Jeff Clarke joined Mondee's Board of Directors effective September 14, 2023. Mr. Clarke brings a wealth of experience in the technology sector, including a deep-rooted history in the travel industry, which is set to greatly benefit the Mondee team. He is also a seasoned board member, having served on the boards of major corporations such as Orbitz Worldwide, Red Hat, Autodesk, FTD Group, Eastman Kodak, Ellipsis Health, Columbia Care, Generate Life Sciences, Docker, Inc., Compuware and Travelport. Clarke, a pioneer in e-commerce, has close to 20 years of experience in global distribution in the travel industry, including as CEO and Chairman of Travelport and Chairman of Orbitz. During his decade long tenure, Clarke led Travelport through a transformation that shaped the company into becoming a leader in the Global Distribution Systems industry. As Chairman of Orbitz Worldwide, he contributed to the company’s prominence as a leading online travel agency, enabling its successful merger into Expedia. His wealth of experience in both B2B and B2C travel distribution, gives him a unique perspective on the current challenges and opportunities shaping the travel industry. Currently, Clarke is serving as Interim CEO at Doxim, a customer communications management and engagement technology provider. In his career spanning over four decades, Clarke has held numerous C-suite roles within the technology, travel, and services industries, including leading industry players such as Hewlett-Packard, CA Technologies, FTD, Eastman Kodak and Compaq Computer.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Founder
Prasad Gundumogula is the co-founder of Mondee and has been serving as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since 2015. Mr. Gundumogula will serve as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of New Mondee. Under his stewardship, Mondee has emerged as a rapid-growth travel technology company and market place with a portfolio of globally recognized brands, grown substantially in revenue, and executed some key strategic acquisitions that expanded the portfolio to fuel future growth. Prior to his current role, Mr. Gundumogula served as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Technology Officer of Mondee, where he crafted Mondee's vision, as well as played foundational roles in executing this vision. Prior to Mondee's founding, Mr. Gundumogula was the Founder and CEO of Explore Trip Inc, where he pioneered a world-class system-based travel technology solution and state-of-the-art content hub platform. Previously, Mr. Gundumogula founded Metaminds Global Solutions, where he created highly scalable logistics systems and Artificial & Business Intelligence based solutions that added value to companies such as Lowe's and Mercedes Benz. Mr. Gundumogula is a seasoned entrepreneur with an excellent track record of founding multiple transformative ventures and nurturing them from startups to multi-millions dollar businesses. Mr. Gundumogula holds both a master's degree and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Andhra University. We believe Mr. Gundumogula is qualified to serve as a director of New Mondee due to his experience in the industry and deep knowledge of the Company as its founder.