Q&A Profiles

APEX in Profile: Celie Navatel

APEX in Profile: Celie Navatel

Celie Navatel Vice-President of Development Program Management Thales InFlyt Experience Born and raised in France, Celie joined Thales as an intern during her last year of engineering school. She has held several roles at the company including as system engineer, sales… Read more

APEX in Profile: Dodo Su

Dodo Su Product Manager China Southern Airlines Dodo is currently taking charge of in-flight entertainment and connectivity software definition at China Southern Airlines, where she has also worked on market analysis, tourism product design and cabin configuration. She holds a… Read more

APEX in Profile: Weiwei He

Weiwei He Head of China Business Tangerine Weiwei is a designer and project manager at tangerine, an international strategic design consultancy with a strong focus on customer experience. She designed a best-selling mobile handset that brought one client’s market share… Read more

APEX in Profile: Shankar Velusamy

Shankar Velusamy Co-founder and CTO Ackila Shankar has 20 years of experience in in-flight entertainment (IFE) and extensive knowledge of major IFE and connectivity systems. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Cal Poly Pomona and is… Read more

APEX in Profile: Denise Poole

Denise Poole CEO AMI Inflight and AMI Wines Denise is passionate about food and travel, and has managed to combine the two in a career spanning 38 years. During her 22 years with AMI Group, she and her team have… Read more

APEX in Profile: Ian Shergold

Ian Shergold Vice-President, Global Sales and Marketing Carlisle Interconnect Technologies Ian leads the sales and marketing department at CarlisleIT, where he is responsible for $800 million in global sales. Having previously served in general management positions in the industry, Ian… Read more

APEX in Profile: Grace Lau

Grace Lau Acquisition and Distribution Director Emphasis Video Entertainment Grace started at Hong Kong-based Emphasis Video Entertainment, a supplier of Asian film and short feature programming for worldwide airlines, as a part-time receptionist, straight out of university, 17 years ago…. Read more

APEX in Profile: Mark Rasmussen

Mark Rasmussen Vice-President and General Manager, Mobility Intelsat Mark leads Intelsat’s Mobility business unit, which offers global satellite-based solutions for the aviation, maritime and connected transportation markets. With Intelsat, Mark has more than 13 years of experience in the mobility… Read more

APEX in Profile: David Dicko

David Dicko CEO SkyLights David began his career as an airline pilot, flying Airbus A320s and Boeing 777s for Air France. He then joined the airline’s management, taking roles in marketing, and corporate strategy and innovation. After 10 years, he… Read more