Revenue Management and Operations Research Expert to Contribute to Vision and Strategy of Talus Solutions
ATLANTA—Talus Solutions, Inc., world leader in pricing and revenue management products and services, today announced the appointment of Thomas M. Cook, chief executive officer of TCI, an international consulting company specializing in transportation information technology and decision support, to its board of directors.
Prior to creating TCI, Cook was president of Sabre Technology Solutions, a billion-dollar information technology services business specializing in travel and transportation. During his 17-year career with Sabre’s parent company, AMR Corporation, Cook held a number of senior executive positions with American Airlines and founded American Airlines Decision Technologies, which later became Sabre Decision Technologies.
“Tom Cook has played an integral role in shaping pricing and revenue management technology in the travel and transportation industries,” said Tom Madison, president and chief executive officer, Talus Solutions, Inc. “We are honored that Tom has accepted a position on our board of directors and look forward to his significant contribution.”
Cook was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering and cited for his “leadership in advancing operations research and decision-support technologies within the transportation industry.” He is the past president of The Institute of Management Sciences as well as the Airline Group of the International Federation of Operations Research Societies (AGIFORS). He is also associate editor of Operations Research, Transportation Science, and Interfaces.
“As a long-time advocate and participant in the pricing and revenue management market, I am very pleased to have the opportunity to work with Talus Solutions,” said Cook. “Clearly an industry leader, Talus Solutions has impressed me with their commitment to maintain their leadership position in the travel, transport and hospitality industries while successfully expanding into a variety of new markets.”
Cook joins Talus Solutions’ distinguished board of directors, including John W. Alden, Former Vice Chairman, United Parcel Service; J. Michael Cline, Partner, Accretive Technology Partners; Mark Dzialga, Managing Partner, General Atlantic Partners; Tom Tinsley, Managing Partner, General Atlantic Partners; Esther Dyson, Chairman, EDventure Holdings, Inc.; Charles A. Johnson, General Partner, Noro-Moseley Partners; Tom Madison, President and CEO, Talus Solutions and Bob Cross, Chairman, Talus Solutions.
Talus Solutions, Inc. provides sophisticated software and services that enable companies to achieve growth by winning new customers and increasing revenue and profit from existing customers. Focused on improving revenues and profits for its customers, Talus Solutions products are unique in their ability to analyze historical information, predict consumer behavior and provide automated optimization of pricing designed to maximize revenues and profits. Talus Solutions products and services optimize prices through all sales channels including direct sales, intermediaries and e-commerce.
As the world’s leading provider of Pricing and Revenue Management software, Talus Solutions has a primarily Fortune 500 customer base that covers a broad range of industries including travel, transport and hospitality, telecommunications, computer and network manufacturing and distribution, office equipment, automotive, and e-commerce.
Headquartered in Atlanta with offices in Silicon Valley and London, Talus Solutions offers innovative software systems that have delivered billions of dollars in incremental revenue and profits to its customers. More information about Talus Solutions is available at www.TalusSolutions.com.