Head of Research & Development, Amadeus North America, Inc.
Rashesh Jethi, heads up the Amadeus Research & Development (R&D) teams for the Americas. In this role, he leads multiple R&D teams in North and South America responsible for the development and delivery of software platforms and products across all of Amadeus’ business lines and travel industry customers.
Rashesh has a track record in building technology teams and solutions for the telecommunications, finance and travel industries. He has worked in both global and start-up environments, including some of the world’s leading airlines and travel management companies such as American Airlines, Lufthansa and American Express.
Prior to joining Amadeus, Rashesh was with Cisco Systems as the portfolio management and marketing leader for Cisco Services across multiple growth areas of virtualization, cloud computing, collaboration and cybersecurity. Previously he was the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer of Visage Mobile, a San Francisco-based SaaS platform for mobile virtual network operators. Rashesh has also held technology management roles at Wells Fargo Bank, NorthPoint Communications and Virgin Mobile.
Rashesh holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from The University of Alabama, and has completed the Executive Education Program in Marketing from the London Business School. He has served as a visiting faculty member for technology and operations courses and holds a patent in the area of web services.