Kathie Lia has joined iJET Intelligent Risk Systems as Vice
President of Travel Partnerships.
In this newly created position, Lia will be responsible for developing
and maintaining relationships with travel industry partners and creating
effective risk management solutions for the travel industry.
Lia joins iJET after more than 16 years with some of the biggest names
in the airline and travel industries, including Carlson Wagonlit Travel,
Maritz and TWA. Most recently she served as Global Product Director,
Safety and Security at Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the world’s
second-largest travel management company. At CWT, Lia developed,
launched and managed CWT Guardian, the company’s suite of travel safety
and security products.
“With her talent and credentials, Kathie is a great addition to the iJET
team,” said Marty Pfinsgraff, iJET COO. “Her travel and risk management
experience will benefit our industry partners as well as our customers.”
Prior to Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Lia was director of technology
marketing for Maritz. Lia has held a number of other key positions in
travel technology, marketing and sales. She holds dual B.A. degrees from
the University of Kansas in Personnel Administration and Political