Mike McGearty joined CarTrawler as COO in 2006 when the business was still in its infancy. Under his leadership, CarTrawler has consistently recorded high double digit year on year growth which has been recognised by numerous travel and technology industry accolades. As well as developing a robust and expanding business, Mike has successfully led CarTrawler through the successful completion of two major private equity investments and the acquisition of the online assets of Holiday Autos from Lastminute.com.
A qualified Chartered Management Accountant, prior to joining CarTrawler Mike worked for eWare a leading developer of CRM software which was acquired by the software accounting giant, SAGE plc. Mike also worked at POINT information Systems, a CRM provider, which was acquired by S1.
Bobby Healy is an experienced inventor and technology entrepreneur specialising in booking engine software. He joined CarTrawler in 2005 having begun his career building computer games for Nintendo at 16 years of age.
Prior to joining CarTrawler, Bobby founded Eland Technologies which he later sold to airline technology giant SITA and remained as CTO until 2005. His booking solutions are now in use by 80% of the world’s top 20 airlines.
Bobby continues to be an avid computer programmer and is a frequent speaker on the international circuit on subjects related to technology in the airline industry, ancillary revenue and online distribution.
Aileen McCormack is CarTrawler’s Chief Commercial Officer. In this role, Aileen overseas growth and commercial success in all aspects of business development worldwide including sales, marketing, strategic business and partner management.
Aileen has been part of CarTrawler’s senior leadership team since 2012 having previously held key management roles within the Commercial Team including Head of Strategic Business Development and most recently, Director of Strategic Business. Prior to joining CarTrawler, Aileen was Deputy Head of Ancillary Revenue at Ryanair.
During her time at CarTrawler, Aileen has been instrumental in the significant growth and expansion of CarTrawler’s airline partnerships and developed significant expertise in ancillary revenue and income generation for travel businesses outside of their core revenue model.
She is a graduate of Dublin Institute of Technology and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in International Selling.
Gillian French has been part of the senior leadership team at CarTrawler since 2007. She joined the company during its infancy and has since developed a deep understanding of the business having worked across numerous functions. Of particular note has been Gillian’s development and ongoing championing of the values and culture that have become synonymous with CarTrawler and that have helped the company establish a reputation as a top employer in Dublin’s competitive employment marketplace.
In November 2013, Gillian was appointed to the Executive Board as Chief People Officer. She has responsibility for supporting company growth through specialist team resourcing, training and development. She also leads a team of over 200 people in CarTrawler’s Customer Centre of Excellence and heads up CarTrawler’s CSR programme.
Gillian has previously held senior positions in Jurys Hotel Group. She holds a Master’s in Business, a BA Degree in Travel & Tourism and Postgraduate Diplomas in Executive Coaching and Strategic Human Resources and Organizational behavior.
Peter O’Donovan joined CarTrawler as Chief Product Officer (CPO) in 2016 having spent 14 years at Paddy Power where he led the online business, driving significant growth and revenue generation. Peter is a proven commercial, technology and people leader in the dynamic and competitive digital sector.
As CarTrawler’s Chief Product Officer, Peter leads the B2C Brands business as well as the UX function which is responsible for driving and executing the product strategy.
Peter is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin with a BA in Management Science and Information Systems and also holds an M.Sc.in Digital Multimedia.
Adam Miller joined CarTrawler as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) in 2016 having spent seven years at Expedia, where he most recently held the role of Vice President, Strategic Partnerships at the Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) in London, the B2B arm of Expedia. Adam also started, built and ran the Strategy, Analytics and Supply functions at EAN. Previously, he was part of the new business development team at Hotwire in San Francisco
Prior to joining Expedia, Adam worked in Consulting, Investment Banking/Equity Research and founded a financial services start-up that was subsequently sold to Reuters.
As CarTrawler’s Chief Revenue Officer, Adam is responsible for the supply, revenue management, data science and insurance functions within the business.
Adam holds both a Juris Doctor and a BS in Business Economics from the University of Arizona.