SOURCE: Boxever


February 09, 2016 10:00 ET

Boxever Appoints David Kern to Drive Global Expansion

Following Recent Funding, Leading Data Science Company Expands Global Leadership

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwired - Feb 9, 2016) - Boxever, the leader in data science and omni-channel personalization for airlines and travel companies, has hired David Kern as vice president, global sales. Kern, who will be tasked with driving the company's continued global expansion, joins Boxever following sales leadership positions at Episerver, KeyedIn and Epicor.

"The travel industry is hungry for solutions that will help drive personalization and ultimately improve customer experience," said Dave O'Flanagan, CEO and co-founder of Boxever. "Boxever's platform positions our company to lead the data science revolution in travel. David will build on our recent successes in the Americas and continue to drive sales globally."

Prior to joining Boxever, Kern served as vice president of sales at Episerver, where he was instrumental in generating a 72 percent increase in total revenue. In his first year on the executive team at Ektron, a customer experience management platform later acquired by Episerver, Kern helped the company grow its global revenue by 45 percent.

Boxever recently announced its $12M series B funding, financed by Polaris Partners, Frontline Ventures and others, with additional debt funding from Silicon Valley Bank. The investment is being used to support Boxever's strategic growth initiatives, including expansion of sales and customer support in North America. Kern, who will head up global sales from Boxever's New York office, is the first in a series of hires planned in the region.

"Boxever is helping travel brands differentiate themselves by offering their customers relevant, personalized experiences across every channel in real-time," said David Kern, vice president, global sales of Boxever. "My passion and experience supports this company's vision, and I'm looking forward to using my expertise to enable companies to realize significant value and return from their investment in the Boxever platform."

In addition to its latest round of funding, Boxever continues to grow at a rapid pace globally. The company achieved 463 percent compound revenue growth over the last period, and added a significant number of leading global travel brands to its customer base, including Emirates, Cebu Pacific, Alitalia, AeroMexico, Brussels Airlines and Aer Lingus

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Boxever is the leader in data science and omni-channel personalization solutions for airlines and travel companies. Boxever's Customer Intelligence Cloud enables travel marketers to build a 360 degree view of every customer and apply predictive analytics and machine learning to automatically create personalized, one-to-one marketing experiences that lead to higher conversion rates, increased revenue and truly differentiated customer experiences. Boxever's platform represents a new class of enterprise IT and enables digital transformation within airlines and travel organizations. Today, leading travel brands from all across the globe -- including Emirates, Air New Zealand, eDreams ODIGEO, Cebu Pacific, Alitalia, AeroMexico, Brussels Airlines, and Aer Lingus -- rely on Boxever to help acquire, convert and retain customers. The company is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter @Boxever.