Sebastien Touraine is head of the IATA ONE Order initiative, which aims to modernize the order, delivery and accounting processes in the airline industry. After developing the vision behind IATA’s NDC standard, he leads now this ambitious industry transformation program that will streamline many industry processes, enabling the air travel industry to innovate further. He joined IATA in 2005 in the consulting division before managing the implementation of the EMD standard.
Prior to that, he worked at Swiss International Air Lines in Zurich in the network planning and pricing and revenue management departments. He started his career as a pricing analyst at Air France and as an intern with United Airlines in Chicago. Mr. Touraine holds a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from École Nationale de l’Aviation Civile in Toulouse, France.