Business Executive and Investor in Washington, DC
Ben Baldanza is the owner and investor of Diemacher, LLC. He is on the board of two highly innovative airlines: WOW Air (Iceland) and Odyssey Airlines (UK). He also serves as a consultant to Spirit Airlines and IndiGo Airlines (India). Ben balances this work with hisadjunct professorship in the Economics Department of George Mason University. He is also an operating partner in the Connor Capital Transport Opportunities fund.
Prior to this, Ben had a long and storied history in the airline industry. He has held roles at American Airlines, Northwest Airlines, United Parcel Service (Atlanta, GA), Continental Airlines, the Taca Group, and US Airways. Ben's devotion to disruptive strategies and full-scale turnarounds has led to major recognition by the media (US newspapers, radio, and TV news shows).