Keynote Speaker: Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Air Lines
As CEO of Delta Air Lines, Ed Bastian leads a team of 80,000 global professionals that is building the world’s premier international airline, powered by a people‐driven, customer-focused culture and spirit of innovation. Under his leadership, Delta is transforming the air travel experience with generational investments in technology, aircraft, airport facilities and, most importantly, Delta’s employees worldwide.
A 20‐year Delta veteran, Bastian has been a critical leader in Delta’s long‐term strategy and champion of putting Delta’s shared values of honesty, integrity, respect, perseverance and servant leadership at the core of every decision. Since being named Delta’s CEO in May 2016, he has expanded Delta’s leading position as the world’s most reliable airline while growing its global footprint and enhancing the customer experience in the air and on the ground. During his tenure as CEO, Delta has become the world’s most awarded airline, having been named the Wall Street Journal’s top U.S. airline; Fortune’s most admired airline worldwide; the most on‐time global airline by FlightGlobal; a Glassdoor Employee’s Choice company and more.