John Barry, Senior Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing:
He joined the company in 2010 to lead the launch of the MRO IT software solution Alkym in the EMEA region. John now heads up the global Sales Team promoting the full aviation software suite from Seabury Solutions. Along with the MRO Software, the aviation suite includes a Safety Management System and Route Profitability Software. His industry expertise of over 28 years includes senior roles within Airlines and MRO companies, as well as time spent as independent aviation IT consultant.
Upon leaving college in 1990, he joined the training program at Shannon Aerospace where his aviation career began. As an Avionic Licensed Engineer he gained operational experience in base and line maintenance with Shannon Aerospace (now Lufthansa Technics Shannon) and subsequently Ryanair.
As Senior Avionics Specialist involved in the formation of the Engineering Department with Air France subsidiary, CityJet, projects included the initial selection and set up of the MRO IT system and associated processes. As General Manager Engineering with EUJet he was involved the aviation IT selection and implantation process throughout the Technical Department. As Managing Director and Founder of aviation IT consultancy firm Bridge Aviation he advised airlines and vendors on aviation IT sales, selection and project management.
Mr Barry graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) with a (Hons) Bachelor of Business (Aviation & Transport Management). He also holds an EASA B1 / B2 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Licence