AI-powered travel app Mezi has appointed Johnny Thorsen as VP of travel strategy and partnerships to help expand the company’s growth in the corporate travel sector.
He joins from SAP Mobile Services where he was senior director. He also served as CEO and CO-founder of global travel industry cloud-based mobile communications platform Contgo. The company was acquired by Concur in March 2013, where Thorsen went on to serve as senior director of strategy and product marketing for Concur Risk Messaging.
“We’ve experienced phenomenal growth within the travel sector and found that more than 30 percent of our users turn to Mezi to book and manage their corporate travel needs,” said Swapnil Shinde, CEO and co-founder of Mezi. “As we continue to grow the business, we’re constantly looking for ways to expand the product and reach new users. Johnny’s rich industry experience is a massive asset to the business as we continue our growth and evolution in the industry, and we’re thrilled to welcome him aboard at team Mezi.”