Keynote Speaker: Robin Hayes

President and Chief Executive Officer, JetBlue

Robin Hayes is President & Chief Executive Officer of JetBlue Airways, New York’s Hometown Airline™ and one of the world’s most acclaimed airlines.

He joined JetBlue in 2008 and served as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer until becoming President of the airline in January 2014. In February, 2015 he was appointed as JetBlue’s third Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to joining JetBlue, Robin was British Airways Executive Vice President for The Americas. Over the span of a wide-ranging 19-year career with British airways, he also served as Area General Manager for Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. 

He serves on the board of governors of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Wings Club as well as the board of directors for British American Business and Make-A-Wish Connecticut.

Robin is a graduate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Bath in the United Kingdom. He received a BSc and Master’s in Engineering from the university.