transparency in Payment. In his role, Leopold champions the “digital airline vision,“ enabling airlines to be digital retailers and efficient financial organizations supported by an industry innovation ecosystem.

Leopold joined IATA in 2005 to focus on the passenger experience at the airport. Prior to IATA, he held management roles in the publishing and IT industries in the United States and in France. He holds a master’s of science degree in electrical engineering and computer science and a master’s of business administration.


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