Director of Flight Operations Technology
Daniel O'Donnell is currently the Director of Flight Operations Technology at United Airlines. He is responsible for developing, managing and implementing all avionics-related retrofit and forward fit programs. Dan has a wealth of industry expertise in Communications, Navigation, Surveillance and Air Traffic Management technologies. He is a member of the Airlines for America Airline (A4A) Airline Operations Committee, leader of the Tablet EFB Task Force and a member of the Jeppesen EFB Customer Advisory Board. During his tenure with United Airlines, he has held a number of leadership positions in Flight Operations, Safety, and within United Express.
Prior to United Airlines, Mr. O’Donnell was employed with Boeing Company in planning, scheduling and forecasting positions. Further, he has experience with major airlines, regional airlines, corporate, military and general aviation.
Dan holds a Master's degree in Business and a Bachelor's degree in Aviation Management. He is also a Certified Quality Auditor with ISO 9001:2000 lead auditor accreditation. Dan is a Certified Flight Instructor with a Commercial and Multi-Engine Instrument rating. He has completed training in several Very Light Jets and has earned his Embraer Phenom 100 Jet Type Rating.