Kiwi.com appoints Gisele Mast as Chief Product Officer
2 December 2021 – Kiwi.com, the leading travel-tech company, has appointed Gisele Mast as Chief Product Officer. She brings with her vast experience in global product management and product development roles, specializing in building businesses and organizations. She has built and led B2C, B2B2C, and B2B travel industry product strategies across flights, ground transport and accommodation within companies such as Booking.com, Priceline, and TripAdvisor.
“I’m extremely excited to welcome Gisele on board. Her deep expertise in building great products loved by the customers is exactly what we need now. Kiwi.com is gearing up for massive growth over the coming years and Gisele will be an essential part of our success,” said CEO and Co-founder of Kiwi.com, Oliver Dlouhý.
Gisele Mast added, “I am thrilled to be joining Kiwi.com as CPO. Oliver and team have created value in an innovative way by providing a technology based approach to comprehensive travel options and I look forward to working with the team to continue the aim of disrupting the industry to bring customers greater choice.”
Prior to joining Kiwi.com, Mast was Chief Product Officer at Kinly, a leading provider of collaboration products and services. She has also held the roles of Director of New Segments at Booking.com, Vice President of Product at Priceline and Director of Product at TripAdvisor, amongst others.
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Kiwi.com is a leading travel tech company headquartered in the Czech Republic, employing over 1,000 people worldwide. Kiwi.com’s innovative Virtual Interlining algorithm allows users to combine flights across legacy and low-cost airlines into one single itinerary. Kiwi.com performs 2 billion price checks per day across 95% of global flight content enabling customers to find better route options and prices other search engines can’t see. Fifty million searches are carried out every day on Kiwi.com’s website and over 25,000 seats are sold daily.
Carol Barnes, Head of Global Communications, Kiwi.com