SALT LAKE CITY, UT—Feb. 21, 2019—J.B. Walsh has joined Christopherson Business Travel as the new Chief Technology Officer. Walsh brings with him a 20-year track record of technology leadership and software development expertise.
“Christopherson has an extensive technology roadmap,” said Mike Cameron, CEO of Christopherson. “J.B. has the travel technology experience that will enable us to scale up our software development team and take AirPortal, our industry-leading technology platform, to the next level.”
“There are so many opportunities to innovate at Christopherson,” Walsh said. “Additionally, the company has a proven history of growth with a strong leadership team, strong values, and a clear vision for the future. Technology is an integral part of that vision and I look forward to being a part of developing the tools that will differentiate Christopherson even further.”
Most recently, Walsh was Vice President of Development Delivery Practices at Amadeus IT Group. Prior to Amadeus, he led development teams at Accenture and Navitaire, the latter providing the technology platform that operates more than sixty airlines globally.
“Strong teams are the foundation for any type of success,” Walsh added. “I look forward to building a team and creating an environment in which we can tackle whatever we as a company can dream up.”
About Christopherson Business Travel
Christopherson Business Travel, headquartered in Salt Lake City, is the independently-owned leader in business travel management and digital travel tools. With 480 team members in 40 full-service and on-site locations across the U.S., the company supported $682 million in annual travel bookings in 2018.
Christopherson provides corporate travel services to more than 1,000 companies and organizations. It is both a woman-owned company and an affiliate of BCD Travel, the leading provider of global travel logistics.