Derek Sharp has global responsibility for Travelport’s commercial relationships with airlines and rail suppliers. In this role, he leads a worldwide team of sales, business development and operations experts focused on expanding and improving upon the company’s value proposition to the supplier community. In addition, Derek also manages Travelport’s airline IT solutions business, which delivers hosting and IT solutions to airlines around the world. Derek joined Travelport in 2010 from EDS/HP where he held numerous senior roles in the US, Europe and Asia in strategic sales, corporate development and major account management. Prior to EDS/HP, Derek worked as a management consultant with Bain & Company and as an international account executive with United Parcel Services (UPS). He has a BA in Political Science from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Derek lives in London with his wife, Missy, and their two children.