Philippe Combe is SITA FOR AIRCRAFT’s expert of inflight passenger connectivity, heading the Mobile ONAIR product portfolio. As such, he plays a important in defining the future inflight cellular connectivity product and establishing partnerships with mobile operators.
With over 15 years of international experience in Telecoms and IT, specializing in roaming, M2M and Internet of Things service, he has held a variety of posts including wholesale business management, partnership management, and product portfolio strategy and development.
Philippe strongly believes that the great potential of the inflight cellular 4G and 5G connectivity is yet to be maximized by the industry, particularly in providing a superior and flexible inflight connectivity experience to passengers and an additional revenue stream for airlines thanks to partnerships with mobile operators.
Philippe Combe, a French national, holds a masters degree in Telecommunication Engineering and a masters in European Business from ESCP Europe.
He is based at SITA’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.