Xavier Lagardère is the Lufthansa Group Chief Data Officer, leading the airline group´s transformation towards a Data-centric company.
As a travel & transportation executive he holds board-level roles in travel startups such as Hopper, the #1 most downloaded travel app in North America.
His previous roles include leading the Lufthansa Group´s airline retailing and payments unit as the Group Head of Distribution; managing Groupon´s travel business in France as well as product development and R&D roles with tech giants Amadeus and HP.
A French national, Xavier holds a MBA from INSEAD and a Master´s Degree in Computer Science from the Grenoble National Superior School of Applied Mathematics and Informatics.
Speaker of the following session:
Lufthansa – AI at scale: Becoming a data-fueled airline across core business processes