President & CEO
Clear Sky Associates
Ellen Keszler is a travel industry veteran, who currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Clear Sky Associates, a management and strategy consulting firm focused on the technology and travel industries. She also sits on the advisory boards of OLSET, Evocalize, Routehappy, Zoom and Go, Sojern, Traxo, Farelogix, and PROS Pricing. Keszler previously served as president of Travelocity after holding a variety of positions at the Sabre. A nationally recognized travel industry expert, Keszler serves as a business mentor/advisor helping early and late stage companies primarily in the travel technology industry.
Keszler believes “there is a real role for helping corporations normalize data on the back end, and get actionable information used to make decisions and for negotiating better deals. Big data is still really important, and the travel management companies seem to be well-positioned to facilitate that.”