Matthew Sheble brings over 25 years of leadership experience in implementing business strategies in a variety of industries. Prior to LAMINAAR, Matthew was Managing Principal with CA-Advisors, a founding partner and Corporate Director with GoCar Tours and held executive roles with TAG Aviation USA/ Jet Direct Aviation, Flight Partners Group and Solairus Aviation.
Matthew holds a BS degree in Aviation from San Jose State University with a minor in Business. He is a commercial pilot and a certified flight instructor (CFI) and frequently lectures in Aviation Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
As the Chief Innovation Officer Kunal is responsible for leading Laminaar’s adoption of future technologies, product innovation and new product development for the company to champion evolving technology eco systems and introduce them to the aviation world.
Kunal started his career at Air Deccan, India’s first low cost airline which operated 40 aircraft to 52 destinations and flew eight million passengers annually. There he was responsible for identifying, evaluating, onboarding and adoption of technology to manage operational disruptions.
Later he joined Laminaar – then Sheorey Digital Systems – where over the last decade he held several senior roles as a people and innovation leader. As a product leader for optimization products, Kunal pioneered the software-as-service (SAAS) business model of delivering decision support software on cloud besides establishing the analytics software product development team. Later, as the CTO he set up a cross-functional technology team in Singapore, drafted processes and policies for technology collaboration and alignment across company subsidiaries. He was also responsible for establishing R&D partnerships with US academia for optimization solutions design and development.
Kunal earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai. He also attended the MIT Sloan MSX program at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Luis Meza brings to the Americas team over 19 years of experience in both airlines and technology. Starting his career at the American Airlines Maintenance & Engineering group, Luis joined Sabre Airline Solutions, later, as an IT Project Manager, eventually becoming a Senior Operations Consultant. His diverse client engagements included projects with Europe Airport (currently ASL Airlines), Air Mauritius, Atlas Global Airlines, Japan Airlines, Virgin America, Azul Brazilian, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and Egypt Air.
A PMP and Lean Sigma certified professional, Luis holds an MBA in International Business from Phoenix University, plus, an MBA in Human Resources with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration that he earned from Universidad Regiomontana in Monterrey, Mexico.