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EVP Business Development
Klaus Schonewald

Klaus serves as the Executive Vice President of Business Development. With over two decades of experience in line management and consulting across multiple functional areas, he is dedicated to driving sales and revenue growth. Klaus aims to support client partners in consistently achieving their business objectives. His global expertise spans Business Development, Technology, Finance, Product, Strategy, and Operations. Klaus excels at devising integrated solutions that align both internal and external stakeholders to address business challenges effectively.

Having witnessed the transformative power of travel, Klaus is passionate about the travel industry and the technology that enables travel and hospitality companies to enrich lives. His work promotes smiles, lifelong memories, cultural awareness, and the benefits of diversity.

Klaus has worked with a range of companies, from startups to Fortune 100 firms, including American Airlines Group, Sabre Holdings, and EY. He holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Muenster School of Business and Economics in Germany. Klaus is also committed to giving back to the community, having contributed over 15 years as a mentor and teacher with Junior Achievement, the University of Muenster Alumni, and HEDNA Future Leadership.