Passkey.com, Inc., the leading processor of group hotel reservations for the $96.4 billion meetings and conventions industry, announced that Greg Pesik is the company`s new President and CEO.
Pesik was most recently the group vice president of transport, travel and hospitality at Manugistics, Inc. (Nasdaq: MANU), specializing in pricing and revenue management services. Passkey`s prior CEO, Roger Paradis, becomes Executive Chairman of the Board.
Pesik brings extensive hospitality and travel experience to Passkey. He played a key role at Talus Solutions, which was acquired by Manugistics late last year, where as senior vice president he lead the global sales strategy and business development activities for the transport, travel, and hospitality industry vertical. During his tenure, Pesik helped position the company as the leading provider of profit optimization technologies and orchestrated Talus Solution`s move into new industries such as gaming. Before joining Passkey, Pesik oversaw an industry portfolio that included hotels, passenger airlines, cruise lines, cargo, ocean shipping, rail, trucking, and rental cars.
Prior to Talus Solutions, Pesik was vice president and director of business development at Aeronomics, Inc. where he first entered the field of yield and revenue management software. He has also held lead consulting and management positions for Andersen Consulting and KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP, both in the fields of hospitality and travel. He is known on the international industry lecture circuit as an expert in travel and hospitality technology, revenue management and operations and holds both an MBA from Cornell University, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree from the Cornell School of Hotel Administration.